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The Landings St Lucia Names New Managing Director

November 1, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

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Above: The Landings St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The Landings St Lucia has named Kashmie Ali its new managing director, the property announced. Ali comes to the all-suite, villa resort after a five-year stint at the Sugar Beach Beach Resort and Spa in St Thomas. "It's great to be back in St Lucia and to work with a motivated team who are all focused more...

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Major Arts Project For St Lucia

October 28, 2014 | 9:52 pm | 0 Comment

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bove: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff A major arts project is coming to the island of St Lucia. The project will involve the reconstruction of the Walcott House, home of brothers Derek and Roderick Walcott, the former of whom won the 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature. The Walcott Place and Grass Street Urban Enhancement Project has officially received more...

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St Lucia Festival to Celebrate Derek Walcott

October 13, 2014 | 5:10 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Derek Walcott By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia's Folk Research Centre has partnered with the Alliance Francaise to present its annual Music, Storytelling and Poetry Fiesta, which this year will honour Nobel Laureate and St Lucia native Derek Walcott. The festival will "recognize Mr. Walcott’s contribution to Creole culture, and feature local and more...

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Rum Journal: Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort’s Traditional Rum Punch

September 19, 2014 | 2:05 pm | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor Saturday, September 20 is National Rum Punch Day. And what better way to celebrate the classic 17th-century creation than with this recipe from St. Lucia’s Viceroy at Sugar Beach. While the island’s iconic Pitons might be a bit difficult to see from where you are right now, this cup of Caribbean will make you feel as if more...

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Rum Journal: A Sweet Memory of St Lucia’s Ladera Resort

September 11, 2014 | 1:22 am | 0 Comment

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By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Contributor I HAVE fond (albeit fuzzy) recollections of this citrus-spiked creeper from a trip to St Lucia’s Ladera resort a few years ago. As I gazed at the Pitons ­– which, from my mountaintop perch at the resort’s Tcholit Bar seemed almost close enough to touch – the low-hanging sun cast a golden glow and contented murmurs more...

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St Lucia, New Zealand Sign Agreement on Geothermal Energy

September 3, 2014 | 6:12 am | 0 Comment

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Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia's geothermal energy push is gaining steam. The government has signed an agreement with the government of New Zealand on a partnership aimed at providing "key technical assistance to support geothermal exploration, and help define the prospects for advancing geothermal development in Saint Lucia," it said in more...

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St Lucia Sustainable Development Minister Heads to Samoa

August 28, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Samoa By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Sustainable Development Minister Dr James Fletcher will be visiting Samoa for the upcoming third International UN Small Island Developing States Conference. Fletcher's visit will be financed by the government of Taiwan. The conference aims to determine how much progress has been made since the Barbados more...

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Pigeon Island, St Lucia

August 24, 2014 | 6:01 am | 0 Comment

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Alicia Daniel, who sent in this photo of the view from Pigeon Island National Park. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the subject line. It could be the next one! — more...

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Taiwan, Mexico to Support Hospital Renovation in St Lucia

August 22, 2014 | 11:46 am | 0 Comment

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Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The governments of Mexico and Taiwan are supporting the renovation of St Lucia's St Jude Hospital. The hospital was devastated in a 2009 fire, following which a request for assistance was made to the government of Taiwan. St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony received authorization earlier this week to borrow more...

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St Lucia Set For Jump in Cruise Arrivals

August 20, 2014 | 3:18 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Port Castries By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia's Port Castries is readying for a big jump in cruise arrivals in the coming season. The island is slated to receive around 650,000 cruise passengers and 375 ships in the 2014/2015 season, according to the government. That will include the return of Disney Cruise Lines after an eight-year hiatus. more...

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