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Next Steps in Saint Lucia Recovery After Tropical Storm Matthew

September 29, 2016 – Saint Lucia experienced intense rains and gusty winds due to the passage of Tropical Storm Matthew which impacted the island on Wednesday afternoon through Thursday...

Joint CDB/ECCB report gives sobering assessment of Saint Lucia economy

A joint Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) report has indicated an economic growth of 1.2 percent for Saint Lucia in 2015, with a preliminary...
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Caribbean Tourism – Saint Lucia PM supports idea for tourism summit

By Ernie Seon BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sept 15 – St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says he is convinced that Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders are now ready to give the tourism...
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PM Attends CTO State of the Industry Conference

PRESS RELEASE:- Prime Minister of Saint Lucia Honourable Allen M. Chastanet leaves the island today, Wednesday September 14th 2016, to attend one of the region’s most important tourism gatherings, the...

Pierre urges political will to implement Caricom tourism studies

Opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre, responding to a call for a Caricom tourism summit, has told the Times that there is nothing wrong with having dialogue. The call for the...

Pierre predicts consumption tax or reduction of tourism incentives

Former Tourism Minister, Philip J. Pierre has predicted that the government has the choice of either reintroducing consumption tax or reducing incentives to the tourism industry. Pierre believes that the...

Saint Lucia Reaps Benefits from OECS Yachting Initiatives

PRESS RELEASE:-Tourism officials in Saint Lucia are ecstatic about the considerable increase in the number of yacht calls to the island.  Statistics released from the Saint Lucia Tourist Board...

Concern over the impact of Brexit on Saint Lucia’s banana trade

Concern has been expressed over the impact of Brexit on Saint Lucia’s banana industry. Doctor Mohammad Razzaque, the head of the Secretariat’s international trade policy section, expressed the concern in...

Barbados: Devaluation a threat

Barbados Nation:- DEVALUATION OF THE Barbados dollar is no longer a remote possibility. The major reason for this is the Central Bank of Barbados’ (CBB) continuing practice of printing money to...

Labour Party ‘dumbfounded’ by economic analysis

PRESS RELEASE:- The Saint Lucia Labour Party is left dumbfounded by the economic analysis of Senator Ubaldus Raymond as it relates to the roll-over of debt, and overall debt management. While...