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St. Lucia Extends Travel Ban as Global Cases of Coronavirus Rise

Staff Consortium | February 25, 2020

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC — St. Lucia Tuesday extended its travel restrictions on non-nationals from China to include Hong Kong, The Republic of Korea and Singapore as the island moved to prevent any case of the deadly novel coronavirus (COVID-19) being recorded in the country. The Department of Health and Wellness said that in addition to the travel restrictions on non-nationals with a travel history within the last 14 days from mainland China, whether in- transit or originating, the ban has been extended to the other Asian countries where deaths and infections have been reported in recent days. “The Department of Health and Wellness of St. Lucia has noted an escalation in the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 cases internationally as well as the spread to twenty nine countries outside of China,” it said. The authorities said that any…

International Monetary Fund Predicts Favorable Prospects…

Staff Consortium | February 24, 2020

WASHINGTON, CMC –The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Monday said the prospects for St. Lucia’s near-term…

Woman's Body Found in Burned Vehicle in St. Lucia

Staff Consortium | February 24, 2020

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – Police say one person is assisting their investigations into the death of…

Two Die as Fire Swept Through House in St. Lucia

Staff Consortium | February 22, 2020

CASTRIES. St. Lucia, CMC – Two elderly people died after fire swept through a house in Trou Rouge, east…

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