St. Lucia

In St Lucia, Joining ICT and Agriculture

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean governments are looking to the importance of the Information and Communication Technology more and more often. And its reach is expanding to areas one might not traditionally associate with ICT, such …

Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort Officially Launches in St Lucia

 Above: Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort By the Caribbean Journal staff The $100 million renovation of the former Jalousie Plantation in St Lucia is now complete, relaunching the property as Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort, the Viceroy Hotel Group announced …

At St Lucia’s BodyHoliday Resort, Spinning Among the Tree Tops

 Above: the BodyHoliday resort’s new TreeHouse spin studio By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s BodyHoliday Resort, which completed a $20 million renovation last year, will soon debut its Tree House spin studio, the property announced in a release. The …

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 Above: the St James’s Club, Morgan Bay, St Lucia By Alexander Britell Elite Island Resorts has completed its renovation and rebranding of the new St James’s Club, Morgan Bay in St Lucia. The property, which was formerly known as the …

 Above: St Lucia St Lucia may be best known for its Pitons (above), which form part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but it also produces some of the most interesting rums in the Caribbean. One of them is Chairman’s …

 Above: Kenny Anthony and Albert Ramdin (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony met in St Lucia this week with Ambassador Albert Ramdin, the Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States. …

 Above: Puerto Rico By the Caribbean Journal staff For the second year in a row, St Lucia is the top-ranked CARICOM country for ease of doing business, according to the Doing Business 2013 Report from the World Bank. St Lucia …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s House of Assembly is meeting this week to debate several major motions, including a proposal from the Minister of Finance to set a Value Added Tax rate of 8 percent on the country’s …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Brazil is offering its help across the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States in a bid to fight the HIV/AIDS virus. The country has offered the region anti-retroviral medicines on consignment to treat …

 Above: a banana plant (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is finding help as it works to combat the increasing problem of the black sigatoka banana plant disease. Taiwan has announced a donation of just under $700,000 …

 Above: construction work on Wharf Jeremy in Haiti’s Port-au-Prince (UN Photo/Logan Abassi) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti’s economy is projected to grow 6 percent in 2012, followed by 7.5 percent GDP growth in 2013, according to the Economic Survey …

 Above: the Ladera Resort in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s Ladera Resort will be reopening Oct. 12 after its annual closure with several new upgrades, highlighted by its new Villa at Paradise Ridge. The 1,700-square-foot villa …

 Above: St Lucia Ambassador to the US Sonia Johnny at the OAS (OAS Photo/Maria Patricia Leiva) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s new Ambassador to the United States, Sonia Johnny, presented her credentials to United States President Barack Obama …

 Above: St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has called the decision by Canada to remove the visa exemption for St Lucians traveling to the country an “unfortunate …

 Above: Parliament in Ottawa By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government said it was “disappointed” following the decision by Canada’s government to impose visas for visitors from the country. Now, citizens of St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, …

 Above: the ECCS in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has appointed two new Justices of Appeal in St Lucia. Justices Louise Bledman and Mario Michel are the new members of the country, following …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Peter Foster, St Lucia’s Speaker of the House of Representatives, has been admitted to the Inner Bar of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, making him a Queen’s Counsel. Foster joins his father, Kenneth Foster, in …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony ended months of speculation Tuesday night in announcing that St Lucia would indeed maintain its diplomatic ties with Taiwan. He revealed the decision in a …