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Emma: SLP not opposed to development

Former Gros Islet MP, Emma Hippolyte, has said that the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) is not against this country's development, but is opposed to what appears to...
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Caribbean meets in Cuba to strengthen unity and regional exchange

From March 8 to 11, 2017, meetings of the Association of Caribbean States and of CARICOM took place in Havana, Cuba, at the Ministerial level, to strengthen unity and...
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OECS hosts Tourism Market Intelligence workshop

Key decision-makers in Tourism and Statistics in the region will gather in Saint Lucia this week for a one-day Workshop on Tourism Market Intelligence. The Workshop will be held at...

PM: Saint Lucia has ‘grossly’ underperformed

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet has said that based on its potential in agriculture, tourism, manufacturing  and other sectors, this country has grossly underperformed. Chastanet was addressing a presentation ceremony today...

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...