[28TH MAY 2021]- Last May, the teachers' union and the Ministry of Education were caught in a back and forth over protocols guiding the reopening of schools. Following the publication of several questions addressed to the Ministry, that latter responded by way of letter. Let's take a look back.
[28TH MAY 2021]- Early learners books written by Saint Lucian student and teacher-authors of the OECS USAID Early Learners Programme, Write to Read Initiative, were officially launched on Thursday 27th May, 2021. Details in this report.
[28TH MAY 2021]- After coming under added pressure, the Caribbean Examinations Council has made some slight changes to this year’s exams - however, they don’t seem to have taken the advice from UNICEF. Let’s listen.
[28TH MAY 2021]- Therold Prudent has returned home to the UWP, roughly 13 years after he broke off from the Party of which his mother Frances Prudent, was a founding member. In this report, he discusses his departure from both the UWP and the SLP, as well as why he's now supporting his former political rival Lennard Spider Montoute.
[28TH MAY 2021]-What would you do if your child was continuously harassed by an individual known to be mentally unstable? One mother says that is the plight she and her son have been facing. Amanie Mathurin tells us more in this report.
Late Saturday May 29th 2021, Saint Lucia confirmed 18 new cases of COVID-19. This is from a total of 269 samples taken during the period May 25, 2021 to May 27, 2021. These samples were processed on May 27, 2021. Confirmation was also received of the recovery of 21 individuals and as of f May 29, 2021 a total of 28, 118 individuals have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 18, 653 individuals have received the second dose.
Friday May 28th 2021, Saint Lucia confirmed 33 new cases of COVID-19. This is from a batch of 329 samples taken during the period May 21, 2021 to May 27, 2021. These samples were processed on May 27, 2021. Confirmation of the recovery of 19 individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 and as of May 27, 2021 a total of 27, 709 individuals have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 18, 277 individuals have received the second dose.
[27TH MAY 2021]- Around this time last year, Saint Lucia’s Minister for Commerce briefly addressed what will obtain in St Lucia as users, vendors, and advocates for the legalization of marijuana await the report from the Cannabis Commission to be presented to the cabinet of ministers. One year later, the report has not been presented to Cabinet. Let’s take a look back.
[27TH MAY 2021]- The Department of Agriculture in collaboration with the Taiwan Technical Mission hosted a training session on hoop greenhouses for Agricultural extensions officers. We hear more in this video news release.
[27TH MAY 2021]- Things are looking up for Saint Lucia in terms of representation at the approaching 2020 Olympics games. In a recent interview sourced from YouTube, a Saint Lucian sailor has announced receiving a wildcard from the Olympic committee to represent the island in his sport. More in this report.