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LC: St. Lucia

  • In St Lucia, Joining ICT and Agriculture

    Caribbean governments are looking to the importance of the Information and Communication Technology more and more often.

    And its reach is expanding to areas one might not traditionally associate with ICT, such as agriculture, according to Kelly-Ann Phillips, a business development consultant in St Lucia.

    “Traditionally, agriculture is not a sector that was associated with technology per se,” she said last week. “As technology consultants, we see that the development of every sector is dependent on ICT.”

  • LC: Government to improve e-services

    As part of the Digital Transformation Project, the Department of Public Service has embarked on an ICT Evolution Project which forms part of a road map to implement government services online.

    The project facilitates and accelerates the e-government agenda to focus on connecting people, in essence, allowing the public service, citizens and businesses to interact and share information.

  • LC: PM: Modernisation of public service critical

    Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has declared that modernisation of the Saint Lucia public service is critical, especially given his administration’s emphasis on e-government.

    Chastanet, who has relieved himself of responsibility for the public service, told reporters Tuesday there was need for a ‘day to day minister’ to oversee the sector.

  • LC: St Vincent finance minister calls on region to start implementing 21st Century Government

    The Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, in collaboration with the Caribbean Telecommunications Union, hosted ICT Week – St. Vincent and the Grenadines from 19th to 23rd March 2018 at Beachcombers Hotel in St. Vincent. The Week had as its theme 21st Century Government.

    The Caribbean is still struggling to get on the road to 21st Century Government i.e. citizen centric, seamless Government powered by information and communications technology (ICT). While many other countries have successfully implemented e-Government and indeed are now enhancing their models adopted even before the dawn of the 21st Century, most of the Caribbean is still contemplating transitioning to e-government services.

  • Say hello to St. Lucia’s only island-wide LTE network

    Digicel customers can now enjoy blazing-fast mobile speeds on St. Lucia’s only island-wide superfast Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network.

    The move is part of Digicel’s promise to take things to the next level with an ongoing global network expansion. LTE is the very latest in commercially available mobile data technology, packing speeds up to ten times faster than 4G. It is capable of running multiple applications smoothly, allowing customers to share large files in real-time and multi-task to their heart’s content. With speeds that surpass anything on a personal computer, it also enables glitch-free High Definition (HD) videos and streaming in real-time, whether on a smartphone, tablet or other internet-enabled device.

  • St Lucia, Taiwan Sign Cooperation Agreement on ICT

    The government of St Lucia has signed an agreement with the government of Taiwan in the area of information and communication technology.

    The agreement, which was officially signed by Taiwan and St Lucia on Wednesday, is part of a push by the government to “make strides towards modernizing its operations and processes for increased public access to and availability of services,” according to a release.

  • Taiwan helping to set up e-government in St. Lucia: envoy

    Taiwan signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) Wednesday with St. Lucia to proceed with the second stage of an electronization program in the Caribbean country, Taiwan's Ambassador to St. Lucia Tom Chou said Thursday.

    In a telephone interview with CNA from Castries, St. Lucia, Chou said the agreement was signed by Tseng Yun-chin, an executive of Taiwan's state-run International Cooperation Development Fund (ICDF), and Philip Dalsou, the permanent secretary of St. Lucia's Ministry of Public Service and Human Resource Development. The signing took place at St. Lucia's National Information and Communications Technology Center and was witnesses by Chou.

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