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Taking full account of the economic and public health implications associated with the spread and containment of COVID-19, the Government of Saint Lucia held several consultations with representatives of the carnival community, regarding the best possible strategy for Carnival 2020. In so doing, the Government sought a broad consensus which would serve the best interests […]

CXC Announces Strategy for the Administration of May/June Examinations The Caribbean Examinations Council® (CXC®) stands in solidarity with the region and the international community as we grapple with the impact of COVID-19 on our way of life. During the past two weeks, we have been monitoring developments across the CARICOM region and working closely with […]

Bank of Saint Lucia wishes to advise its valued customers of the adjustments to banking hours from Monday March 30th to Friday April 3rd 2020. Please note that all banking halls will be closed during this period.  ATM Services including ATM Deposits, Night Depository Services, Electronic Wire Transfers, Online Transfers and Payroll Services, and the […]

Thursday, March 26th, 2020, Grenada records six other laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19. Among the six cases are persons who came in some form of contact with our first recorded case, that we announced on Sunday. The six new cases are now in isolation and being monitored by health officials. The Ministry continues with aggressive contact […]

Tapion Hospital reaffirms its commitment to its patients and the people of St. Lucia. Our Emergency Room continues to remain open twenty-four (24) hours a day. Many doctors’ offices operate on the basis of Urgency and Emergency. In keeping with precautionary measures, patients are advised to call in advance at 459-2617. A triage station is […]

Embassy of Taiwan helps Saint Lucian medical staff acquire part of the needy personal protection equipment To help Saint Lucia enhance its preparedness against the threat of COVID-19, the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) made a donation to the Ministry of Health towards the procurement of part of the necessary Personal Protection Equipment […]

A global approach is the only way to fight COVID-19, the UN says as it launches humanitarian response plan UN humanitarian chief warns that failing to help vulnerable countries fight the coronavirus now could place millions at risk and leave the virus free to circle back around the globe.  UN launches US$2 billion global humanitarian […]

We would like to dispel the rumors circulating in recent social media posts claiming an ill employee at KFC Choc – KFC Choc does not have any known or confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus among its staff. Also rest assured that, to ensure the safety and health of our customers and teams, we have […]

Sagicor Implements Measures to assist Clients during the Covid-19 Pandemic In response to the challenges being faced by its clients across the region due to the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, Sagicor has instituted two key additional measures for pensioners and mortgage holders. Firstly, the early payment of pension to pensioners to ensure they […]

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