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PM Mottley says ‘sabotage’ affected Government layoffs

Barbados Today:-  Prime Minister Mia Mottley this evening said that the Government’s restructuring exercise was affected by “sabotage”, but served notice that the order would be restored. Reiterating that she was...
debt

National Debt and Economic Prospects discussed at the Chamber’s Executive Luncheon

PRESS RELEASE:-High national debt and high debt servicing has assumed greater significance among the concerns of the Members of the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce and the Government as...
fuel

Opposition criticizes government over fuel increases

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has criticized the government over the latest increase in fuel prices. SLP General Secretary, Leo Clarke, has said that the increases come as...

Hilaire blasts PM’s budget

Castries South MP, Doctor Ernest Hilaire, has criticised Tuesday's budget presentation by Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, saying that the package has nothing in it for ordinary Saint Lucians. "If anything...

ITC supports TEPA

Press Release:-CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, January 24th,, 2017 –A one week mission to Saint Lucia by a team from the Geneva-based International Trade Centre (ITC) commenced on Tuesday January 24th,...

SLP pleased with unemployment figures

Press Release:-The Saint Lucia Labour Party is pleased that according to the reports from the Statistics Department, the overall unemployment rate decreased in 2016 particularly in the first three...

Barbados records increase in unemployment

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados has recorded a slight increase in unemployment during the period January to March this year as compared to the same period last year, the...

PM hails ‘massive breakthrough’ in SIDS classification

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has lauded a decision by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), to change the way Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are classified as...

Venezuela Minimum Wage Being Raised To US$6.70

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is boosting the minimum wage again amid the country's relentless battle against hyperinflation, AFP has reported in a dispatch from the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. Maduro presented...
tourism

Developing a national and collective tourism strategy

GIS: Minister Fedee says Businesses Need to Find Creative Ways to Tap the Tourism Resource. Tourism Minister Hon. Dominic Fedee has reiterated the call for all sectors to play their part...