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Government to strengthen national planning system

The VRCP workshop highlights Saint Lucia’s efforts to pursue development pathways that are sustainable. The Government of Saint Lucia, through the Department of Economic Development, Transport, and Civil Aviation in...

OECS needs unified approach to development

Press Release:-Monday, March 27, 2017 — The biggest impediment to growth of the economies of the OECS is their small size and scale of production, and the lack of...

PM: Patrimony measured in credit ratings

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has urged his countrymen to control their own destiny  recognising that patrimony is measured in credit ratings. "The world is a selfish place," the Prime Minister...

EUR 24 M in support to the Caribbean’s Private Sector

Press Release:-The European Union (EU) have signed the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) agreement worth EUR 24 Million to support regional private sector development. At the 11th EDF launch and...
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Chastanet urges political unity on investment

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, last night  urged political unity on the matter of investment in this country. Chastanet, a former minister of tourism, was speaking at the official opening ceremony...
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Proposal to build Maria Island causeway in St Lucia is disturbing

By Melanius Alphonse: Not long after the general elections, it become clear, at least from my realism, what would become of an Allen Chastanet-led administration – the hidden consequences...
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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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Minister speaks on e-commerce for WCRD

Hon. Bradly Felix said online shopping presents challenges in the protection of consumer rights. As Saint Lucia joins the rest of the world in observing World Consumer Rights Day on...
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“Brand Saint Lucia” to promote tourism

The new board will develop a more coordinated marketing approach. Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet has disclosed the intention of government to establish a new board called “Brand Saint Lucia.” The...

Barbados: Arthur makes dollar appeal

Barbados Today:-Former Prime Minister Owen Arthur made a strong case today for Barbados to end its currency peg to the United States dollar. In setting out his case before Parliament...