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Business Focus St. Lucia is a product of Advertising & Marketing Services (AMS). It is compiled by the professional team which also produces Paradise St. Lucia. Other publications throughout the region include Business Focus Antigua, Explore Guyana, Paradise Antigua. We hope you enjoy reading them!



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Women in Business and Leadership

From time immemorial our women have been leaders primarily building families, influencing and making decisions and shaping the next generation. In our ever changing society, a quiet revolution over the past few decades has brought our women into the spotlight as leaders in all areas of endeavour and pillars for our future growth and development. The recent release of the ILO Report on the progress of women in leadership globally has recognized St Lucia as one of only two Caribbean countries who were highly ranked globally where the progress of our women as leaders has been exemplary. Five years ago, Business Focus dedicated a Feature to celebrate our Women and what a transformation has taken place over the last five years! In this our 80th issue of Business Focus, with the advent of the ILO Report, celebration of International Womens’ Day and the continued growing emergence of our women, we have again decided to highlight our many women who have championed the cause of change in St Lucia and “shattered the glass ceiling” for the next generation of women who continue to evolve and thrive as powerful and dominant personal...

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Another Record Year for Saint Lucia’s Tourism Industry

Another Record Year for Saint Lucia’s Tourism Industry

The year 2014 will go down as yet another record Canada trails as the fourth largest market, despite a 15% breaking year for Saint Lucia’s main economic engine, increase in arrivals. France and Germany are steadily gaining the vital tourism industry.

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How to BUY Property in Saint Lucia

How to BUY Property in Saint Lucia

One of the main investments you are likely to make is to purchase your own home. Your financial adviser will tell you to plan, budget then buy the property that you can afford.

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Other Stories

US to Fund Wind Farm in Jamaica

US to Fund Wind Farm in Jamaica

A major wind farm project in Jamaica will soon receive a huge boost from the United States government. According to the United States’ Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the agency will disburse the first tranche of $43 million in financing for Blue Mountain Renewables’ 34 megawatt wind project in Jamaica.

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Battling the Amazon Effect

Battling the Amazon Effect

Online shopping, whether retailers like it or not, is here to stay. In fact, as more people get access to Internet on faster connections, online shopping is only going to increase. As Internet access on mobile devices becomes more affordable, local retailers can also expect to see another trend - the rise in the number of people coming into stores and using their smartphones to compare prices and buy elsewhere.

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