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ECCB Says Stability Of EC Dollar ‘Firmly Entrenched’

The EC dollar continues its strong showing, according to the just released communique of the 95th meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB). The communnique...

‘Musa’ Blasts Government Over State Of Banana Industry

Former Agriculture Minister Moses 'Musa' Jn Baptiste has taken the government to task over the state of the banana industry. In a statement to the media Wednesday, he criticised a...

ECCB Governor Cites Urgent Need To Arrest Low Growth In Saint Lucia

The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has spoken of the urgent need to arrest and reverse the trend of low growth in Saint Lucia, as a...

Saint Lucia Harvests Dwarf Variety Of Taiwanese Bananas

Press Release:- To overcome the global climate change and enhance the income of the banana industry, Taiwan Technical Mission (TTM) and Banana Productivity Improvement Project (BPIP) introduced a new...

PM Says 2020 Prospects For Saint Lucia ‘Extremely Promising’

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says the prospects for the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) and particularly Saint Lucia are 'extremely promising' for 2020. Chastanet, who is also Minister of Finance,...

Saint Lucia Ends 40th Year of Independence With Over 400k Stay-over Arrivals

Press Release:- The latest figures indicate that Saint Lucia has surpassed all previous records set with regards to stay-over arrivals. For the period January to December 2019, Saint Lucia recorded 423,736...

Saint Lucia’s 2019 Tourism Performance Breaks Previous Arrivals Records

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has noted that for the first time in Saint Lucia’s history,  the Island has recorded over 400,000 stayover arrivals. Writing on his official Facebook page, the...

Saint Lucia To Launch ‘Banana Inspired Recipe Book’

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has disclosed that Saint Lucia is developing a 'Banana Inspired Recipe Book', as part of an effort to brand local bananas as a "Premium" agricultural...

Government Announces Hikes In Prices For Diesel, Kerosene

Press Release:-  The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail...

Preparation of 2020/2021 Budget Underway

Work on preparing Saint Lucia's 2020-2021 estimates of  revenue and expenditure, commonly known as the budget, is underway. "We have just concluded our first in a series of meetings, as...