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 C.-E.-G. de Castries Papers
Castries' ministry came at a critical period, following the massive naval buildup overseen by Choiseul and coinciding with the final stages of the American Revolution, the Peace negotiations between Britain and her former colonies, and the transfer of a number of Caribbean colonies between Britain and France.
Castries is credited with orchestrating the highly successful naval campaign of 1781 and elevating Suffren de Saint Tropez to command of French naval forces, as well as instituting a variety of progressive reforms in the French Navy, including the de facto introduction of a new naval code.
Castries died at Wolfenbuttel on the 12th of January, 1801, and is buried at Brunswick, Germany, near the memorial erected by the Duke to the victor at Clostercamp.
www.clements.umich.edu /Webguides/C/Castries.html   (1540 words)

 Castries - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Castries, population 11,147 (1991), is the capital city of Saint Lucia.
Castries has been rebuilt, having been destroyed by fire several times, notably on June 19, 1948.
As well as being the capital city of Saint Lucia, Castries hosts the secretariat of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Castries   (179 words)

 Castries - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Castries was founded by the French in 1650, named after Charles Eugène Gabriel de la Croix, Marquis de Castries.
Castries is a port of call for cruise ships.
Castries also hosts the headquarters of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Castries,_Saint_Lucia   (179 words)

 Tropical Traveller Online - Castries, the city that lived through it all   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Castries was officially made a city in 1967, prior to that it was named "Carenage"-a safe anchorage for ships.
Castries suffered, however, in 1948 when most of city was engulfed in flames on the windy night of June 19.
The Castries Market was built to accommodate vendors who in the past lined the streets and made it almost impossible for pedestrians to use the sidewalks.
www.tropicaltraveller.com /april-02/features/feature1.htm   (1437 words)

 Castries Saint Lucia Hotels ... Jake.com
Castries, LC Poised on the golden sands of Reduit beach, one of the finest in the Carribbean, the Rex St Lucian offers a relaxed and friendly escape from the hurly-burly...
Castries, LC A Former Cocoa Plantation, This Estate Is Nestled At The Base Of Petit Piton In Soufriere.
Castries, LC Planned with an architect's talent (noted Caribbean architect Ian Morrison designed it) and a landscape artist's flare, Windjammer Landing is a true resort...
hotels.jake.com /int/lc/castries-hotels.html   (297 words)

 De Castries, a 'beacon amidst the chaos,' awarded Streit Award
And every year, Patricia de Castries, assistant director and data manager at the center, is "a beacon amidst the chaos," said a colleague, one of many faculty, staff and students who wrote to nominate de Castries for the 2004 Arnice Streit Award for Distinguished Service.
In her position, de Castries functions like a miniature Registrar's Office for the more than 2,000 students enrolled in language instruction each quarter, said de Castries' boss, Elizabeth Bernhardt, professor of German studies and Language Center director.
De Castries spends hours every summer talking about language selection to anxious parents and incoming students and many hours with students who drop by her office ­ where she keeps a bowl of chocolates on her desk.
news-service.stanford.edu /news/2004/june9/streit-69.html   (612 words)

 Castries Bio
Henri de Castries is Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer of AXA and Chairman of AXA Financial, Inc. Henri de Castries was born on August 15, 1954 in Bayonne to a family where the military has played an important role in recent French history.
He was appointed Corporate Secretary in 1991 and headed the team responsible for dealing with the legal issues related to the reorganization and merger of Compagnie du Midi with the AXA Group.
In November 1996, Henri de Castries was awarded the medal of "Chevalier de "Ordre National du Mérite".
www.axa-financial.com /pressroom/biographies/castries.html   (634 words)

 Woodrow W. Denham - St. Lucia Slides TOC
These photographs are organized geographically for ease of access, Castries first, then the north coast, then down the west coast to Soufriere, thence to Choiseul and LaPointe on the southwest coast, Vieux Fort at the southern tip, and on to Micoud, Praslin and Dennery on the east coast.
Castries (24) This small Caribbean island with a population of about 150,000 people and an economy based on bananas and tourism seems an unlikely place to produce two Nobel Prize winners, but it has.
Castries Market was built in the 19 th century as well, and had a lot of character a century later.
www.alc.edu /denham/carribbean/06cbStLSlidesTOC.htm   (1052 words)

 National Insurance Corporation: Subsidiaries
The Management of the Castries Car Park Facility under a contract with that company and an associated contract with the Government of St. Lucia to manage parking within the City of Castries.
Castries Car Park Facility Limited The Castries multi-storey, multipurpose facility project was initiated by the Government of Saint Lucia and has since become a project of the National Insurance Corporation (NIC) and the National Insurance Property Development Company Limited (NIPDEC).
Justification for the Car Park Facility The City of Castries is the main anchor and focus of an urban region that stretches to Gros Islet.
www.stlucianis.org /subsidiaries.html   (836 words)

