St. Lucia

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

 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 …

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

 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 …

St Lucia, New Zealand Sign Agreement on Geothermal Energy

 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 …

LATEST NEWS

 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 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 news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

 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 …

 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 …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government is looking to boost employment in the cruise sector. The country is financing a new Cruise Sector Employment Programme, which aims to train more than 200 young people in …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Argentina has named its first Ambassador to the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. Ambassador Luis Beltran Martinez Thomas, who presented his credentials to OECS Director General Didacus Jules last week, will be …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Tourist arrivals to St Lucia rose by 6 percent in the first half of 2014, according to data from the Caribbean Tourism Organization. The island received 176,017 stopover arrivals in the first …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia will be requiring yachters to complete immigration cards upon entry to the island, the government announced Friday. The new policy will take effect on Sep. 1, 2014. In a statement, …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister is “optimistic” on the outlook for the country’s economy. “Investment is slowly returning to [St Lucia],” Anthony said this week. The Prime Minister was speaking at the opening …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is in what its government is describing as a “water crisis.” And the crisis, initially declared for the north of the island, has expanded to the entire country, as the …

 Above: the Capella Resort in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Capella Marigot Bay resort in St Lucia is set to open on Aug. 15, according to the property’s Web site. The opening will come after a …

 Above: St Lucia’s Permanent Ambassador Sonia Merlyn Johnny takes over the chair from St Kitts and Nevis’ Jacinth Lorna Henry-Martin (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia has officially assumed the chair of the Organization of American States’ …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is planning to establish a network of “Business Ambassadors” to promote investment in the country, the government said. The plan, revealed by Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony, would “help the …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Deputy Prime Minister Phillip Pierre met last week with Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Bin Aman. The latter was seeking St Lucia’s support for the country’s bid to be elected to …

 It’s the height of hospitality — where you feel like part of the family. This is true at most great hotels, but even more so at the best family-managed properties in the Caribbean. Indeed, the Caribbean stands out in the …

 

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