August 14, 2018

President Bill Clinton to visit Saint Lucia this week

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From St Lucia Times Former United States President, Bill Clinton is to visit Saint Lucia, it has been announced. The visit will form part of the Clinton Foundation’s efforts to work with Caribbean islands to empower them to build back better, grow their economies, improve public health, implement renewable energy, and become more resilient, a […]

Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court holds Annual Judicial Conference in Saint Lucia

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ECSC Media Statement Monday, August 6, 2018 — The Judicial Education Institute (JEI) of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) hosted its signature event the Annual Judicial Conference from July 23 – 27, 2018 for all judicial officers of the ECSC, at the Coco Palm Resort in Saint Lucia. A two day Conference was also […]

Successful Interreg Caraïbes Stakeholder Meeting held in Saint Lucia

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OECS-INTERREG Joint Media Release Wednesday, July 25, 2018 — The Joint Secretariat of the Interreg Caraïbes Programme in collaboration with the OECS Commission held an intensive two-day session during July 19th – 20th 2018 in Saint Lucia to provide insight into the development Programme and share best practices on access to funding. Taking into consideration […]

Stakeholders input into development of new climate change and environmental management legislation to build resilience in Saint Lucia

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Port of Spain, July 24, 2018 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) and Department of Sustainable Development, Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development in Saint Lucia engaged government, civil society and private sector stakeholders to input into a national workshop to enhance Saint Lucia’s environmental legislation from June 26-27, 2018. The […]

Morocco, Caribbean Countries set to promote cooperation

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From Kingdom of Morocco Morocco, Caribbean Countries Set to Promote Cooperation A large delegation composed of the Moroccan ambassador to Saint Lucia, Abderrahim Kadmiri, and director general of the Moroccan International Cooperation Agency (AMCI), ambassador Mohamed Methqal, including officials from the ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation as well as various ministerial departments visited […]

Protocol Amending Treaty Establishing Eastern Caribbean Telecommunication Authority (ECTEL) signed by Prime Ministers

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By ECTEL . (PRESS RELEASE VIA SNO) – The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) announces the signing of the Protocol Amending the Treaty Establishing the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet of Saint Lucia and Prime Minister Keith Mitchell of Grenada during CARICOM’s 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads […]

Words fly between Saint Lucia and Antigua over LIAT

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From The Voice slu THE Prime Ministers of Saint Lucia and Antigua & Barbuda are taking different positions on the same issue – and once more, each is clarifying what he originally meant vis-à-vis what was reported about what they said. The two OECS leaders have previously crossed verbal swords on Caribbean Citizenship by Investment […]

Hon. Allen Chastanet completes term as Chairman of the OECS Authority with unprecedented achievements in regional cooperation

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From OECS Monday, June 25, 2018 — Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Honourable Allen Chastanet, picked up the torch of the OECS Chairmanship in June of 2017 with an energetic and passionate approach toward the strengthening of functional cooperation among Member States in the face of regional and global economic challenges. Among the areas of […]

Attracting airlift: How can Caribbean islands increase airlift?

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By CATHERINE MORRIS From St Lucia Star Air traffic is vital to island economies but getting (and keeping) carriers interested requires careful coordination and negotiation. Air travel has come a long way since the Wright brothers first took to the sky in 1903. That pioneering first flight lasted 12 seconds. Today the longest route in […]

Saint Lucia to host major regional Building Standards Forum & Exhibition

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OECS Media Release Tuesday, June 12, 2018 — Caribbean countries are still recovering and rebuilding from the ravages of the 2017 hurricane season underscoring the urgent need for disaster resilience to be a top priority in the region. The building sector is of critical concern and this is being addressed in the upcoming Caribbean Building […]