Tag Archives: agriculture employment

St. Lucia signs agreement with Taiwan ROC to improve farmers’ incomes, strengthen agriculture industry

“I’m looking forward to seeing this project engage as many farmers as possible.” - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries, Food Security and Rural Development Alfred Prospere CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA — The governments of St. Lucia and Taiwan (ROC) recently signed an agreement intended to improve the lives and incomes of St. Lucian farmers and also strengthen…
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St. Lucia govt. exploring ways to further job opportunities in a range of sectors

Resilient tourism sector, manufacturing, exports, education, diaspora all being looked at as the government seeks to create job opportunities in the new year  CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA — Prime Minister Philip Pierre said his government will be looking at ways to strengthen the economy not only through tourism but also through a number of other initiatives…
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Sugar’s not the only option, says Jagdeo in a push for economic diversification

VP notes efforts to “merge” sugar with other economic activities ongoing as GuySuCo management to be “strengthened” in the new year  GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — With “economic diversification” becoming a buzzword in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic that saw countless businesses close and the near-destruction of some industries in the tourism-dependent Caribbean, Guyana’s government…
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Guyanese sugar workers to receive promised 7% salary increase

Union says wage increase means “somewhat brighter” holidays for sugar workers who felt overlooked for years  GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo has declared that Guyanese sugar workers will receive a seven percent salary increase as promised by his government earlier this year. While he could not indicate exactly how many workers are set…
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