Shahine Robinson Hailed as Exemplary Leader

Shahine Robinson Hailed as Exemplary Leader

By Okoye Henry, jis.gov.jm The late Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Shahine Robinson, was remembered as an inspirational and exemplary leader who did good for others, during her official funeral on Monday (July 4). The inurnment ceremony was held at the St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in Claremont, St. Ann for Mrs. Robinson who […]

Remarks by the Prime Minister of Grenada Hon Dickon Mitchell to the Opening Ceremony of the 43rd Regular Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government, Suriname

Remarks by the Prime Minister of Grenada Hon Dickon Mitchell to the Opening Ceremony of the 43rd Regular Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government, Suriname

By CARICOM Thank you very much. His Excellency Chandrikapersad “Chan” Santokhi, President of the Republic of Suriname and Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, other distinguished colleague Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, the Secretary-General of CARICOM- Dr. Carla Barnet, other  distinguished Secretary-Generals present,  the Heads of the […]

With Rising Trends of Syphilis and Congenital Syphilis in Some Countries in the Americas, PAHO Calls for Reinforcement of Public Health Measures

In 2020, countries in the region reported 29,147 cases of congenital syphilis, and preliminary figures for 2021 indicate more than 30,000. If not detected and treated early, the disease can have devastating consequences to the fetus.

With Rising Trends of Syphilis and Congenital Syphilis in Some Countries in the Americas, PAHO Calls for Reinforcement of Public Health Measures

Managua, Nicaragua – June 15, 2019: A Nicaraguan woman holds her child as he sits in the window of a barrio church. Happy mother and son enjoy a visit from American missionaries. (Shutterstock) Washington, DC, July 5, 2022 (PAHO) – With an increasing trend in cases of syphilis and congenital syphilis in the Americas, the […]

Fuel Price Adjustments

Fuel Price Adjustments

The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of LPG20, 22 and 100 lb cylinders has changed. The retail price of diesel, gasoline and kerosene remains unchanged. The price changes take effect from Monday, July […]

Sandals Repeat Guests Donate Wheelchair to NCPD

Sandals Repeat Guests Donate Wheelchair to NCPD

Many returning Sandals guests, like John and Ann Bechtold, see St. Lucia as a home away from home. The Bechtholds, loyal Sandals guests, were thrilled to be checking in at Sandals Halcyon Beach and donating their fourteenth wheelchair, this time to the National Council of and for Persons with Disabilities. “We are delighted to be […]

It’s Time for Business Performance Survey: Take 6

It’s Time for Business Performance Survey: Take 6

The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce is conducting another Quarterly Survey and wants its members to participate in the exercise. The information gathered in those surveys allows the Chamber to better articulate the impact of government policy on the economic environment. Members are also able to share their perspectives on various issues through these regular […]

Micro Firms Should Never be Underestimated

Micro Firms Should Never be Underestimated

Luxembourg / Luxembourg – May 11, 2012: EIB, European Investment Bank in Luxembourg – EIB is a publicly owned international financial institution, its shareholders are the EU member states (Shutterstock) “Micro firms should never be underestimated; everyone starts out small”. This conclusion by the European Investment Bank Group sets the context for the collaboration between […]

OECS Launches Monitoring Framework for its Regional Development Strategy

OECS Launches Monitoring Framework for its Regional Development Strategy

In a move to advance the development of the region, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) introduced the OECS Development Scorecard, a tool to help its Member States track its development progress in real-time. The OECS Development Strategy (ODS) is a product of the OECS Commission and the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB). Originally […]

Supply Chain and Logistics Diagnostic Survey for the Private Sector

Supply Chain and Logistics Diagnostic Survey for the Private Sector

The National Competitiveness and Productivity Council (NCPC) has designed a diagnostic survey instrument aimed at addressing supply chain and logistics issues on island brought about by the Russia/Ukraine conflict and the Covid-19 pandemic. The NCPC is seeking the support of the private sector for evidence-based solutions to the current crisis. Supply chain management involves the […]

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