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Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions concludes high level meet in St. Lucia

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PRESS RELEASE – The St. Lucia Co-operative Credit Union League has concluded a two day facilitation of the Caribbean Confederation of Credit Unions (CCCU), Board meeting in Saint Lucia. This highly productive visit comprised of the General Manager for the CCCU along with seven directors, Business Development and administrative personnel. The CCCU is the regional tertiary body which represents all ...

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IRD launches Electronic Payment Service

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PRESS RELEASE – The Inland Revenue Department today launched its Electronic Payment Service which enables taxpayers to make tax payments in the comfort of their homes or offices. Comptroller of Inland Revenue, Mrs. Sophia Henry is elated with this development which enhances our customer experience and led by example in making the first payment. This method is safer, convenient and ...

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Guiness is major sponsor of Rise Up Reggae Festival

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PRESS RELEASE – Guinness St Lucia is proud to be a sponsor of Rise Up Reggae Festival which promises stellar performances from headliners Jah Cure and Sizzla, Guinness, which has long been recognized for its support of musical artistes and concerts, particularly in the dancehall and reggae genres, promises to present the brand at Rise Up in an innovative way. ...

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Unicomer (Saint Lucia) Limited recognizes long service employees

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PRESS RELEASE – Unicomer (Saint Lucia) Limited trading in Saint Lucia and across the Caribbean as Courts St Lucia on Wednesday 15th March 2017, recognized 31 employees for their years of dedicated service to the company. The presentation ceremony which was held on the grounds of the newly constructed Courts Marisule complex saw in attendance members of the Unicomer Executive ...

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Massy: We have removed corned beef from Brazil off our shelves

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PRESS RELEASE – Upon receiving information from the Ministry of Health and Wellness on March 21st 2017, relating to the wholesomeness of corned beef imported from Brazil, Massy Stores conducted an inventory check of Massy Stores Supermarket, Gourmet, Mega and the warehouse. As instructed by the Ministry of Health and Wellness, we have removed the product off our shelves at ...

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Dolphin cove to pump US$3.5m into St Lucia Marine Park

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JAMAICA GLEANER – Dolphin Cove plans to pump another US$3.5 million ($450 million) into setting up its marine parks in St Lucia, its largest investment in nearly four years, which follows a change of ownership of the marine park. Dolphin Cove Limited wants to grow regionally beyond its present operations within Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. It has already secured ...

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Grace Kennedy’s response to corned beef issue

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PRESS RELEASE – GraceKennedy Limited confirms its full compliance with the directive of the Government of Jamaica to suspend sales of corned beef originating from Brazil and immediately withdraw the product from the Jamaican market. We stand ready to lend full support to the local regulators in resolving this issue as quickly as possible. GK wishes to assure our consumers ...

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Parking meters coming to Castries

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PRESS RELEASE– Pay-By-License-Plate Parking Terminals are coming to the City of Castries soon. The Terminals will be installed in the William Peter Boulevard and on various streets in the city. The new multi-space meters will help increase on-street parking turn-over and create more parking availability for shoppers and visitors to the City. Payment can be made by notes, coin, credit ...

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Flow supports virtual tutoring programme for teachers

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PRESS RELEASE – Flow continues to deepen its public sector and community relationships and work towards fulfilling its mission of ‘Connecting Communities and Transforming Lives.’ The company has announced a collaboration with the Curriculum and Materials Development Unit in the Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, in support of the 2017 edition of the Technology Integration Teacher Training Programme. Over ...

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IRD upgrades e-filing services

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GIS – Tax season is here. As such, Sophia Henry, the comptroller of the Inland Revenue Department (IRD), has urged the public to take advantage of the department’s e-filing services. Ms Henry suggests that the use of the system will result in a more convenient transaction for the user, as the process is quick, easy and efficient. “We have our ...

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Caribbean Association of Banks supports Harmonized Credit Reporting Bill

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PRESS RELEASE – The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) commends the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union’s (ECCU) Monetary Council for approving the Harmonized Credit Reporting Bill and Regulations for the OECS Region, at its 87th Meeting of the ECCU Monetary Council on 2nd March, 2017. The CAB views the approval of this bill as a step in the right direction to facilitate ...

