Finance/Business

CAGE St Lucia announces Progressive Mystery Jackpot Games

(PRESS RELEASE) – Shamaine Tench, General Manager (Ag) of CAGE St Lucia today announced that its popular and exciting new Progressive Mystery Jackpot Games, ‘Caribbean CASH,’ have caught-on on Saint Lucia with 36 winners as of February 28, 2020. Tench said: “our players have rewarded us with their significantly increased play, excitement and their socially engaging experiences which, we are ...

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Chamber Encounter

(PRESS RELEASE) – Proceeding the successful hosting of the “Government of St. Lucia’s eGovernment Agenda” Encounter on Tuesday 18th February 2020, the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture is pleased to announce another edition of the Encounter Series. As Business Development and Education initiatives continue to play a leading role in the Chamber’s 2020 Calendar of engagements, crucial ...

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Labour Department investigating Hylyne Poultry complaints

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Labour Department is in formal receipt of a complaint by former workers of Hylyne Poultry Farm Limited and is working with all parties to amicably resolve the outstanding matters. On February 6, 2020 a senior Officer of the Labour Department met with the representative of the past owners of Hylyne Poultry Farm, to discuss complaints from ...

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CCC and NWU mend wounds with help of Labour Department

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Castries Constituencies Council (CCC) and the National Workers Union (NWU) have amicably resolved their grievances, pertaining to the position of a staff member which was made redundant. This matter was resolved following a conciliation meeting at the Department of Labour on Thursday February 27, 2020. The CCC agreed to reinstate the position effective February 24, 2020 ...

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WASCO responds to Richard Frederick’s statement on ‘Can I Help You’ program

(PRESS RELEASE) – WASCO has been made aware of an MBC Television Saint Lucia broadcast dated February 20, 2020 with Mr. Richard Frederick concerning the tender process for the John Compton Dam De-silting (JCD)Project more particularly the Sediment Disposal Area (SDA). This broadcast stated that WASCO prepared a list for prequalification criteria and that only one company, owned by Rayneau ...

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Prime Minister’s Independence Ball to fund even more charities in 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) – It’s become the most sought-after ticket on Saint Lucia’s Independence calendar of events: The Annual Prime Minister’s Independence Ball. Since inception in 2017, this charitable fundraiser event has helped 23 charities and organizations, in the process distributing well over half a million dollars to such causes. In some cases tears of joy have been shed by some ...

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Castries Constituency Council workers return to work

(PRESS RELEASE) – Workers attached to the Sanitation and Works Department at the Castries Constituency Council (CCC) have gone back to work, after what appeared to be strike action. Workers downed tools on Monday and Tuesday this week without their trade union representative, the National Workers Union, formally informing CCC management of the reason for the industrial action. In light ...

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CSA Executive Council elections – Deadline for nominations

(PRESS RELEASE) – Members of the St. Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) are informed that in conformity with Section (6.3) of the CSA’s Constitution, members of the Association who wish to run for office as members of the Executive Council and as Trustees, are asked to submit a completed Nomination Form, Copy of your National Identification Card (front and back), ...

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Dream to Reality Course 2020 pilot

(PRESS RELEASE) – SLUDTERA would like to inform its readers and followers that the Dream to Reality Course 2020 Pilot is accepting applications. Applications close on Friday February 28th 2020 at 5 pm (AST). The Dream to Reality Course for Women is a FREE blended course with 13 modules, for women between the ages of 18-45 years. It’s an initiative ...

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Labour Department summons CCC and National Workers Union to urgent meeting

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Labour Department is investigating the unfolding situation at the Castries Constituencies Council regarding the position of a staff member which was made redundant. As such the Acting Labour Commissioner Miss Cornelia Jn. Baptiste has summoned the Management of the CCC and the workers bargaining agent the National Workers Union to an urgent meeting to resolve this ...

