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OPM concerned DSH ‘fear mongering’

The Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has expressed concern about fear mongering in connection with the $US 2.6 billion Desert Star Holdings (DSH) Limited project planned for the...

‘No peace unless DSH deal revamped’

Declaring last night that he was going to choose his words carefully, former Prime Minister, Doctor Kenny Anthony told supporters of the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) that...

Barbados PM rules out devaluation

Barbados Today:-Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has made it clear his administration would not be “pushing any panic buttons” over the decline in foreign reserves, which stood at just 10.3...

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...