 Amy Blue Award Past Recipients
It would be three months before de Castries found employment again -- and it was back at the language center, as data manager and assistant director.
De Castries, who arrived at the central campus in 1987 with $80 to her name, previously administered the Stanford-in-Paris program 15 years ago and was an accountant for the program in the 1970s.
De Castries must sign the form for 1,700 freshmen indicating they've completed one year of a university-level foreign language.
www.stanford.edu /group/amyblueaward/recipients/1999_decastries.html   (464 words)

 Castries --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!
Castries is a gateway for tourists visiting the island.
In June 1999 it was announced that St. Lucia's capital, Castries, was to be redesigned on the basis of a plan funded by the Organization of American States.
Prime Minister Kenny Anthony said Castries was “bursting at the seams” because of overrapid development.
www.britannica.com /ebc/article-9359987   (375 words)

 New Councillors to Beautify Castries City
There is much expectation of you and I trust that you will collaborate with the ministry to ensure that the work of the Castries City Corporation is fulfilled,” she said.
Parliamentary representative for Central Castries, Honourable Sarah Flood Beaubrun, expressed concern particularly regarding the noise pollution in the city and alluded to the hard decisions that must be taken at times, in the process of development.
New chairman of the Castries City Corporation, Peter Foster, appealed to stakeholders and other interest groups in the Castries basin, to assist the council in addressing the problems and needs of the city.
www.stlucia.gov.lc /pr2003/new_councillors_to_beautify_castries_city.htm   (442 words)

 Towards the encounter in Castries - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
Today I revisit the issue of the coming get-together in Castries of leaders of governing and Opposition parliamentary parties, having managed to receive a copy of the draft agenda for the July 2 encounter.
The expectation, therefore, is to have some foundation laid, some mechanism fashioned in Castries to continue the dialogue and to build the widest possible support for the goals of CARICOM, including, of course, the Caribbean Court of Justice to serve, ultimately as the final appellate court for ALL member states of the Community.
Opposition leader Golding who, like his Trinidadian counterpart, Panday, has been a persistent advocate for constitutional reform and separation of powers, is expected to also raise for discussion an issue currently engaging bi-partian political consideration in Jamaica - state financing of political parties to overome recurring complaints/allegations of corruption in private funding of candidates.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /columns/html/20050625T230000-0500_83100_OBS_TOWARDS_THE_ENCOUNTER_IN_CASTRIES.asp   (719 words)

 No Date Set Yet For Castries Central By-election
In those interviews, he acknowledged that the Constitution of Saint Lucia requires that a by election be held within 90 days of the date of the resignation by the former MP.
However, while confirming that a by-election will have to be held in Castries Central consequent on the resignation of Mrs.
The Prime Minister says he understands the anxiety of the media to get a date for the by-election, but he urges that media personnel should temper their anxiety and not dream of or set dates that have no basis in reality.
www.stlucia.gov.lc /pr2006/january/no_date_set_yet_for_castries_central_by_election.htm   (286 words)

 Castries. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
Its excellent landlocked harbor is one of the best in the West Indies and a cruise ship port of call.
Castries was founded by the French in 1650, and was an important coaling station under Br.
Heavily damaged by fire several times (most recently in 1948), it has few old bldgs.
www.bartleby.com /69/68/C03368.html   (112 words)

 Castries, Saint Lucia --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
More results on "Castries, Saint Lucia" when you join.
The second largest of the Windward Islands group of the West Indies, the island covers an area of 238 square miles (616 square kilometers).
Castries is the capital city and the main port.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9318984   (684 words)

 Castries Travel Guide - St Lucia - Castries City Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The main reason for the existence of the town of Castries, capital of St Lucia, is as a port of call for hundreds of cruise ships that dock in the deep harbour every year, disgorging thousands of day-trippers who shop till they drop in the market and duty-free shopping malls.
Most of the buildings are fairly new, Castries having been destroyed several times by fire during its history, most recently in 1948.
Castries also serves as a good base for island exploration, whether it is by road or water.
www.wordtravels.com /Cities/St+Lucia/Castries   (364 words)

 Castries on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
AXA Supervisory Board Expresses Its Unanimous Support for, and Confirms Its Unqualified Confidence in, Claude Bebear and Henri de Castries.
Claude Bebear and Henri de Castries Heard on the PanEuroLife Matter.
French insurance giant Axa's Chairman of the managing board Henri de Castries poses after a press conference announcing the 2005 first semestrial results, 22 September 2005 in Paris.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Castries.asp   (698 words)

