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Hurricanes cost Caribbean $1 billion in tourism: industry group

14 Jun 2018

NASSAU The Caribbean lost more than $1 billion in tourism revenue after hurricanes deterred visitors during the costliest storm season on record, and recovery efforts could cost close to $6 billion, the Caribbean Tourism Organization said on Wednesday.

Nobel laureate poet Derek Walcott dies in St. Lucia

17 Mar 2017

CASTRIES, St. Lucia Poet Derek Walcott, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992 and helped thrust Caribbean writing into the global spotlight, died peacefully at his home in St. Lucia on Friday. He was 87.

INTERVIEW - Storm-struck St Lucia's PM says islands need more to tackle warming

02 Oct 2016

CASTRIES, St. Lucia Small island states need financial help to cope with extreme weather linked to climate change, St. Lucian Prime Minister Allen Chastanet said, as his Caribbean country recovers from flooding and landslides triggered by Hurricane Matthew.

Matthew reaches hurricane force, one dead in St Vincent

30 Sep 2016

CASTRIES, St. Lucia Tropical Storm Matthew strengthened to a hurricane on Thursday after triggering flooding and landslides on eastern Caribbean islands that killed one person, and was forecast to grow more powerful as it heads toward Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba.

Conservative opposition wins St. Lucia election, vows police killings tribunal

08 Jun 2016

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia St. Lucia's conservative United Workers Party beat the incumbent Labour Party with promises of tax cuts and the resolution of a scandal over killings by the police that have hurt the image of the Caribbean nation, general election results showed on Monday.

St. Lucia confirms first two cases of Zika, contracted locally

08 Apr 2016

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, A man and a woman in the Caribbean country of St. Lucia have locally contracted the Zika virus, which has been linked to hundreds of cases of a rare birth defect in Brazil, the first infections by the mosquito-borne virus in the island nation, its health ministry said on Thursday.

United States criticizes St Lucia over alleged extra-judicial deaths

13 Jan 2016

CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA The United States criticized the government of the Caribbean island nation St Lucia on Tuesday for failing to prosecute police accused of keeping death-lists and killing suspected criminals during a misguided campaign to attract tourists.

United States criticizes St Lucia over alleged extra-judicial deaths

13 Jan 2016

CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA, Jan 12 The United States criticized the government of the Caribbean island nation St Lucia on Tuesday for failing to prosecute police accused of keeping death-lists and killing suspected criminals during a misguided campaign to attract tourists.

Five arrests in St. Lucia murder of British yachtsman

22 Jan 2014

CASTRIES, St Lucia Authorities on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia said they have arrested five people in the murder of a British tourist who was travelling around the world with his wife.

Five arrests in St Lucia murder of British yachtsman

22 Jan 2014

CASTRIES, St Lucia Authorities on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia said they have arrested five people in the murder of a British tourist who was travelling around the world with his wife.

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