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Squeeze Cash to offer Caribbean new multi-currency feature

(ANNSVG) – The digital payments landscape in the Caribbean has a relatively new entrant that is already expanding its reach by introducing a multi-currency feature in March 2020. Squeeze Cash, an Eastern Caribbean-based fintech start-up founded in 2019, provides mobile payment solutions currently to more than 2800 individuals and over 100 small and medium businesses primarily in St. Vincent & ...

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Southern business community to be updated on work of public service providers

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Chamber will host its third engagement focused on Southern Business Community for this year on March 5th 2020. “Conversation on Services to the South” is Chamber led initiative which attempts to address the poor quality of public services affecting business operations in the south of the island. The panel includes representatives from Invest St. Lucia, LUCELEC, ...

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Resilient FICS celebrates staff

(PRESS RELEASE) – Financial Investment and Consultancy Services, FICS – has awarded its top performers as it prepares for yet another milestone, is 30th anniversary. The annual luncheon of Financial Investment and Consultancy Services is designed as a celebration for yet another year of triumph in the complex world of finance. Chairman of locally owned financial services institution – Lorne ...

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Proposed sale of Canadian Banks in the Caribbean under review

(PRESS RELEASE) – Governor Timothy Antoine of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has confirmed that his organisation is reviewing applications for the intended sale of banking assets within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) jurisdiction. Governor Antoine spoke at a press briefing on Friday 14 February 2020, following the 95th Meeting of the ECCU Monetary Council at ECCB headquarters ...

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St. Lucian female chocolate maker recognized internationally

(FORBES) – Women have long ruled the kitchens of the Caribbean, but sadly the restaurants of the region do not depict this norm. Surveys have revealed anywhere between 7 percent and 20 percent female representation within the global restaurant sector— the Caribbean is no exception to this reality. But a female counter-culture is slowly beginning to emerge. In privately owned ...

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Another year of Campari Carnival for the region

(PRESS RELEASE) – Continuously raising the bar and increasing its regional footprint is one of several key actions for Campari in the Caribbean. The Italian icon, which is known for its style, flair, distinct taste, and features in some of the world’s most popular cocktails has made the Caribbean its new home, bolstering the drinking experience of the region with ...

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Fuel price adjustments

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of gasoline, diesel, kerosene, LPG 20, 22 and 100 lb cylinders has changed. The price changes take effect from Monday, February 24, 2020. GASOLINE decreased from $2.96 to $2.88 ...

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Prime Minister takes aim at US, UK financial regulations

(GIS) – Prime Minister of Saint Lucia and immediate past Chairman of CARICOM, Hon. Allen Chastanet, spoke at the 31st Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the CARICOM. He highlighted a number of challenges confronting member states including climate change, blacklisting by the European Union, adversities facing small island states in the international community, the ongoing ...

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Dine in the Dark – Fundraiser for Blind Welfare Association now slated for February 29th

(PRESS RELEASE) – The BodyHoliday Hotel will on February 29th host a fundraiser with a difference for the St. Lucia Blind Welfare Association. It is promoting concept called “Dine in the Dark” where diners supporting the fundraiser will be blindfolded. The purpose of the exercise is to give sighted persons an appreciation of what it is like dine without sight. ...

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PM Chastanet welcomes positive comments on CIP’s impact on economic performance of St Lucia and OECS

(PRESS RELEASE) – Prime Minister of St. Lucia, Allen Chastanet and other Regional Citizenship by Investment (CIP) countries are welcoming positive statements made by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the impact of the CIP to the socio-economic structure of participating countries. The IMF is recognizing the programme as a significant contributor to revenues and lauds the programme for assisting ...

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Republic Bank (EC) meets Saint Lucia business community

(PRESS RELEASE) – Republic Bank (EC), on Thursday 13th Feb 2019, signaled to the corporate community of Saint Lucia that it was ready to do business. This, at the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture’s first Executive Luncheon for 2020. To a packed room of over 70 business executives from various sectors including shipping, legal, commerce, banking, insurance, ...

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Climate change, blacklisting and regional integration highlighted in outgoing CARICOM Chairman’s address

(PRESS RELEASE) – As he delivered his outgoing address as Caribbean Community Chairman, Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet called for increased attention on climate change, blacklisting by the European Union, the adversities facing small island states in the international community, the ongoing situation in Venezuela and the withdrawal of correspondent banking services from the region. Prime Minister Chastanet ...