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ITC team visit to St. Lucia begins today

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PRESS RELEASE – On the heels of Specialty Caribbean EXPO 2017, the Saint Lucia Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA) moved straight into the continuation of its Export Strategy capacity building program which began in January. The training is being led by the International Trade Centre (ITC) based in Geneva and is intended to strengthen local capacity to design, implement, monitor ...

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Courts St. Lucia celebrate “Volunteer Week of Activities 2017”

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PRESS RELEASE – Local furniture and electrical superstore Courts St Lucia on March 6th -11th hosted the company’s second annual “Volunteer Week of Activities” in an effort to bring value to the communities where they operate. Parent company of Courts, Unicomer Group, launched this corporate social responsibility initiative in 2016 throughout the Caribbean with the aim of using the skill ...

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Flow launches March Madness promotion

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PRESS RELEASE – Flow customers are getting chances to win in store, by signing up for TV, broadband and postpaid services and adding prepaid combo mobile plans in the month of March. The company’s attractive March Madness promotion offers subscribers the opportunity to get free services for up to six months. New subscribers to the TV service get free installation ...

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Harris Paints introduces new brand formulated for professionals

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PRESS RELEASE – The island’s leading paint company recently unveiled their newest line of decorative paints designed to help St Lucian professionals work within tight maintenance or renovation budgets providing a cost effective alternative where there is considerable pressure on prices. This innovative new line of Pro Speed Cover water-based, interior/ exterior products is the first commercial paint specially designed for the trade sector ...

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Proven completes purchase of Bank of St Lucia Int’l

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JAMAICA OBSERVER – Proven Investments Limited (PIL) indicated today, March 13, that it has completed purchase of the Bank of St Lucia International Limited (BOSLIL) from East Caribbean Financial Holding Company Limited (ECFH). PROVEN is an investment holding Company, incorporated in St Lucia and listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange. The newly owned entity will be renamed BOSLIL Bank. BOSLIL has ...

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‘SAY IT’ training workshop to mark World Consumer Rights Day

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PRESS RELEASE – The Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs will join the rest of the world in the observance of World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) on March 15, 2017 under the theme: “Consumer Rights In The Digital Age – Building A Digital World Consumers Can Trust”, as declared by Consumers International (CI). In recognition ...

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First Citizens and NWU industrial row

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PRESS RELEASE – An industrial row is brewing between the Management of First Citizens Investment Services Ltd and the National Workers Union (NWU). Negotiations between the financial services company and the National Workers Union have been successfully completed months ago. The parties agreed that pending official signing of the new industrial package, provisions within the new industrial accord would have ...

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Roseline Deterville shows love in Digicel February Text to Win

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PRESS RELEASE – Digicel on Tuesday February 28th, culminated its Text to Win promotion for the month of February- ‘Show the Love’. This promotion offered all Digicel customers the opportunity to win the grand prize of a weekend getaway for 2 at the Bay Gardens Beach Resort by playing the ‘Lovers of All Time’ game. To play, customers were required ...

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UWI launches scholarship for OECS students, honouring former ECCB governor

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JAMAICA OBSERVER – The University of the West Indies (UWI) has launched a memorial scholarship in honour of the late economist and former governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Sir Dwight Venner, who died in December last year. Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of the Cave Hill campus, Professor V Eudine Barriteau said the scholarship highlights Venner’s contribution to ...

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Expedia customers from Toronto denied entry to St. Lucia due to passport

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GLOBAL NEWS – A Toronto couple who paid more than $5,000 for a trip to St. Lucia were denied entry because one of their passports was less than three months from expiring. Sean Skinner and his girlfriend Laura planned a one-week vacation to the Caribbean island last September through Expedia. “When the website didn’t prove to be too user-friendly, (Laura) ...

