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SLBS gas pump standards one of the best in CARICOM

The department’s flagship program ensures that consumers get value for money when liquid petroleum is purchased from fuel dispensers throughout the island. The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) observed...
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Fuel Price Adjustments

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 of...

Green Party against DSH deal

The Chairman of the Green Party Andre Deciares has spoken against the controversial DSH project. Mr. Descaires has described the proposed project as “pie in the sky” adding that it...
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SEDU business outreach session in Soufriere

The session addressed SEDU’s business support services and the CDB’s Hospitality Assured Program. The Small Enterprise Development Unit (SEDU) of the Department of Commerce, in collaboration with Virghen Consulting, hosted...

High crime rate a shadow over Caribbean tourism: study

(AFP) - The Caribbean and its pristine beaches may be a tourist magnet, but life in paradise comes at a price: the soaring violent crime rate is higher than in Latin...
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SEDU hosts monthly business workshops

The sessions inform new entrepreneurs of the basic but essential aspects of starting a business. The Small Enterprise Development Unit (SEDU), also known as the Small Business Development Centre (SBDC)...

Caribbean nations annoyed over US label as money launderers

(AFP) - The 15-nation Caribbean community is angry at the United States for labeling virtually all members of the regional trade bloc as money laundering jurisdictions and plans to mount a stiff lobbying effort...
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Range Developments Signs Definitive Agreement with Government of Saint Lucia to Develop Black Bay...

PRESS RELEASE:-SAINT LUCIA: Range Developments, an international developer focusing on luxury hotel projects in the Caribbean, signed definitive agreements with the Government of Saint Lucia today (Tuesday 16) to...
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DIGICEL Appoints Nikima Royer as CEO for Its Dominica Operation

Tuesday 16th May 2017 – Roseau, Dominica: Digicel today announced Nikima Royer Jno Baptiste as the first female and Dominican-national to ever be appointed in the role of Chief...

Negotiations With C O Williams Completed

Negotiations between the Management of C.O. Williams Group of Companies and the National Workers Union (NWU) have been concluded. Hourly, fortnightly and monthly paid workers will all benefit from the...