St. Lucia Carnival is going strong

St. Lucia Carnival is going strong

St. Lucians celebrated their Carnival last Monday and Tuesday, ending a week of competitions leading up to the final masquerade.  The National Carnival Queen of Saint Lucia show saw the beautiful Xenia Douglas crowned Carnival Queen after beating back eight rivals. Douglas (Miss BOSL Wise), amassed 521 points, six points clear of first runner-up Shaniah […]

Anglican Church promotes St Lucia Breadfruit Festival

Anglican Church promotes St Lucia Breadfruit Festival

Thе Pаrіѕh of Holy Trinity Anglісаn Churсh аnd St Mary thе Virgin іn Lа Cауе Dеnnеrу, St Luсіа, wіll observe Emаnсіраtіоn thіѕ уеаr frоm Sundау 31 Julу to Sаturdау 6 Auguѕt 2022. Thе Strategic Plаnnіng team announced that іn this year’s оbѕеrvаnсе оf thе National Thеmе “Enkіndlіng our Cоnѕсіоuѕnеѕѕ” has bееn adopted. The tеаm аlѕо […]

St Lucia tourism team visit Toronto to bring great summer news for tourists

St Lucia tourism team visit Toronto to bring great summer news for tourists

By Stephen Weir After a two-year Covid shutdown, Canadians are being urged to discover and rediscover the small mountainous Caribbean island. A revitalized hospitality industry. New tourism programs. Direct flights from Toronto. Travel agencies are getting ready to once again book vacations back to the bilingual nation. Last week a St Lucia travel delegation flew […]

Saint Lucia launches official tiktok account with five hotel giveaways

Saint Lucia launches official tiktok account with five hotel giveaways

The island of Saint Lucia is tapping into the power of social media with the launch of the destination’s official TikTok account @TravelSaintLucia. TikTok users will have the chance to win five (5) all-inclusive hotel stays over five (5) days from February 1st – 5th, 2022, through a new digital marketing campaign #TikTokSaintLucia, created to […]

Taiwan rescues St Lucia banana industry

Taiwan rescues St Lucia banana industry

Saint Lucia’s once-thriving banana industry – now a fraction of its capacity, struggling to maintain production, quality standards and revenue inflows, continues to receive much needed technical and financial support from Taiwan’s Technical Mission. Taiwan recently budgeted EC$3.2 million to Saint Lucia for the fiscal year 2021/2022, with EC$500,000 coming from the Banana Productivity Improvement […]

Saint Lucia’s St James’s Club Morgan Bay to open in October  

Saint Lucia’s St James’s Club Morgan Bay to open in October   

One of the leading all-inclusive resorts on the island of Saint Lucia is set to reopen to guests, Caribbean Journal has learned. The St James’s Club Morgan Bay Saint Lucia, part of the Elite Island Resorts portfolio, is reopening on Oct. 1, the company confirmed. The all-inclusive resort, set minutes from the island’s popular Rodney […]

The safest Caribbean islands in 2021

The safest Caribbean islands in 2021

Due to the beautiful weather, laid-back ocean vibes, and great activities, the Caribbean is a region that makes one return to time and time again. However, not all Caribbean islands are created equal in terms of safety, and it definitely pays to know the particular risks of each island and take precautions. That said, no […]

St Lucia Labour Party ousts one-term Prime Minister Chastanet

St Lucia Labour Party ousts one-term Prime Minister Chastanet

Chastanet wins seat but losing government The main opposition St Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has claimed victory in last Monday’s general elections as St Lucian voters stuffed their frustration into the ballot boxes and rejected the Allen Chastanet administration after only a one five-year term in office. In addition, voters created history in the Caribbean […]

Pierre confident of victory in St Lucia July 26th elections

Pierre confident of victory in St Lucia July 26th elections

The leader of the main opposition St Lucia Labour Party (SLP), Phillip J. Pierre, is confident that the party will win the July 26 general election, insisting that it has been preparing to return to government following the defeat in the 2016 poll. “Finally! July 26, 2021. We are ready!” St Lucians, we are ready […]

Evin Lewis’ sparkling display and scintillating fielding give West Indies 4-1 margin

Evin Lewis’ sparkling display and scintillating fielding give West Indies 4-1 margin

A fiery half-century from Evin Lewis laid the platform for a 200 target set by West Indies, which seemed well within reach for Australia until a slew of dynamic fielding efforts during the chase turned the tide back the way of the hosts as West Indies clinched a 16-run victory to complete a 4-1 series […]

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