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Barbados: Central Bank wants tighter fiscal measures

Barbados Today:-The Central Bank of Barbados is issuing yet another warning of the need for further “painful” fiscal measures to stave off currency devaluation. In his January economic letter released...
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Changes to Citizenship by Investment Regulations

Press Release:- On December 22nd, 2016, the minister to whom citizenship by investment is assigned signed a statuory instrument making amendments to the Citizenship by Investment Regulations No. 89 of...
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Martinique announces fuel price increase

Martinique has  announced a significant increase in fuel prices from January 1, 2017. The increase includes an 11 cent hike on the liter of unleaded gas, a 19 cent rise...
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PM: Government had no choice on CIP

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has declared that the government had no choice but to launch a Citizenship by Investment (CIP) programme here. Chastanet noted that four other OECS countries had...
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CIP grants thirty-eight citizenships

The Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) has granted thirty-eight citizenships, after approving eleven applications. The revelation was made on Tuesday November 29, 2016 when the Citizenship by Investment Unit hosted...

Tax Regime Review an Ongoing Exercise

Press Release:-The Government of Saint Lucia will continue to review the tax regime of the country with a particular concentration on the Value Added Tax (VAT). A review will be...

Desert Star Holdings Project on!

The $US 2.6 billion Desert Star Holdings Limited( DSH) project for Saint Lucia is pressing ahead, with a supplementary agreement that will not affect the Ma Kôté Mangrove in Vieux Fort. Bradley...
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Government keeping close watch on tourism

Press Release:-The Saint Lucia Tourist Board is now entering a period of significant transition. Minister for Tourism Honourable Dominic Fedee on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 spoke at length in Parliament...
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Trump victory – Windfall for CIP?

The Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) in Saint Lucia and other OECS countries could benefit from Donald Trump’s victory at the polls in the United States, it has been...

World Bank Mission visits OECS

Press Release:-Wednesday, November 9, 2016 — Representatives of the World Bank Mission responsible for the Caribbean Regional Oceanscape Project (CROP) visited the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) from...