Forensic Science Lab is Officially Accredited

Forensic Science Lab is Officially Accredited

Saint Lucia’s forensic science laboratory has officially been granted accreditation from the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). Saint Lucia’s forensic science laboratory is the first and, currently the only accredited forensic laboratory in the OECS and the second accredited forensic lab in the entire CARICOM region. Accreditation for Saint Lucia’s forensic lab will save […]

Macmillan Education Caribbean Conference 2022 Starts Today

Macmillan Education Caribbean Conference 2022 Starts Today

The Caribbean Conference – November 7-9 – will bring together educational officers from Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago to join their counterparts in Saint Lucia. There they will discuss the evolution of education and educational requirements in the region (island specific and […]

Youth & Sports in Heavy Focus at CIBC FirstCaribbean

Youth & Sports in Heavy Focus at CIBC FirstCaribbean

CIBC First Caribbean Bank has earmarked a little under $10,000 has been earmarked for youth related interventions this quarter. CIBC FirstCaribbean donated $1,500 towards transportation to ensure islandwide reach for Rise Saint Lucia’s crime prevention program at Secondary schools in October. The ongoing program seeks to equip students with the tools to resolve conflicts and […]

SLDHA Announces the Appointment of a New Board

SLDHA Announces the Appointment of a New Board

This month is being observed worldwide as Diabetes Awareness Month, with November 14th being celebrated as Diabetes Awareness Day. The St Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association (SLDHA) is pleased to announce that on Tuesday, October 25th, 2022, a new Board was elected to advance the work of the organization for a term of two years. […]

OECS Commission Hosts High Level UK Delegation Ahead of COP27

OECS Commission Hosts High Level UK Delegation Ahead of COP27

The OECS Commission hosted a high-level delegation from the United Kingdom on Wednesday November 2, 2022, in Castries, Saint Lucia. The UK Delegation, headed by Director General for Latin America, Africa and the Caribbean at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) Corin Robertson, met with OECS Director General Dr. Didacus Jules and other staff […]

Jamaican Kaliese Spencer-Carter to Receive Olympic Medal After Russian Runner Stripped of 2012 Gold

Jamaican Kaliese Spencer-Carter to Receive Olympic Medal After Russian Runner Stripped of 2012 Gold

By Staff Writer, Jamaicans A decade after receiving the gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles event at the 2012 London Olympics, the winner, Natalya Antyukh of Russia has been disqualified and stripped of the medal for doping. This means that the 2012 silver medalist, Lashinda Demus of the United States, will be presented with the […]