Official minister’s address for World Tourism Day 2021 Today, Saint Lucia joins the rest of the world in celebrating World Tourism Day under the theme: “Tourism for Inclusive Growth”. This theme captures the very essence of the mandate of the Ministry of Tourism; and the philosophy of my Government, as it emphasizes the urgent need […]

The National Emergency Management Organisation (N.E.M.O.) assumes responsibility for providing passes which authorize movement of vehicles during curfew hours. The passes are issued to enable holders inclusive of front line and emergency workers to perform specific functions and services. As such, strict guidelines are attached to the use of these passes. It has been brought […]

NIC urges customers to submit financial account information for benefit payments The National Insurance Corporation is urging customers who have submitted benefit claims to the organization to provide their bank or credit union account information in order to receive their payment. As part of measures aimed at controlling the spread of covid-19, NIC is no […]

The Public is informed that the Fisheries Department has been impacted by Covid-19 and as a result, will be on a skeleton staff for the next few weeks. As such, the issuance of ID cards and licenses to fish will be impacted. Please note that these services will be resumed in October, 2021.  For emergency requests, please call […]

Following a media engagement on Tuesday September 7th to launch Saint Lucia’s participation at Expo Dubai 2020, Export Saint Lucia wishes to address some of the concerns being raised by members of the public. One of the questions being raised is about the cost associated with attending Expo Dubai 2020. In 2019 XCD$1.5 million (USD$537,485) […]

Statement from the Health and Wellness on “Extension of COVID-19 protocols,“ My fellow Saint Lucians, as we continue to manage with this COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Saint Lucia recognizes the efforts of all who are adhering to the COVID-19 protocols. However, we are still at a critical phase and we need to do more […]

As the UK gears up to host COP26 this November, it is keen to hear and understand the challenges that small island developing states (SIDS) such as Saint Lucia face regarding climate change. The UK Champion of Adaptation and Resilience for COP26, Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan, visited Saint Lucia from 5 – 7 September. Minister Trevelyan […]

Closure of Pigeon Island National Landmark and Maria Island Interpretation Centre The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) has been carefully monitoring the number of cases of Covid-19 on island and like everyone else, is concerned about the rapid increase in the number of cases, as well as the confirmation of the Delta variant on island. […]

In January of 2021 we communicated to our customers around the changes associated with the conversion from the Scotiabank banking platform to the Republic Bank banking system. These activities culminated on September 1st, 2021. A project conversion of this magnitude is a huge task and having to work within the challenges of a pandemic, has […]

The 2021 Chevening Scholars for the Eastern Caribbean were officially announced yesterday by British High Commissioner to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, His Excellency Scott Furssedonn-Wood. Fifteen fully funded scholarships were awarded to successful candidates from Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, to […]

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