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Stakeholder consultation on tobacco control

GIS – NCDC AIMS TO FIND STRATEGIC WAYS TO REDUCE THE CONSUMPTION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS. The Ministry of Health and Wellness has addressed the issue of tobacco consumption via a stakeholder consultation held at the National Mental Wellness Centre earlier this week. Among the key areas discussed was a review …

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Saint Lucia wins first place in FCCA essay competition

GIS – THE WINNING ESSAY WAS WRITTEN BY ALEX JUNIOR GUSTAVE FROM THE LEON HESS SECONDARY SCHOOL. The Department of Tourism, Information and Broadcasting is pleased to announce that Saint Lucia won first place in the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Essay Competition (Senior Division). The winning entry was developed …

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Opposition Leader Takes On With-Holding Tax Issue

The Saint Lucia Labour Party has sought to clarify the sandals resorts international with-holding tax issue during its tenure in office. Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre says the SLP administration chose not to intervene in the tax dispute, in the interest of fairness on the sides of the luxury resort …

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Frank Myers-Exemption A Policy Decision

Meanwhile, chartered accountant Frank Myers says it appears that government’s decision to grant sandals resorts international a 100% with-holding tax exemption for 2001 to 2009, was a policy decision based on stability in a vital sector.

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$2.5 Million For Jacmel Road Repairs

Jacmel drivers are breathing a collective sigh of relief. The infrastructure ministry has unveiled plans to effect much-needed repairs to the Jacmel road. According to officials, all is going as planned for the road rehabilitation project.

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Massy Gourmet Officially Re-Opens

Massy stores has officially reopened the doors to its gourmet branch. The re-structured store now offers 10 exciting services to customers, from a deli café to a butcher counter and salads. The gourmet branch also provides freshly packed seafood. Minister Responsible For Commerce Bradley Felix commended the supermarket chain for …

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Resource recovery pilot project launched – GIS

A resource recovery depot project has been launched by Jua Kali Ltd. Jua Kali is a profit-for-purpose social enterprise that seeks to provide sustainable waste management solutions in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), brokered through strategic partnerships. The idea is the passion project of Laurah John, which stemmed from her …

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