Gov’t of Taiwan and St Lucia collaborate for socioeconomic development

E. Peter Chia-Yen Chen, Taiwan’s Ambassador to Saint Lucia, joined several government officials on a tour to Soufriere on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, where some crucial facilities were officially launched.On the day, Ambassador Chen joined the government officials for the official opening of the Palmiste Vending Facility, Soufriere Market Vending Booths at Old Trafford, and […]

MIREX and AIREN collaborate to boost Dominican Republic’s economic and cultural development

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MIREX) of the Dominican Republic and the Association of Industrialists of the Northern Region (AIREN) have entered into a cooperation agreement aimed at bolstering investments and promoting the country’s overall development. This partnership is a strategic move to utilize the Dominican Republic’s strengths in fostering social, economic, and cultural growth. […]

Government signs loan with Saudi Fund for Development

Approximately 2 months after the Government sought authorisation from the Lower and Upper Houses of Parliament to borrow US$100 million from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD), Finance Minister Dennis Cornwall signed the loan agreement with the Fund. The signing took place on the sidelines of the 2023 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group […]

IICA reaffirms commitment to food security and sustainable development in the Caribbean region

Caribbean ministers of Agriculture endorsed IICA’s technical cooperation agenda in the region, which seeks to support countries’ efforts to transform agriculture and guarantee food and nutritional security while reducing food imports. Caribbean senior agricultural officials participated in a meeting with the Director General of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), Manuel Otero, which […]

Public health advisory: Developments in COVID-19 and gastroenteritis

T he Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs continues surveillance of disease trends and provides the public with the following update. On May 5 2023, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that COVID-19 was no longer a public health emergency of international concern. However, it still remains an ongoing public health issue as Saint […]

Antigua and Barbuda Government Explores Strategies Amid CIP Threats

Mounting international pressure, particularly from the EU and UK, has cast doubt on the future of the Citizenship by Investment Programmes (CIP) in several Caribbean countries. Minister Melford Nicholas highlighted the importance of tax revenue in supporting the country’s development. Actions taken by the UK against Dominica’s visa-free access have raised concerns that other nations […]

Government Of St. Kitts And Nevis Reflects On One Year Of Progress, Development And Transformative Achievements For The Benefit Of The People

The Federal Cabinet held a National Town Hall meeting on Tuesday (August 01) evening at the Solid Waste Management Corporation (SWMC) Conference Room, where Ministers of Government reflected on their various ministries and what they have been able to achieve through them in bringing about tangible benefits and development to citizens and residents, as well […]

BVI-UN Forum instrumental for VI to achieve development goals- Premier

The forum hosted by the Government of the Virgin Islands from June 13 to 15, 2023, allowed for United Nations Resident Coordinator, Mr Didier Trebucq and several UN Heads of Agencies to reaffirm their commitment to support Government-led initiatives towards securing a more sustainable future, thorough the provision of technical assistance and policy coordination. Strengthening […]


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