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The Ministry of Health and Wellness continues to manage COVID-19 cases in country. A total of 5,410 cases have been diagnosed in country from March 2020 to present and a total of 50 COVID-19 deaths and 36 COVID-19 related deaths have been recorded. Over the last 14 days, 114 new cases were reported and there […]

In the current Digital Age, and especially due to the pandemic, education is highly driven by computer-based learning, which no longer is a luxury but a necessity. As a result, students with limited to no access to the digital world and online resources find it more difficult for them to keep up and succeed academically. […]

Donation of just US$5 provides a hot meal and hope for a person in need With St. Vincent & the Grenadines facing a humanitarian crisis with the ongoing La Soufrière volcanic activity having caused the mass displacement of over 30,000 people, Digicel is tackling the resulting food insecurity issue head on through a partnership with […]

In 2019 Export Saint Lucia successfully presented a proposal for funding for a cluster project, funded by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) through Compete Caribbean, towards the development and eventual export of Saint Lucia honey. The “Bee City” Cluster project has various components, including creating a profile for Saint Lucia honey, marketing, and promotion in […]

Brothers Keepers: La Soufriere Volcano Eruption 2021 The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) joins with the regional and international community in expressing our best wishes to the people and Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines as they navigate the ongoing eruption of the La Soufriere volcano. During this time of adversity, CPDC stands ready […]

The UK is providing emergency assistance in response to volcanic eruptions in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, which saw more than 15,000 people evacuated. The rapid crisis funds will help provide lifesaving humanitarian supplies like shelter, sanitation kits and protective equipment. Urgently needed technical experts will support relief efforts on the ground, support emergency telecommunications, […]

Sagicor General moves to strengthen relationships with brokers in the Eastern Caribbean Sagicor General Insurance Inc (SGI) recently launched the first in a series of virtual Broker Engagements to be conducted in Antigua, Dominica and St Lucia. It’s a move which is designed to strengthen relationships between brokers and the company which is ramping up […]

Kerian Clery, owner of Tastee Tinges in realizing her vision of business expansion scores two ‘firsts’. Ms. Clery was welcomed as the very first small business customer to benefit from the BOSL/ ECPCGC Guaranteed Loan programme. Ms. Clery has boasted that she is now able to expand her business and was given an opportunity to […]

COVID-19 Protocols Update: Effective March 17th Curfew Adjusted to 9:00PM Following a meeting of the National Emergency Management Advisory Committee (NEMAC) and based on advice from the Command Centre, the Government of Saint Lucia has amended the COVID-19 Prevention and Control Protocols effective Wednesday March 17th 2021 until Friday April 16th 2021. Saint Lucia experienced […]

On Friday, 29 January 2021, the Caribbean Examinations Council® (CXC®) launched the organisation’s Strategic Plan for 2021 – 2025 at the Pegasus Hotel in Jamaica, to staff and specially invited guests, including former Governor General of Jamaica and former Chairman of CXC®, Professor Sir Kenneth Hall, now Chancellor of the University of the Commonwealth Caribbean, […]


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