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Statement on the sale of BOSLIL to Proven

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PRESS RELEASE – In December 2016, East Caribbean Financial Holding Company Limited (“ECFH”) and PROVEN Investments Limited (“PROVEN”) made public the signing of a Sales Agreement, for the Share Sale and Purchase of ECFH’s wholly owned international financial services subsidiary, Bank of Saint Lucia International Limited (“BOSLIL”) to PROVEN, subject to regulatory approval. In a joint statement today, the two ...

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Young St. Lucian launches apparel business

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Entrepreneurs are seen as the backbone of any economy as they provide desperately needed jobs for the populace. One young St. Lucian entrepreneur is now looking to expand into new and interesting areas away from his traditional base. Shamar Marcus is no stranger to St. Lucians; he founded and lead the drone company Skycrew Aerial Photography and through it brought St. ...

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Dive St. Lucia now world’s first LEED Platinum Certified dive centre

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PRESS RELEASE – Since filling the custom-designed, rainwater-filled dive training pool for the first time in 2014, Dive Saint Lucia (DSL) has experienced swift success. This is based on a sterling reputation for safety, quality, professionalism and the service driven approach of some of the island’s best PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) practitioners. After only two years of operation, ...

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Digicel launches Samsung Galaxy S7 giveaway for March

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PRESS RELEASE – Digicel St. Lucia has launched yet another exciting and cool promotion to coincide with the new month of March. Dubbed ‘I Spy’, this Text to Win Promotion will give Digicel customers the opportunity to vie for a brand new Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone by simply registering and participating. To join in the excitement, customers simply text the ...

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Du Boulay’s bottling company celebrates major milestone

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PRESS RELEASE – Du Boulay’s Bottling Company Ltd. (DBC) celebrates its 45th Anniversary of operations in St. Lucia this month. The company, which was formed by four brothers Dunstan, Tony, Leslie and Frank Du Boulay, began operations in 1972 with a modest production plant, one truck and twelve members of staff and is now the leading soft drinks manufacturer in ...

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Hundreds gather worldwide to support IGY Marinas initiative

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PRESS RELEASE – More than 400 volunteers gathered this past weekend to participate in IGY Marinas’ annual philanthropic initiative, Inspire Giving through You. The company’s corporate staff, marina associates, Anchor Club Strategic Partners, yacht owners, captains and crew members spent the day supporting local charitable organizations in the Caribbean and Latin America. “IGY Marinas is truly humbled to see so ...

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St. Lucia to improve World Bank business ranking

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GIS – The second National Forum on Doing Business in Saint Lucia will address impediments to the investment process. The Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs will soon host the second National Forum on Doing Business in Saint Lucia. Held under the theme “Improving Efficiency in the Business Environment,” the forum will help to assess ...

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Moses Jn. Baptiste attends Eastern Caribbean Bank conference

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PRESS RELEASE – Parliamentary Representative and former Minister for Agriculture, Cooperatives and Fisheries Hon. Moses Jn. Baptiste is today representing the Opposition at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Growth Dialogue at the Banks headquarters in St. Kitts . The Growth Dialogue brings both governmental and non- governmental representatives across the currency union to find consensus on priorities and strategies for ...

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Work underway on DSH general site

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Preparatory work has begun at the general site of the Desert Star Holdings Project Ltd (DSH). The work, which commenced last week, is taking place on a portion of land between the George Odlum Stadium which now houses the St. Jude Hospital and the Beausejour Agricultural Complex. The work, which is expected to last for a few weeks, includes the ...

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St. Lucia Yellow Pages goes Yello

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PRESS RELEASE – Invited guests, attendees and staff of Yello good evening. I would like to take this opportunity to extend a warm welcome to you all for being here at the official launch of this new chapter in our company’s story – the beginning of our Yello journey. The journey to Yello has been a long one. It took ...

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Proposed dolphin facility at Pigeon Island not good for St. Lucia’s image, says Devaux family

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In an open letter, dated Feb. 23, 2017 to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, on the 38th anniversary of the opening of the Pigeon Island National Park, the Devaux family has called on Chastanet to stop the proposed dolphin facility at Pigeon Island. The family said this commercial activity will destroy the “essence” of Pigeon Island and the negative publicity surrounding ...

