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PRESS RELEASE The European Union continues to assist St. Lucia following the heavy rains in December 2013 that caused tremendous infrastructure damage. On 26 April EU Ambassador Mikael Barfod signed a EC$19 million (Euro 6.2 million) financing agreement with St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony that will go towards […]

EU signs agreement with St. Lucia to assist with infrastructure ...


By Sir Ronald Sanders September 27, 2012 marked the tenth anniversary of the beginning of negotiations for Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) between the European Union (EU) and the 79-member countries of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group. But, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) throughout Europe say it is not a time […]

Tenth Anniversary of EPA Negotiations: Not a Time for Celebration


By Sir Ronald Sanders The importance of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries acting jointly to address their development needs has become acute. With high levels of debt to GDP ratios, widening budget deficits, deteriorating terms of trade, dwindling aid flows, and shocks to their economies by a decline in tourism […]

A Dark Time For The Caribbean