St. Lucia tops press freedom in the Americas
Antigua Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 3, CMC – St. Lucia has emerged as the top country for press freedom in the Americas, according to a survey conducted by the US-based independent watchdog organization, Freedom House.

EU signs agreement with St Lucia
Nation News

THE EUROPEAN UNION (EU) continues to assist St Lucia following the heavy rains in December 2013 that caused tremendous infrastructure damage. EU Ambassador Mikael Barfod signed an EC$19 million (Euro...

St Lucia wants changes to CARICOM CET
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — The St Lucia government says Caribbean Community (CARICOM) should review the Common External Tariff (CET), saying that the “world has changed dramatically” since the signing of...

Electronic Communications Act approved by ECTEL ministers
Dominica News Online

The long-awaited Electronic Communications Bill was approved at the recently held 33rd Council of Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) Ministers Meeting, in St. Lucia. The announcement was made...

OECS Council of Ministers on Tourism to meet
Nation News

CASTRIES – The third OECS Council of Ministers meeting on Tourism matters will be convened under the theme: OECS Economic Union: Tourism, driving Growth and Development on Thursday in Antigua and Barbuda....

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St Lucia team studying Jamaica’s PATH programme
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — A delegation from the Ministry of Social Transformation, Local Government and Community Empowerment, in St Lucia, is currently in the island for a one-week study tour of the Programme of...

FLOW names new manager; ECTEL express displeasure with merger
Antigua Observer

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Apr 16, CMC – Flow has named Grenadian Geraldine Pitt as the new country manager in St. Lucia even as the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Company (ECTEL) continues to express its displeasure...

ECSE Report
Dominica News Online

Welcome to the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange’s daily update for 14 April 2016 providing the latest trading information and financial tip for the investor. On the Eastern Caribbean Securities Market today,...

JetBlue includes St. Maarten in its Mint service
Today SXM

St. Maarten News – JetBlue is expanding its Mint premium-cabin service to flights from New York to St. Lucia and St. Maarten as well as from Boston to Aruba, effective Nov. 5 through spring 2017. The flights will...

Eleven-year-old St. Lucia girl five months pregnant
Dominica News Online

A single mother of Micoud was given the shock of her life, when she took her ill 11-year-old daughter to the doctor on Monday, and was told that the child is five months pregnant. According to a relative, the child...

St Lucia claim Under-15 title for third year running
Antigua Observer

St Lucia captured their third straight Windward Islands Under-15 title with a round to spare when they beat Grenada by 86 runs at Benjamin’s Park here Friday.

Two cases of Zika virus confirmed in St Lucia
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Health officials here have confirmed two cases of the Zika virus.

Venezuelan convicted in St Lucia’s first case of money laundering
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC)  – A Venezuelan on Thursday became the first individual to be convicted here for money laundering.

Britain critical of judge ruling on St. Lucian diplomat
Montserrat Reporter

By STAFF WRITER LONDON, Mar 22, CMC – The British government has taken the unusual step of criticising a sitting judge on his decision to reject a claim of diplomatic immunity from the St. Lucia Ambassador to the...

Education gaining keen attention of Caricom Heads
Kaieteur News

Education has been gaining immense attention in the Region, so much so that the Heads of Government have been examining the issue of education and have even proposed to address the quality of education offered. The Heads...

St. Lucian diplomat appointed Secretary General of regional body
Antigua Observer

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Mar. 20, CMC – St. Lucian diplomat, Dr. June Soomer has been appointed Secretary General of the Trinidad based regional body – the Association of Caribbean States (ACS).

Government worried at spate of suicides
Antigua Observer

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Mar 16, CMC – The St. Lucia government Wednesday said it remains deeply perturbed by the recent spate of suicides with the latest occurring in the south of the island on Monday.

ECTEL to mark World Consumer Day
Antigua Observer

The St. Lucia-based Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) says it will convene a series of activities to mark the World Consumer Rights Day on Tuesday, including the airing of a series of Public Service...

St. Lucia to host regional telecommunications conference
Antigua Observer

St. Lucia will this week host a telecommunications conference that will attract delegates from across the globe.

She is not only about dollars and cents
Nation News

CRISY LAURENT is big on family. The first of ten siblings (six boys, four girls), she grew up in St Lucia surrounded by cousins, with a noisy childhood filled with love, fun and laughter. Up to age...

St. Lucian students to visit Suriname under CSME project
Antigua Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mar 11, CMC – The Guyana-based Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat says 19 tertiary students from St. Lucia will travel to Suriname to the later this month to participate in the...

Grenades Advance To Champions League Finals
Antigua Observer

St Lucia’s Zaccheus Polius netted twice on Wednesday as he propelled Grenades FC to a 4-2 victory over Cool & Smooth Empire in the semifinal round of the Cool & Smooth sponsored ABFA Champions League.

C&W, Columbus Communications fail to reach agreement in St Lucia
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) says negotiations with respect to the proposed merger between Cable & Wireless and Columbus Communications International have...

St Lucia continues eradication, still no Zika
Nation News

CASTRIES – Saint Lucia has recorded no confirmed cases of the Zika virus to date, despite several cases reported in the region. But Senior Medical Officer with the Ministry of Health, Wellness, Human...

Croisières de France’s Zenith cruiseship starts cruising from St . Maarten in December
Today SXM

St. Maarten News – Croisières de France, a subsidiary of Royal Caribbean, begins on Christmas Day with cruises departing from the port in St. Maarten. The company’s Zenith will sail that day for a 7-day...

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