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Tag Archives: St Lucia

  1. Castries’ Republic Bank Converts From Scotiabank Banking Platform

    Republic Bank culminated activities in St Lucia associated with what it described as a ‘huge task’ of conversion from the Scotiabank banking platform to the Republic Bank banking system. But Julien gave the assurance that Republic Bank has its best talent both locally and across the company’s group network, working through the conversion process. He […]

    September 7, 2021Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Bajan Rugby Women Made History

    On Friday 3rd September 2021, two Barbadians faced off against each other in the Northeast Conference ECAC – Eastern College Athletic Conference (part of the National Collegiate Athletic Association – NCAA). These universities have been playing against each other for several years, but this is the first time that there have been Barbadian women representing […]

    September 6, 2021Breaking News, Featured, RugbyNo comments
  3. ST LUCIA KINGS PENALISED FOR SLOW OVER RATE

    The Saint Lucia Kings were charged with a breach of Article 2.4 of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Code of Conduct – Minimum Over Rate Offences – at the end of Match 9 between themselves and the Trinbago Knight Riders on Tuesday 31 August 2021 at Warner Park, St Kitts. The charge of being […]

    September 3, 2021CricketNo comments
  4. TKR BEST ST LUCIA KINGS AT WARNER PARK

    Trinbago Knight Riders moved up to second in the 2021 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) table with a 38 run victory over the Saint Lucia Kings. The Kings won the toss and opted to field first and for the first half of the TKR innings they had full control of the game. However, a late […]

    September 1, 2021CricketNo comments
  5. USA envoys Deliver 52,650 Pfizer Vaccines to St Lucia

    The United States donated 52,650 COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine doses free of charge to the people of Saint Lucia on Tuesday, August 17. U.S. Ambassador to Saint Lucia Linda Taglialatela joined Prime Minister Philip Pierre at the George F.L. Charles Airport to welcome the vaccines, a direct result of cooperation between the United States and Saint […]

    August 19, 2021HealthNo comments
  6. CARICOM to send Observer Mission to Saint Lucia’s Elections

    At the invitation of the Allen Chastanet regime in Castries, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will be fielding a CARICOM Election Observation Mission to monitor the General Elections which will be held in St Lucia on Monday, 26 July 2021. The ten-member Mission will be headed by Ms. Fern Narcis-Scope, Chief Elections Officer of Trinidad and […]

    July 18, 2021PoliticalNo comments
  7. Castries’ Chastanet Regime reveals Price Increases For Gas, Diesel & LPG

    St Lucians are hereby notified in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of gasoline, diesel, LPG 20, 22 and 100 lb cylinders has changed. GASOLINE increased from $3.06 to $3.07 per litre or $13.93 to $13.95 per gallon Kerosene remains unchanged at […]

    June 21, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  8. WI Squad announced for 1st Betway Test vs South Africa

    West Indies Cricket Board announced the squad for the 1st Betway Test vs South Africa! Jayden joins, Kieran and Shai return!

    June 10, 2021Cricket, Photo GalleryNo comments
  9. Saint Lucia’s health ministry wins World No-Tobacco Day Award from the World Health Organization

    Saint Lucia’s Ministry of Health and Wellness has won a 2021 World No-Tobacco Day Award in the Americas from the World Health Organization (WHO). The Ministry of Health, one of six winners of the award in the Americas, received the recognition for achieving key advances in tobacco control efforts. “The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) […]

    June 1, 2021Featured, HealthNo comments
  10. Opposition Leader of #Castries Thanks #Barbados & Dominica For #COVID19 Vaccine Donation

    Philip J. Pierre, Leader of the Opposition and Political Leader extends appreciation on behalf of the Saint Lucia Labour Party and the people of Saint Lucia to Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley and Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit for sharing 3000 doses of Oxford #AstraZeneca with Saint Lucia. He said “the kind […]

    February 14, 2021HealthNo comments
  11. Beckles calls on Britain to implement the Lewis Development Model for the Caribbean

    Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission and Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Sir Hilary Beckles, has once again called on Britain to come back to the table to discuss reparatory justice for the Caribbean. He was giving the feature address at a recently held Symposium to honor the life and […]

    June 22, 2020EducationNo comments
  12. Daren Sammy to Captain St. Lucia Zouks in 2020

    Daren Sammy will return as captain of the St. Lucia Zouks for the 2020 season. Sammy has just finished a coaching stint in Pakistan and he will be back in his playing shirt this season. He will be captaining his home franchise once again! He has been part of the St. Lucia Zouks franchise since […]

    April 24, 2020CricketNo comments
  13. CDB allocates almost USD 1 million for immediate Bahamas

    As immediate response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has allocated almost USD 1 million for the Government of the Bahamas. “We are devastated by the loss of life and infrastructure in Bahamas, hit by the strongest storm ever recorded in the archipelago. The Caribbean Development […]

    September 5, 2019Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  14. GCG Ground Acquires Company in St Lucia

