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U.S State Department names Saint Lucia as ‘major money laundering’ country

Saint Lucia has been categorized as a “Major Money Laundering Country” by the United States Department of State Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs. The annual report published in March 2017, details perceived deficiencies in Saint Lucia’s anti-money laundering infrastructure.  Volume II of the report on Money Laundering …

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Saint Lucia ranks number 2 in Americas for Press Freedom

Freedom House lists Saint Lucia as second best in the Americas region for press freedom in the 2017 freedom of the press index. Freedom House studied 35 countries in the Americas and found 46% has an environment conducive for a free press.   Saint Lucia ranks number one in the …

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OPM recognizes local media to commemorate World Press Freedom Day

The Saint Lucia government took time out to appreciate the local media fraternity on May 2nd. The Office of the Prime Minister [OPM] invited Saint Lucia’s press and media organizations to an honorary breakfast one day ahead of World Press Freedom Day. Senior communications officer at OPM, Nicole MacDonald underscored …

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection hosts border security professional exchange

Press Release April 28, 2017: U.S. Customs and Border Protection hosts border security professional exchange. On April 25-27, United States Customs and Border Protection hosted a Border Security Professional Exchange with CARICOM Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) member states and regional partners focused on issues of mutual concern related to border …

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