Better rating for St Lucia passport
CASTRIES – St Lucia has improved its passport power ranking in the Henley Passport Index, with citizens enjoying visa-free/visa-on-arrival access to 145 countries.
The island now sits in sixth place regionally and 31st globally, moving up two spots.
“This marks a new high for St Lucia, which moved up its ranking seven spots since 2008,” according to a release
This means more quality employment. “It can all create enhanced infrastructure and sound business linkages for the people of accepting the territories,” the release stated.
It quoted Mark Maragh, managing director of Henley & Partners St Lucia, as saying that a powerful passport or a passport which steadily increases its global ranking is always a more attractive passport.