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New SLTB Chairperson says board up to the daunting task

The new Chairperson of the Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB), Agnes Francis, has said that the government has set her and her new board a daunting task. But Francis, a...

Fedee: Tourism numbers paint a gloomy picture

Tourism Minister, Dominic Fedee has said that the last figures received from the Saint Lucia Tourist Board  (SLTB) indicate that there is an overall decline of 11.7 percent. Fedee told...

BCCC sees bright future for Caribbean tourism despite ‘Brexit’

The British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce (BCCC) has asserted that Caribbean tourism will continue to have a bright future, despite the ‘Brexit’ vote. The chamber made the assertion today in...
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Government speaks on fuel price increase

The government of Saint Lucia has been responding to concerns over the latest hike in fuel prices. Nancy Charles, the Attache to Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, was quizzed yesterday by...
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CDB delegation to visit

PRESS RELEASE:- Dr. William Warren Smith the President of Caribbean Development Bank (CDB); the regional development finance institution based in Barbados will lead a CDB delegation to Saint Lucia...

Government expected to announce new VAT rate before year end

The new Saint Lucia government is expected to be in a position to announce the new rate of Value Added Tax (VAT), before the end of October 2016. The disclosure...
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Opposition criticizes government over fuel increases

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has criticized the government over the latest increase in fuel prices. SLP General Secretary, Leo Clarke, has said that the increases come as...

ECCB resists calls to devalue EC dollar

Antigua Observer:- The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank says it continues to resist ill-advised calls to devalue the EC dollar which has now been pegged to the US dollar at 2.70...

Tourism Minister on familiarization mission

Newly appointed Minister of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, Dominic Fedee, continues a familiarization visit today to a number of properties on the Island. The Rendezvous, Harbour Club and Windjammer Landing...

SLHTA official concerned about ‘Brexit’ vote

The Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) Executive Vice President, Noorani Azeez, has expressed concern about the United Kingdom vote to leave the European Union. Azeez told the Times...