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Residents in the north of the island to experience further delays in accessing the water supply

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Water and Sewerage Company Inc (WASCO) regrets to inform consumers in the north of the island that emergency repairs on our raw water mains in Vanard on Friday February 14th 2020, is believed to have compromised the integrity of the raw water line from the John Compton dam to the Theobalds Treatment Plant. This has led ...

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BOSL to host second Own Your Home showcase and seminar

(PRESS RELEASE) – Bank of Saint Lucia hosted its inaugural Own Your Home Showcase and Seminar in November, 2019 at the Harbor Club, Rodney Bay. The Showcase & Seminar brought together current and prospective customers under one roof with the objective of bringing them one step closer to the reality of owning their own home. Following the successful hosting of ...

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Social workers attend software refresher course

(GIS) – A data gathering tool is seeking to help institutions that work with juveniles better manage their cases for more effective outcomes. The social work-related software, Therascribe, includes features such as appointment reminders, appointment scheduling, assessments, and treatment plans. It allows health workers access to the same information. Recently, a refresher course was conducted for the use of the ...

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Global investors look to diversify portfolios amid coronavirus chaos

(PRESS RELEASE) – The outbreak of the coronavirus, coupled with record valuations in equity markets, has triggered a global sell-off of high-risk investments and a significant shift in sentiment among global investors. Accompanying the dip is a well-reported surge into traditional safe-haven assets such as gold. As global investors remain concerned that the virus could become far more globally significant, ...

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Address by Prime Minister at 31st Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community

(PRESS RELEASE) – It was a great honour for me over the past six months to have held the chairmanship of the Caribbean Community. Given that I am still virtually new to the scene in terms of political pedigree, the role allowed me to follow closer up, and to be more deeply involved in, the tremendous strides which this Community ...

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General procurement notice: Closure Plan for Vieux Fort Landfill

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Government of Saint Lucia (GOSL) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of consultancy services to develop a Closure Plan for Vieux Fort Landfill and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued. Payments by CDB ...

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Three Saint Lucians attend World Summit 2020 in Korea

(PRESS RELEASE) – Despite the global panic around the coronavirus outbreak, three Saint Lucian delegates, joined the 7,000 heads of state, entrepreneurs, academics, media and religious leaders who journeyed to the KINTEX Exhibition Center in Korea from February 3-5 for peace talks to contribute their expertise to bringing solutions to conflict on every level of society. The Universal Peace Federation ...

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Chamber and SLASPA getting down to the business of Port Castries

(PRESS RELEASE) – Improving the operations and service quality delivered to firms involved in import/export was the subject of the dialogue between members of the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture and the Management of the St. Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), when they met on the morning of Wednesday 12th February, 2020 at the Chamber ...

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Small business tax filing workshop

(PRESS RELEASE) – As part of the thrust to train and empower small business owners, the Ministry of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs, through the Small Enterprise Development Unit (SEDU) will be hosting a series of Small Business Tax Filing Workshops. The workshop is geared towards small business owners whose businesses are registered as a sole ...

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Export Saint Lucia set to Launch the National Export Strategy

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Government of Saint Lucia through Export Saint Lucia in close collaboration with the International Trade Centre and CARICOM Development Fund will on February 18 launch Saint Lucia’s 2020-2024 National Export Strategy. The Strategy, described by National Export Council Chairperson Mrs. Marguerite Desir as “A roadmap to the growth and development of Saint Lucia’s Export portfolio,” has ...

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Communiqué of the 95th meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Ninety-Fifth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held at the ECCB Headquarters, Basseterre, Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis, on 14 February 2020, under the chairmanship of The Honourable Allen M. Chastanet, Council Member for Saint Lucia. 1.0 Monetary Stability Council received the Governor’s Report on Monetary and Credit ...

