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Chastanet says there is no fiscal space

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has asserted that Saint Lucia has a problem of having no fiscal space. "If you take how much money we have borrowed so far and what...
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Discussions on DSH continue

Government teams up with Invest Saint Lucia to address issues and concerns related to the Pearl of the Caribbean project. The Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture met...

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...

Venezuela promotes trade with Caribbean

Press Release:-In light of the cordial nature that characterizes bilateral relations between Venezuela and the Caribbean countries, a delegation spearheaded by Mr. Jesus Faria, Venezuela’s Minister for External Commerce...
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Government takes new budget approach

Accounting firm Ernst and Young assists with the budgetary process. The Government of Saint Lucia hosted a two-day financial workshop yesterday, for some of the main expenditure ministries as part...
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Flexible Payment Options for CIBC FirstCaribbean cardholders

Castries, St. Lucia, February 13, 2017 – Making payments by debit and credit card just got a whole lot easier for customers of CIBC FirstCaribbean. The use of Chip-enabled cards...

Arthur speaks out on derisking threat

Barbados Today:-The Caribbean is facing a crisis imposed on it by other countries, and which has the potential to inflict the most devastating blow, according to former Prime Minister...

Minister responds to airport tax concerns

Minister for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation, Guy Joseph, has been responding to concerns that the reintroduction of the airport development  tax could hurt the...
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Agriculture ministry continues cassava project

The Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, Physical Planning, Natural Resources and Co-operatives, Hon. Ezechiel Joseph, has stated that the Cassava Project will be continued, and with that in mind, farmers...

Encounter Series: Pearl of the Caribbean Project

Press Release:-The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture is pleased to announce the second Forum to discuss the much talked about Pearl of the Caribbean Project. The...