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Kerosene Down, 100 Lb LPG Cylinder Up In Adjusted Fuel Prices

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...

PM Wants More Saint Lucians To Benefit From Tourism

The government of Saint Lucia wants more Saint Lucians to benefit from the Island's main foreign exchange earner - Tourism. "We are on a mission to ensure that more Saint...

PM Says Drop In Unemployment ‘Encouraging’

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has described as ‘encouraging news’, reports that unemployment for the fourth quarter of 2018 was seven percentage points less than that of 2017. Writing on his...

New Oil Finds Push Guyana Above Industry Standards

Guyana Chronicle:- US Oil giant, ExxonMobil on Wednesday confirmed the two additional discoveries offshore Guyana at Tilapia-1 and Haimara-1 wells, bringing the total number of discoveries in the Stabroek Block...
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New Tool To Help Reduce OECS Food Imports

Press Release:-   Spurring domestic agricultural production to meet local and international demand while reducing the region’s food import bill is the focus of a powerful new data tool recently presented...

Enthusiast Bemoans ‘Sorry State’ Of Yachting In Saint Lucia

Yachting enthusiast, Christopher Kessell, has  bemoaned what he describes as the sorry state of affairs in relation to the yachting industry here. Kessell asserted in a Facebook message to Prime...

US May Have Scored An ‘Own Goal’ In Venezuela Oil Sanctions

A former President of the Saint Lucia Petroleum Dealers Association has suggested that the United States may have scored an ‘own goal’ in the imposition of oil sanctions on...

Southern Cruise Port on Agenda for Miami Meetings

Press Release:-  In his New Year Address to the Nation, Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet updated the Nation on plans for the upgrade of the Castries Harbour and the...

Contract Signed For Millennium Highway, West Coast Road Rehabilitation

The government of Saint Lucia has officially signed the contract for the Rehabilitation of the Millennium Highway and West Coast Road. The project is being executed with grant funding from...

SLP Says Tourism Arrival Figures Not ‘All That Rosy’

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party has challenged the Tourism Minister on data presented in regard to the performance of the tourism industry. Castries South MP, Doctor Ernest Hilaire issued...