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Postponement of Rendezvous Dine in the Dark

(PRESS RELEASE) – Due to overwhelming feedback from our valued guests and patrons on their availability this evening, the exciting Dining in the Dark, Blind Sensory Gourmet Dinner, originally planned for Valentine’s evening, has been postponed and will now be held on Thursday 20th February 2020. The format for the evening remains the same and will now be added to ...

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Sandals runs successful biodiesel pilot project In Saint Lucia

(PRESS RELEASE) – Following the success of its first Biodiesel Conversion Centre in Saint Lucia, Sandals Resorts International is exploring ways to expand the project throughout its resorts across the region. For the last five years, the company’s Dive Centre at Pointe Seraphine has been the site of its first biodiesel plant, successfully converting used vegetable oil from the kitchens ...

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St. Lucian winner named in Magnum Tonic Wine ‘Win a Trip to Spain’ promotion

(PRESS RELEASE) – With dynamism and vibrancy at its core, the Caribbean’s most popular drink brand, Magnum Tonic Wine, named a St. Lucian winner in its regional ‘Win a Trip to Spain’ promotion. The promotion, which kicked off in November, saw Sherma Joseph being named the lucky winner of an opportunity to see La Liga teams Real Madrid and Atletico ...

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Delve deeper: Two Dale Carnegie Training programs scheduled for this month

(PRESS RELEASE) – Dale Carnegie Training has been the difference between success and failure as far as many graduates of the program are concerned, especially in overcoming the trying economic conditions which we continue to face. The Chamber of Commerce continues to recognize the significance of this as it hosts this flagship program Dale Carnegie Skills for Success commencing with ...

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Saint Lucia to benefit from banking compliance training

(PRESS RELEASE) – A series of engagements in Washington on de-risking has resulted in an opportunity for Saint Lucian and other regional financial entities and authorities to benefit from training on March 30-31 – announced Saint Lucia’s Ambassador to the United States. Specifically, the region stands to benefit from training endorsed by the American Bankers Association (ABA) and the Bankers ...

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Caribbean bankers hone people development skills

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) Inc. concluded a two-day training workshop on human resource development this week in Antigua and Barbuda. A collaboration with the Jamaica Institute of Financial Services (JIFS), the workshop – Talent Management for Competitive Advantage – was delivered at the Trade Winds Hotel in St. John’s on 11-12 February 2020. The exercise ...

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Campari consumers win a trip to Trinidad Carnival

(PRESS RELEASE) – For the third consecutive year, Campari, the drink of Carnival in the region will give a lucky consumer and their guest the ultimate Trinidad Carnival Experience. The Campari Play Mas promotion ended in Suriname on December 14, 2019 with Luciën Pienas selected as the winner. Pienas and his guest will share the experience of a lifetime as ...

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Bay Gardens undergoes renovations on 25th anniversary

(PRESS RELEASE) – Bay Gardens Hotel in St. Lucia has a brand new look for a brand new decade. Executive Director of Bay Gardens Resorts, the St. Lucian-owned and -operated hotel group, recently unveiled a sneak preview of ongoing renovations of the flagship Rodney Bay hotel as it celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. The “newer, fresher look” is part ...

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Alliance Française to host media brief on IFLE CARICOM project

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Alliance Française de Sainte Lucie will host a press briefing later this month. The briefing will inform on IFLE CARICOM, a regional programme for cooperation in education, culture and entrepreneurship, launched in 2019. The programme was designed to contribute to CARICOM’s ambitions toward the affirmation of a collective identity, the development of trade, the promotion of ...

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Ben Walden Jr. joins Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club

(PRESS RELEASE) – One of America’s most recognized thoroughbred minds has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer for the Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club. Ben Walden Jr. has immediately joined the management team of the Club with the first race day under his care being this Sunday’s Independence Day Race Day. In a career defined by high achievement, Mr ...

