St Lucia on target to begin exploratory geothermal drilling

CASTRIES, St Lucia — Saint Lucia is on target to begin geothermal exploratory drilling. The recently completed surface exploration studies, designed to better understand the geothermal resource conditions, suggest that the resource exists outside of the Sulphur Springs area and outside of the Piton Management Area (PMA). This is good news, as earlier concerns about […]

Cruise ship sector boost for St. Lucia

  CASTRIES, St. Lucia – A new home port initiative is expected to increase tourist arrivals in St. Lucia between November and March. P&O Cruise Lines has selected the island to be its home port destination as part of a seven-night cruise program. The cruise ship Britannia will sail from Southampton, U.K., to St. Lucia […]

St. Lucia at 37: Small island, big influence

St. Lucia at 37: Small island, big influence

The Saint Lucia Diaspora celebrated their 37th anniversary of Independence last Saturday at the Brighton in Scarborough with a prayer by Joan Herby: “Heavenly Father we ask you For guidance and protection Upon our beloved land, Saint Lucia, Cradle it in your arms Like Mother nurturing her babe.” Those words and “Justice, truth and charity, […]

Teddyson John joins St. Lucia gala

Teddyson John will be the feature performer on Saturday at St. Lucia 37th Anniversary of Independence Gala Celebration. He “will replace our former feature act Boo Hinkson who is unable to join us,” Ross Cadasse, president of Saint Lucia Toronto Association told The Camera. Cadasse said Hinkson is unable to join their event due to […]

Choice of St. Lucia envoy ‘strange’

LONDON, England – St. Lucia’s appointment of a Saudi billionaire as its Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the government’s refusal to lift his diplomatic immunity to face a divorce suit is being criticized by a senior British parliamentarian. The Dr. Kenny Anthony administration last month sought to defend the appointment of […]

ST. Lucians to pay less for electricity

This rarely happens, a reduction in the price of something. But it’s happening in St Lucia where citizens will pay less for electricity following a 2.6 cent reduction in the tariff for 2013. The St Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) said the reduction in the tariff will reflect on bills for February until the end […]

Labour Minister wants Visa waived for farm workers

By Gerald V. Paul Jamaica’s Labour Minister Derrick Kellier has appealed to the Canadian Government to lift the visa requirement for seasonal farm workers in Canada. Kellier made the request to High Commissioner of Canada to Jamaica Robert Ready at the opening of the annual review meeting for the Canada’s Caribbean Seasonal Agricultural programme being […]

Anti-Gang Bill being debated

By Jasminee Sahoye CASTRIES, St Lucia – Legislation to amend sections of the Anti-Gang Bill in St Lucia will be debated this Thursday in the Senate as the government moves to tackle the emergency of criminal gangs. Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony said it was important for criminals in St Lucia to get the strong […]