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By Edition On Monday, January 16th, 2017
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St Lucia opposition pledges to review all economic citizenships granted under new rules

CASTRIES - The opposition St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has announced it will review every economic citizenship granted by the ruling United Workers Party (UWP) under new citizenship by investment programme (CIP) More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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$2.6 Billion-Dollar Pearl of the Caribbean

CASTRIES  – St Lucia will become home to one of the Caribbean’s iconic resort and lifestyle developments following Prime Minister Allen Chastanet’s signing of an agreement to build the island nation’s first More...

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By Edition On Thursday, July 21st, 2016
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US will not lift sanctions on St Lucia without credible progress

CASTRIES - The United States has made it clear to the new government in Saint Lucia that the ongoing failure to bring to justice those responsible within the local police force for gross violations of human rights More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 28th, 2016
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Foreign expert knocks St. Lucia’s economic citizenship programme; gov’t hits back

CASTRIES - The St. Lucia government is strongly defending its Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) in the face of harsh criticism from an expert in residence and citizenship planning, who described it as poorly More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Venezuelan jailed for one year in St. Lucia’s first money laundering conviction

CASTRIES, St. Lucia – A Venezuelan man who was nabbed with tens of thousands of dollars in US, Chinese, Bolivarian and Euro currency – some of which he had swallowed – has been jailed for one year in St. More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
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CDF funds renewable energy project in St Lucia

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The government of Saint Lucia has signed a grant agreement with the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) for funding of the St Lucia National Trust (SLNT) renewable energy project in the sum of 71,749 More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
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St Lucia explores legal framework for establishing medical research facility

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Invest Saint Lucia last week hosted a series of consultations with relevant stakeholders to determine the way forward for establishing Saint Lucia as a preferred location for investments in More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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Cuba and St Lucia deepen economic ties

HAVANA, Cuba - A recently passed new foreign investment law in Cuba has created a favourable environment for developing economic ties between Cuba and Saint Lucia, and by extension the Caribbean region. The law More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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The tragedy of old positions and perceived newness

Last week the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) issued a press release with a view to establishing a network of business ambassadors. This caught my attention, knowing that this is nothing new, and that the last More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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No More Jab-En-Sac Promises

CASTRIES, St Lucia – The leader of the Lucian People’s Movement (LPM), Therold Prudent, has expressed his profound disagreement with the political leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Allen Chastanet, over More...