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Closure of Transport Division office at Union

(PRESS RELEASE) – The public is advised that the Transport Division (Northern Office at Union) will be closed for business on Wednesday February 19, 2020. Normal operations will resume on Thursday February 20, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. Any inconvenience caused is regretted. (0)(0)

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IGY Rodney Bay Marina on the latest measures in place for the coronavirus

(PRESS RELEASE) – In light of the arrival of a cruiser who has been placed on medical quarantine; in keeping with the island’s national response protocols; whilst the necessary assessments are being undertaken (based on a press release from the Department of Health and Wellness- dated Feb 11, 2020) IGY Rodney Bay Marina would like to inform the general public ...

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Entrepreneurs convene at 2nd Edition of the Caribbean Business Cruise

(PRESS RELEASE) – Forty companies and official representatives of institutions based in Martinique, Guadeloupe, Saint-Martin, mainland France, Barbados and Saint Lucia boarded the cruise ship MSC Preziosa in Pointe-à-Pitre (Guadeloupe) for the 2nd Caribbean Business Cruise which takes place from February 9 to 16, 2020. The innovative business retreat aims to foster partnerships and encourage trade between entrepreneurs of the ...

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Temporary closure of SRDF Town Extension Office

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Soufriere Regional Development Foundation wishes to inform the public that its Town Extension Office will be TEMPORARILY CLOSED from Friday, 14th to Sunday, 16th February, 2020. This closure includes the Radio Station which is housed inside this building. Normal operational services will resume on Monday, 17th February, 2020. The management of Soufriere Regional Development Foundation wishes ...

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Saint Lucia participates in Eastern Caribbean and IDA 19 High-Level Dialogue

(PRESS RELEASE) – Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service, Honourable Allen M. Chastanet, is currently attending a High-Level Dialogue between Eastern Caribbean nations and the World Bank Group’s International Development Association (IDA). The purpose of the two-day meeting, being held at the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel in Miami, is for strategic ...

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Sagicor to cut jobs in Saint Lucia

(SNO) – Some employees of insurance giant, Sagicor General’s Barbados, in Saint Lucia may soon be searching for employment as it announced that it will be undergoing a reconstructing process. Employees in Barbados may also be affected. President and CEO of the company, Keston Howell said in a statement that the decision was taken after a strategic review of the ...

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Sagicor General Insurance announces restructure to streamline operations

(PRESS RELEASE) – Sagicor General today announced that it will be undergoing a restructuring process in Barbados and St. Lucia. This is in keeping with the company’s ongoing efforts to improve customer experience and deliver superior value in an ultra-competitive market. President and CEO, Keston Howell said the decision was taken after a strategic review of the company’s operations. “The ...

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NTRC facilitates consumer engagement with telecoms service providers

(PRESS RELEASE) – Users of telecommunications services were given an opportunity to interact with service providers, the regulators and consumer rights advocates during a town hall meeting organised by the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, the NTRC. The objective of the MEET, GREET and SPEAK Town Hall was to ensure that consumers receive the best quality service through a process of ...

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Chamber of Commerce Executive Luncheon

(PRESS RELEASE) – Managing Director of Republic Bank (EC) Limited, Ms. Michelle Palmer-Keizer will make her first major address to the Business Community of St. Lucia on Thursday 13th February, 2020 at the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture’s first Executive Luncheon for 2020. Ms. Michelle Palmer-Keizer will share the story, intentions and aspirations of the Republic Group ...

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UK facilitates digital media workshops for Caribbean journalists

(PRESS RELEASE) – Media practitioners from Saint Lucia were given the opportunity to hone their craft and develop new skills, thanks to a UK-funded workshop delivered by Multimedia Trainer and Mobile Journalism Specialist, Dan Mason. Held under the theme: ‘Change Your Story’, the comprehensive workshops were designed to improve the digital media capabilities of participants and encourage a solutions-based approach ...

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ECCB Collaborates with OECS Commission and The World Bank to host 4th Growth and Resilience Dialogue

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), in partnership with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission and The World Bank, will host the 4th Growth and Resilience Dialogue on 13 February at the ECCB Headquarters, Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis. The 4th Growth and Resilience Dialogue is a one-day event, which brings together the ECCB ...

