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Saint Lucia Tourism Strategy Review Underway

Press Release:- The Ministry of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting, Culture and  Creative Industries has recently engaged the services of Keios Development Consulting to undertake a thorough revision of the...

Britain’s Prince Charles Touts ‘Blue Economy’ During Saint Lucia Visit

Reuters:-  On the first leg of his Caribbean tour, Britain’s Prince Charles touted a “vital blue economy,” built on sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, as part...

Export Saint Lucia Delivers Results From U.S. Mission

Press Release:-  The United States market has been one of the most coveted yet difficult markets to penetrate. Border regulations including Sanitary and Phytosanitary regulations and other non-tariff barriers have made...

Government Signs US$1.8 Million Fisheries Sector Grant

The government of Saint Lucia Wednesday morning signed a US$ 1.8 million grant specifically targetted  towards the fisheries sector. In announcing the signing, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet recalled that in...

Barbados Blacklisted By EU Over Taxation Practices

Barbados Nation:-  Barbados has been blacklisted by the European Union (EU), and faces the threat of “sanctions”, including reduced funding. The EU Council yesterday announced it was adding Barbados to its...

Saint Lucia Anticipates March Will Be ‘Record Breaking’ For Cruise Sector

Press Release:-  The Month of March is expected to be a record-breaking period in Saint Lucia’s cruise sector. Between Friday March 1, and Sunday March 3, 2019, twelve (12) cruise...

Retail Prices For LPG Drop In Latest Fuel Adjustments

Press Release:-  The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price...

Hewanorra International Airport Project – Ready for Take Off

Press Release:-  On Sunday, February 24, 2019, the Saint Lucia Airport and Sea Ports Authority officially launched its Hewanorra International Airport Redevelopment Project at a Sod Turning Ceremony in Vieux...

ECCB Governor Says Skills Training A Must For Youth Employment

Declaring his concern over what he described as ‘our obsession with subjects rather than skills’, the Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has asserted that skills training...

ECCB Says EC Dollar ‘Remains Strong’

The EC dollar remains strong  according to a Communique of the 93rd Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, held last week. The full communique is...