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Stories about Saint Lucia

16 November 2016

#NotMyPrince Hashtag Uses Prince Harry's Upcoming Caribbean Visit to Resist ‘Colonisation of the Mind’

"Why is it necessary for the Crown to have any symbolic, ceremonial or constitutional role in the 21st century Caribbean?"

4 August 2016

Feminism Is a Difficult Battle for Black Caribbean Women

Standing up for women's rights is tough enough without being poor, black, or marginalised. One blog will speak out for Caribbean women at the upcoming Black Feminisms Forum in Brazil.

7 April 2016

West Indies Fans Rally Against the Region's ‘Corrupted’ Cricket Board After T20 Victories

"The historic victories didn't come from bureaucrats of the WICB, it came from the players they clearly want to muzzle."

15 February 2016

‘An Unapologetic Independent Thinker': A Conversation With St. Lucian Poet Vladimir Lucien

"Caribbean literature nowadays is very much a mixed bag [...] I think it is several Caribbeans that we are seeing."

16 September 2014

Was a Popular Saint Lucia Blog Taken Down by Google Hateful or Just Outspoken?

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The no-holds-barred, muckraking blog had become both notorious and controversial among people interested in local politics -- and then it was blocked, without warning.

23 July 2014

Wanted to Watch Saint Lucia's Carnival on TV This Year? You Were Out of Luck

"How regressive! Did the organisers consider Saint Lucians in the diaspora, those in other countries and foreigners who might be interested in being part of Saint Lucia Carnival...?"

16 May 2014

West Indies Cricket Gets a New Leader, But What About the Board?

The West Indies cricket team has a new captain, turning online attention not to the players so much as to the modus operandi of the West Indies Cricket Board.

14 February 2014

Carnival Love Songs From the Caribbean

Valentine's Day in the Caribbean is usually overshadowed by Carnival, so GV's Caribbean team posts a few of its favourite soca songs in an effort to spread the love...

St. Lucian Chef Nina Compton Still the People's Champ

Saint Lucian chef Nina Compton may not have won her bid to be crowned Top Chef, but she has won the hearts - and stomachs - of the Caribbean region.

10 January 2014

PHOTOS: Christmas Flooding in the Eastern Caribbean

On Christmas Eve several islands in the Eastern Caribbean, including Dominica, Saint Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines experienced heavy rainfall and severe flooding.

12 December 2013

The Caribbean Ponders the Legacy of Nelson Mandela

Across the Caribbean archipelago, from Trinidad and Tobago to Cuba, regional bloggers reflect on Nelson Mandela's life and legacy.

7 August 2013

The Politics of Language in St. Lucia

Should politicians in St. Lucia be fluent in creole? The election of Allan Chastanet as political leader of the opposition is stirring up discussion about language, culture and class.

18 May 2013

Is Saint Lucia's Jazz Festival Worth the Investment?

The end of this year's Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival, especially in the context of the country's ongoing budget debates, has led many netizens to wonder about the economic...

14 May 2013

Saint Lucia Jazz Festival's Controversial Couture

This year's Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival featured a fashion show dubbed “Hot Couture”, intended to boost the island's burgeoning fashion industry by creating a showcase for local models...

7 May 2013

New Captain for West Indies Cricket

The West Indies Cricket Board has announced its team for the upcoming International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy, but what has the region talking is the decision to replace St....

26 April 2013

Chronicler of Saint Lucian History Remembered

Historian and conservationist Robert Devaux was laid to rest this week, having passed away on the morning of April 16th 2013, after a battle with cancer. St. Lucian netizens have...

15 April 2013

Who Owns St. Lucia's Beaches…Citizens or Celebrities?

St. Lucians can usually visit any beach they choose, but thanks to a recent celebrity wedding, the beach surrounding a local resort was deemed off limits, raising longstanding questions about...

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