Archive for August, 2017

ONLINE TRADE LICENSE OUTPUT

ONLINE TRADE LICENSE OUTPUT

Government Undertakes Reform For Better Business Practices   An innovative online trade license approach is being implemented to better facilitate the ‘Ease of doing business’ in the country. Aware of the challenges encountered by investors when investing in the local […]

by / on August 26, 2017 at 11:27 AM /
Medical practitioners certified to prescribe medical marijuana

Medical practitioners certified to prescribe medical marijuana

Jamaica Observer:-THE Ministry of Health says it is training medical practitioners to be certified prescribers of medical marijuana. In fact, scores of practitioners have already been trained and the ministry said the next course of training will begin in October. […]

by / on August 26, 2017 at 11:24 AM /

NWU Assistant Secretary General off to IUF World Congress

Mr. Johann Harewood, Assistant Secretary General of the National Workers Union (NWU) left Saint Lucia on August, 24 for Geneva, Switzerland. While in Geneva he will join over six hundred (600) delegates from the English, French, Spanish, Dutch-speaking Caribbean and […]

by / on August 26, 2017 at 11:23 AM /
Multi-Channel Data Centre

Multi-Channel Data Centre

The Government of Saint Lucia continues to see Information Communications Technology (ICT) as one of the most significant drivers of sustainable growth and development and is committed to ICT as a focal point of our country’s development strategy. This week […]

by / on August 26, 2017 at 11:20 AM /
Economic Prospects for Agriculture Industry

Economic Prospects for Agriculture Industry

Agriculture Minister Ezechiel Joseph says government still believes there is potential for economic gains in the banana industry. Speaking to the Mirror at last week’s Massy Sores fifth annual “Registered Farmers Meeting’, held at Union Orchid, he disclosed the latest […]

by / on August 26, 2017 at 11:17 AM /

Government to improve production of seven major crops

The Ministry of Agriculture Aspires to Reduce the Food Import Bill The Ministry of Agriculture is revising its import substitution plan in order to reduce the food import bill and boost the income of local farmers. Chief Extension Officer in […]

by / on August 26, 2017 at 11:16 AM /

NWU on Mobilization Thrust

The National Workers Union (NWU) has written to the Management of CPJ St. Lucia Limited informing the company that the NWU has completed its mobilization thrust among workers employed with the said company. The letter went on to request the […]

by / on August 26, 2017 at 11:15 AM /
We Must Have Patience …to Achieve

We Must Have Patience …to Achieve

Over the years it has come to pass that many young nations had to go through the same extremism, even revolution and aggression which in a sense formed their history. That is what the people of Saint Lucia reflected on […]

by / on August 26, 2017 at 11:13 AM /
$Turnaround at E.CF.H

$Turnaround at E.CF.H

East Caribbean Financial Holdings (ECFH), parent company of the Bank of St Lucia (BOSL) is turning its fortunes around after posting losses amounting to more than $100 million last year. According a report to shareholders, there was a “significant improvement” […]

by / on August 26, 2017 at 11:11 AM /

Saint Lucia-Taiwan Trade Show 10th Anniversary

The Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs is now accepting applications from local retailers interested in participating in the St. Lucia- Taiwan Partnership Trade Show later this year. This year the event celebrates its tenth […]

by / on August 26, 2017 at 11:10 AM /