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National Apprenticeship Programme

PRESS RELEASE: Tackling unemployment remains a top priority for the Government of Saint Lucia and in this regard, The National Apprenticeship Programme (NAP) within The Office of the Prime Minister,...

The IMF reaches an agreement with Barbados

Barbados Today:- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reached a staff-level agreement with Barbados on a US$290 million dollar economic programme under the Extended Fund Facility. The IMF’s Executive Board is...

Saint Lucia Exports Breadfruit to USA

PRESS RELEASE: Perineau’s Exports, a Saint Lucian exporter with guidance and assistance from Export Saint Lucia (TEPA) successfully exported a test shipment of breadfruit to Miami, Florida in the U.S....
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Fuel price 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...

Private sector speaks to distribution of tourism ‘wealth’

The Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture appears to be concerned about the distribution of wealth in the vital tourism sector. Writing in this month’s edition of ED’s Perspective,...

Venezuela Asks Business Sector to Increase Productivity, Support Economic Reforms

TeleSUR: Senior economy official El Aissami also said the government has been able to reach a pact with certain business representatives in the country to set fixed prices for 25...
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The Employee Assistance Programme identified as a “Bright Spot” in the Caribbean

PRESS RELEASE: Wednesday, August 22, 2018- The Department of the Public Service’s Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) has been featured in the Caribbean Leadership Project (CLP) Magazine entitled, “Celebrating the Caribbean...

Venezuela’s Sovereign Bolivar, Economic Reforms Go Into Effect

TeleSur: The new Venezuelan currency has five fewer zeros compared to the Bolivar, which will coexist for retail operations or smaller amount. The monetary measures announced by the Venezuelan government, as...

Barbados records increase in unemployment

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados has recorded a slight increase in unemployment during the period January to March this year as compared to the same period last year, the...

Saint Lucia plans to increase efforts to reduce food imports

Saint Lucia plans to 'significantly' increase efforts to reduce its food import bill with the help of this country's Taiwanese friends, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has disclosed. In a post...