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Tribute to Sir Derek Walcott KCSL OBE OCC-Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 6:30 p.m

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

The Consulate General of Saint Lucia in Toronto has opened a book of condolences at the Consulate to pay tribute to Sir Derek Walcott KCSL OBE OCC. The book will be open during normal business hours, from Monday to Friday, between 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and between 2:00 p.m….

Reliving The Poetry Of Derek Walcott (Podcast)

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts. We’ll dive once more into the dazzling literary legacy of Nobel Prize-winning Caribbean poet and playwright Derek Walcott. Source: http://www.npr.org/podcasts/510053/on-point-with-tom-ashbrook

Prime Minister on Sir Derek’s Passing: “This is a Great Loss to Saint Lucia, a Great Loss to the World”

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Press Release The Government and People of Saint Lucia have suffered a great loss with the passing of poet and playwright Sir Derek Alton Walcott, KCSL, OBE, OCC. Prime Minister of Saint Lucia Honourable Allen Chastanet has on behalf of the Government and People expressed deepest condolences to the Walcott…

St. Lucia Toronto Aid Action Group & Consulate General supports Caribbean Women in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

The St. Lucia Toronto Aid Action Group has put together its Calendar of Events for 2017.  Whilst the members continue to propose and work on ambitious projects, this year they will concentrate on hosting a workshop for women, with the emphasis on Breast Cancer. STAAG is hoping to advocate for…

Consulate General Receives Support for Saint Lucia Fire Service

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

The Saint Lucia Consulate General in Toronto has partnered with Emergency Solutions International (ESI) and Firefighters Without Borders (FWB) to bring much-needed equipment and training to the Saint Lucia Fire Service. The emergency responders in Saint Lucia are in urgent need of modernized equipment and training to meet the challenges…

STAAG Donates Diagnostic Machines to Hospitals in Saint Lucia

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

The St. Lucia Aid Action Group (STAAG) in Toronto has received diagnostic machines to be donated to the Victoria Hospital and St. Jude Hospital in Saint Lucia.  The Group, in conjunction with the Consulate General of Saint Lucia have made arrangements for the equipment to be sent to Saint Lucia….

Caribbean North Charities Foundation Delivers for St. Judes Hospital

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Today, the Consulate General of Saint Lucia under the stewardship of Consul General Cheryl Francis together with nationals from the Saint Lucian Diaspora in Toronto received an ambulance for the St. Judes Hospital in Saint Lucia. This was made possible by the Caribbean North Charities Foundation, which has had a…

Saint Lucia Launches Summer of Festivals

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

“Soleil” is a series of six festivals taking place from May through October. Saint Lucia, whose global reputation for quality entertainment is built on 25 years of experience hosting the Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival, announces Soleil – the Saint Lucia Summer of Festivals, a series of six festivals…

Parliament Approves Christmas Barrel Concessions for 2016

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

The much anticipated concessions on Christmas barrels are on again for the festive season. Government has announced a 100 percent waiver of import duty on barrels imported between December 1, 2016 and February 15, 2017. By Cabinet Conclusion No. 295 of October 24, 2016, Government approved the following concessions with…

Press Release: Christmas Barrel Concessions 1 Dec 2015 -15 Feb 2016

Sunday, November 1st, 2015

Press Release: Christmas Barrel Concessions 1 Dec 2015-15 Feb 2016 Thursday, October 29, 2015   There is a 100 percent waiver of import duty on barrels imported between Dec. 1 and Feb. 15. Please be informed that Cabinet, by Conclusion 632 of Oct. 19, 2015, approved the following concessions with…