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Another Luxury Resort Planned for St Lucia

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Another Luxury Resort Planned for St Lucia

- A 120-room luxury hotel with 40 private residential villas will open on St Lucia’s southwest coast in another two years. Fairmont St Lucia at Sunset Bay, to be built on 25 acres and 1,870 feet of beachfront, is set to start accepting guests in late 2019. The project will fuse contemporary design with preservation and enhancement of the natural landscape, conserving micro-ecosystems of small mango groves and lush mountain streams, protecting the beach from tidal erosion, and investing in mature landscaping instilling a sense of privacy
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Derek Walcott, poet and Caribbean Nobel laureate, dies at 87

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Derek Walcott, poet and Caribbean Nobel laureate, dies at 87

- Castries, St Lucia: Derek Walcott, a Nobel prize-winning poet known for capturing the essence of his native Caribbean, died Friday on the island of St Lucia. He was 87. “Derek Alton Walcott, poet, playwright, and painter died peacefully today, Friday 17th March, 2017, at his home in Cap Estate, Saint Lucia,” said a family statement. It said the funeral would be held in St Lucia and details would be announced shortly
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St Lucia PM to meet with police on murders

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St Lucia PM to meet with police on murders

- CASTRIES – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says he has been brought to tears over the number of murders in St Lucia last weekend and was expected to have a meeting with police and officials from the Ministry of Social and Family Development yesterday. “It is heartbreaking to have learned that the lives of five young persons were cut short over the weekend. It really brings me to tears to know
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Sandals To Open Resort Number 4 In St Lucia

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Sandals To Open Resort Number 4 In St Lucia

- Submit. CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Friday December 30, 2016 – Promising a level of unprecedented luxury never before seen on the island of St Lucia, Sandals Resorts International has announced its plan to add a fourth resort to its award-winning list of properties on the Eastern Caribbean island. Groundbreaking for the new resort, which will be nestled on 19 acres of land next to the existing Sandals Grande St Lucian Resort,
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Sammy laments West Indies 'mess'

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Sammy laments West Indies 'mess'

- Former captain Darren Sammy said on Thursday the West Indies were in a "mess" but insisted he had no regrets over a passionate speech that effectively ended his international career, adding he would "do it even better" if given another chance. The 32-year-old St Lucia allrounder has not played for the West Indies since captaining the team to a dramatic last-over victory against England in the World Twenty20 final in
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Bold decisions needed in St Lucia

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Bold decisions needed in St Lucia

- Some bold decisions will be needed by West Indies and India if there is to be a result when play resumes on the fifth and final day of the third test in St Lucia on Saturday. The tourists will pick up their second innings on 157 for three, a lead of 285 runs, with the hosts still needing to bat again at the Darren Sammy National Stadium. Rohit Sharma
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West Indies make solid progress

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West Indies make solid progress

- Marlon Samuels and Jermaine Blackwood held up India's push for a first-innings advantage, as the West Indies reached 194 for three in reply to the tourists' first innings total of 353 at lunch on the fourth day of the third test in St Lucia on Friday. With the entire third day lost to rain, a draw remains the most likely result unless either team can earn a distinct advantage
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Windies out to reduce deficit

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Windies out to reduce deficit

- The West Indies will be determined to claw away at their first innings deficit when play resumes on day three of the third test against India in St Lucia on Thursday. The hosts will pick up their innings on 107 for the loss of one wicket, still trailing by 246 runs, with Kraigg Brathwaite (53) and Darren Bravo (18) at the crease at the Darren Sammy National Stadium.
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Windies in search of wickets

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Windies in search of wickets

- The West Indies will be looking to break the partnership between Ravichandran Ashwin and Wriddhiman Saha when play resumes on day two of the third test against India in St Lucia on Wednesday. The middle-order pair made the hosts toil as they put on 108 runs unbeaten for the sixth-wicket, with the tourists closing the opening day on 234 for five. Ashwin and Saha will continue on 75 and
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Windies ask India to bat

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Windies ask India to bat

- Virat Kohli © Getty Images Windies ask India to bat West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and chose to field first in the third test against India in St Lucia on Tuesday. India lead the four-match series 1-0. WEST INDIES: KC Brathwaite, LR Johnson, DM Bravo, MN Samuels, J Blackwood, RL Chase, SO Dowrich (wk), JO Holder (capt), ML Cummins, AS Joseph, ST Gabriel INDIA:
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Windies T20 league eyes India bounce

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Windies T20 league eyes India bounce

