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, […]

Saint Lucia, like the rest of the world, is working diligently to access COVID-19 vaccines that are safe, efficacious, and of good quality. As a member of the COVAX Advanced market Commitment (AMC) group, St. Lucia will benefit from vaccines to cover 20% of the population in Phase 1 of the distribution process as the […]

As of Monday December 21, 2020 Saint Lucia has recorded a total 287 confirmed cases of COVID-19 out of a total of 18,642 tests for the virus that have been processed to date. We have a recorded a total of 243 recoveries, and 5 total COVID-19 related deaths. Currently there are 22 active cases and […]

BOSL unveils plans for upgraded ATM service Bank of Saint Lucia Limited (BOSL) in keeping with its commitment to delivering innovative solutions to its customers, announces further enhancements to its convenience banking services.  The Bank has unveiled plans to upgrade its ATM service. Effective October 10, 2020, renovation works will commence at the flagship BOSL […]

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