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St Lucia to launch Citizenship by Investment program

Last week, St Lucia’s senate approved a Citizenship by Investment bill that will allow individuals to legally obtain citizenship by financial investment.

St. Lucia.
St Lucia. Image by Mike_fleming / CC BY-SA 2.0

St Lucia will be the latest Caribbean country to adopt this policy, following St Kitts and Nevis, Dominica and Antigua and Barbuda. St Lucia Minister for Legal Affairs, Home Affairs and National Security Victor Phillip La Corbiniere has voiced approval of the measure, citing its potential to boost the local economy and hopes for future cooperation between countries offering similar programs.

Read more: caribjournal.com