Tuesday, June 25, 2024
HomeInsightsCampaigns & ElectionsSt Lucia extends state of emergency to May 16

St Lucia extends state of emergency to May 16

By Caribbean News Global contributor

CASTRIES, St Lucia – According to a leaked statutory instrument awaiting confirmation by the government of Saint Lucia, a state of emergency has been extended to May 16, 2021.

Related: St Lucia’s COVID-19 haven and related deaths linger

Related: St Lucia government in disarray, reintroduces ‘state of emergency’

“AND WHEREAS it is necessary to approve the declaration of state of emergency that was published in the Gazette on the 3rd day of February, 2021 as Statutory Instrument No. 27 of 2021 containing a declaration that a public emergency has arisen as a result of the occurrence of 2019-n CoV, an infectious disease commonly known as COVID-19 for a further period of ninety days commencing from the 11th day of February, 2021 and ending on the 16th day of May, 2021;” the statutory instrument said.

See statutory instrument below:




Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here


Caribbean News

United States establishes economic diplomacy action group to bolster US competitiveness

By Caribbean News Global WASHINGTON, USA - Last week, President Biden signed a Presidential Memorandum establishing the Economic Diplomacy Action Group (EDAG), a new...

Global News

Africa offers attractive investment opportunities for Japanese firms, says ADB leaders

JAPAN / AFRICA - Africa presents a compelling investment destination for Japanese firms, with high growth potential and the African Development Bank's strong support...