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St. Lucia

How to Lose It at St Lucia’s BodyHoliday

May 23, 2015 | 10:58 am | 0 Comment

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Above: The BodyHoliday By the Caribbean Journal staff When it comes to wellness resorts in the Caribbean, St Lucia’s BodyHoliday is right at the top. Now, the resort is offering guests a new kind of Caribbean summer vacation: “Lose It, Tone It.” The programme comes in either three-day, five-day or seven-day experiences, with a range of activities, more...

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St Lucia Planning Redevelopment, Private Management of Hewanorra Airport

May 10, 2015 | 11:57 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Hewanorra International Airport in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia’s government is planning to allow its Hewanorra International Airport to be managed independently. The country announced this week that a bill would be laid in Parliament to allow the airport to be run by an “independent entity” on the basis of competitive more...

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: St Lucia

April 25, 2015 | 11:14 pm | 0 Comment

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Michael Quartarone of Oakville, Canada, who sent in this beautiful shot on a recent trip to St Lucia. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the subject line. It could be the next more...

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Digicel Joins St Lucia Internet Exchange

April 8, 2015 | 6:11 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By Gerard Best CJ Contributor Saint Lucia’s Internet users can look forward to better connectivity and faster speeds between local Internet service providers (ISPs). Digicel signed a memorandum of understanding on April 2, agreeing to become the newest member of the Saint Lucia Internet exchange (SLiX). Digicel joins its competitors more...

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The Caribbean’s Chocolate Hotel

March 27, 2015 | 10:38 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Boucan by Hotel Chocolat in St Lucia (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell SOUFRIERE — I am a cacao grower. The sun is beaming on this morning in St Lucia. There is little shade among the leaves of Soufriere. I've been gathering cacao fruit (and chewing beans) and grafting cacao trees all morning. Now a grafted tree, soon to be planted, bears my more...

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St Lucia Looks to Diaspora to Market Tourism Industry

March 4, 2015 | 7:02 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is looking to strengthen ties with its diaspora community to boost the country’s tourism sector. The St Lucia Tourist Board has launched a new programme called “Se San Nou,” ours, designed to boost ties with St Lucians abroad. The goal is to tap into the diaspora community to create a more...

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Robin Thicke, Jimmy Cliff to Headline St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival

February 6, 2015 | 5:22 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Robin Thicke By the Caribbean Journal staff Music superstars including Robin Thicke and Jimmy Cliff will be among those headlining this year’s St Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival. The event, now in its 24th year, begins April 25 with a lineup that also includes stars like Jon Secada, Beres Hammond and Arturo Tappin. The 11-day festival lasts through May more...

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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Sunset in St Lucia

January 10, 2015 | 8:57 pm | 0 Comment

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader Lori Grube, who sent in this beautiful snapshot from the East Winds Inn in St Lucia. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to [email protected] with CPOTW in the subject line. It could be the next more...

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“Encouraging” Signs of Agricultural Recovery in St Lucia

January 8, 2015 | 11:56 am | 0 Comment

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Above: a cacao plantation in St Lucia (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff There recovery of St Lucia’s agricultural sector since the Christmas Eve trough storm in 2013 is “encouraging,” according to St Lucia Agriculture Minister Moses Jn Baptiste. The island has been able to rehabilitate a number of farms across the country in the last year, with help more...

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Spain, Eastern Caribbean Countries Plan to Deepen Ties

January 2, 2015 | 6:26 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States and Spain are looking to deepen its relationship. The two sides recently signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at further building on their relationship, in a ceremony in St Lucia. OECS Director General Didacus Jules said the international practices to which both more...

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