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US$5 million for Dennery water project

The project will span 18 months, with the design and construction phase to be implemented by Dec. 2017. The Government of Saint Lucia through the United Nations Office for Project...
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Survey: Confidence in Barbados economy low

Barbados Today:-A recent survey of the business sector has revealed that confidence in the Barbados economy has deteriorated dramatically within the past year. What’s more, local firms are not expecting...
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Japanese grants to aid health sector

The grants will aid Saint Lucia’s health sector. The Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Hon. Allen M. Chastanet, and the Japanese Ambassador will attend a signing ceremony today, for the...

SLP wants full disclosure on Ernst & Young

Press Release:-Over the past few weeks the people of Saint Lucia have been made aware that an accounting firm, Ernst and Young, is heavily involved in shaping economic policy...

Chastanet says there is no fiscal space

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has asserted that Saint Lucia has a problem of having no fiscal space. "If you take how much money we have borrowed so far and what...
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Discussions on DSH continue

Government teams up with Invest Saint Lucia to address issues and concerns related to the Pearl of the Caribbean project. The Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture met...

SLP pleased with unemployment figures

Press Release:-The Saint Lucia Labour Party is pleased that according to the reports from the Statistics Department, the overall unemployment rate decreased in 2016 particularly in the first three...

Venezuela promotes trade with Caribbean

Press Release:-In light of the cordial nature that characterizes bilateral relations between Venezuela and the Caribbean countries, a delegation spearheaded by Mr. Jesus Faria, Venezuela’s Minister for External Commerce...
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Government takes new budget approach

Accounting firm Ernst and Young assists with the budgetary process. The Government of Saint Lucia hosted a two-day financial workshop yesterday, for some of the main expenditure ministries as part...
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Flexible Payment Options for CIBC FirstCaribbean cardholders

Castries, St. Lucia, February 13, 2017 – Making payments by debit and credit card just got a whole lot easier for customers of CIBC FirstCaribbean. The use of Chip-enabled cards...