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NOTICE: Temporary closure of SRDF

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Soufriere Regional Development Foundation wishes to inform the public that its Bay Street Office will be temporarily closed from Friday, 7th February, 2020 to Monday, 10th February, 2020. However, the Docks department will be temporarily housed at the Soufriere Police Station along with an Administrative officer to assist in the sale of ticket books and payment ...

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Chamber offers team building and leadership training with Dr. Harvey Millar

(PRESS RELEASE) – Outstanding son of the soil, now Professor of Business Management at St. Mary’s University in Halifax Canada, Dr. Harvey Millar, returns to Saint Lucia to give back and share his world renowned expertise and insight into managing people and organizations successfully. After a one year hiatus Dr. Millar will once again work with the St. Lucia Chamber ...

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Amendment to the Fiscal Incentives Act Cap 15.16

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Ministry of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs wishes to inform the public of the recent amendment of the Fiscal Incentives Act Cap. 15.16 to include four (4) sub-sectors of the services industry; namely – Creative Industry, Professional Services, Spa and Wellness and ICT. The Approved Services under the sub-sectors are as follows: ...

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OECS and CDB convene Qualitative Data Analysis Workshop in Saint Lucia

(PRESS RELEASE) – The OECS Commission in collaboration with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) convened a one-week training workshop on Qualitative Data Analysis during the period 27 to 31 January 2020, in Saint Lucia. The main objectives of the workshop were to ensure that participants understood the key principles, common types, features of, and the steps involved in qualitative data ...

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Gallagher and RMS join to deliver innovative solutions locally

(PRESS RELEASE) – Gallagher and Risk Management Services Ltd. (RMS) will head into 2020 with an increased focus on global technology that provides accessible insurance coverage, and solutions delivered through experienced local professionals seeking their best interests. “Gallagher and RMS clients throughout the Caribbean will benefit from our shared standards, global expertise and technology that help improve risk management strategies ...

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CAB to speak at major regional meetings

(PRESS RELEASE) – The recognised voice of the region’s banking and financial services sector will be heard at gatherings in Cuba and Trinidad and Tobago this week. Ms. Wendy Delmar, Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) Inc., will be delivering presentations at the CANTO annual general meeting in Havana, and the ACAMS AML Symposium in Port ...

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St Lucia Chamber of Commerce to host Executive Luncheon

(PRESS RELEASE) – Managing Director of Republic Bank (EC) Limited, Ms. Michelle Palmer-Keizer will make her first major address to the Business Community of St. Lucia on Thursday 13th March 2020 at the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture’s first Executive Luncheon for 2020. Ms. Michelle Palmer-Keizer will share the story, intentions and aspirations of the Republic Group ...

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Saint Lucia Animal Protection Society benefits from PM’s Independence Ball

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Annual Prime Minister’s Independence Ball continues to make financial contributions to local charities. On Monday 3rd February 2020 a cheque of four thousand dollars ($4000), stemming from 2019 auction of prizes, was handed over to Pamela Devaux, Founder of Saint Lucia Animal Protection Society. SLAPS was established in 1998 and is dedicated to improving the welfare ...

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Bank of St Lucia proudly supports Nobel Laureate Festival

(PRESS RELEASE) – Bank of Saint Lucia shares in the nation’s pride of accomplishment. It is against this backdrop that the Bank has supported the Nobel Laureate Festival for another consecutive year. The Festival, now in its 27th year, honours the achievements of our two Nobel Laureates Sir William Arthur Lewis and Sir Derek Alton Walcott. This year, the series ...

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Price of gasoline, cooking gas goes up in Saint Lucia

(SNO) – The retail price of gasoline, cooking gas and diesel per gallon has risen slightly in Saint Lucia effective Monday, February 3, 2020. The new prices was done to keep with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism. However, the retail price of kerosene and diesel per gallon remains the ...

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St. Lucia to benefit from the Caribbean Digital Transformation Project

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank has collaborated with the World Bank to formulate a program with will lead to the digital transformation of the Eastern Caribbean. The ECCB is a strong advocate for a vibrant digital economy within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). To this end a team from the World Bank visited St. Lucia from ...

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