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St Lucia Prime Minister Explains VAT

 Above: St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony explained the soon-to-be-implemented Value Added Tax in his budget address this week, clarifying a set of goods and services that …

Antigua’s Opposition Talks OECS Union

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua’s Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Gaston Browne, and Member of Parliament Molwyn Joseph attended a one-day meeting on the OECS Economic Union Friday. The two lawmakers, who were joined by their college of opposition …

St Lucia Prime Minister Pledges Cushion for Poor in Implementing VAT

 By the Caribbean Journal staff While St Lucia is preparing to implement a new Value Added Tax in September, Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony is vowing to cushion the impact of the tax on the country’s poor. “The big issue …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia has broken ground on a new state-of-the-art financial centre at Pointe Seraphine. The facility aims to save the government what could be millions in annual rental fees, as various departments in the Ministry …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of St Lucia will introduce a Value Added Tax in September, fulfilling what it called “undertakings given to international institutions by the former government” that VAT would be introduced during this financial year. …

 Above: the Hess terminal in St Lucia (Photo: Hess) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is taking a wait-and-see approach on the potential sale of the Hess crude oil refined products and storage terminal at Cul de Sac. Hess …

 Above: Haitian President Michel Martelly shakes hands with St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitians who hold a US or Schengen visa could travel freely to CARICOM member countries under …

 Above: St Lucia PM Kenny Anthony By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM Chairman and Suriname President Desi Bouterse will lead members of the Bureau of Heads of Government on a two-day mission to Haiti beginning on Monday. Joining him will …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government has not agreed to a proposal or deal involving the purchase of shares in regional air carrier LIAT, it announced yesterday. The airline does play an important role in the region and …

 Above: St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucian Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony held talks with the country’s Chamber of Commerce yesterday aimed at improving the environment for the ease of doing business …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia urgently needs to pave a new direction for social advancement, according to Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony, who took office in November after his St Lucia Labour Party won the country’s national election. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Tacking St Lucia’s crime problem is a major priority for the government, new Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony said this week. Anthony said he would focus on sustaining efforts at crime prevention, detection and crime …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff New St Lucia Prime Minister Kenny Anthony said he would place an emphasis on developing the “human resource” of the state, aiming to allow citizens to explore their full potential. “We have already signaled our …

 Above: Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony, Foreign Minister Alva Baptiste and Commerce Minister Emma Hippolyte By the Caribbean Journal staff New St Lucian Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony named his new cabinet yesterday, which was sworn in at a ceremony …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Preliminary results from the St Lucian election show former Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony’s St Lucia Labour Party has defeated the ruling United Workers Party to regain control of the government, according to the country’s …

 Above: clockwise, from left: St Lucia PM Stephenson King, Opposition Leader Dr Kenny Anthony. Guyanese Presidential Candidates Khemraj Ramjattan and Donald Ramotar, St Lucian UWP Candidate Spider Montoute and Guyanese Presidential Candidate David Granger By the Caribbean Journal staff Voters …

 By Alexander Britell St Lucians head to the polls on Monday, with a choice between Prime Minister Stephenson King’s ruling United Workers Party and former Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony’s Saint Lucia Labour Party. The major issues in a tightly-fought …