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New fuel price adjustments announced

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 price...

Parliament approves EC$32 million budget loan

By Janelle Norville (GIS) During the Oct. 30 Sitting of the House of Assembly, parliament authorized the Minister for Finance, Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet, to borrow EC$32,603,000 from 1st...

Government pumps $20 million into SLDB

Press Release:-  The Government of Saint Lucia has delivered on its promise to support the local housing sector and the development of local businesses by guaranteeing the injection of EC$20...

UWP Economic Forum well received

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia –Tuesday, May 31, 2016 – Representatives from both the private sector and civil society have responded positively to initiatives proposed by the United Workers’ Party, to...

Dr. Raymond speaks on World Economic Outlook

GIS:-  Saint Lucia’s economic trajectory has been positively assessed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in its published World Economic Outlook October 2018. The document takes into account the global...

Prudent Urges Phased Approach to Granting CIP Citizenship

Asserting that there is need to review the granting of citizenship to foreign investors under the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP), the leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM),...

Government focussed on improving agriculture sector

By Lissa Joseph (GIS) On Sep. 27, Tropical Storm Kirk dumped heavy rains and winds on Saint Lucia and the rest of the East Caribbean, leaving a trail of destruction...

Barbados: PM Sorry Over Job Layoffs

Barbados Today:-  Faced with a growing chorus of heart-breaking stories from workers who have been sent home as part of Government’s cost-cutting measures across the public service, Prime Minister...

Cannabis Movement Says Ganja Industry Can Pump Millions Into Economy

The Cannabis Movement of Saint Lucia believes that Saint Lucia stands to gain millions of dollars from the establishment of a ganja industry here. The Chairman of the Movement, Andre...

Saint Lucia Set To Launch Import Substitution Programme

The Ministry of Agriculture, with the support of the government of Taiwan, will next year begin implementing an import substitution programme for a range of crops in an effort...