St. Lucia

By Julita Peter, GIS   The governments of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Saint Lucia have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding, making it the first comprehensive law enforcement-related agreement. The signing of the agreement took place on Jan 31, between Saint Lucia’s Minister for Home Affairs, Justice and National Security, Sen. Hon. Hermangild […]

Government ministers in St. Lucia walk out of a Parliament sitting. On Tuesday, members of the main opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) walked out of Parliament after realizing their motion regarding the controversial Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) had not been included on the sittings’ Order Paper. Opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre questioned the […]

A deadly explosion in St. Lucia has claimed the lives of 4 people and seriously injured almost 2 dozen others. On Tuesday, the explosion  – which could be heard from miles away, occurred at Farrand Quarry, in Cul de Sac, Castries, and is believed to have been caused by workers welding near a container loaded […]

A legendary Caribbean author, poet, and playwright has passed away. Last Friday morning, St. Lucian Nobel Laureate Sir Derek Walcott, died at him home following a prolonged illness. During his career, Walcott received numerous regional and international awards including an Obie Award (1971), a MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Award, a Royal Society of Literature Award, the […]

Both Soca themed cruises returned for a 2nd installation. Last year the inaugural UberSoca Cruise and Soca on the Seas both delivered successful, sold out cruises that were attended by Soca fans across the world. Recently both announced they would be returning.  The 2017 edition of Soca on the Seas – which is supported by […]

St. Lucian and former West Indies captain Darren Sammy, led a Pakistan team to a championship win, amid political controversy. On Sunday, Sammy led team Peshawar Zalmi to the Pakistan Super League Twenty20 title, with a 58-run victory over the Quetta Gladiators. Sammy – who twice led the West Indies to the World Twenty20 title, […]

A St. Lucian filmmaker is set to premiere his documentary in New York. Entitled “Who Are You?” Kendal John’s documentary profiles the rich history and culture of St. Lucia, and is being described as “a wonderful and loving tribute to the nation and its people”. The film features interviews with local historians and scholars who […]

A government minister in St. Lucia had a teenage girl arrested for attempted blackmail. St. Lucia’s Ministry of Finance, Dr. Ubaldus Raymond called authorities on 18-year-old Curshaby Alexander after she threatened to publish nude photos of Raymond, if he did not pay her an undisclosed amount of money. The photos – alleged to be of […]

A St. Lucian Soca artist has been freed after serving almost 8 years in jail for murder. Yesterday Jonathan St. Rose – known as Soca artist ‘Ninja Dan’, was released from prison after the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court of Appeal accepted his appeal against a 20 year-jail sentence. Last year, Ninja Dan and 2 men […]


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