Investment Never Looked Better

17 Apr 2018
Baron Foods, St. Lucia Linen – Among the Big Winners at SMA Awards

The St. Lucia Manufacturers’ Association held its 4th Biennial Quality Awards ceremony at the Sandals Halcyon on Saturday April 14th with agro-processor Baron Foods Ltd winning the President’s Award for Excellence.

This, after it dominated the large business category securing 4 first place trophies for Leadership, Implementation of Standards and Best Practices, Product and Customer Service Quality and Human Resource Development.

St. Lucia Linen won the coveted Minister’s Award for Innovation and the...

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16 Apr 2018
Consultancy: Drafting of a White Paper on the Movement of Business Persons in CARICOM via a CARICOM Business Visa  


Caribbean Export is seeking the professional services of a consultant whose primary goal will be to draft a white paper to help guide further discussions at the level of CARICOM Heads of Government on the Movement of Business Persons in CARICOM via a CARICOM Business Visa.


In 2014, the Regional Investment Promotion Strategy (RIPS) was developed as a part of initiatives undertaken within the framework of the 10th European Development Fund Regional Private Sector Development Programme...

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13 Apr 2018
Prime Minister Allen Chastanet Prime Minister Allen Chastanet
Prime Minister attends Summit of the Americas and CHOGM

Heads of State and Government of the Western Hemisphere are currently meeting at the Eighth Summit of the Americas being held on April 13 and 14, 2018 in Lima, Peru.

Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet is presently in attendance at the Summit which will address the central theme of “Democratic Governance against Corruption.” The Summit also offers the opportunity for the leaders to jointly define a hemispheric agenda at the highest level that addresses urgent challenges and promotes positive...

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26 Mar 2018
Patrick Eze of EZE Green Energy Company Patrick Eze of EZE Green Energy Company
Patrick Eze wins 'GET IN THE RING' Saint Lucia showdown

The founder of a business which converts discarded cooking oil into diesel and dish washing liquid, has won the inaugural GET IN THE RING St. Lucia pitching competition.

Patrick Eze of EZE Green Energy Company emerged victorious, out-pitching five other entrepreneurs seeking to convince a panel of judges of the soundness and scalability of their business idea. GET IN THE RING is a global contest.

Patrick Eze will represent Saint Lucia at the big final taking place in Portugal in May this year. The...

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26 Mar 2018
Hewanorra International Airport Redevelopment Project set for take-off

Castries, Saint Lucia, March 26, 2018 - The long anticipated redevelopment of the Hewanorra International Airport in Vieux Fort is scheduled to take flight very soon.

Information on the multi-million-dollar project was revealed by the Minister responsible for Infrastructure, Ports, Energy and Labour, Honourable Stephenson King, during his presentation on the 2018/2019 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure Debate.

The Government of Saint Lucia is in the final stage of negotiations with the project...

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23 Mar 2018
CARICOM funds Country Assistance Program

In an effort to promote balanced economic and social development, and reduce the gaps within the island’s development, the Government of Saint Lucia has collaborated with the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) for the Saint Lucia Country Assistance Program (CAP).

The project, now in its second cycle, aims to support initiatives that are geared at expanding Saint Lucia’s exports and village tourism development.

At a ceremony which took place on March 16, at the Office of the Prime Minister, Prime Minster...

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12 Mar 2018
GET IN THE RING St. Lucia – showdown countdown begins

Entrepreneurs and start-ups selected to participate in the St. Lucia leg of GET IN THE RING will test the viability of their innovative ideas or businesses on March 21st at Caribbean Cinemas. That is when they face judges, potential investors, financial agencies and business development organisations in the global pitching competition.

The St. Lucia leg will take place March 21st 2018 with the global contest in May this year. GET IN THE RING –a concept based on the sport of boxing, puts entrepreneurs...

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09 Mar 2018
Consultancy: Capacity Building for CAIPA Members in the Use of Social Media in Investment Promotion

Caribbean Export is seeking the professional services of a consultant whose primary goal will be to develop training materials on social media marketing, as well as facilitate a related workshop with Caribbean IPAs, with a view to building the capacity of CAIPA members in the development of a social media strategy and the effective execution of that strategy.


The global use of social media is steadily increasing, rising from 1.2 billion users in 2011 to 2.5 billion in 2017. These numbers...

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07 Mar 2018
Saint Lucia to strengthen market reach through strategic partnerships

Saint Lucia is expanding its tourism market reach and visibility by forging partnerships with leading US travel industry partners.

In 2017 Saint Lucia set a record in tourism arrivals and tourism growth surpassing all previous years. According to the Caribbean Tourism Organization, the destination is currently pacing ahead of its past year’s performance.

Building upon this momentum, the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has embarked upon strategic partnerships with Virtuoso Travel Network, Cruise...

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05 Mar 2018
A CALL TO YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS - The Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative is a five-week fellowship programme that seeks to develop more creative businesses

The Department of Commerce, International Trade, Investment, Enterprise Development and Consumer Affairs would like to inform entrepreneurs between the ages of 25 – 35, of the United States fellowship programme dubbed, “the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI),” to be held from September – October, 2018.

The YLAI Professional Fellowship is a five-week programme, fully funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, targeting young entrepreneurs who have...

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