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Sandals Chairman to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

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PRESS RELEASE – Chairman of Sandals Resorts International Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart will receive the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award at the Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) 2017, to be held in April in Miami. CHRIS is considered the most important event for those interested in hotel and resort investment in the Caribbean. Having already achieved a long list of ...

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Beausejour Agriculture workers accuse management of victimisation

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After one week of industrial action, workers at the Beausejour Agriculture Complex in Vieux-Fort still have no inkling when their occupational health and safety issues will be addressed. And they are determined to stay off their jobs until the situation improves at their work place. They described the dilapidated building in which they work “an eyesore”. According to the workers, ...

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CIBC First Caribbean assists start-up companies

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PRESS RELEASE – A number of start-up companies and young people with great business ideas will soon get an additional avenue to bring their plans to fruition. Ten Habitat, a non-profit organisation which focuses on developing investor-ready start-up Caribbean entrepreneurs and regional bank CIBC FirstCaribbean have partnered in a venture to support local and regional start-ups. Gary Brown, Chief Executive ...

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Bay Gardens Resorts discontinues use of ESP products

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PRESS RELEASE – The Green Globe certified resort chain, Bay Gardens Resorts has discontinued the use all Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) products throughout their properties. Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) products are very harmful to the environment as they are manufactured from non-renewable fossil fuels and synthetic chemicals which cannot be recycled or reused.  Studies have shown that animals sometimes mistake EPS for ...

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Power breakfast with Chamber’s HR managers a success

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PRESS RELEASE – HR Managers from among members of the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture participated in a Human Resource Forum as part of the Chamber’s Power Breakfast series of engagements with members. Under the theme “What Keeps You Up at Night” the Chamber sort to a firm understanding of what are the critical issues in Human ...

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St. Lucian woman’s advocacy group featured in New York Times

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Alene Mathurin’s My Nanny Circle, a group focusing on the training and empowering of caregivers, was featured in The New York Times yesterday, Feb. 16. Mathurin held a seminar last Saturday in Midtown, which, according to the newspaper, covered topics like early-childhood development, résumé building and mental health. About 90 nannies attended, according to the report. My Nanny Circle was ...

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Saltchuk’s Tropical Shipping contributes to St Lucia Youth Business Trust

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PRESS RELEASE – The St Lucia Youth Business Trust (SLYBT) is the recipient of US$15000.00 grant from the parent company of Tropical Shipping, Saltchuk Company. Saltchuk is a privately owned family of diversified transportation and distribution companies headquartered in Seattle and provides air cargo, domestic and international shipping and logistics, marine services throughout North America and the Caribbean. Saltchuk Caribbean ...

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Free viewing of HBO and Max this weekend with Flow

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PRESS RELEASE – This weekend Flow has an exciting treat for its TV customers. They will be able to view all HBO and Max channels free, all weekend long! With this new offer, dubbed ‘HBO Free Preview Weekend,’ all HBO and Max channels will available without a subscription to allow customers to take their viewing experience to the next level ...

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BOSL employee receives CAB Chartered Banker Scholarship Award

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PRESS RELEASE – The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) is excited to announce the winner of a 100% Scholarship award to pursue the Chartered Banker MBA programme with a leading UK Business School, the Bangor University. In collaboration with the Bangor University Business School, the CAB has been able to extend this significant opportunity to its members. On the basis ...

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Flexible payment options for CIBC FirstCaribbean cardholders

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PRESS RELEASE – Making payments by debit and credit card just got a whole lot easier for customers of CIBC FirstCaribbean. The use of Chip-enabled cards is becoming more prevalent for Caribbean card holders, and CIBC FirstCaribbean just upped the ante with the provision of Chip & PIN and “contactless” card payments “smart cards” for its Visa cardholders. Unlike the ...

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General Counsel for Digicel Caribbean compares Net Neutrality to Brexit

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PRESS RELEASE – Speaking at the 11th Capacity Caribbean Conference in Puerto Rico, David Geary, General Counsel for Digicel Caribbean, compared the debate on Net Neutrality to that of Brexit in the United Kingdom. In his presentation, he outlined that no one really knows what either Brexit or Net Neutrality means as both mean different things to different people, and ...

