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Opposition Leader rubbishes government fiscal policies, outlines own initiatives

Opposition Leader Lennox Linton Wednesday said a “new Dominica” would only be realised when his United Workers Party (UWP) is elected to office in the next general election as he brushed aside the fiscal policies outlined by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit during the presentation of the EC$1.02 billion (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) budget 24 hours

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Antigua, Anguilla, Grenada and Montserrat with fastest growing economies in Caribbean

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Wednesday said economic growth across the Caribbean region is expected to increase slightly to 2.1 per cent this year. ECLAC launched its “Economic Survey of the Caribbean 2019,” and according to the Trinidad-based ECLAC deputy director, Dillon Alleyne, economic growth strengthened across the Latin America

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Tourism stakeholders back government’s position regarding Virgin Atlantic

The St. Lucia Tourism Authority (STA) says it supports the government’s position of not agreeing to an EC$20 million (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) subsidy over a three year period as demanded by the British carrier, Virgin Atlantic. “We understand the possible impact that the British carrier’s withdrawal can impose on the industry, however the St.

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