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  Saint Lucia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Lucia is an island nation in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean.
As a Commonwealth Realm, Saint Lucia recognizes Queen Elizabeth II as the Head of State of Saint Lucia, represented on the island by a Governor-General.
Lucia boasts the highest ratio in the world for number of Nobel laureates produced with respect to the total population of the nation.
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 Saint Lucia information - Search.com
Saint Lucia is an independent island state and one of the Windward Islands.
As a Commonwealth Realm, Saint Lucia recognizes Queen Elizabeth II as the Head of State of Saint Lucia, represented on the island by a Governor-General.
Lucia boasts the highest ratio in the world for number of Nobel laureates produced with respect to the total population of the nation.
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 Foreign relations of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Foreign relations of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saint Vincent protests Venezuela 's claim to give full effect to Aves Island, which creates a Venezuelan EEZ / continental shelf extending over a large portion of the Caribbean Sea Saint Vincent is a transshipment point for South American illicit drugs destined for the US and Europe.
Related to Foreign relations of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines:
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 lc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Being a Commonwealth Realm, the head of state of Saint Lucia is the British monarch, represented on the island by a Governor-General.
The largest town on Saint Lucia is its capital Castries, where about one third of the population lives.
The small population of Saint Lucia is mostly fl or of mixed descent; just 1% are of European origin, with an East Indian miority of some 3%.
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 Foreign relations of Saint Lucia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saint Lucia has no extant international disputes aside from tension resulting from the island's status as a transit point for South American drugs destined for the United States and Europe.
Lucia is a member of the Commonwealth, the Organization of American States, and the United Nations.
Lucia participated, along with 14 other Caribbean nations, in a summit with US President Bill Clinton in Bridgetown, Barbados in May 1997.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Saint_Lucia   (383 words)

  
 Culture of Saint Lucia - History and ethnic relations, Urbanism, architecture, and the use of space
Saint Lucia lies between Saint Vincent to the south and Martinique to the north.
Independence for Saint Lucia, as for most of her neighbors only recently emerged from a profoundly colonial experience, has involved an examination of cultural traditions that were suppressed in the past.
Saint Lucians are eclectic in their choice of treatment for various maladies, a phenomenon that reflects their creolized heritage.
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 Country Profiles Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Saint Lucia is one of the Windward Islands in the Eastern Caribbean, 21 miles south of Martinique and 26 miles north of St Vincent.
Saint Lucia is a recipient of European Union funds under the Special Framework of Assistance, which was established to assist traditional ACP banana suppliers to adapt to new market conditions, and in particular to improve competitiveness.
Saint Lucia is committed to participating in the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME), but wants to see adequate arrangements in place to assist the smaller economies of the CARICOM region, in the form of a Regional Development Fund.
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 GeographyIQ - World Atlas - North America - Saint Lucia - Foreign Relations
The government is seeking balanced international relations with emphasis on mutual economic cooperation and trade and investment.
Lucia is a member of the Commonwealth, the Organization of American States, and the United Nations.
Lucia participated, along with 14 other Caribbean nations, in a summit with President Clinton in Bridgetown, Barbados in May 1997.
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 Saint Lucia
Lucia's population is predominantly of African and mixed African-European descent, with small East Indian and European minorities.
Lucia's first known inhabitants were Arawaks, believed to have come from northern South America in 200-400 A.D. Numerous archaeological sites on the island have produced specimens of the Arawaks' well-developed pottery.
Lucia continues to recognize Queen Elizabeth II as titular head of state and is an active member of the Commonwealth.
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 Top20SaintLucia.com - Your Top20 Guide to Saint Lucia!
Saint Lucia is a full member of the OECS and home of the OECS headquarters.
The small population of Saint Lucia is of mostly African descent (upwards of 90% of the population).
Saint Lucian cultural festivals include La Rose and La Marguerite, the one representing the Rosicrucian order, the other one representing Freemasonry, which can be clearly seen on a mural painted by Dunstan St. Omer, depicting the holy trinity of Osiris, Horus and Isis.
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 Saint Lucia? Not a big deal.
Under "pressure" from the mainland, Taiwan diplomacy was driven to woo the tiny country of Saint Lucia and to drop its bomb on the eve of the Economic and Cultural Forum.
Considering it carefully, when a party descends to the point that it revels in establishing relations with Saint Lucia, then it cares nothing for national interests or a sense of honor; they are merely concerned with the election and with showing off.
Saint Lucia is a volcanic island in the Caribbean with mountainous terrain measuring only 610 square kilometers.
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 Climate In Castries Saint Lucia -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Saint Lucia is Castries, where about one third of the population lives.
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Sa int Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the...
Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the...
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 SAINT LUCIA FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Saint Lucia is an island_nation in the eastern Caribbean_Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic_Ocean.
Part of the Lesser_Antilles, it is located north of the islands of Saint_Vincent_and_the_Grenadines and south of Martinique.
Saint Lucia is a full & participating member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Organisation_of_Eastern_Caribbean_States (OECS).
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 Saint Lucia (10/04)
Foreign investors also have been attracted by the infrastructure improvements as well as by the educated and skilled work force and relatively stable political conditions.
Lucia is a beneficiary of the U.S. Caribbean Basin Initiative and is a member of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
Lucia is the headquarters of the Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications (ECTEL) authority, which is developing the regulations to liberalize the telecommunications sector in the region by 2004.
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 Saint Lucia - Gurupedia
Saint Lucia is an island nation in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and south of
Being a Commonwealth Realm, the head of state of Saint Lucia is the
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 Background Notes Archive - Western Hemisphere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The parliament may be dissolved by the governor general at any point during its five-year term, either at the request of the prime minister--in order to take the nation into early elections--or at the governor general's own discretion, if the house passes a vote of no-confidence in the government.
Lucia is a member of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, which issues a common currency.
FOREIGN RELATIONS The major thrust of foreign affairs for St. Lucia is economic development.
dosfan.lib.uic.edu /erc/bgnotes/wha/saintlucia9803.html   (2658 words)

