Saturday, October 19, 2019

Politics & Government

taxes

Chastanet: “New taxes to be less burdensome”

Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister Hon. Allen M. Chastanet, said recently that a new macro-economic policy is in order, as the fiscal health of Saint Lucia needs urgent attention. Mr. Chastanet...

George Odlum Memorial Celebration Committee to host 2nd annual memorial lecture

The family of the late George Odlum and The George Odlum Memorial Celebration Committee wish to announce the second annual lecture for St. Lucian politician and minister of government,...

SLP holds conference of delegates

Press Release:-On Sunday 2nd October the Saint Lucia Labour Party will hold the Open Session of its 2016 Conference of Delegates in Bellevue, in the constituency of Vieux Fort...
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Chastanet calls for new global direction in maiden address to UN

St. Lucia Saturday called for the world to move in a “new direction” and accused the bigger countries of isolating small island developing states (SIDS) in seeking solutions to...
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Caribbean governments criticized over marijuana legalization issue

Antigua Observer:- Regional governments have been called out for not moving sooner to decriminalise the use of the popular contraband, marijuana. Political analyst Peter Wickham said the governments of Caribbean countries...

Minister for Security refutes Television Report

Press Release:- Minister for National Security Senator Honourable Hermangild Francis has laid to rest any fears that there is strife or unease between the Ministry of Home Affairs, the...

SLP wants government to explain stoppage of CDB projects

Press Release:- The Saint Lucia Labour Party notes that whilst WASCO has denied that the water projects in Dennery North and Vieux Fort were stopped, the Permanent Secretary in the...

“Media persons must report the facts,” says PM’s Attache

The Prime Minister’s Attache, Nancy Charles, has asserted that media persons have an obligation to exercise due diligence and report the facts. Charles spoke in the aftermath of the widely...

Pierre calls for greater ease of travel in region

Former Tourism Minister, Philip J. Pierre, has asserted that there must be greater ease of travel in the Caribbean. "I am not speaking about travel in terms of transportation," Pierre...

PM Attends 71st Session of UN General Assembly in New York

Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet will from Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 attend the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 71). The General Assembly commenced on Monday September...