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Eco Adventures Tours to host Independence Day Rain Forest Cross Island Hike

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PRESS RELEASE – On Wednesday 22nd February, 2017, Eco Adventures Tours in collaboration with Tropic Trails Island Adventures is honoured to be hosting the 2nd Annual ‘Independence Day Rain Forest Cross Island Hike’. The theme for this year’s hike is ‘Let’s Love Our Island Home’ Come experience the fastest growing national event, geared towards the appreciation of Saint Lucia’s untapped ...

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Loads of cash and prizes in Flow Independence Day Promotion

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PRESS RELEASE – In celebration of Saint Lucia’s 38th Independence Anniversary, Flow has launched a ‘Text to Win’ promotion that rewards its customers with loads of prizes, and will make Independence Day an even more joyous occasion for many of them. To participate in the promotion, customers just have to respond to the question, ‘What does 758 mean to you?’ ...

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St. Lucian promoted to General Manager of Rodney Bay Marina

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The Rodney Bay Marina has appointed a new General Manager and he is a St. Lucia native. Sean Devaux, a St. Lucian, will take the reigns of a company in which he has contributed to significantly over the past several years. Prior to his promotion, Devaux was boatyard manager followed by operations manager at the St. Lucia marina. Devaux has extensive ...

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“VAT cut will weaken St. Lucia’s finances” – IMF

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The latest VAT cuts will put pressure on the fiscal position of St. Lucia according to the IMF. The view was stated in a report after an IMF team visited the island late last month. “In the meantime, the fiscal package announced by the government under the “Five to Stay Alive” initiative, which includes a reduction of the VAT rate from ...

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Unite for safer internet, says Flow

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PRESS RELEASE – As the world observes Safer Internet Day today, leading telecommunications provider Flow is urging all stakeholders to join together to make the internet a better place for all, especially young children and teenagers. “From cyberbullying to social networking, each year Safer Internet Day aims to raise awareness of emerging online issues and chooses a topic reflecting current concerns,” ...

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Snap and Sell, a mobile marketplace for St. Lucians

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PRESS RELEASE – Snap & Sell is a online marketplace that allows anyone to post goods they’re selling or find what others have to offer in St. Lucia. Snap & Sell is a FREE to download and FREE to use mobile app for buyers and sellers alike. Selling an item is easy, simply snap a photo, add the price and ...

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IMF predicts slow economic growth for St. Lucia in 2017

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The International Monetary Fund has predicted slow growth for St. Lucia in 2017 as reductions in various revenue generation means take hold. The IMF expects the country to grow at a rate of 0.5% this year, 0.3 percentile points below last year’s recorded figure and more than 1.3 percentile points less than in 2015. The IMF release came after a January ...

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Young St. Lucian couple launches EasyClickBooks.com to help students find textbooks

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PRESS RELEASE – Our children deserve every opportunity to succeed and providing them with these opportunities can be difficult, especially ensuring they have all the required textbooks. Unfortunately, over 60% of our children don’t obtain all their textbooks. This in turn makes it difficult for them to participate in class and study. www.EasyClickBooks.com  would like to solve this problem. Here ...

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Start Up Fete in St. Lucia

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PRESS RELEASE – Startup Fete is a one day event organized by Junior Achievement St Lucia designed to inspire Junior Achievement Company Program participants to develop innovative business ideas while teaching business idea development techniques. Participants pitch their best ideas and inspire others to join their team. Throughout the day teams focus on customer development, marketing, validating their ideas, developing ...

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Saint Lucia drops in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ ranking

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The World Bank’s Doing Business Ranking 2017 report has been released, but it’s not all good news for Saint Lucia. The island has dropped in the global rankings from 78 to 86, out of 190 countries. New Zealand has taken over the number one spot from Singapore, which is now second, followed by Denmark. According to the report, Saint Lucia ...

