[30th August 2022] - Dr Ernest Hilaire, the island's Investment Minister, just returned from a series of trips to promote and safeguard the island's citizenship by investment program (CIP). In this report, we discuss what the government is doing to ensure the program's continued success.
[30th August 2022] - Reds and Pinks flooded the Minor Basilica and the streets of Castries as various La Rose groups around the island came together to celebrate the La Rose Festival. Our news team was present at the annual celebration and brought us these highlights.
[30th August 2022] - Over the last six weeks, the Cultural Development Foundation engaged youth participants in traditional and creative activities as part of the 2022 Youth in Arts Summer Program. On Monday, August 29th the summer program concluded with a production presented by the participants displaying what they learnt during the program.
[30th August 2022] - The cry has been made for more of a financial boost into the various Festivals but particularly the flower festivals, as there is a need to sustain and develop them. Tuesday’s celebration of the La Rose Festival and subsequent public support further cements the need for investment in its future growth.
[30th August 2022] - The Minister for Sports provided an update on the Daren Sammy Grounds restoration work ahead of the weekly cabinet meeting. Although there is still work to be done, he promises that supporters of Saint Lucia's franchise will have a good stadium once the CPL begins.
[29th August 2022] - Over the next six weeks, twenty participants of the Women in Politics Leadership Institute Programme will receive hands-on training from distinguished female leaders from the OECS and Barbados. This results-oriented leadership program for young women in the Eastern Caribbean and Barbados was conceptualized in 2020 by the United States Embassy in Bridgetown Barbados and will be implemented by the Regional Organization of Women in Leadership.
[29th August 2022] - A family is now able to find some mental peace with the confirmation of the identity of remains discovered at lower Morne Rd several weeks ago. A report from the Forensic lab has given the family some reprieve from uncertainty.
[29th August 2022] - The Community of Babonneau was rocked by gun violence Monday morning, leaving one man dead. The deceased has been identified as 25-year-old Gelaney Joseph who was shot multiple times at La Guerre, Babonneau. Family and friends of the deceased are yet to come to terms with the untimely demise of their loved one.
[29th August 2022] - The jury is still out on when exactly the island's Prime Minister will reveal clear details on the progress of the reconstruction of St. Jude's Hospital. In October 2021, media professionals toured St Jude's Hospital, the island's lone hospital in the south. The walkthrough was intended to demonstrate the progress of the hospital's reconstruction. The prime minister was again questioned about the reconstruction efforts on Monday.
[29th August 2022] - Saint Lucia has recorded 46 murders with only a few months remaining in the year. Government authorities have gone on record saying that more needs to be done to curb the rise in gun-related crimes.