In 2011, the population of Saint Lucia was estimated to be around 165,000 people. The economy of the country was largely dependent on exports such as bananas, coconuts and cocoa, as well as services such as banking and tourism. In terms of foreign relations, Saint Lucia had strong ties with other Caribbean countries, as well as with Europe and North America. In terms of politics, Saint Lucia had a constitutional monarchy which had been in power since 1979. The ruling party at the time was the United Workers Party (UWP), which was led by Prime Minister Stephenson King. See mathgeneral for Saint Lucia in the year of 2017.
Saint Lucia. Elections held in Parliament’s lower house in November led to a change of government. Saint Lucia’s Workers’ Party (SLP) regained power after five years in opposition. According to Countryaah official site, Kenny Anthony, who was prime minister in 1997-2006, returned as head of government. The election loss for the conservative UWP was largely assumed to be due to voters’ frustration over rising crime and unemployment. Visit ABBREVIATIONFINDER for the acronym of LCA that stands for the country of St. Lucia.
A national mourning weekend was announced following a severe bus accident that claimed 17 lives in November. The accident, which occurred when the bus drove off the road and fell down a steep slope, was reported to be the most difficult in the country’s history.