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Former CSA President says VAT will stay

Former Civil Service Association (CSA) President, Kingsley St Hill, has told the Times that Value Added Tax (VAT) is going nowhere. United Workers Party (UWP) leader, Allen Chastanet, had announced...
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Chamber seeks meeting with new PM

The Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture has written a congratulatory letter to Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, seeking a meeting to discuss issues of mutual interest. Asked about...
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PM:Better transport links with Martinique

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet wants to improve transport links between this country and Martinique. Chastanet told reporters shortly after being sworn in as Saint Lucia’s new Prime Minister, that he...

Jamaica PM orders help for Venezuela

Jamaica Observer:-MANDEVILLE, Manchester – Arguing that Jamaica should never consider itself too poor to help others, Prime Minister Andrew Holness says he has issued instructions for ways to be...

UWP Economic Forum well received

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia –Tuesday, May 31, 2016 – Representatives from both the private sector and civil society have responded positively to initiatives proposed by the United Workers’ Party, to...
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Chastanet wants CIP laws harmonized

The leader of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP), wants Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) laws harmonized in the region. Allen Chastanet expressed his views on Observer media in Antigua...

SLP plans to put more money in pockets

Hon. Emma Hippolyte, Minister for Commerce, Business Development, Investment and Consumer Affairs, announced plans today to increase the personal Income Tax allowance from $18,000.00 to $30,000 for all St...

Maduro seeks Caribbean support

Trinidad Express:- FOUR months after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro declared the South American country in a “state of economic emergency”, the leader of Trinidad and Tobago's closest neighbour is turning...

UWP denies austerity plans

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia –Saturday, May 21, 2016 – The United Workers Party wishes to alert the public, particularly our civil servants to be aware of a propaganda correspondence from...

Ubaldus Raymond says SLP pledges a bluff

Doctor Ubaldus Raymond has dismissed the fifteen pledges announced last night by Prime Minister, Doctor Kenny Anthony. Raymond is a former Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Commerce, Business Development,...