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PM Chastanet Delivers Maiden Budget Policy Address

Prime Minister and minister for finance Allen Chastanet presented his maiden budget to parliament on May 9th, under the theme – “building a new Saint Lucia”.

The 1.5 billion dollar estimates promised development based on an aggressive pro-growth plan.

The prime minister unveiled an ambitious tourism programme promising multiple luxury resorts and hard line cost cutting measures, including the closure of Radio Saint Lucia, combined with plans for privatization of other state agencies.

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