Caribbean Students to Benefit from CXC® MOU with Western Illinois University The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC®) has welcomed another partner into the fold with the Thursday, 17 June 2021 signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Western Illinois University (WIU). Due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions, this signing was held virtually and broadcast online […]

The Department of Justice wishes to inform the public that the services offered by the Department of Justice in the Martex Building on Brazil Street (Main Office, Accounts Section and Legal Aide Authority) will be closed on Monday 21st June 2021 and Tuesday 22nd June 2021 to facilitate the deep cleaning of the building. The […]

A Sitting of the House of Assembly is scheduled for Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 with Papers to be laid by the Honourable Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service, the Honourable Minister of Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour, the Honourable Minister for Commerce, Industry, Enterprise Development […]

On Wednesday, June 16th, 2021, Chief Executive Officer of Export Saint Lucia, Ms. Sunita Daniel, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ms. Keithlin Caroo, Founder and President of Helen’s Daughters. “Helen’s Daughters (HD) is an Empower Women (UN Women) project based in Saint Lucia to promote the principles of rural women’s economic empowerment through social […]

We wish to inform you that Pigeon Island National Landmark shall be open to international visitors and residents who have been fully vaccinated, from Wednesday-Sunday. The opening hours for the Landmark remain the same as was issued in our May 5, 2021, press release and are as follows: From Wednesday to Friday, the opening hours […]

The SLSWMA advises the general public to pay particular attention to the management of solid waste during this hurricane season. All are encouraged to: • Make a special effort to prevent solid waste from being washed into waterways by bagging, storing and covering all waste in a sturdy container. • Secure waste in a dry […]

The impact COVID-19 has had on Saint Lucian families, both on island and abroad has been well-documented. Thousands of jobs were lost. Many lives too were lost, and several families were forced to be oceans apart, due to the strict coronavirus protocols countries the world over instituted. Less known however, is how these very issues […]

Tourism continues to rebound, auguring well for more jobs, business linkages, and revenue with more eyes set on Saint Lucia with additional options to the destination from international gateways. Serving as the most major source market amid the global Covid-19 pandemic, visitor arrival data for May 2021 indicates that Saint Lucia has recovered 81% of […]

Global Recovery Strong but Uneven as Many Developing Countries Struggle with the Pandemic’s Lasting Effects Output to remain below pre-COVID trends despite robust rebound by US and China   The global economy is expected to expand 5.6% in 2021, the fastest post-recession pace in 80 years, largely on strong rebounds from a few major economies. […]

Statement on the Decisions of the Special Meeting of CXC’s Council on the 2021 Regional Examinations Strategy The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC®) has engaged with regional governments and other key stakeholders from across the region on the conception and planning of the 2021 regional examinations and registers its appreciation for their enriching contributions. A Special […]

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