Caribbean Tourism

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The West Coast to Soufrière and the Pitons

The West Coast Road was opened in 1995 and is in excellent condition with good signposting and many viewpoints. It is a very curvy, but spectacular, drive down to Soufrière.Take the transinsular highway out of Castries and instead of branching left at Cul de Sac bay carry straight on. The road quickly rises to La Croix Maingot where you get good views of...

Government & Ecomony

Government St Lucia is an independent member of the Commonwealth and the British monarch is the Head of State, represented by a Governor General (Dr Pearlette Louisy, the first woman to hold the post). The 17-member House of Assembly is elected every five years, while the 11 members of the Senate are appointed by the Governor General, six on the advice of...