St Lucia to lift curfew tomorrow

St Lucia to lift curfew tomorrow

CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The St Lucia government says it will tomorrow lift the curfew that had been imposed as part of the measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet made the announcement on Monday night, as he updated the island on the response of his administration to […]

CASTRIES, St Lucia  – A request for a “Black Lives Matter” rally that was to be held on Friday has been turned down by the police. St Lucia’s acting Police Commissioner, Milton Desir, in a letter on Wednesday lst week, informed the Goodwill Ambassador, Taj Weekes, who was helping to facilitate the rally, of the […]

Sammy wants all cricket boards to support Black Lives Matter movement

Sammy wants all cricket boards to support  Black Lives Matter movement

CASTRIES, St Lucia – Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) and its member cricket boards to speak out against social injustice and racism, amid public outrage in the United States and across the globe over the death of a Black man in police custody. Sammy, stressing that the […]

Business Model Competition Widens Network: Deadline Extended for Select Countries

Business Model Competition Widens Network: Deadline Extended for Select Countries

Applications now open for the Cayman Islands, Suriname and Guyana! The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, in partnership with Republic Bank, extends the call for applications from growth-oriented, innovative and opportunity focused entrepreneurs from THE CAYMAN ISLANDS, SURINAME AND GUYANA.  Entrepreneurs who have already submitted applications from the OECS Members States, Jamaica, Trinidad […]

St. Lucia-born poet Canisia Lubrin wins Writers’ Trust Rising Star award

St. Lucia-born poet Canisia Lubrin wins Writers’ Trust Rising Star award

Score another major literary accomplishment for a Caribbean Canadian author. Earlier this week, Whitby poet Canisia Lubrin was one of  five young writers to earn the Writers’ Trust Rising Star award. Vancouver playwright Anosh Irani chose the St Lucia-born writer because he considers her to be one of Canada’s top new writers. “Already a gifted […]

Darren Sammy to captain St. Lucia Zouks for CPL

Darren Sammy to captain St. Lucia Zouks for CPL

CASTRIES, St Lucia – Darren Sammy will return as skipper of the St. Lucia Zouks for the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2020 season, the franchise announced  last week, even amid uncertainty over whether the popular T20 tournament will come off as planned. Sammy, who has just finished a coaching stint in Pakistan, will be back […]

Coronavirus: St. Lucia implements ‘partial scale down’ of all non-essential activities for 2 weeks

Coronavirus: St. Lucia implements ‘partial scale down’ of all non-essential activities for 2 weeks

The Government of Saint Lucia has announced the Implementation of Heightened Protocol and Social Distancing Regime with measures that come into effect from Monday, March 23 to Sunday, April 5, 2020. ESSENTIAL SERVICES WHICH WILL CONTINUE INCLUDE: * Emergency Services: Fire, police as well as private security services. * Border control: Saint Lucia will strengthen, […]

“Love is in the air” in St Lucia with spring hotel deals

“Love is in the air” in St Lucia with spring hotel deals

To celebrate the start of spring and showcase its appeal as an award-winning romance destination, 22 hotels, resorts and villas in Saint Lucia are offering value-driven “Love is in the Air” specials for March and April travel for Canadian and U.S. visitors. As an added bonus, qualified visitors can register to receive a Saint Lucia […]

Perdita Felicien new TVO series will air in May

Perdita Felicien new TVO series will air in May

By Stephen Weir The 11-episode, 60 minute series, stars the Canadian athlete and ten of North America’s most decorated young athletes who compete in the sort of sports young people love, wakeboarding, gymnastics and skateboarding to name just three. This is not your average sporting saw-off.  The ten athletes – five Americans and five Canadians […]

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