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Saint Lucia Records over 1.2 Million Visitors In 2018

Castries, January 17, 2019 -- Saint Lucia has recorded its best performance ever in visitor arrivals, as it welcomed 1,218,294 visitors in 2018. That number represents a 10.2% increase...

Venezuela Minimum Wage Being Raised To US$6.70

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is boosting the minimum wage again amid the country's relentless battle against hyperinflation, AFP has reported in a dispatch from the Venezuelan capital, Caracas. Maduro presented...
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SLHTA Concerned About Saint Lucia’s Vulnerability

The President of the Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) cited Saint Lucia's vulnerability as a small Island state in a New Year's message to members of the...

SALCC Staff & Students Discuss Castries Vision 2030 Project

Staff and students of Sir Arthur Lewis Community College  (SALCC) have added their voices to the discussion on a new vision for Castries dubbed Castries Vision 2030, according to ...

Saint Lucia Poised To Get Increased Numbers Of Cruise Ship Passengers

Arresting that this country is seeing a 'bustling ' 2018/2019 cruise season, the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has announced that the Island is projected to realize increased numbers...

The Cost Of LPG Decreases In New Fuel Price Adjustments

The prices of LPG have decreased in the latest adjustments announced by the government, while the retail prices of gasoline (unleaded) and diesel remain unchanged. The price of kerosene has...

Another US University Could Set Up In Barbados

Barbados may soon be welcoming another American university to its shores, local reports say. According to Barbados Today, Prime Minister Mia Mottley revealed that talks with Chamberlain University have already...

ECCB Governor Says An Exciting Year Beckons

The year 2018 has been a relatively good one for the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) and an exciting year beckons in 2019. That's the word from Governor of the...
ubaldus raymond

Raymond: Airport Loan Will Not Put Pressure On Debt Servicing

Public Service Minister, Doctor Ubaldus Raymond, has defended the decision to borrow $100 million to redevelop Hewanorra International Airport (HIA). He told reporters this week that he was aware of...

Tourism Authority ‘Excited’ About Airport Redevelopment

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has welcomed plans for the redevelopment of  Hewanorra International Airport. Construction of the new airport is slated to begin early in 2019 with the...