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GOVERNMENT COMMITTED TO ADDRESSING EU ‘TAX HAVEN’ CONCERNS

Saint Lucia has not decided on whether it will review legislation which the European Union has described as a ‘harmful tax regime’ they say is designed to exclusively benefit foreign investors. The office of the Prime Minister says the government’s focus is to ensure Saint Lucia remains a competitive destination …

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COCONUT VENDORS DEFY RELOCATION ORDER

The convenience of buying coconut water from roadside coconut vendors along the Gros-Islet Highway is coming to an end. But, some defiant, placard bearing vendors on February 12, resisted relocation orders enforced by police and issued by the Gros-Islet Constituency Council. The vendors say their livelihoods would be at stake …

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TAIWAN DONATES TO EDUCATION PROGRAMS

The Republic of China (Taiwan) has contributed XCD $2.5 million towards a number of educational initiatives, including the integration of Information Technology in the classroom. The funds were recently handed over to Education Minister Dr. Gale Rigobert.  

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SCOTIABANK YIELDS TO NWU OVER OUTSTANDING BACK-PAY FOR STAFF

There is confirmation of relief for hundreds of workers of the soon to be sold Bank of Nova Scotia. Following weeks of intense negotiations and agitation by the workers, the directors of the bank have now agreed to honor the back pay for its employees. The decision to make good …

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