Investment Never Looked Better

22 Sep 2017

Friday September 22nd, 2017 - Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Hon. Allen Michael Chastanet, addressed the general debate at the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 72).

The annual general debate of the United Nations General Assembly is an occasion for world leaders to gather at the UN Headquarters to discuss global issues. The theme of the 72nd session is “Focusing on People – Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet."

Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister, who...

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22 Sep 2017
The Department of Commerce gears up for Business Month

The Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development, & Consumer Affairs is once again collaborating with a number of affiliate agencies and business support organisations to present the annual Business Month, slated for November, under the theme - Promoting an Entrepreneurial Culture Through Innovation & Creativity.

Into its third year, Business Month takes on the approach of encouraging a mindset of entrepreneurship to members and would-be members of the local business...

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13 Sep 2017
Saint Lucia Internationally Ranked as a High Quality Nationality

Press Release: - Castries, Saint Lucia - September 13, 2017- Saint Lucia has improved its rank from a Medium Quality to a High-Quality nationality on the second edition of the Henley & Partners – Kochenov Quality of Nationality Index (QNI), which was unveiled at a major international event in London.

The QNI is the first index of its kind to objectively rank the value of every nationality of the world in terms of legal status in which to develop your talents and business.

According to Henley &...

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08 Sep 2017

The management of OJO Labs has commenced employee recruitment and training for its soon to be established Artificial Intelligence Call Center, the first of its kind in the Caribbean.

The company has received hundreds of applications with prospective employees gathering at the Vieux-Fort branch of the National Skills Development Center (NSDC), where interviews and specialized training for prospective employees will take place throughout the month of September.  

OJO Labs will be housed in a factory...

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07 Sep 2017
Mr. Gillray Cadet, CEO, Invest Saint Lucia Mr. Gillray Cadet, CEO, Invest Saint Lucia
Invest Saint Lucia Welcomes New CEO

Castries, Saint Lucia, Thursday September 7th, 2017 Mr. Gillray Cadet is the new Chief Executive Officer at Invest Saint Lucia (ISL).

Mr. Cadet, who officially begins his tenure today, brings a wealth of leadership, finance and investment experience to ISL, having worked across the globe during his career spanning almost two decades.

Mr. Cadet has significant experience in both emerging and developed markets, and has spent the last 11 years focusing on the emerging markets of the Middle East, Asia,...

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01 Sep 2017
Saint Lucia recommences renewable energy exploration

The Government of Saint Lucia, after recommencing the exploration of the island’s geothermal resource, remains in pursuit of the successful development of this resource.

This agenda is expected to enable the island to reach its most recent target submitted through its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). For the electricity sector, the specific targets include 35 percent renewable energy by 2025 and 50 percent by 2030, based on a mix of geothermal, wind and solar energy sources.

The Government...

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28 Aug 2017
Saint Lucia Makes Best Romantic Getaways List

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia, Monday August 28, 2017 –  Saint Lucia is one of two Caribbean destinations to have made it on the US News & World Report’s list of 20 best honeymoon destinations released this week.

In fact, Saint Lucia was high on the list, taking fourth spot ahead of places like Paris, Rome, Maui, Bali and Florence; while the US Virgin Islands (USVI) was listed at number 19.

US News & World Report said Saint Lucia has a growing fan base and while identifying it as a top honeymoon destination,...

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25 Aug 2017
President of Chile, Ms Michelle Bachelet.President of Chile, Ms Michelle Bachelet.

The President of Chile, Ms Michelle Bachelet, is scheduled to make an official state visit to Saint Lucia from Thursday, Aug 24 to Friday, Aug 25.

The Government of Saint Lucia is in the advanced stages of preparations to welcome Her Excellency Ms Michelle Bachelet to our island. HE Ms Bachelet is the first female to hold the prestigious office of president in the Republic of Chile, and is on her second term as president, having served from 2006 to 2010.

Saint Lucia first established diplomatic...

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25 Aug 2017
Saint Lucia-Taiwan Trade Partnership Exhibition

The Taiwan-Saint Lucia Trade Partnership Exhibition will celebrate ten years of bilateral cooperation in November.

To mark this achievement, Saint Lucia’s Commerce Department plans to make the 2017 exhibition grander than its predecessors.

Jonathan Allain is a Business Development Officer with the Small Enterprise Development Unit. He said over the years, the objectives of the exhibition have been met.

“The objectives of the show is to give our businesspersons a face out there. So there are a lot of...

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25 Aug 2017
Saint Lucia, Taiwan convene investor forum

During a consultative forum with potential Taiwanese investors in Saint Lucia last week, the minister in the Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs, Hon Bradley Felix, spoke on the positive impact such ventures could have on the island’s unemployment rates.

“Our intention at the Ministry of Commerce is to create as many small businesses as possible because every business we create, whether it is one or two people that they take on, provides...

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