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 […]

Heavy rainfall over Saint Lucia during the past 24 hours has raised the possibility of flooding and landslides in parts of the island prone to those hazards. Additional showers are expected this afternoon and early tonight associated with moisture and instability in the wake of a tropical wave. The Saint Lucia Meteorological Services has therefore […]

New recommendations and protocols from 13th August, 20201 aim to significantly reduce and control viral spread. Workplace physical distancing and blended approach. All business operations and commercial activities must end by 8:00pm daily. Social gatherings are to be restricted to immediate households and family limited to ten (10) people. All sports are allowed for the […]

The Chamber Law and Order Committee has convened an urgent meeting with the Royal St. Lucia Police Force to discuss the recent spate of armed robberies affecting the business community on the island. The recent crime wave over the last month, has been a cause of serious concern among the Business Community, resulting in the […]

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