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Government renews commitment to employment

GIS:-A report from the Department of Statistics revealed that the unemployment rate decreased from 22.1 percent in 2016 to 20.1 percent in 2017. The Government of Saint Lucia, encouraged by...
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TEPA, SLCSI, SMA on EPA Market Study Tour to Germany, France & Spain

PRESS RELEASE:-CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, June 09, 2017; A three-person contingent representing the Saint Lucia Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA), Saint Lucia Coalition of Services Industries (SLCSI) and the Saint...
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Prime Minister CIP Announcements Raises More Questions than Answers

PRESS RELEASE:-The Saint Lucia Labour Party is raising questions regarding announcements made in Geneva last week by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet in relation to the operations of the Citizenship...

Barbados: Public servants warned to accept taxes or go home

Public servants in Barbados have been warned that they must accept increased taxes announced in the recent budget or go home. The warning has come from Minister of Finance Chris...
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RRI Initiative final review

GIS:-The review provided insight into the varying stages of implementation. The Department of Economic Development, Transport, and Civil Aviation hosted the final review of the Rapid Results Initiative (RRI) Framework...
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Saint Lucia Agent Months begins

GIS:-SLAM showcases Saint Lucia to travel agents, and includes discounts on accommodations, airfares and attractions. The Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB), has launched its annual travel agent incentive program, Saint...
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Fuel Price Adjustments

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 prices...
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E-Ticket Sales Platform Launched in St. Lucia

PRESS RELEASE:-St. Lucia is finally home to its first online ticketing platform. LucianTickets.com provides an avenue for local event organisers to sell tickets entirely online. Event patrons can purchase...
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Eleven Caribbean projects selected for European funding

Caribbean News Now:-GOSIER, Guadeloupe -- The second selection committee for the Interreg Caribbean Program 2014-2020 has made public the list of the 11 regional projects eligible for European funding. Many...
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Caribbean agencies to sign landmark agreement

GIS:-The agreement supports sustainable development goals on oceans. Eight intergovernmental organizations involved in the management of marine resources in the Caribbean and the North Brazil Shelf Large Marine Ecosystems (CLME+) region are...