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Did you know in June 1921, St. Lucia was represented at the first West Indian Medical Conference which was held in Demerara?

Did you know the Canada-West Indies Trade Agreement came into effect on September 01, 1921?

Did you know it was on July 31, 1929 a memorial was unveiled at the Carnegie Library in Castries to honor the men who lost their lives in the First World War?

Did you know a Child Welfare Association was formed in Castries during 1929?

Did you know the Castries Fire Station was completely destroyed by fire on April 01, 1916?

Source: Outlines of St. Lucia’s History by Rev. Fr. Charles Jesse – 1994

This feature runs every Tuesday and Thursday. It is compiled by daughter of the soil Anselma Aimable, a former agricultural officer and former correspondent for Caribbean Net News, who has a deep interest in local culture and history. Send ideas and tips to [email protected]


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  1. Miss Anselma, do you know that I am at work right now reading all your articles? I wish I were laying on the beach somewhere in St. Lucia with all your articles. What a great time that would be. Between your articles and D. Walcotts writings, oh what good reading.


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