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Cindy Mclean Out As CIP Unit CEO

A new head of the Citizenship by Investment Unit [CIU] will take up the position in the coming weeks. Miguel Fevrier has been investigating and begins our reporting this evening.

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IICA Post Budget Agriculture Meeting

On Thursday, the Agriculture Department and the Inter American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) hosted a post budget meeting for agri-business owners at the union orchid gardens. The seminar featured a panel which looked at how to best allot the 2017/2018 allocations to improve the sector.

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NWU 4th Annual Bursary Awards

The National Workers Union (NWU) recently hosted its 4th annual bursary award ceremony. 30 students of union members who are employed in the hotel and tourism sector will be receiving financial support.

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Raymond O’Keiffe Remembered 1 Year On

OECS Media Statement by the Director General Dr. Didacus Jules Thursday, August 3, 2017 — Colleagues, today we remember the passing of someone who was among the most passionate voices for OECS integration, Raymond O’Keiffe.  It has been a year ago that we said goodbye to Raymond but I am sure …

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Micoud ICT Access Centre Officially Opens

PRESS RELEASE:-H.E. Douglas C.T. Shen was invited by Hon. Dr. Gale Rigobert, Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development to attend the official launching ceremony of Micoud ICT Access Centre on 2nd August, 2017. Ambassador Shen congratulated the people of Micoud community for having a newly built ICT …

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Saint Lucia Soleil Summer Festival Featured on ABC’s Morning Blend

PRESS RELEASE:-SAINT LUCIA (August 4, 2017) – The Saint Lucia Tourist Board (SLTB) has been hard at work promoting the island’s Soleil series of festivals in the US market. SLTB’s Director of Marketing for the US, Kelly Fontenelle-Clarke, appeared on ABC Tampa Bay’s Morning Blend Show on Wednesday, August 2. She was …

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Ritz-Carlton to open in Saint Lucia in 2021

THE RITZ-CARLTON’S LUXURY RESORT OFFERINGS IN EVER-POPULAR CARIBBEAN TO GROW WITH ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEW SAINT LUCIA PROPERTY Prime Minister Joins Commemorative Ceremony Celebrating Launch of Project FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Castries, SAINT LUCIA –– 3 August 2017 – The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part of Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) has …

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Hilaire Doubles Down CIP DSH Non-Approval Claims

The opposition SLP’s point man on investment is doubling down on his claims that the controversial DSH project has not been approved by Invest Saint Lucia and the citizenship by investment unit. This time, the Castries South MP has brought along his documentation.

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“Monkey” Makes Another Court Appearance

Francis Lalanne alias “monkey’ made another appearance before the courts on Thursday. The balata resident could face serious jail-time if convicted in connection with cases involving theft and the preparation of a crime.

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