Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne is renewing calls for more Caribbean countries to consider investing in the cash-strapped Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT). Prime Minister Browne said this was the consensus reached by Caribbean leaders who attended the just-concluded 30th inter-sessional meeting of heads of the Caribbean community (CARICOM).
Massy stores is providing support to Special Olympics Saint Lucia. The supermarket chain has contributed $3,000 to the team, to facilitate travel to the Special Olympics World Games in the United Arab Emirates.
One man’s mission to assist in male’s grooming continues for the ninth year in a row. Massy stores have continued in its support of Cutty Ranks barber shop as the husband and wife duo from the shop visits schools and other institutions to trim and provide grooming tips as well as supplies to male students.
The Gros Islet Constituency Council is stepping up its effort at cleaning the town and its environs. The council recently embarked on a major clean up campaign which resulted in a number of vacant lots being clean and cleared of solid waste.
The National Insurance Council has opened what is a first in fitness for St. Lucia. The NIC held the ribbon cutting ceremony for the free open air gym at Beausejour, near the Darren Sammy cricket ground.
Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is touting the quality of Saint Lucian grown cocoa and urging more Saint Lucians to get involved in cocoa production. The leader took to social media this week, to discuss cocoa production, ahead of a major agricultural project in his constituency.
The University of the West Indies open campus Saint Lucia focused on the crisis in Venezuela for its February public forum. Entitled ‘Venezuela at the crossroads’; a public forum on the crisis in Venezuela, it brought together a distinguished panel that included a foreign affairs expert and a diplomat.
The United Kingdom’s Commonwealth envoy Phillip Parham recently sat down with the young Saint Lucian who produced the world’s first sargassum seaweed fertilizer, Johanan Dujon. Dujon, the founder of Algas Organics St. Lucia, is a 2019 Commonwealth youth award finalist.
In the wake of the killing of Michael Pooran on February 23rd, 2019, local human rights group united & strong and regional umbrella organisation the Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Equality (ECADE), are urging governments to strongly denounce any forms of violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. …