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Barbados: Foreign reserves fall

Barbados Today:-The island’s foreign reserves have fallen to the lowest level in 14 years, according to Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados Dr DeLisle Worrell. However, Worrell has sought...

ITC supports TEPA

Press Release:-CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, January 24th,, 2017 –A one week mission to Saint Lucia by a team from the Geneva-based International Trade Centre (ITC) commenced on Tuesday January 24th,...

Chamber of Commerce to hold forum on DSH project

Press Release:-The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture is pleased to announce a Forum to discuss the much talked about Pearl of the Caribbean Project. Members of...
USAID - Noellea Sankar of Good News in St. Lucia (center), poses with U.S. Air Force pilots, Quentin Miller (left), and William Thompson (right).

U.S. Embassy Facilitates Humanitarian Assistance Shipment to St. Lucia

On January 17 and 19, the United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Denton Program, delivered a humanitarian assistance shipment to St. Lucia valued...

Sandals to increase economic benefits to Saint Lucia

Press Release:-When the United Kingdom abandoned preferential access for St. Lucia’s bananas, the island’s former Prime Minister and the man considered as the father of an independent St. Lucia...

Pierre: Saint Lucia must balance its books

Opposition leader, Phillip J. Pierre, has asserted that Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has to understand that this country must balance its books. Pierre, who is leader of the Saint Lucia...

Saint Lucia readies for VAT reduction

Press Release:-Castries, Friday, January 13, 2017:The Inland Revenue Department wishes to remind the general public of the recent legislative amendment to the Value Added Tax (VAT) Act as per...
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SLP responds to government’s DSH fact sheet

Press Release:-The Government through Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) sought to provide responses to some of the burning issues relating to the DSH Agreements and Project. Whilst the Government has...

Government issues ‘Pearl of the Caribbean’ fact sheet

Press Release:- The Pearl of the Caribbean Fact Sheet ● What is a Framework Agreement? A framework agreement is a general phrase for agreements between two parties that recognizes that the parties...

Chastanet: Saint Lucia is broke!

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has said that Saint Lucia is broke. "We have seen for ourselves that the country is broke. How do I know that?  When  the fact  is...