March 1, 2021

Hon. Allen Chastanet completes term as Chairman of the OECS Authority with unprecedented achievements in regional cooperation

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From OECS Monday, June 25, 2018 — Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Honourable Allen Chastanet, picked up the torch of the OECS Chairmanship in June of 2017 with an energetic and passionate approach toward the strengthening of functional cooperation among Member States in the face of regional and global economic challenges. Among the areas of […]

Saint Lucia PM says Caribbean leaders will hold UK to promises on Windrush Generation

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From Invest Saint Lucia Following a meeting with United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Theresa May, Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet has declared that Caribbean leaders will be monitoring closely the situation regarding the Windrush generation. The UK Prime Minister apologized to Caribbean leaders during the meeting on Tuesday this week which emanated from the […]

Pearl of the Caribbean Project progressing & expanding

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By Christie DeBernardis From TDN CASTRIES, St. Lucia–In November of 2016, the TDN reported on the ground breaking of the island of St. Lucia’s first ever racetrack, which is the centerpiece of a $2.6-billion project known as the Pearl of the Caribbean to be built in the southern part of the island called Vieux Fort. […]

St. Lucia open to exploring opportunities with Health City

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CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 23, 2017) – Leading Caribbean tertiary care hospital Health City Cayman Islands has been credited by St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Allen Chastanet with raising the bar for the future of health care in the Caribbean. Chastanet, who visited the Cayman Islands last week to meet with medical professionals at the three-and-a-half-year-old facility, […]

St Lucia’s vulnerability a growing concern

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By Melanius Alphonse From Caribbean News Now “Haunting, memorable and, in the field of nonfiction, unprecedented.” ~ William Boyd There can be little dispute that Saint Lucia’s economic and fiscal policies are generally unstable, along with the latest crisis of governance exacerbated by new Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. In fact, the first 100 days of […]

A country in denial; pie in the sky

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By Melanius Alphonse From Caribbean News Now Abraham Lincoln said, “I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.” The US$2.6 billion investment project titled “Pearl of the Caribbean” framework agreement signed […]