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Sugar Beach Employee Awarded Royal Household Hospitality Scholarship

Royal Household Hospitality Scholarship The Office of the Governor General is pleased to announce that Mrs. Sema Flavien employed at Sugar Beach: A Viceroy Resort is the successful applicant from Saint Lucia to be awarded the Royal Household Hospitality Scholarship which was announced during His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales’ tour of the …

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Teddyson John grabs Nigerian Afrosoca nod

PRESS RELEASE – St. Lucia’s Teddyson John (TJ) continues to make global industry breakthroughs with yet another international music nomination. On Friday May 5th TJ received official news of his nomination for the 12th Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEA) under the ‘Afrosoca Artist Category’. The Nigerian Entertainment Awards is an annual …

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DSH Redraws Southern Causeway

Chairman of Desert Star Holdings Ltd, Teo Ah Khing on May 10th unveiled a different version of proposed plans for the construction of a man-made causeway off the south east coast near Vieux-Fort. The previous ‘Southern Causeway’ initially presented by DSH, linked the mainland to the protected Maria Islands. The DSH …

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Unemployment Dropped in 1st Quarter

The latest job numbers from the Central Statistics Department confirms national unemployment has declined. Between January and March of 2017, 20.1% of Saint Lucians were out of work.  The numbers for the typically busy shopping period in during the previous 4th quarter of 2016 were not positive. Unemployment then stood …

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OECS Trade Mission holds consultations in Member States

Strengthening Regional and International Trade. Tuesday, May 9, 2017 — Intra-regional and international trade potential has been strengthened following a recent OECS Trade Mission held in St. Lucia, Martinique and Dominica from April 24-28th 2017. Minister of Agriculture for St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Hon. Saboto Caesar, lead the delegation …

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Global Value Chain Analysis for Saint Lucia

PRESS RELEASE Castries, May 10th, 2017; The Organization of American States (OAS), Duke University and the Department of Commerce partner to provide training and research in Global Value Chain Analysis for Saint Lucia. The Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs, with the assistance of the Organization of American States …

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Saltchuk – Tropical Shipping Grant Funds Available

Through the St. Lucia Youth Business Trust, Tropical Shipping has made available grant funds for young St. Lucian Entrepreneurs. The funds will assist start-ups with an impactful scalable business model. The St Lucia Youth Business Trust (SLYBT) invites persons 18 to 25 years old to apply for grant support. Simply …

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IMPACT Justice hosts 3rd Technical Advisory Group

PRESS RELEASE – The Canadian Government funded Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) Project is hosting 3 Technical Advisory Group meetings at the Bay Gardens Hotel, Gros Islet, Rodney Bay, St. Lucia on May 11th and 12th, 2017. These meetings will serve to assist the Project as …

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OPM Distances itself from Chastanet Comments

Recent comments from Michael Chastanet, father of Prime Minister Allen Chastanet have prompted the Office of the Prime Minister [OPM] to issue an official rebuttal on May 9th, 2017. Michael Chastanet a leading Saint Lucian businessman and, talk-show host made the controversial remarks targeted at Clergyman Father Kevin Murray during his ‘Open …

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PM to table 2017/18 Appropriation Bill Today

Prime Minister Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service,Honourable Allen Michael Chastanet will on Tuesday 09 May 2017 at 5:00p.m. table the Appropriation Bill 2017/2018 and deliver his first Budget Address. At the House of Assembly Meeting the Prime …

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