Delivering relief and providing timely interventions to further protect Saint Lucians from the effects of external economic shocks remain a priority for Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre and his Cabinet of Ministers. 

The daily realities of the average Saint Lucian family and household formed the basis of the Prime Minister’s 2023-24 Budget. 

  • Healthcare for senior citizens aged 80 and older will be free of charge
  • Teachers will receive an additional $600 one-off allowance increase in August 
  • Every registered fisherman will receive a $1 fuel rebate per gallon
  • Government pensioners will each receive another $600 one-off payment in November

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