  
 Bambooweb: Saint Lucia
The capital city of Saint Lucia is Castries, where about one third of the population lives.
The recent changes in the European Union import preference regime and the increased competition from Latin American bananas have made economic diversification increasingly important in Saint Lucia.
The small population of Saint Lucia is mostly fl or of mixed descent; just 1% are of European origin, with an East Indian minority of some 3%.
www.bambooweb.com /articles/s/a/Saint_Lucia.html   (474 words)

  
 Climate In Saint Lucia -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Wednesday, September 27, 2000 - Saint Lucia is about to launch a study to determine the impact of greenhouse gases and climate change on the island.
Rwanda Saint Helena Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Vincent and...
Saint Lucia, independent island state, one of the Windward Islands, West Indies, southeastern Caribbean Sea, between Martinique on the north and Saint Vincent on the south.
climate.fmqg.com /index.php?k=climate-in-saint-lucia   (1030 words)

  
 Saint Lucia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He said those projects can be singled out as being the outcome of a proposal submitted by the government of Saint Lucia for consideration by the People’s...
As we hear in this report from Timothy James, Saint Lucia’s External Affairs Minister Senator Petrus Compton is warning Sir John that there could be negative...
The next year the Nobel panel picked Derek Walcott, a poet born in the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia of mainly African parentage.
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Foreign Affairs Minister James Huang said Tuesday that the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Saint Lucia has proved that despite China's relentless obstruction, Taiwan is a name respected in the international community.
St. Lucia has become the third country, after Kiribatis and Nauru, with which Taiwan has established diplomatic ties since 2000 when the Democratic Progressive Party first came to power in the country.
Huang noted that St. Lucia passed a resolution to resume diplomatic relations with Taiwan in a Cabinet meeting April 26 during which it also commissioned the foreign minister to coordinate with Taiwan on signing a joint communique on resuming ties.
taiwansecurity.org /AP/2007/AP-010507.htm   (591 words)

