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Public service training institute launched

Tuesday, May 24, 2016-   The Training Division of the Ministry of the Public Service, Information and Broadcasting, currently operates two training rooms, one with a seating capacity of fifteen...

Saint Lucia implements open ship registry

Castries – Wednesday, April 25, 2016 – The Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA) after a thorough review of the Shipping Amendment Act is pleased to announce...
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Ministry statement on exams and elections

The Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development and Labour wishes to assure all candidates/students who are writing the Caribbean Examinations Council’s (CXC) Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC) and the...

SLP plans to put more money in pockets

Hon. Emma Hippolyte, Minister for Commerce, Business Development, Investment and Consumer Affairs, announced plans today to increase the personal Income Tax allowance from $18,000.00 to $30,000 for all St...

Update on St. Jude hospital

Our government is extremely pleased that St. Jude Hospital is finally nearing completion. There have been many challenges in completing this hospital and I must admit that this process...

CARILEC elects new Chairman

On Tuesday, May 17th, the Twenty Eighth Annual General Meeting of the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) was held at the Marriott Beach Resort in Grand Cayman. The proceedings...

SLP promises health care for all

Hon. Alvina Reynolds, Minister for Health, Wellness, Human Services and Gender Relations, spoke with passion and commitment today at an SLP Press Conference as she described the SLP’s intention...

SLP says VAT rumours untrue

Rumours that the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) will increase VAT to 17 per cent if re-elected are an absolute fabrication from the United Workers Party (UWP), designed solely...

Central Bakery and NWU reach agreement

The National Workers Union (NWU) has successfully established the first industrial agreement in the Bakery Sector. The Management of Amurbroise Company Limited, generally known as Central Bakery, and officials from...

Chastanet wants word on election observers

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia –Wednesday, May 25, 2016 – The United Workers Party is concerned at the silence of the Government of St. Lucia on the issue of official observers...