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Sandals Resorts Makes Move To Tobago

Adam Stewart at Trinidad & Tobago Chamber of Industry & Commerce annual ‘Champions of Business’ Awards 2016

Business leaders in Trinidad and Tobago have reacted with excitement to news that Sandals Resorts International, the region’s leading luxury-included resort, is interested in establishing both a Sandals and Beaches resort in Tobago. While Sandals has established its brand in … Continue reading

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Felix to business community: It’s Not For Government To Create Jobs!

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Governments should not be expected to create jobs; I think that’s one of our more popular misconceptions. People have been made to believe it’s the government’s responsibility to create jobs. What government must do is create the environment that will … Continue reading

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India Makes Historic State Visit

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After he traveled some 17,000 kilometers, Saint Lucia played host to the first official state visit by  a minister in the Government of India, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent  Charge), who was in Saint … Continue reading

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CIBC FIRST CARIBBEAN RAISES OVER USD $350,000 FOR CANCER, SET TO HOST ITS FIFTH WALK FOR THE CURE

Breast cancer survivor, sponsors and organisers at the launch on Monday 
of this year’s Walk for the Cure fundraiser.

One of the region’s largest cancer fundraisers is less than three weeks away and so far has raised over USD $350,000 in support of cancer care and awareness. Now in its fifth year, CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure will … Continue reading

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HR Wise empowers the youth through EDGE Summer Program

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HR Wise has found an innovative way to remedy one of the social ills our society faces today. That is, to gradually improve work ethic among the spring chickens. This was the principal aim of the Empower, Discover, Grow and … Continue reading

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Antigua and Barbuda Permanent Secretary praises ECLAC training of public finance managers

Mrs. Rosa Geenaway, Permanent Secretary of Health, and Antigua and Barbuda, handing out the training certificates to participants.

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health in Antigua and Barbuda, Mr. Walter Christopher, emphasized the value and potential of the techniques imparted to bolster the efficiency of the budgeting exercise. He was attending the high level briefing seminar following … Continue reading

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Chastanet Returns to Soufriere!

Clearly the sky's the limit for PM Allen Chastanet (pictured with Taiwanese ambassador Ray Hua-Wei Mou) when it comes to southern development.

Some might’ve imagined the recently elected prime minister of Saint Lucia had no good reason to be particularly generous to the people of Soufriere. His first venture as an election candidate back in 2011 had started there with much enthusiasm … Continue reading

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Digicel Partners with Youth Emergency Action Committees

Members of the YEAC team thanking Digicel for its support.

As part of Digicel’s corporate social responsibility philosophy, the company continues to strategically partner with various social organisations and institutions. The latest beneficiary of such a partnership is Youth Emergency Action Committees (YEAC) St. Lucia. Digicel supported the group in … Continue reading

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Rendezvous Resort Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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Saturday 16th July, 2016 marked 50 years to the day since a hotel was founded on the site presently occupied by Rendezvous Resort. To commemorate this golden anniversary, a party was held at Malabar Beach Club, the beach bar and … Continue reading

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Piton Makes “Bold” Commitment to St Lucia Carnival 2016 ~ Ups Prize Money for Groovy Crown!

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Piton Beer has helped up the ante for the Groovy Soca Monarch Competition 2016! The announcement was made at the recent Piton Beer Carnival Sponsor’s Presentation where the Windward and Leeward Brewery Ltd (WLBL) management team laid out exciting new … Continue reading

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CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN CELEBRATES ITS CUSTOMERS

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CIBC FirstCaribbean recently celebrated Customer Appreciation Day at all of its branches in Saint Lucia. Customers were treated to goodies, snacks and ‘thank you’ cupcakes, a lively steelpan performance by Imran Simmons and interactive events such as karaoke. The bank … Continue reading

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Miss Piton in a Behind the Scenes Tour of the Making of Piton Beer

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Miss Piton, Bernella Velinor, recently had a tour of Windward and Leeward Brewery Limited (WLBL). The exuberant 23-year-old Miss Piton met the team who produce the award-winning brew she will be representing today at the 2016 Carnival Queen Show and … Continue reading

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Ambassador Mou of the Republic of China (Taiwan) visits Banana Farmers in Northern Regions

Ambassador Mou (left) on one of the farms last week.

On Thursday, 16 June, 2016 banana farmers in the northern regions of Saint Lucia were graced with a visit by H.E. Ray Mou, Ambassador of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to St. Lucia. The visit was arranged by the Project … Continue reading

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Digicel endorses Kayshia Verneuil for National Carnival Queen Pageant

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As the proud platinum sponsor of Saint Lucia Carnival, Digicel continues to support the development of the art form and has yet again endorsed a contestant for the highly prestigious National Carnival Queen Pageant. Miss Kayshia Verneuil has been sashed … Continue reading

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Digicel continues to nurture sports in Saint Lucia

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After a great training session, Saint Lucia’s national cricket team was surprised by Digicel’s donation of US$2,800 worth of cricket equipment, leaving captain Yasmine St Ange, and Manager of the St Lucia Female Cricket Team, Eugena Gregg, delighted and optimistic. … Continue reading

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Digicel and Club Gar Walk 4 A Cause

Participants in the third annual Walk 4 A Cause were this year doing it for the 
St. Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association.

As a pioneer in the promotion of healthy lifestyles, Digicel continues in its quest as a good corporate citizen contributing to a healthy Saint Lucia. Digicel partnered with Club Gar St. Lucia for the third annual Walk 4 A Cause, … Continue reading

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TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE AWARDED TO COCO PALM

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Coco Palm has earned its fifth consecutive TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Establishments awarded … Continue reading

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Peter & Company Shares In Jazz Memorable Experience!

party lovers enjoying the VIP fete atmosphere with some help from PCD.

Bronze sponsor for the recently-concluded 2016 Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival, Peter & Company Distribution, says it was pleased with its overall association with the Saint Lucia Tourist Board, organizers of the festival. “For us this has been a … Continue reading

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Heineken Spreads the Love for Jazz & Arts Silver Jubilee

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For the 25th anniversary of the recently concluded Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival, Heineken, one of the original sponsors of the festival, was again gold sponsor as well as the official beer for the April 29 to May 8 … Continue reading

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DIGICEL STRENGTHENS FEMALE WORKFORCE WITH ‘WILL POWER’ SERIES

Female participants empowered and ready to lead.

Digicel has announced its latest internal initiative, the Women in Leadership Learning Power (WILL Power) series, aimed at empowering and grooming female employees for leadership roles across the organisation. The WILL Power series is delivered in three phases – an … Continue reading

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