  
 Saint Lucia
On Sept. 1, 2002, Premier Zhu Rongji and Foreign Minister Tang Jiaxuan respectively exchanged messages with Prime Minister of St. Lucia Anthony and Foreign Minister Hunt, congratulating on the 5th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and St. Lucia.
On Feb. 16, 2000, at the request of the government of Saint Lucia, the Chinese government donated colored flags valued $68,000 for the celebration activities of the 21st anniversary of the Independence of Saint Lucia.
On Sept 2-7, 1998, a Chinese acrobatic troupe went to Saint Lucia for a friendly visit at the invitation of the Saint Lucian Ministry of Culture.
www.fmprc.gov.cn /eng/wjb/zzjg/ldmzs/gjlb/3518/default.htm   (1758 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Saint Lucia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Saint Lucia has no extant international disputes aside from tensionresulting from the island's status as a transit point for South American drugs destined for the UnitedStates and Europe.
The government is seekingbalanced international relations with emphasis on mutual economic cooperation and trade and investment.
Lucia participated in the 1983 Grenada mission, sending members of itsSpecial Services Unit into active duty.
www.therfcc.org /foreign-relations-of-saint-lucia-117787.html   (344 words)

  
 Saint Lucia
As a Commonwealth Realm, Saint Lucia recognizes Queen Elizabeth II as the Queen of Saint Lucia, represented on the island by a Governor-General.
Saint Lucia is a full and participating member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
The local climate is tropical, moderated by northeast trade winds, with a dry season from January to April and a rainy season from May to November.
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 Saint Lucia (Directory/Caribbean/Saint Lucia) - Worldwidirectory.com
Saint Lu·cia (lū ' shə, lū-sē ' ə) An island country of the West Indies in the Windward...
Saint Lucia Child Soldier Global Report 2001 From the Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers Grenada, Saint Lucia, Dominica, Saint Vincent and Grenadine and Saint Kitts and Nevis have police...
Volunteer Saint Lucia will be based on the principles of equal opportunity and non-discrimination while celebrating the talents and strengths of our citizens.
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 SAINT LUCIA SENATE
The Saint Lucia parliament comprises Her Majesty the Queen of England, the Senate and the lower house.
The Parliamentary Commissioner of Saint Lucia is an official of the parliament, concentrating exclusively on this task, appointed by the Governor General after consultation with the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition in the lower house.
He is responsible for investigating any decision or action of the government or of the public authorities, either on an individual complaint, or on referral by a senator or by a member of the lower house.
www.senat.fr /senatsdumonde/english/sainte-lucie.html   (689 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: St. Lucia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This article is about the country in the Caribbean; for the Catholic saint, see Saint Lucy
Saint Lucia is a full and participating member of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM)
The small population of Saint Lucia is mostly fl or of mixed descent; just 1% are of European origin, with an East Indian minority of some 3%.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/St.-Lucia   (576 words)

  
 Saint Lucia Establishes Diplomatic Relations with China
Lucia has established full diplomatic relation with the Peoples Republic of China as of September 1, 1997.
China like St. Lucia is a developing country, and shares a number of broad based interest.
Lucia has established diplomatic relations with China, in conformity with the five principles of peaceful coexistence and the "one China" principle.
www.stlucia.gov.lc /pr1997/saint_lucia_establishes_diplomatic_relations_with_china.htm   (302 words)

  
 Statement by Senator the Hon. Julian Hunte, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Saint Lucia, at Fifth Meeting of the Council ...
Foreign Minister of Guyana and Chairman of COFCOR
This, and the broader issues relating to the development of small states, including lack of capacity, climate change, and other development concerns, will need to be central to the agenda of the Conference and its outcome, if the meeting is really to make a meaningful contribution to the sustainable development of our Region.
The development of a Revised Strategy for the Coordination of the Foreign Policies of CARICOM States, constituted the main focus of our retreat, and this suggests to me that there is the requisite concern and commitment to address and to resolve those issues where CARICOM is seen to be slipping.
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