Press Release

The UWI Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC) has received a grant from the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF SPC) to support its monitoring efforts during the ongoing eruption of the La Soufrière volcano in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The $17,150 USD grant will fund equipment to strengthen the network, rebuild existing monitoring sites and […]

The Caribbean Examinations Council® (CXC®) is cognisant of the many challenges across the region at this time including the debilitating impact of COVID-19 on all areas of society, and all stakeholders operating within the education sector, coupled with the explosive volcanic activity on La Soufrière in St Vincent and the Grenadines. CXC® stands in solidarity […]

The Ministry of Health and Wellness continues to monitor the latest developments of the volcanic eruption of the La Soufriere Volcano in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Ash fall is the most likely volcanic hazard, which can result in eye, skin and breathing problems. Exposure to ash fall can result in cough, breathlessness, chest tightness, […]

Digital Operator, Digicel Group, today announced its donation of US$500,000 worth of much-needed items to support the urgent relief efforts in St. Vincent & the Grenadines caused by the Le Soufriere volcanic activity. With thousands of people evacuated from the red zone and housed in shelters and significant ash fall resulting from the explosive eruptions […]

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) joins with the regional and international community in expressing our solidarity and best wishes to the Government and People of St. Vincent and the Grenadines as they endure the ongoing eruption of the La Soufrière volcano. CDB is greatly concerned about the multitude of challenges the country now faces as […]

Peter Holdings Limited have announced the appointment of Mr. Michael Lewis as General Manager reporting directly to Mr. Nicholas Mackie, Regional General Manager of the Automotive Division of Goddard Enterprises Ltd (GEL). This appointment follows an extensive recruitment search, as part of our continued effort to invest in the Resourcing, Management and Development of key […]

Following the update from the Office of the Prime Minister, on the situation of the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines La Soufrière Volcano, the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), through its Disaster Preparedness Committee, has activated its Port Response Plan to facilitate and receive evacuees. The plan identifies the George F.L Charles […]

The University of the West Indies has secured an international grant of US$25 million, the largest in its history. United States’ Silicon Valley digital technology giant, Eon Reality, announced its partnership with The UWI that will assure the significant investment in Caribbean digital education and professional training. The grant will see Eon Reality, the global […]

Covid-19 vaccination drive for principal, teachers and ancillary staff of schools island wide The Ministry of Health and Wellness is working closely with the Ministry of Education to facilitate the safe and sustainable re-opening of school for the third term in April 2021. The health and safety of students, teachers and all staff of the […]

The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) wishes to inform its members and the general public, that in keeping with the Government of Saint Lucia’s regulations to curtail the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the Pigeon Island National Landmark shall be opened from 9.30 am-1pm on Sunday, April 4, 2021 and closed on Monday, April 5, […]

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