Tag: Saint Lucia

St. Lucia Native Faces 10 Years In Prison After Police Find 2 Guns, 200 Ganja Plants At His Whim Home

FREDERIKSTED — A St. Lucia native faces a minimum of 10 years in prison after police allegedly found two firearms and 200 marijuana plants at his Estate Whim home. Angus Monchery was arrested on an illegal gun possession charge after police armed with a warrant searched his property, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Monchery […]

United States Donates Field Hospital and Utility Vehicles To Saint Lucia

CASTRIES — The United States donated a 40-bed field hospital and three utility vehicles to the government of Saint Lucia during a handover ceremony at the St. Lucia Fire Service Training Center in Vieux Fort yesterday.  The donation of the field hospital and utility vehicles, valued at more than $650,000, will help respond to the ongoing […]

National Geographic Shows Caribbean People The Larger World Around Them

CASTRIES — As the Fond Gens Libre community in Soufriere, Saint Lucia works to develop an exemplary community-based sustainable tourism product — grass roots education is the key to success. To ensure that the education is fresh and exciting community partner and mentor Kirk Elliott, gifted the community’s school aged children National Geographic literature some […]

Florida Companies Donate COVID-19 Rapid Tests To Barbados, St. Lucia

MIRAMAR, Florida — Two Florida companies have joined forces to donate over 20,000 rapid Antigen tests to the OECS member states and Barbados. The kits donated have been approved by the WHO. The kits are scheduled to arrive this week to the different beneficiary island nations. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the donation by Ryvex […]

Not Every Island In The Caribbean Is Doing Poorly With COVID-19, Thanks To Good Planning, Coronavirus Ain’t No Big ‘Ting In St. Lucia

CASTRIES — After being hit with an “Avoid non-essential travel” warning by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention because of the coronavirus, St. Lucia recently got some good news: it was moved to the “No Health Warning” list. “The key here is confidence,” St. Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet said. “Confidence of my nationals; confidence of […]