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St Lucia to Maintain Ties With Taiwan

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony ended months of speculation Tuesday night in announcing that St Lucia would indeed maintain its diplomatic ties with Taiwan. He revealed the decision in a …

St Lucia Committee Completes Review of Foreign Policy on China, Taiwan

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Foreign Policy Review committee in St Lucia, headed by former Prime Minister Dr Vaughn Lewis, has concluded its research and deliberation, the government announced Thursday. The committee had sought to review St Lucia’s foreign …

St Lucia’s Stephenson King Condemns CARICOM “Silence” on Guyana Unrest

 Above: the bauxite plant in Linden By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Opposition Leader and former Prime Minister Stephenson King is condemning the ongoing unrest in Guyana’s town of Linden, which has claimed the lives of three Guyanese nationals …

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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. …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A new piece of sunset legislation will come into effect during the course of the new financial year in St Lucia, imposing a tax of one percent on luxury goods in St Lucia. The tax …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Saint Lucian police force will soon add a CCTV camera system to its arsenal, aimed at enhancing their capacity to monitor potential criminal activity on the island. The $3 million project is part of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Preliminary assessments show St Lucia was not severely impacted by the inclement weather associated with Tropical Storm Emily. While some homes and personal property were damaged in flooding, Prime Minister Stephenson King said he was …

 A controversy in Barbados over the training of doctors in Cuba has extended beyond its shores. Last week, Dr Carlos Chase, president of the Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners, in an email to BAMP’s members, expressed concerns about an alleged …