According to ehistorylib, in 2005, Saint Lucia had a population of approximately 160,000 people. The majority of the population was located in the two main islands of Saint Lucia, with a large concentration in the capital city of Castries. The economy of Saint Lucia was largely based on tourism, with significant contributions from agriculture and services. Foreign relations with other countries were mostly limited to its Caribbean neighbors and some countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. In terms of politics in 2005, Saint Lucia had a parliamentary democracy that was headed by Prime Minister Kenny Anthony. The government had a bicameral legislature called the House of Assembly which was elected by popular vote every five years. Additionally, there was an independent judiciary branch which ensured that laws were applied fairly and impartially across the country.
Saint Lucia. In the spring, the CARICOM countries, which include Saint Lucia, installed the new Caribbean Court of Justice, which will settle disputes between Member States of the Caribbean Cooperation Organization and possibly replace the British Privy Council as the highest court in the country.
According to countryaah, Castries is the capital and one of the major cities within the country of St. Lucia. Former Prime Minister John Compton, 79, was elected in March as new leader of opposition Conservative United Workers’ Party. He was prime minister in 1964–1979 and 1982–1996.
- Also see abbreviationfinder.org for how the acronym ST stands for the country of St. Lucia and other meanings of this two-letter abbreviation.