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Financial Institutions make further adjustments to banking operations The Bankers Association of Saint Lucia shares the concerns over the spread of COVID-19 globally and in the region. In the time since the Honourable Prime Minister Allen Chastanet’s announcement of a partial scale down of all non-essential economic and social services under the Heightened Protocol and […]

Effective Monday March 23rd 2020, we discontinue dine-in transactions, as a proactive measure of control and mitigation of any risks at this time. With due consideration for the growing concerns of the impact of the COVID-19 virus, the recent confirmation, by the Ministry of Health, of 2 initial cases on island, and the declaration by […]

The Ministry of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs is cognizant of the precautionary measures necessary to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  In order to protect staff, clients, other stakeholders and the general public, it is advised that persons limit their visits to the Ministry. Effective immediately, the Ministry’s offices […]

Pharmaceutical‌ ‌Association‌ ‌of‌ ‌St.‌ ‌Lucia‌ ‌Inc. On Sunday March 22, 2020, the Pharmacy Council informed all Pharmacists of the COVID-19 Emergency Guidelines. The guidelines was in effect from Monday, March 23 and expires on Sunday April 05, 2020. It allows Pharmacists to dispense a thirty (30)-day supply of essential medicines for chronic conditions in cases […]

The Government of Saint Lucia announces the closure of Saint Lucia’s airports to all incoming commercial and private flights effective 11:59pm on Monday 23″ March 2020. All ports will be closed to all incoming travellers until Sunday April 5th 2020. Aircraft facilitating departing passengers repatriating from Saint Lucia will be permitted. Air Cargo operations are […]

Acting Police Commissioner provides Day 2 update on Quarantine Acting Police Commissioner provides Day Two update of nationals in quarantine at Rodney Bay Public Health Facility

On Friday, March 20, the Rodney Bay Public Health Facility opened to facilitate increasing numbers of passengers requiring quarantine and isolation. By Sunday, March 22, there were over 100 people in quarantine and three people in isolation. Over the past two days, the facility has been challenged by persons in quarantine attempting to abscond. Persons […]

The Consulate in Martinique would like to inform that on March 20th 2020, the vessel PERLE operated by L’Express des Isles , arrived in St. Lucia with ninety two (92) Saint Lucian nationals from Guadeloupe, Dominica & Martinique. One day prior to the arrival of the vessel in St.Lucia (Thursday 19th March), the Consulate was […]

L’ EXPRESS DES ILES (L’EXPRESS-DAYS- ILL) wishes to inform passengers that the arrival and departure for Sunday March 22nd has been cancelled. Please contact us at 456-5022/5023/5024 OR EMAIL: for further information on the resumption of services.

The Government of Saint Lucia has announced the Implementation of Heightened Protocol and Social Distancing Regime with measures which come into effect from Monday 23rd March to Sunday April 5th 2020. The measures announced by Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet are as follows: Partial scale down of all non-essential economic and social activitiesfor a two-week period commencing from […]

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