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fuel

Government proposes new fuel tax

Saint Lucia needs to become more self-sufficient in its recurrent expenditure, the Commerce Minister says. Due to the global financial situation, the Government of Saint Lucia is structuring its policy...

Innovation Comes To Saint Lucia

The highly-anticipated Construction Innovation Conference (CIC 2017) set for October 12th – 13th, 2017 has officially launched. Also, known as the CIC 2017, the two-day event provides an opportunity...
debt

“Tough Decisions to Tackle National Debt”

Press Release:-As part of his Budget Address on Tuesday May 9th 2017, Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet spoke to the subject of tackling the national debt stating clearly that...
employment job opportunity

Government Reaffirms Commitment to Increase Employment in the South

Press Release:-Within the year Saint Lucians can expect to see increased activity in the south of the island as the Government steps up efforts to create employment opportunities. The...
Agriculture Improvement, Farming

Improvements in agriculture

At Tuesday’s House sitting, the Prime Minister noted the salience of agriculture to employment in rural areas. National food security and employment is one of the key focus areas of...

PM tells citizens his government will not let them down

Press Release:-In his maiden Budget Address on Tuesday May 9th 2017 Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet assured Saint Lucians that the United Workers Party Government would not let...

Hilaire blasts PM’s budget

Castries South MP, Doctor Ernest Hilaire, has criticised Tuesday's budget presentation by Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, saying that the package has nothing in it for ordinary Saint Lucians. "If anything...

Montoute: Budget a statement of hope

Declaring that the opposition is there to oppose, spread propaganda and twist the truth, Minister for Equity, Social Justice and Empowerment,Lenard 'Spider' Montoute has defended the budget presentation of Prime...

OECS Trade Mission holds consultations in Member States

Press Release:-Tuesday, May 9, 2017 — Intra-regional and international trade potential has been strengthened following a recent OECS Trade Mission held in St. Lucia, Martinique and Dominica from April...

PM to Address Strategic Areas for Growth in First Budget Speech

Press Release:-Prime Minister Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service, Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet will on Tuesday 09...