17 May 2018
New OECS Project to Tackle Climate Change

Resident British Commissioner Steve McCready, recently launched the OECS Climate Change Implementation Plan Project in Saint Lucia.

The UK is presently working with the OECS in a number of areas including the Commonwealth Economies Programme and, in May, McCready announced that the two parties had just completed yet another area of cooperation with the focus on climate change.

“On behalf of the British government, I am delighted that the UK has been able to partner with the OECS in this important...

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11 May 2018
Creative Industry Professionals Get Educated on Intellectual Property Rights

Caribbean Export Development Agency (CEDA), the Department of Commerce, the Registry of Companies, and the Trade Export Promotion Agency (TEPA) hosted a workshop on the fundamental concepts and uses of Intellectual Property (IP).

The workshop, which was held at the Finance Administrative Center in Pointe Seraphine, Castries, focused on the key areas of IP such as copyright, patents and trademarks, and how these can be used in relation to the exporting of creative services.

A wide cross section of...

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09 May 2018
Prime Minister Allen Chastanet Prime Minister Allen Chastanet

The Government of Saint Lucia and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations (UNECLAC), hosted the fifth meeting of the Caribbean Development Round Table, under the theme "Promoting Climate Resilience and Sustainable Economic Growth in the Caribbean." This was held in tandem with the twenty-seventh session of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation Committee on April 26th and 27th.

During the meetings, Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet, who is also the...

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04 May 2018
Eco Caribe Captures Wild Card Spot To ‘GET IN THE RING’ Portugal Showdown

Local company Eco Caribe has secured a spot in the ‘Get in the Ring’ Showdown slated for May 28th in Cascais, Portugal.

The local leg of the competition, organized by the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture, provided young entrepreneurs with the opportunity to bid for a spot in the Global Meet Up by showcasing their business and its potential in a simulation boxing match.

Host countries were required to submit a nominee for the Wild Card competition subsequent to the finals on Saint...

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25 Apr 2018
Invest Saint Lucia Wins Best Investment Award

Invest Saint Lucia has been awarded the Best Investment Award for Latin America and the Caribbean.

The announcement was made at the recent Annual Investment Awards on the margins of the renowned Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) held in Dubai from 9th to 11th April 2018, an initiative of the UAE Ministry of Economy of the United Arab Emirates.

Launched in 2010, the AIM is considered “the world's leading and most established gathering of the international investment community, leading academics and...

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18 Apr 2018
Prime Minister Allen Chastanet Prime Minister Allen Chastanet
Saint Lucia PM Takes Stand Against Corruption at Summit of the Americas

The Eighth Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, from April 13 – 14th 2018, raised issues related to “Democratic Governance Against Corruption”.

Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister, Honourable Allen Chastanet, in his statement at the Summit, noted that “Leadership is called on to practice responsible and good governance by denying corruption a foothold.” 

The Prime Minister stressed that the responsibility for social advancement of the people of the Hemisphere through sustainable economic growth is a...

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18 Apr 2018
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Saint Lucia PM says Caribbean Leaders will Hold UK to Promises on Windrush Generation

Following a meeting with United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Theresa May, Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet has declared that Caribbean leaders will be monitoring closely the situation regarding the Windrush generation.

The UK Prime Minister apologized to Caribbean leaders during the meeting on Tuesday this week which emanated from the current crisis with the Windrush Generation of Commonwealth citizens who have reportedly been denied healthcare and threatened with deportation. The...

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17 Apr 2018

The Government of Saint Lucia is continuously seeking ways to improve the country`s industrial and labour climate for the benefit of both employees and employers.

The Cabinet of Ministers recently appointed a Chairman to the Labour Tribunal and the full composition of members to constitute a tribunal is almost complete. This important institution – the Labour Tribunal - is mandated by law to handle all issues relating to industrial complaints and resolve these matters in a fair and just dispensation.


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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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