- West Indies cricket’s increasing fixation with the T20 format comes clearly into focus over the next six weeks with the fourth edition of the Caribbean Premier League getting underway on Wednesday. Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago face St Lucia at the Queen’s Park Oval in the opener. That the franchise previously known as the Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel now carries the branding of Trinbago Knight Riders reflects the
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  • Another Luxury Resort Planned for St Lucia
    Another Luxury Resort Planned for St Lucia

    , caribbean360.com

    A 120-room luxury hotel with 40 private residential villas will open on St Lucia’s southwest coast in another two years. Fairmont St Lucia at Sunset Bay, to be built on 25 acres and 1,870 feet of beachfront, is set to start accepting guests in late 2019. The project will fuse contemporary design with preservation and enhancement of the natural landscape, conserving micro-ecosystems of small mango groves and lush mountain streams, protecting the beach from tidal erosion, and investing in mature landscaping instilling a sense of privacy
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    Places: Americas |  Caribbean |  Saint Lucia | 

Politics & Government

  • St Lucia's prime minister is playing wannabe dictator

    , caribbeannewsnow.com

    By Anthony L Hall. Saint Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet last week embarked on the well-trodden path of threatening to sue local media for alleged defamation on grounds that are at best tenuous. The latest blatant abuse of political and economic power in this regard stems from a report by Rehani Isidore, a journalist with HTS Television in Saint Lucia, that Britain’s Prince Harry would be staying at the
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Sports

  • Windies in search of wickets
    Windies in search of wickets

    , supersport.com

    The West Indies will be looking to break the partnership between Ravichandran Ashwin and Wriddhiman Saha when play resumes on day two of the third test against India in St Lucia on Wednesday. The middle-order pair made the hosts toil as they put on 108 runs unbeaten for the sixth-wicket, with the tourists closing the opening day on 234 for five. Ashwin and Saha will continue on 75 and
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Business

  • EU to boost CARIBBEAN competitiveness by strengthening regional partnerships

    , caribbeannewsnow.com

    BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe -- The INTERREG V Caribbean, a multimillion dollar EU-funded program to strengthen regional partnerships, will be officially launched in Saint Lucia on Wednesday. In addition to boosting the economic competitiveness of the region's countries, the INTERREG V Caribbean program will also respond to environmental challenges and health issues, while promoting the joint cultural heritage of the region. The program focuses on priority areas such employment and innovation,
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Society & Culture

  • Derek Walcott, poet and Caribbean Nobel laureate, dies at 87
    Derek Walcott, poet and Caribbean Nobel laureate, dies at 87

    , gulfnews.com

    Castries, St Lucia: Derek Walcott, a Nobel prize-winning poet known for capturing the essence of his native Caribbean, died Friday on the island of St Lucia. He was 87. “Derek Alton Walcott, poet, playwright, and painter died peacefully today, Friday 17th March, 2017, at his home in Cap Estate, Saint Lucia,” said a family statement. It said the funeral would be held in St Lucia and details would be announced shortly
    Read More ...

     

    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Death & Dying | 
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Travel & Recreation

  • Sandals To Open Resort Number 4 In St Lucia
    Sandals To Open Resort Number 4 In St Lucia

    , caribbean360.com

    Submit. CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Friday December 30, 2016 – Promising a level of unprecedented luxury never before seen on the island of St Lucia, Sandals Resorts International has announced its plan to add a fourth resort to its award-winning list of properties on the Eastern Caribbean island. Groundbreaking for the new resort, which will be nestled on 19 acres of land next to the existing Sandals Grande St Lucian Resort,
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    Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Resorts | 
    Places: Americas |  Caribbean |  Saint Lucia | 

Law & Crime

  • St Lucia PM to meet with police on murders
    St Lucia PM to meet with police on murders

    , nationnews.com

    CASTRIES – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says he has been brought to tears over the number of murders in St Lucia last weekend and was expected to have a meeting with police and officials from the Ministry of Social and Family Development yesterday. “It is heartbreaking to have learned that the lives of five young persons were cut short over the weekend. It really brings me to tears to know
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Science & Nature

  • Rainy week in Eastern Caribbean causes property, infrastructure damage

    , caribbeannewsnow.com

    Flooding and property damage caused by heavy rains this week in St Vincent and the Grenadines BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CEDEMA), through its national disaster coordinators on the ground, has provided this summary of conditions in affected member states during this week’s tropical disturbance, which brought heavy showers and thunderstorms. Barbados, Dominica and Saint Lucia experienced flooding, while St Vincent and the Grenadines experienced
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