St Lucia will for the first time join more than 100 countries over the world in hosting a special musical event as part of La Fête de la Musique (World Music Day) ...
United Pac, a local advocacy group, has called for the immediate and independent review of a decision by the Saint Lucia Air and Seaports Authority (SLASPA) to award ...
A self-governing body with aim of influencing the national development process and political landscape of St Lucia said it will now venture into the realm of ...
The Organization of American States (OAS) has completed a project designed to facilitate birth registration and provide uniform vital statistics in Saint Lucia, as ...
Eliud Mathurin, a single father of three whose Cas En Bas, Gros Islet home was demolished on court order last week, has been receiving support from the public. That support is evidently growing as Clarita Emmanuel, a St. Lucian residing in the US, has embarked on a drive to raise funds for the single father and his children who are reportedly still unable to attend school due to the incident. Emmanuel, who is originally from…FULL STORY
Each day, starting Monday, June 17, 2013, St. Lucia News Online will publish a biography of a contestant in the Miss Gros Islet Carnival Queen Pageant, scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at Gaiety, Rodney Bay, starting at 7:30 p.m. Twenty-three-year-old Endy William was born in Jetrine, St. Lucia, a small community in the south of the island. She attended primary school at the Saltibus Combined before moving on to the Vieux…FULL STORY
Fourteen people were injured in a vehicular accident which occurred on the Bexon Highway on Monday. According to police, the accident involved a white Toyota omnibus, registration M43, driven by Martin Boyd of Vieux Fort, and a white Toyota car, registration PJ9295, which was driven by Cornelius Ettienne of Odsan.The two vehicles were headed to Castries when they collided at about 12:30 p.m., police said. All the injured persons were transported to Victoria hospital, treated and…FULL STORY
An 18-man provisional squad has been announced for the 2013 CONCACAF Under – 15 Championships due to run from August 14-25, 2013 in the Cayman Islands. St Lucia will compete in Group B which consists of the Grenada, Belize, Dominican Republic and Jamaican teams. The St. Lucia Football Association (SLFA) Under-15 provisional squad is as follows: Vino Barcelette, Ange Hyppolyte, Nyrone Winter, Cassius Jones, Noah Nicholas, Linus Augustine and Jardel Harrow of Vieux Fort South;…FULL STORY
As part of Digicel’s new ‘Be Extraordinary’ brand in Saint Lucia, the team is preparing to launch ‘Digicel Fit to Play Carnival’- the biggest free fitness party for the year. Starting on Wednesday June 19, 2013, and continuing every Wednesday until July 10, 2013 Digicel will be pumping up and shaping up the carnival vibe at the CSA Centre grounds. Louisa Paul, aka ‘Lou Lou’, St. Lucia’s very own licensed Zumba expert and fitness instructor…FULL STORY
Below is a press release from the Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM) political party An online survey about the prime minister’s leadership on the Lucian People’s Movement (LPM) website www.lpmstlucia.com has provoked a vigorous response from members of the St Lucia Labour Party (SLP). According to the LPM, “Their ridiculous outbursts, laced with insults, demonstrated their intolerance for the political right of the LPM to question the leadership abilities of Kenny Anthony and were met with much…FULL STORY
Persistent and severe deterioration in government’s fiscal position and a resultant steady increase in debt stock are among reasons which the Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) has cited for its decision to downgrade St Lucia’s credit ratings. CariCRIS is a regional credit rating agency, which according to its website, is a market-driven initiative aimed at fostering and supporting the development of regional debt markets. In a press release issued on June 14,…FULL STORY
Caribbean Premier League organisers have announced that Shivnarine Chanderpaul will be unable to play in the inaugural tournament for the St Lucia franchise due to contractual obligations that he has with English county team Derbyshire, opening the door for Aussie batsman Luke Pomersbach to join the St Lucia Zouks. Chanderpaul signed a contract with CPL, offering himself up for selection but later realised that his commitment to Derbyshire provided for release only if it pertained…FULL STORY
On June 14 2013, Jeremiah Edgar of Choiseul was committed to stand trial for the robbery of Urban St Brice. On April 15, 2012 it is alleged that Edgar followed St. Brice from a community playing field in Delcer, Choiseul and made his way home. St. Brice was attacked from behind with a cutlass and robbed of several items which included some gold and cash valued at over $80,000 EC. St. Brice managed to escape…FULL STORY
The true value of St Lucia’s Carnival will be measured in the next few weeks as the Ministry of Tourism, Heritage and Creative Industries conducts a carnival impact assessment survey from June 22- July 20, 2013. A press release states that the assessment is being done in part with the Central Statistics Office and will capture key data on both local and visitor demand generated by fringe and main events, as well as documentation on…FULL STORY
Lester Isidore aka Shadow of Marc, Bexon, who was among a gang of men who allegedly tied up a bus driver before robbing him, was last week committed to stand trial for robbery. The alleged incident took place on October 3, 2012. According to court records, Isidore and two other men took a bus from Castries to Marc. The bus driver, Leland Thomas, claims that after dropping most of the passengers off he drove a…FULL STORY
Melvin Henry of Castries, who was captured on CCTV cameras stealing items from AF Valmont, has been committed to stand trial for stealing. Henry is accused of stealing several items which include alcohol, power tools and parts from AF Valmont between June 9, 2012 at 6 pm and June 12, 2012 at 7 am. According to court records, the items had been locked in a secure store room area for the weekend and minimal security…FULL STORY
Students from three primary schools here have been presented with a number of pens ahead of the Common Entrance exams which get underway on June 20, 2013. Axcel Finance, as part of its mandate to support education on the island, distributed the pens to students at the Ava Maria Girls Primary School, Anglican Primary School and Walcott Methodist Primary School on Monday. This is the second time Axcel Finance has engaged in such activity in…FULL STORY
A number of St Lucians have made the Queen’s Birthday Honours list this year. According to government information, over 13 individuals were selected based on their contributions to various spheres of the country’s development. Their names were first chosen by government ministers and had to be approved by Queen Elizabeth II. This is an annual process which takes place as part of the monarch’s birthday celebrations. The St. Lucians to be honoured include Nathalbert Polycarp…FULL STORY
What if you were told that the expense, stress and hassle of getting to your favourite restaurant or fast food outlet for a meal could be a thing of the past, and that these meals could be swiftly delivered to you? Quick Delivery, a new local business, is promising just that. The company commenced operations here in March 2013 and is offering customers not only the convenience of having their cooked food delivered, but groceries,…FULL STORY
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