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SLP Condemns ‘Careless Borrowing’ by Government

The opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has condemned 'careless borrowing' by the Allen Chastanet administration, warning that many countries regionally and internationally have found themselves in economic difficulty...

PM Leads Local Delegation to IMF-World Bank Meetings

Press Release:-  A Small States Forum on Thursday October 11th is once again expected to be a major feature the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group Annual...

Bill Clinton urges Caribbean to expand efforts to rejuvenate tourism

NASSAU, Bahamas Oct 3 CMC---Former United States President Bill Clinton Wednesday urged ‎Caribbean countries to continue to expand efforts to rejuvenate the regional tourist industry and guide the Caribbean...

ECCB Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Press Release:-  Address by Timothy Antoine, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is celebrating 35 years of existence,...

T&T gov’t says Sandals hotel project will spur economic growth on Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The Trinidad and Tobago government says the construction of the 750 room Sandals and Beaches Resort represents a major turning-point for the economy...

Saint Lucia makes significant contribution to State of Tourism Industry Conference

Saint Lucia Tourism Authority Press Release:-  Saint Lucia’s Tourism Minister, Honourable Dominic Fedee and Acting Chief Executive Officer at the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, Mrs. Tiffany Howard will join other...

World Bank funds for Saint Lucia

The World Bank has approved  a US$20 million for strengthening St. Lucia’s public health care system by improving accessibility, efficiency and responsiveness of key health services. “We are pleased to...

Coconut industry a main topic at Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2018

CARICOM Today:-  The coconut industry is a major item on the agenda of the Caribbean Week of Agriculture (CWA) which will be held in Bridgetown, Barbados next month. The Region’s mega agriculture...

ECCB to introduce new dollar bills

BASSETERRE (CMC) – The St Kitts-based Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) says it will be introducing new dollar bills next year. ECCB Deputy Governor, Trevor Brathwiate, speaking on WINN FM...
fuel

Fuel Price Adjustments for September 17, 2018

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...