    GCG Ground, a division of Goddard Enterprises Ltd has expanded its Ground Handling business with the acquisition of Caribbean Dispatch Services Ltd. (CDSL) in St. Lucia. It is expected that the company’s 234 employees will remain unaffected by the acquisition which took effect on August 20th 2019. The company presently provides a full suite of […]

    September 2, 2019BusinessNo comments
  15. Tourism Minister Issues Challenge to Rum Producers

    Caribbean rum producers have been challenged to fully exploit the potential of the regional tourism industry to build their brands. St. Lucia’s Minister of Tourism and Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), Minister Dominic Fedee, said there was tremendous opportunity for the region’s two preeminent brands – tourism and rum. Rum producers from the […]

    May 15, 2019AgricultureNo comments
  16. CARPHA SUPPORTS GAME CHANGING CORAL RESTORATION PROJECT IN SAINT LUCIA

    The Sandals Foundation launched phase two of its joint coral restoration project entitled: The Public-Private Partnership for the Saint Lucia Coral Restoration Programme for Resilient Ecosystems and Sustainable Livelihoods. The innovative coral restoration project was launched in 2017 by CLEAR Caribbean Limited and the Sandals Foundation in collaboration with: The Ministry of Agriculture (Saint Lucia), […]

    March 25, 2019NatureNo comments
  17. Educator awarded the 2019 Canadian Francophonie Program Scholarship

    Emmanuella Louis is a diligent educator from St Lucia, who is committed to serving her country and educating her students. It is this commitment that motivated her to apply for the Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program, where she emerged as the awardee. The Government of Canada-funded scholarship programme is offered to nationals of developing Francophonie member […]

    March 25, 2019EducationNo comments
  18. Team Barbados ready for world-class Tourney on 8th & 9th

    The Barbados Rugby Football Union has today officially announced the names of the players who will represent Barbados at the 2018 Mitsubishi Electric Rugby Barbados World 7s (MERBW7s) Tournament that is set to take place at Kensington Oval over December 8th-9th. Competing against some of the world’s best Men’s and Women’s Club Rugby teams, both […]

    December 4, 2018Breaking News, Featured, RugbyNo comments
  19. Former PM arrives to surprise of CARICOM Heads? November 17, 2018Cartoons, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. INSPECTOR ROLAND COBBLER & SERGEANT MITCHELL ROACH, RECIPIENTS OF REGIONAL AWARDS

    Two Barbadian Police officers, Inspector (Ag) Roland Cobbler and Detective Sergeant Mitchell Roach were highlighted as leaders in their respected fields and copped the Awards of Top Caribbean Community Policing Officer and Top Caribbean Crime Fighter respectively. The presentation took place at the Amalgamated Security Services Regional Recognition Awards Programme for Public Law Enforcement during […]

    May 13, 2018Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  21. CARIBBEAN COURT OF JUSTICE HANDS DOWN DECISION OVER PROF. EDDY VENTOSE Vs EBC & MAY 24th POLL

    The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), based in Port Of Spain, handed down an unprecedented Sunday decision over an appeal from Barbados which now paves the way for a resident of that nation to receive his right to vote. He alleges under the prevailing laws he is qualified and entitled to be registered to vote by […]

    May 13, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  22. 11 Caribbean countries remove significant amounts of obsolete pesticides stocks and hazardous wastes resulting in healthier, more sustainable food production

    In a commitment to agricultural safety, food security, environmental and human health, eleven Caribbean countries are now free from significant quantities of hazardous pesticide waste, as well as their contaminated containers and stores. The removal of 319 tonnes of obsolete pesticides stocks and related wastes was confirmed by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the […]

    November 18, 2017AgricultureNo comments
  23. Climate Change, the Paris Agreement and the Caribbean – inextricably linked

    Dr Jimmy Fletcher, Alumnus of the prestigious UK Chevening Scholarship scheme and former Minister for Sustainable Development in St Lucia, has during the past week travelled around the Eastern Caribbean and delivered insightful presentations on the contributions made by the region towards agreements to limit the growth of greenhouse gases. He spoke to Alumni and […]

    October 29, 2017EducationNo comments
  24. Former Barbadian top Cop suggests media plan for Castries police and rest of region

    A former top Barbados police officer, asserting that traditionally police forces in the region have shied away from the press, has said here that police forces in the region ought to have an official policy for dealing with the media. Hinds told reporters (in St Lucia) that traditionally police forces have avoided the media because […]

    September 4, 2017Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  25. Caribbean STEM students graduate from summer science programme in Barbados

    The annual Student Programme for Innovation in Science and Engineering (SPISE) just concluded, with students from across the Caribbean demonstrating their newly acquired skills in areas such as robotics, renewable energy and computer programming. This year, 24 scholars graduated from the four-week programme, which aims to groom the Region’s next generation of leaders in science, […]

    August 21, 2017EducationNo comments