Register a Business

St. Lucia News Online on Bizick Buzz

The threat of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, continues to loom over the Caribbean, and several jurisdictions have taken drastic measures in response to the global pandemic, including closure of borders, and forced closure of non-essential businesses. On Friday, 20 March 2020, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Hon. Allen M. Chastanet, announced the implementation of a …
Read more
Ezra Long Laboratory of the Victoria hospital and OKEU hospital will have the testing capacity for COVID-19 in Saint Lucia as of next week. Efforts at ensuring accurate and reliable results of COVID-19 testing in Saint Lucia was undertaken as the Ezra Long Lab held a training session for the proper management and use of …
Read more

At least two individuals who arrived here Friday from Martinique and were immediately put in quarantine out of concern that may have contracted COVID-19, have escaped from the facility where they were being kept. Confirmation came from National Security Minister, Hermangild Francis who said he believed about two persons had fled. Francis spoke in an […]

The post Saint Lucia Cops Hunt Escapees From COVID-19 Quarantine appeared first on St. Lucia Times News.

Read more

Hon. Sarah Flood-Beaubrun, Minister for External Affairs and Member of Parliament for Castries Central, together with the staff of the Synergy Project, visited Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) Headquarters on 19 March 2020 to deliberate on how TTM can help bolster food security in central Castries to mitigate the potential impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus to food supply.

The post TTM and Synergy Project join hands to proactively bolster food security and combat the threat of coronavirus appeared first on ...

Read more

The reduction in occupancy levels and the cancellation of bookings as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on Saint Lucia’s vital tourism sector. During an interview on Monday, the Chief Executive Officer of the Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association, Mr. Noorani Azeez, noted that some properties have been hit harder than others. In an attempt to minimize loses, tough decisions are being taken. He expressed hope that sooner rather than later, this situation would be a thing of the past and that the next stage of conversations would be centred on a measure of economic stimulus for the private sector.

The post

Read more

At last week’s parliamentary session a seemingly taken aback Gale Rigobert found cause to exclaim: “Mr. Speaker, I’m beginning to sense there are some people who are wishing and willing this thing [the coronavirus] upon our shores, for political reasons. We are Saint Lucians in this House. We are all Saint Lucians!”

The post Could the Coronavirus be bringing out the worst in us? appeared first on The St. Lucia STAR.

Read more