[14th March 2022] - In this report, driving Instructor and Secretary of the National Association of Driving Schools Kingson Jean spoke to our news team about the factors which may be causing an increase in motor vehicular accidents throughout Saint Lucia.
[14th March 2022] - Any government taking over from their predecessor goes through the process of reviewing the present fiscal and developmental situation and, as a result, making the required modifications. The Minister of Tourism has been reviewing the details of the projects before him and has provided updates.
[14th March 2022] - With the homicide numbers at 17 so far for this year, the police are under pressure to deal with the crime situation to create a safer environment. However, the ripple effects of crime go far beyond just safety and curtailing it is everybody’s business.
[14th March 2022] - One parent is adding a functional and modern twist to cloth diapers with the launch of her sustainable and affordable line of reusable cloth diapers. The Director of Janafebaby hopes her eco-friendly line will help Caribbean parents save money and the environment.
[11th March 2022] - A call is being made for the establishment of a command centre to tackle crime. With a surge in gun violence in particular, Government Senator Hon. Alvina Reynolds says that such a body would help devise a more integrated approach to curbing the scourge of violence on the island.
[11th March 2022] - The public outcry over the Cabot Development in Cas-En-Bas has centred on the restriction of access to the Queen's Chain and the allegation that the development contract was not in the best interests of the country. Hon. Dr. Ernest Hilaire, Minister of Tourism, believes that consultation is the most effective way to achieve results.
[11th March 2022] - An investigation will be launched into the granting of a million-dollar contract for the painting of the CDC Buildings in Central Castries, prior to the last General Elections. The revelation was made by Housing Minister Hon. Richard Frederick in Parliament on Tuesday while the Hon. Prime Minister presented a supplementary budget of 9.8 million dollars.
[10th March 2022] - As Russia’s war against Ukraine continues, numerous countries have imposed various sanctions on Russia. The US and UK are banning Russian oil, and the EU has pledged to end its reliance on Russian gas. Here in the Caribbean, some islands have implemented CIP restrictions on Russians and executive members of the United Workers Party believe Saint Lucia is sending the wrong message by not following in the footsteps of their counterparts.
[10th March 2022] - Senator Alvina Reynolds says we need to convey a clear message to criminals that such horrific criminal activity will not be accepted in our communities, as she condemned the recent killing of a member of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force.
[10th March 2022] - One opposition and an independent senator have weighed in on the Community Tourism Development Bill which was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday. The bill seeks to provide for the proposal for a partnership agreement, tax relief, registration and monitoring of an approved partnership business. While the opposition senator says that the SLP is merely changing the name of what was the UWP’s village tourism concept, the Hospitality and Tourism Sector is excited