United States President Barack Obama is set to deliver a long awaited gift to the Caribbean before he leaves the White House in the coming weeks.
He is expected to sign into law legislation aimed at bolstering United States/Caribbean relations on a range of critical issues that was unanimously passed in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.
The United States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act (H.R.4939), paves the way for the U.S. Secretary of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development to devise a...View More
Saint Lucia has captured the top spot in this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards. The island beat out Aruba, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Jamaica and St. Maarten/St. Martin to emerge winner in the of Best in Destinations category.
The U.S. based Travel Weekly unveiled the winners of the 14th annual Readers’ Choice Awards during a black-tie gala dinner at the Conrad New York. The winners, in 78 categories ranging from destinations and hotels, to tours, airlines and cruise lines, represent the best of the...View More
Because chef-owner Nina Compton's big idea -- to marry the cooking of her native Saint Lucia with that of her adopted New Orleans home -- is a delicious case study in the hard art of belonging. Because she translates that big idea to the plate with finely tuned, you-can't-do-this-at-home skills.
While the balance of Caribbean-New Orleans influences vary from dish to dish (carrots amandine on one hand, conch croquettes on the...View More
Saint Lucia’s first and only craft brewery, Antillia Brewing Company, will launch a very special Christmas Seasonal Ale - Sorrel Christmas Ale - at its brand new beer garden, Petit Antillia, at Duty Free Pointe Seraphine today Friday December 9th. It will be the first chance for local beer lovers to taste and take home this incredible holiday inspired beer.
The beer, whose beautiful red appearance reflects the careful use of locally harvested Sorrel in the process, is also delicately flavoured with...View More
For the third consecutive year, Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) is contributing to several local charities to assist with their respective end of year activities.
Feed The Poor Ministries, the LucianAid Foundation and the Salvation Army, are the beneficiaries of ISL’s benevolence. The non-profit organisations each received a financial contribution of $1000 and expressed their sincere gratitude, citing that this will help augment their expenses as they prepare to spread some Christmas cheer to the less...View More
The Ministry of Tourism in Mexico strongly attributes its impressive performance in tourism to effective planning.
The OECS Commission has collaborated with representatives from the Government of Mexico to develop a Sustainable Strategic Tourism Master Plan for OECS member states.
The Ambassador of Mexico to the OECS, His Excellency Luis M. Lopez Moreno; the Third Secretary in charge of Cooperation of the Embassy of Mexico; OECS Tourism Specialist, Dr. Lorraine Nicholas; OECS tourism permanent...View More
Saint Lucia is poised for significant advances in our tourism product and business environment thanks to Saint Lucia’s Pearl of the Caribbean which is expected to commence construction in 2017. The southern-based project, estimated to cost about $2-billion, is a fully integrated equestrian oriented development which will encompass the Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club and its expected world class horse racing, and related entertainment, leisure and accommodation amenities.
At a sod-turning ceremony on Friday...View More
The multi-million-dollar Pearl of the Caribbean was officially launched at a sod turning ceremony on Friday 25th November at the proposed site in Beausejour, Vieux-Fort.
His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Wales, who was visiting Saint Lucia as part of an official tour of the Caribbean, was invited by the developers Desert Star Holdings Ltd. to assist in the unveiling of this fully integrated equestrian oriented project, which is expected to include the Royal Saint Lucia Turf Club and its expected world...View More
The 9th annual Saint Lucia Taiwan Partnership Trade Exhibition closed Sunday night (November 27th) after three days of networking, engagement and visitations from members of the public and buyers.
The annual event was organised by the Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs in partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
Sixty-five Saint Lucian entrepreneurs signed up for the expo representing producers of metal craft to a...View More
Invest Saint Lucia (ISL), the Government agency charged with promoting, stimulating and facilitating investment on the island, has relaunched its website – www.investstlucia.com
The redeveloped site is the main promotional and informational tool used to give Saint Lucia visibility in domestic, regional and international investment markets. In that context, the scope of the redesigned website was focused, inter alia, on promoting targeted investment and business opportunities in Saint Lucia, and...View More