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Invest Saint Lucia team visits GP Group’s projects in Bulgaria

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PRESS RELEASE – A delegation from Invest Saint Lucia – comprising Chairman Pinkley Francis, Deputy Chairman Jodi Boodhoo and Chief Executive Officer, McHale Andrew – travelled to Bulgaria from January 24th to 28th 2017, for a series of project site visits, meetings and discussions with the principals of the GP Group and their associated clients, investment partners and Government officials. The ...

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WLBL wins big at the 2017 Chamber Awards

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PRESS RELEASE – Windward and Leeward Brewery Limited (WLBL), a part of the HEINEKEN Company, has been named Business of the Year at the 2017 St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. In addition to this great achievement, WLBL also grabbed the awards for Excellence in Human Resource Development and Corporate Leadership. Sebastian Sanchez, Managing Director of WLBL, indicated: “This ...

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Chamber luncheon to discuss Pearl of the Caribbean Project

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PRESS RELEASE – The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture is pleased to announce an Executive Luncheon to discuss the much talked about Pearl of the Caribbean Project. Members of the Business Community are invited to take part in a Presentation and Discussion on the Desert Star Holding Project being organized by the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry ...

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Peter and Company Distribution celebrates Chamber awards winners

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PRESS RELEASE – Last Saturday’s St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Business and Agriculture Awards, celebrated innovation and excellence as well as the community spirit and concern for the environment. “These are just some of the reasons, among others, why Peter and Company Distribution was proud to be associated once again with this national stage where excellence in the business community is ...

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Island Routes to expand services DMC services to St. Lucia

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PRESS RELEASE – Island Routes Caribbean Adventures is proud to announce that it is extending its esteemed services as a Destination Management Company. The expansion will see Island Routes increase its ground handling services throughout the Caribbean including St. Lucia, Antigua, Barbados and Grenada. After successfully providing full Destination Management services for industry leaders including Air Canada Vacations, BookIt.com, Hyatt Ziva ...

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Massy Stores teams up with Cutty Ranks Barber Shop

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PRESS RELEASE – For five (5) years now Cutty Ranks Barbershop has been promotion good personal hygiene and self-confidence among youth, one school at a time. The Community Outreach and Grooming Programme is the brainchild of Barber Bannah Seffren (owner of Cutty Ranks Barber Shop) and his wife Janna, and sees the care of over two thousand students (2,000) from ...

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Flow launches Valentine’s promotion

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PRESS RELEASE – Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and Flow is offering a fabulous romantic treat to customers looking to show their love to someone special in its newly launched ‘Let Your Love Show’ Valentine’s Promotion. From now until February 13, all new customers who activate any of Flow’s 9-day Combo mobile plans on a newly activated SIM will receive ...

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New mobile app linking restaurants and customers launched in St. Lucia

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PRESS RELEASE – Creativity and innovation have joined hands with culinary advances to bring an exciting new development to the Saint Lucian dining, hospitality and perhaps tourism stage – leading food lovers and appetites to restauranteurs and their exciting creations. With an increasingly fast-paced lifestyle and reliance on digital technology, Saint Lucia and the rest of the world, are seeing ...

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Seaboard Marine arrives in Saint Lucia

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PRESS RELEASE – Seaboard Marine’s inaugural vessel arrived in Saint Lucia yesterday, January 31. The company now offers a new weekly service departing from Port Miami, Florida with a five-day transit to Castries, St. Lucia. “This direct, weekly service enhancement gives our valued customers an early departure and the shortest available transit time to St. Lucia. With same day cargo availability ...

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Caribbean Assn of Banks voices support for National Bankers Assn on FATCA

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  PRESS RELEASE – The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) fully supports Bankers Associations at the country level, in their efforts to have their respective governments finalize their FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) Inter- Governmental Agreements (IGAs) with the Government of the USA. CAB remains concerned about the number of Caribbean countries which do not yet have IGAs in ...

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Trifarm launches online portal for farmers

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PRESS RELEASE – On Monday January 23, 2017, St. Lucian start-up “Tri Farm Company Ltd.” launched a new online platform. The new website, ‘trifarmltd.com’ connects producers and buyers of agricultural products in a novel way. The online portal is built on a predictive model which allows farmers to input crop data, enabling buyers to forecast market conditions months in advance.  Founder of ...

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