Sunday, November 18, 2018
Concern has been expressed over the impact of Brexit on Saint Lucia’s banana industry. Doctor Mohammad Razzaque, the head of the Secretariat’s international trade policy section, expressed the concern in a statement released by the Commonwealth Secretariat. Razzaque has warned that...
Barbados Nation:- DEVALUATION OF THE Barbados dollar is no longer a remote possibility. The major reason for this is the Central Bank of Barbados’ (CBB) continuing practice of printing money to allow the Freundel Stuart administration to carry on spending what...
PRESS RELEASE:- The Saint Lucia Labour Party is left dumbfounded by the economic analysis of Senator Ubaldus Raymond as it relates to the roll-over of debt, and overall debt management. While the SLP accepts that the renewal or roll-over of debt...
Barbados Nation:- BARBADOS HAS TO MAKE serious economic decisions if it is not to go the way of Jamaica and Guyana. This was the grim diagnosis last night by former Prime Minister Owen Arthur as he made his contribution to the...
The Saint Lucia government has no intention of increasing debt, Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Doctor Ubaldus Raymond has asserted. Raymond made the Allen Chastanet administration’s position clear as he spoke with reporters upon arrival for a session of...
The CEO of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA), Noorani Azeez, has lamented that not enough locals are 'buying into' tourism, in the sense of embracing the industry as one that benefits all citizens. "When you sit back...
The World Bank is assisting Saint.Lucia and two other Caribbean Islands in implementing a Tourism Competitive Programme within the sub-region. Also receiving assistance are Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The three islands are collaborating with the Washington-based financial institution...
The new Chairperson of the Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB), Agnes Francis, has said that the government has set her and her new board a daunting task. But Francis, a former Director of Tourism and the first female to hold...
Tourism Minister, Dominic Fedee has said that the last figures received from the Saint Lucia Tourist Board  (SLTB) indicate that there is an overall decline of 11.7 percent. Fedee told a news conference today that the statistics were very troublesome...
The British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) has asserted that Caribbean tourism will continue to have a bright future, despite the ‘Brexit’ vote. The chamber made the assertion today in a statement welcoming the announcement that The Right Honourable Theresa May,...