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Government embarks on agricultural transformation project

The project shall result in an increase in production which will allow Saint Lucia to capitalize on trade opportunities in the French market. The Government of Saint Lucia has embarked...
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Government increases housing allocation

The Department of Housing aims to implement sustainable housing solutions. Minister in the Ministry of Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport, and Civil Aviation, Hon. Herod Stanislaus, stated that there...
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Applications open for 2017 GOSL Summer Employment Program

GIS: Applications are open for students desirous of participating in the 2017 Government of Saint Lucia Summer Employment Program. To be considered, students must complete the application form before the...

Chastanet: Budget not enough!

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has declared that the national budget of EC$ 1.5 billion is not enough. Chastanet will present his first ever budget to Parliament on Wednesday since his...

Saint Lucia to benefit from World Bank project

Press Release:-Saint Lucia, Grenada and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are expected to benefit from better connectivity, better infrastructure, and improved tourism market development as a result of a...

PM: No proposals for civil servants pay cuts

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has said that there are no proposals on the table for any pay cuts for civil servants. "There is absolutely no proposal on the table that...

HiAC 2017 Work Plan

Press Release:-Following a productive 2016 work year the Hospitality Industry Advisory Committee (HiAC), recently held a general membership meeting to discuss its 2017 work plan.  The meeting was chaired...

Taiwan contributes to second phase of CDP

Press Release:-Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet has called for a broadening of Saint Lucia’s relationship with the Republic of China (Taiwan). Speaking at a cheque handover ceremony for...

US Ambassador sounds tourism caution

Asserting that she has lived in the Caribbean and travelled the region, United States Ambassador to Barbados and the eastern Caribbean, Linda S. Taglialatela has told reporters here that it...
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PM: Agriculture alone cannot support support development

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has declared that agriculture,  by itself, cannot sustain Saint Lucia's development. Chastanet asserted that agriculture cannot generate enough jobs and income. Nevertheless, he said that the sector...