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A New North-South Road in St Lucia?

November 26, 2014 | 6:16 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Is St Lucia closer to having a new north-south route on the island? The government is launching a feasibility study to determine the possibility of constructing a new route to link the north and south of the island, it announced this week. It's not the first time the idea has been broached, more...

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St Lucia, Mauritius Form Diplomatic Ties

November 20, 2014 | 6:00 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia has officially established diplomatic ties with Mauritius. The agreement between the two countries aims to "promote cooperation and is in line with Saint Lucia’s goal of deepening relations with developing countries," St Lucia's government said in a statement. The ties were made official in more...

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Taiwan Providing Island-Wide Wi-Fi Hotspots For St Lucia

November 9, 2014 | 10:09 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Taiwan will be providing island-wide Wi-Fi hotspots around the island of St Lucia, the government said this week. The project has already been approved, and will be implemented in 2015, according to a statement from the government of St Lucia. The move is part of a wider tech push for more...

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St Lucia’s Capella Marigot Bay Resort Planning Dec. 15 Opening

November 5, 2014 | 7:50 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the new Capella Marigot Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff The Capella Marigot Bay resort in St Lucia is targeting Dec. 15 for its opening, according to the property's Web site. The hotel will feature 57 suites and 67 guestrooms and a special "Rum Cave," along with an Auriga spa, among other features. The property was formerly known as the Discovery more...

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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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