Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia

Island Key Sectors

  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Tourism
  • Financial services

Island Description

Saint Lucia is an island nation in the eastern Caribbean with two distinctive mountains, the Pitons, on its west coast. It's known for its beaches and reef-diving sites, as well as its rainforested interior with waterfalls such as at Toraille. It's home to quiet volcanic beaches and fishing villages as well as luxurious resorts, and the capital, Castries, is a regular cruise ship stop.

Island Key Facts

Official Name: Saint Lucia
Capital: Castries
Area: 616 sq km
Continent: North America
Population: 170, 649 (2007 est)
Languages: English, French patois
Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)

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Island News

‘Action this day’ – on cutting offshore wind planning red tape

05 September 2022

THE British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Dr Ian Kelly, called for “Action this Day” from the UK’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss and her new Business Secretary during recent discussions with local UK Humber MP Martin Vickers as the Chamber and its partners look to cascade the latest wind power technology into new markets like the Caribbean.

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BCCC’s new St Lucia Chair invites businesses to develop closer links

21 January 2019

THE new Chairman of the British-Caribbean Chamber of Commerce in St Lucia, Mandish Singh, is inviting businesses in the UK and St Lucia to benefit from closer ties. 

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When Harry met Kelly in St Lucia

01 December 2016

ONE of the most successful legs of Prince Harry’s Royal Tour of the Caribbean in December was his stopover in St Lucia where the Governor General of St Lucia, Pearlette Louisy, hosted a glittering reception at Government House. The British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce supported the event with several of its leading members providing food and beverages as part of the hospitality.

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