Saint Lucia

  • Photo of CARICOM SG wraps up official visit to Saint Lucia

    CARICOM SG wraps up official visit to Saint Lucia

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community, Her Excellency Carla Barnett ended her official visit to Saint Lucia on Wednesday during which she met with the Prime Minister Honourable Philip Pierre, members of Cabinet, the Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Allen Chastanet, the CARICOM Youth Ambassadors and paid a visit to the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School. “This was a very good and…

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  • Photo of SG Barnett meets Saint Lucia Cabinet on First Day of Official Visit

    SG Barnett meets Saint Lucia Cabinet on First Day of Official Visit

    Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Her Excellence Carla Barnett stressed the importance of climate change and agriculture to the Region as she began a three-day official visit to Saint Lucia. Dr Barnett met with the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia the Honourable Philip Pierre who is Lead Head of Government for Sustainable Development in the CARICOM Quasi Cabinet and…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG congratulates Saint Lucia on 43rd Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM SG congratulates Saint Lucia on 43rd Independence Anniversary

    CARICOM Secretary-General Dr Carla Barnett has congratulated Saint Lucia on its Forty-Third Independence Anniversary which it celebrates on 22 February 2022. Dr Barnett’s congratulatory message to Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister Honourable Philip J. Pierre noted the country’s steadfast and committed pursuit of development: “Honourable Prime Minister: On behalf of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), I wish to convey congratulations to the…

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  • Photo of CARICOM’s new Deputy Secretary-General set to take up office

    CARICOM’s new Deputy Secretary-General set to take up office

    Dr Armstrong Alexis of Saint Lucia has been appointed as the new Deputy Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Dr Alexis takes up his post from 1 November 2021. Dr Alexis was previously at the United Nations Development Programme where he has had a distinguished career in the Caribbean, the Pacific and Africa rising to the level of Deputy Resident…

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  • Photo of CARICOM SG congratulates Saint Lucia’s new Prime Minister

    CARICOM SG congratulates Saint Lucia’s new Prime Minister

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated new Saint Lucia Prime Minister Mr Phillip J Pierre on his election to office, and his Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) for its resounding victory in the country’s 26 July General Elections. Prime Minister Pierre was sworn in two days after his SLP won 13 of the 17 seats contested in the Elections.…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Election Observation Mission to Saint Lucia General Elections, 26 July 2021 –  Preliminary Statement

    CARICOM Election Observation Mission to Saint Lucia General Elections, 26 July 2021 – Preliminary Statement

    At the invitation of the Honourable Allen M. Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), His Excellency Irwin LaRocque mounted a CARICOM Election Observation Mission (CEOM) to observe the conduct of the General Elections which was held in Saint Lucia on 26 July 2021. The Advance Team comprising the Chief of Mission and the CARICOM…

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  • Photo of Saint Lucians vote for change

    Saint Lucians vote for change

    Saint Lucians voted for a change of government in General Elections on Monday 26 July 2021. The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP), led for the first time by Phillip J. Pierre, captured 13 of the 17 seats at stake, according to the preliminary results issued by the Saint Lucia Electoral Department. The incumbent United Workers Party (UWP) of Prime…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Observation Mission monitoring today’s General Elections in Saint Lucia

    CARICOM Observation Mission monitoring today’s General Elections in Saint Lucia

    A CARICOM Election Observation Mission is monitoring the General Elections in Saint Lucia, today Monday 26 July 2021. The Mission is today observing the Election Day activities including the opening of the polls through to the tabulation and announcement of the results. Since its arrival in Saint Lucia, the Mission has held meetings with key stakeholders, including representatives of the…

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  • Photo of Elections Day in Saint Lucia

    Elections Day in Saint Lucia

    Saint Lucians are voting in General Elections today Monday 26 July 2021. Three political parties and four independent candidates are facing the electorate of about 160,000 registered voters. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet is again leading his United Workers Party (UWP) into today’s polls; Opposition Leader Phillip J Pierre is leading the main opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party; and Mr Andre…

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  • Photo of ARRIVAL STATEMENT – CARICOM ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION TO THE GENERAL ELECTIONS OF SAINT LUCIA

    ARRIVAL STATEMENT – CARICOM ELECTION OBSERVATION MISSION TO THE GENERAL ELECTIONS OF SAINT LUCIA

    In a letter dated 7 July 2021, the Honourable Allen M. Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia wrote to the Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), His Excellency Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, inviting CARICOM to field a CARICOM Election Observation Mission (CEOM) to observe the conduct of the General Elections which will be held in Saint Lucia on 26 July 2021.…

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