St. Lucia

In New York, a Taste of St Lucia

 Above: the event at City Grit in New York City By the Caribbean Journal staff New York’s City Grit styles itself as a “culinary salon” — it’s one of the city’s most exclusive dining experiences, featuring emerging chefs offering their …

St Lucia’s Coconut Bay Beach Resort Reopens After $2.5M Renovation

 Above: the Coconut Bay Beach Resort in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The Coconut Bay Beach Resort in St Lucia has reopened following a month-long “refreshment.” The $2.5 million project involved new furnishings, more premium suites and rooms, …

In St Lucia, the Love of Chocolate

 Above: St Lucian chocolate Cacao and chocolate have long played an integral role in the history of St Lucia, and the island is once again celebrating Chocolate Heritage Month. The month-long festivities explore the roots of cacao in St Lucia, …

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 St Lucia is blessed with a sizable collection of beautiful boutique properties, most of which focus on views of St Lucia’s natural wonders. They also have some delightful bars — the perfect places to recap days spent looking at the …

 YOU don’t just look at the Pitons in St Lucia. You watch them. They may be stationary, but it certainly doesn’t feel that way, and if you’re looking for a villa escape on the island, a straight-on view of the …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government has formed a new National Security Council to coordinate the work of state agencies in maintaining security, it announced. The council includes the Prime Minister, Minister for National Security, …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has officially assumed the rotating chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. Anthony assumed the post in a ceremony Wednesday at …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Lucia Tourist Board has named Tracey Warner-Arnold to lead the organization’s marketing unit. Warner-Arnold takes over from former vice president of marketing and sales Nerdin St Rose. Warner-Arnold said her …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan and St Lucia are mulling a yachting sector partnership that could reach several billion dollars, the government announced. The news comes after a visit to the country by Taiwan President Ma …

 Above: Ma Ying-jeou By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou continued his Caribbean tour on Friday, becoming the first sitting Taiwanese leader to address a joint sitting of St Lucia’s Parliament. The latest foreign leader to address a …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government is “fully committed” to the redevelopment of Port Castries, according to Deputy Prime Minister Phillip Pierre. The plan is to transform Port Castries into a “modern shopping plaza for …

 Above: Derek Walcott By the Caribbean Journal staff A new book examines the work of St Lucia native Derek Walcott, from his earliest poetry to his most recent collections. “Interlocking Basins of a Globe — Essays on Derek Walcott,” published …

 Above: the Discovery Hotel A group of New York-based investors has purchased the Discovery at Marigot Bay Hotel in St Lucia. according to 7th Heaven Properties, which brokered the deal. The group has tapped Capella Hotels and Resorts to manage …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia has officially become a full member of the Venezuela-led ALBA Alliance. St Lucia acceded to the regional grouping at the end of July at the ALBA Presidential Summit in Ecuador. …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Air arrivals to St Lucia have increased by 5 percent in the first half of 2013, the government announced Wednesday. The increase was driven by growth from the United States market, according …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou will be embarking on a Latin American and Caribbean tour next month. The trip, which will begin Aug. 11, will take the Taiwanese leader to Caribbean …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is planning to enter the Venezuela-led ALBA alliance, according to the country’s government. St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony is heading to the Twelfth ALBA-TCP Summit in Ecuador on …

 CHOOSING THE Caribbean’s best all inclusive resorts is a bit like choosing a list of its best restaurants — it simply begs for a definition. And the definition of “all-inclusive” has changed a lot over the years. All-inclusive properties have …