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Minister: DHS project a ‘calculated risk’

Minister for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation, Guy Joseph, has declared that the government has taken a calculated risk in respect of the controversial $...

Fedee predicts ‘revolution’ in tourism

Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister with responsibility for Tourism, Dominic Fedee, has told reporters that he believes that this year is the year of the revolution...

Optimism over 2017 tourism performance

Press Release:-The Saint Lucia tourism sector recorded a 1% increase in stay-over arrivals for 2016.  According to figures released by the Saint Lucia Tourist Board, while total stay-over visitor...
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Rubis Caribbean Ready for Battle over Oil Terminal Sale in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday February 27, 2017 – Rubis Caribbean has declared war to protect its multi-million dollar investment in Barbados as it anxiously awaits a decision from the Fair...
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Caribbean economies to grow by 1.7 percent

CDB President says countries need to get on a path of sustained income growth. The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has released the 2017 Caribbean Economic Review and Outlook figures. Despite a...
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OECS prepares for free circulation of goods

Customs unions discuss intra-regional trade and the Agro-Shipping Initiative. The second meeting of the OECS Port Management Committee was convened via web-conference on Feb. 17. The meeting focused on engaging OECS port...
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US$5 million for Dennery water project

The project will span 18 months, with the design and construction phase to be implemented by Dec. 2017. The Government of Saint Lucia through the United Nations Office for Project...
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Survey: Confidence in Barbados economy low

Barbados Today:-A recent survey of the business sector has revealed that confidence in the Barbados economy has deteriorated dramatically within the past year. What’s more, local firms are not expecting...
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Japanese grants to aid health sector

The grants will aid Saint Lucia’s health sector. The Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Hon. Allen M. Chastanet, and the Japanese Ambassador will attend a signing ceremony today, for the...

SLP wants full disclosure on Ernst & Young

Press Release:-Over the past few weeks the people of Saint Lucia have been made aware that an accounting firm, Ernst and Young, is heavily involved in shaping economic policy...