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by Anicia Antoine, GIS The National Insurance Corporation recently provided an update on the economic relief programme, as it continues to assist persons during the COVID-19 pandemic. As of July 28, the NIC had processed a total of 36, 733 applications with $30.1 million being distributed. As the NIC continues to process claims, employers are […]

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(ANTIGUA NEWS ROOM) — Prime Minister Browne says the Government of Antigua and Barbuda will make available $2.8 million for LIAT. “$1.4 million will go to the [administrator] and $1.4 million will go towards paying the staff who have been working for the past month and have not received a red cent,” Prime Minister Browne […]

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Notice by the National Insurance Corporation: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Insurance Corporation (NIC) was forced to suspend face-to-face contact with the public. This suspension affected access to many of our services, including monthly payments from Self-Employed and Voluntary Contributors. The NIC has resumed operations at all its locations. In light of […]

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Press Release:- The National Insurance Corporation (NIC) today announced payment for income support under the Economic Relief Programme has exceed $20 million dollars.  As of Thursday, 9th July, the NIC has:  Processed a total of 26,695 applications. Paid $20,053,067.60 million to qualifying applicants for the months of April and May. Paid all the applications for April […]

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The National Insurance Corporation (NIC) today announced payment for income support under the Economic Relief Programme has exceeded $20 million dollars. As of Thursday, 9th July, the NIC has: -Processed a total of 26,695 applications.-Paid $20,053,067.60 million to qualifying applicants for the months of April and May.-Paid all the applications for April and May which […]

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Independent Senator Adrian Augier has asserted that the pace of National Insurance Corporation (NIC)  payments under its Economic Relief Programme (ERP) is not ‘fast enough’. Augier told reporters Wednesday that according to an announcement he heard on the radio, the NIC indicated that they were just starting to process May payments. “We are in July,” […]

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Press Release:- The Saint Lucia Labour Party continues to hear the cries of the many vulnerable and poor persons especially those with disabilities who have had to endure unacceptable, painful delays in the payments of monthly public assistance stipends by Governments. Delays as much as two months in many cases. The Saint Lucia Labour Party understands […]

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SAN FRANCISCO, United States (AFP) — Facebook on Monday added a digital payments feature to its WhatsApp messaging service, starting in Brazil but with an eye to expanding around the world. WhatsApp users in Brazil can use the encrypted mobile messaging service to send money or make purchases, Facebook said in a blog post. It marked the first time the […]

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Monthly paid employees at the Castries Constituency council were notified on Thursday that their salary payments would be late. The council says it is currently experiencing a severe decline in revenue and will now be exploring other options to generate income to meet its obligations.
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