11 Jun 2018
Saint Lucia's representatives at Global Meet Up Saint Lucia's representatives at Global Meet Up
Saint Lucian Entrepreneurs Participate in 'Global Meet-Up'

Invest Saint Lucia, the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture, and two local startups have just returned from a global pitching competition for Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs. The Global Meet Up-2018, an event hosted by the Dutch Get in the Ring founders took place in Cascais Portugal, from May 30th to June 1st.

The three-day event brought together 150 selected startups from all over the world, with a special invite to innovation professionals, government officials and investors. The goal of the...

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11 Jun 2018
Current Chairman of the OECS Authority, Hon. Allen Chastanet Current Chairman of the OECS Authority, Hon. Allen Chastanet
Saint Lucia to Host the 65th Meeting of the OECS Authority


Castries, Saint Lucia, June 11th 2018 - The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Heads of Governments will meet in Saint Lucia for the 65th Meeting of the OECS Authority, to be held from 18th – 19th June 2018 at the Habour Club, Gros Islet. The proceedings will be held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr., The Honourable Ralph Gonsalves.

The OECS Authority is the highest decision making body of the OECS and comprises the Heads of Government...

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11 Jun 2018

Invest Saint Lucia is seeking applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the post of Community Liaison Officer. The suitable candidate will work with the Land Rationalisation Project team and with community members within the project areas. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

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11 Jun 2018
A section of Shanty Town, Vieux-Fort A section of Shanty Town, Vieux-Fort
Request for Consultancy Services for Land Survey Works

Invest Saint Lucia (ISL) is executing a Land Rationalisation Project in the unplanned communities located in the south of the island. To commence the process, the Agency requires the services of Land Surveyors to undertake topographic/occupational survey works.  ISL intends to pre-qualify licensed land surveyors and their surveying teams with 10 or more years of professional experience to execute these works in the following areas: 

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08 Jun 2018

Castries, June 8, 2018 – It’s official! Saint Lucia produced the best social media marketing campaign in the Caribbean in 2018!  The recognition came at the Caribbean Tourism Organisation’s (CTO) travel media awards gala dinner on June 7, 2018 in New York City, as part of Caribbean Week.  The island received the award for Best Social Media campaign in the “Up the Social Ladder” category for its “Let Her Inspire You” promotion. It aimed to increase awareness of Saint Lucia in Canada, the United States...

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07 Jun 2018
“Open to Export” International Business Awards Competition launched

The Institute of Export & International Trade (IOE&IT) is delighted to launch ‘”The Open to Export” International Business Awards’.

Companies from anywhere in the world are invited to enter their completed ‘Export Action Plans’, using Open to Export’s (OTE) online planning tool, before 10 August 2018 for the chance to win US $5000 and a range of other exciting prices, allowing them to kick-start their export action plan and turn them into reality!

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the...

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25 May 2018
Johanan Dujon was recognized as the 2017 Young Entrepreneur of the Year by Invest Saint Lucia Johanan Dujon was recognized as the 2017 Young Entrepreneur of the Year by Invest Saint Lucia
Communities Innovate to Address Sargassum Seaweed on coasts of Saint Lucia

Feature Story on Algas Organics reproduced from Global Environment Facility (GEF) https://www.thegef.org/news/communities-innovate-address-sargassum-seaweed-coasts-saint-lucia

Thursday, May 24, 2018 — Sargassum is free-floating brown macro-algae that lives in the temperate and tropical oceans of the world. In the open ocean, the floating seaweed provides important ecosystem services by acting as habitats for a diverse group of marine animals. It provides food, shade, and shelter to many types of...

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22 May 2018
Saint Lucia Awarded “Best Island in the Caribbean”

Saint Lucia has been recognized as the “Best Island in the Caribbean” by Global Traveler at their Sixth Annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards.

Global Traveler is a monthly publication that attracts some 300,000 readers and connects with U.S.-based frequent, affluent, international travellers who have an average net worth of $2 million. The awards cocktail took place on the rooftop of Sofitel Los Angeles, Beverly Hills. This award marks the destination’s second ‘Best Island in the Caribbean’ honour in the...

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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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