St. Lucia

St Lucia Planning Redevelopment of International Airport

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is planning a redevelopment of its Hewanorra International Airport, according to St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony. The government has already tapped the International Finance Corporation as the lead …

St Lucia Government Planning to Enact Creative Industries Bill

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia will move to enact a Creative Industries Bill for the country during the upcoming parliamentary session, according to St Lucia Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy. The bill would follow the …

St Lucia Announces Plan to Join Caribbean Court of Justice

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is planning to accede to the Caribbean Court of Justice as the country’s final court of appeal, the government announced this week. “My Government will therefore follow the lead of …

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 Above: Chef Nina Compton By the Caribbean Journal staff Noted Chef Nina Compton arrived in St Lucia this weekend in time for the grand finale of the St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival. Compton, who was the runner up in …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The island of St Lucia is in shock this week after the suspected murder of a prominent hotelier, Oliver “Ollie” Gobat, whose family owns the Cap Maison resort. After authorities found a …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The 23rd annual St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival officially launches Wednesday, bringing together more than 65 musical performances. The 12-day festival, which runs through May 11, will also include art showcases, …

 By Kimberly FrankOp-Ed Contributor Governments need to take an active role in inviting industry to invest in their countries. In this article, I argue that Caribbean countries should work together to promote their pre-existing dual education system and create an …

 Above: Chef Nigel Mitchel CHEF NIGEL MITCHEL leads the kitchen at the famous Dasheene restaurant at the Ladera Resort in St Lucia, and he’s been kind enough to share one of his signature recipes with Caribbean Cookbook. It’s called Shrimp …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is readying for the first shipment of fuel under the island’s PetroCaribe agreement with Venezuela. Officials from Venezuela’s PDVSA recently visited St Lucia to prepare the initial stages for the …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff A new project in St Lucia is aiming to better understand the impact volcanoes have on their local environments. The project, led by the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of St Lucia has signed an agreement with the government of Taiwan in the area of information and communication technology. The agreement, which was officially signed by Taiwan and St …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia will be renaming the Grand Riviere Bridge after the Venezuela-led ALBA alliance, the government announced Friday. The announcement was made at the sod-turning ceremony to begin construction work on the …

 Above: the Cap Maison resort in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The ABC television series “The Bachelor” will be airing its final scenes from the Cap Maison resort in St Lucia. The series, which has frequently filmed in …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Given the recent frequency of earthquakes in the Caribbean, St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony is looking to improve the country’s preparedness. Anthony, speaking after a meeting with the Chilean Ambassador …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is planning to become the latest Caribbean country to establish an Internet exchange point (IXP). The launch of the Saint Lucia IXP, called SLiX, is being timed as part of …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Following this month’s high-profile renewable energy conference on Moskito Island in the British Virgin Islands, St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has asked Energy Minister Dr James Fletcher to increase the …

 Above: Nina Compton By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia has named “Top Chef” finalist Nina Compton as the island’s first-ever culinary ambassador, Tourism Minister Lorne Theophilus announced Monday. Compton finished second on the 11th season of the Bravo network …

 Above: St Lucia By Gerard BestCJ Contributor PORT OF SPAIN — The Caribbean region, known for the creativity of its people, is now making decisive moves to harness that innate resourcefulness. Next week, the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) will hold the first in …