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News Saint Lucia » Economy: Have Jamaica, St Lucia and Guyana become the 'three blind mice' of Caricom?

News channel or source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/opinion/have-jamaica-st-lucia-and-guyana-become-the-8216-three-blind-mice-8217-of-caricom-_125380?profile=1096
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

and advocacy for the establishment of a New International Economic Order? And who could fail to acknowledge that it was in the island of St Lucia, in July 1974, that the heads of Government of the newly established Caricom first enunciated the principle ...

News Saint Lucia » Economy: ECCB projects economic growth of over two per cent for OECS countries

News channel or source: http://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/130695/eccb-projects-economic-growth-cent-oecs-countries
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The ECCB serves as a Central bank for the islands of Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, St Kitts-Nevis, Montserrat and Anguilla. (Reuters)

News Saint Lucia » Economy: ONLINE READERS COMMENT: Gaston Browne should learn from his colleagues

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/ONLINE_READERS_COMMENT:_Gaston_Browne_should_learn_from_his_colleagues?profile=1228
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

It should not escape any of us the dire warning that Sir Lester Bird has delivered on the state of Antigua and Barbuda's tourism sector, the lifeblood of our economy ... to what Sir John Compton achieved in Saint Lucia. During debate on the budget ...

News Saint Lucia » Economy: Ship makes historic call to Port Castries

News channel or source: https://www.stlucianewsonline.com/ship-makes-historic-call-to-port-castries/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Tourism Minister Hon. Dominic Fedee, welcomed the MS Eurodam 2008 to Saint Lucia, and highlighted the broad economic spinoffs from the cruise industry. “So for all of the taxi drivers, tour suppliers, cruise agents and the people in the market ...

News Saint Lucia » Economy: How the diaspora dollar can contribute to the region’s economic development

News channel or source: https://stluciastar.com/diaspora-dollar-can-contribute-regions-economic-development/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The World Bank estimates that the Caribbean diaspora numbers almost six million and, in 2012, these expats sent over US$7 billion home (US$29.2 million of this went to Saint Lucia ... terms of supporting social and economic causes. Many return home ...

News Saint Lucia » Economy: Is the Caribbean at risk of overbuilding?

News channel or source: http://www.hotelsmag.com/Industry/News/Details/78191
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

St. Lucia arrivals had increased over 10% year-to-date 2017 through ... Another consideration is how the U.S. economy will affect the Caribbean travel market. One could point to the expanding wealth of the upper-income brackets as a contributor to the ...

News Saint Lucia » Economy: Trading nations: how citizenship by investment programmes are helping people

News channel or source: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/politics/389518-trading-nations-how-citizenship-by-investment-programmes-are-helping-people
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

We live in a very uncertain world, currently fraught with geopolitical tensions, social upheaval and economic ups and downs ... Citizenships from St Lucia and Dominica, for example, can be obtained in a few months with investments from as little as ...

News Saint Lucia » Economy: Venezuela’s ‘petro’ is ridiculous – Ayre

News channel or source: https://antiguaobserver.com/venezuelas-petro-is-ridiculous-ayre/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Antigua and Barbuda’s special economic envoy, Calvin Ayre has dismissed Venezuela ... Other ALBA members are Bolivia, Cuba, Dominica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Kitts and Nevis and Grenada. But Ayre, who is ...

News Saint Lucia » Economy: Almost a third of hotel beds in Caribbean remain empty

News channel or source: http://www.travelmole.com/news_feature.php?news_id=2031092
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Arrivals to the Caribbean hit a new record in 2017, despite many of the islands being hit by two devastating hurricanes last autumn, which caused extensive damage to Anguilla, Barbuda, Dominica, Puerto Rico, St Lucia ... our region's economy in the ...

News Saint Lucia » Economy: Caribbean Hosted Record 30 Million Visitors in 2017

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/caribbean-hosted-record-30-million-visitors-in-2017/ar-BBJbooJ
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

“Sustained economic growth in all of our major source markets ... Several Caribbean destinations recorded double-digit visitor growth increases in 2017, including Saint Lucia (11 percent), Belize (10.8 ) and Bermuda (10.3 ). CTO’s “other ...