 City of Castries St. Lucia, Gros Islet, St. Lucia Vacation Rental
Caribbean Breeze is built on a slope on 1-1/2 acres of land overlooking the Atlantic Ocean where our guests experience a continuous flow of fresh Caribbean breeze.
Caribbean Breeze is within a 5 minute drive to nearby beaches, and about 10 minutes to the city of Castries which is the capital of St. Lucia.
It is also near all the major hotels and activities such as the well known Friday Night street party in Gros Islet.
www.caribbeanbreeze.biz   (370 words)

 St. Lucia - St. Lucia Hotels - The Inn On The Bay of St. Lucia - Sightseeing Castries
It is perched amid lush greenery high on The Morne, with fabulous views over Castries Harbor and indeed most of the island.
Castries, the maze-like capital of St. Lucia, is the main port and largest city on the island.
The crux of the action in downtown Castries is centered around William Peter Boulevard, a long plaza lined with banks, shops, post office, telephones, office buildings, shops, boutiques and street vendors.
www.saint-lucia.com /st-lucia-sightseeing-castries.html   (1747 words)

 My St Lucia Island information on the Pitons, Soufriere, Castries
The French influence is still apparent today in the spicy Creole food, and the native patois which is widely spoken amongst the locals.
Most of the hotels are scattered along the sheltered north west coast, where a wide range of water-sports are available from the long sandy beaches.
Evening activities and entertainment tend to be hotel based, although there are a number of good bars and restaurants in Castries and the Rodney Bay area.
www.mystlucia.org /info_htm/island_info.htm   (473 words)

 Castries Holidays: Cheap Holidays in Castries, St. Lucia
Castries, St Lucia's capital, is a modern resort that is very popular in peak-season.
A great place for shopping, Castries is home to vibrant open-air vegetable markets, craft fairs and shopping centres.
Also a popular attraction is the pretty port district where hundreds of cruise ships dock each year to unload tourists for a day of duty-free shopping at the city's malls.
www.lastminute.com /site/find/World/Caribbean/St.-Lucia/Castries/Castries--Holiday.html   (344 words)

 Castries, Saint Lucia, Pictures
It is a seaport situated on a nearly landlocked harbor in the northwestern part of the island.
Nearby are Vigie Airport and Morne Fortune, a hill that affords a good view of the area.
Founded by the French in 1650, Castries came under definitive British control in 1814.
www.greatestcities.com /Caribbean/Saint_Lucia/Castries_city_state_capital.html   (145 words)

 Fantastic Voyage® 2005 :: About the Party - Castries, St. Lucia
Castries offers a colorful local market and great shopping.
Drive by bus through Castries, Cul de Sac, the Roseau banana plantations, and the fishing villages of Anse-La-Raye and Canaries.
Then board a boat for a relaxing ride back down the scenic coastline to Anse Cochon for swimming in beautiful crystal-clear waters.
www.blackamericaweb.com /fv2005/cities/stlucia.html   (234 words)

 Archdiocese of Castries
Louis Tapon, who was the Parish Priest at that time, was instrumental in the planning and construction of the building.
The Province of Castries covers a great part of the Eastern Caribbean from St. Kitts in the north to Grenada in the South.
However, this web site focuses on the activities of the Archdiocese of Castries as other dioceses either have developed or will be setting up their own web pages.
www.archdioceseofcastries.org /index.htm   (207 words)

 Sea Wolff Diving Dive Log Book Software for SCUBA Divers, Snorkelers and Rescue Teams SANDALS St. Lucia La Toc, ...
There are two Sandals resorts on the island: Sandals Halcyon, which is about 10 minutes by car North of the capital, Castries, and Sandals St. Lucia La Toc (the one we stayed at), which is about 5 minutes South of Castries.
A small one in the capital, Castries, which is probably 5-10 minutes away from the Sandals resorts, and a large one named Hewannorra on the island's southern tip.
Passenger jets can't land in the small one, so you either fly in a prop plane from close by and land at the convenient airport, or take an hour mini-van ride from the far away airport to the resort.
www.seawolff.com /sandals.htm   (6215 words)

 Castries, St. Lucia - Reviews and Travel Information - TripAdvisor
Castries: Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa and Beach Resort: "St.
Castries: Almond Morgan Bay Beach Resort: "Depends what you are looking for................"
Castries: Sandals Regency St. Lucia Golf Resort and Spa: "Disappointed upon arival"
www.tripadvisor.com /AllReviews-g147343-Castries_St_Lucia.html   (781 words)

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