Sir William Arthur Lewis (1915 – 1991) A Saint Lucian economist was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize for Economics in 1979. One of his theories presented in a publication titled "Economic Development with Unlimited Supplies of Labour" (Manchester School) arguably became his most influential contribution to development economics.
Hon. Derek Walcott, Nobel Laureate
Hon. Derek Alton Walcott (born 1930) A Saint Lucian poet and playwright was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992. His work which includes Omeros (1990) a Homeric epic was described by the Nobel Committee as “a poetic oeuvre of great luminosity, sustained by a historical vision, the outcome of a multicultural commitment.”
Flag of Saint Lucia
On the Saint Lucia Flag (designed by Hon. Dunstan St.
Omer) two isosceles triangles at its center depicts the island’s famous twin
mountains, “The Pitons” literally reaching out to the sky, symbolizing her
people’s hope and aspirations. Its cerulean blue color represents fidelity, the
sky and the emerald waters surrounding it.
His Excellency Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac, Governor General of Saint Lucia
His Excellency Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac took the Oath of Office of the Governor General in a ceremony held at Parliament Building on Jan. 12.
After taking the oath, the he addressed those viewing the event, stating that the position of Governor General was one of unity and this was a truth he would always uphold.
Hon. Allen M. Chastanet, Prime Minister of Saint Lucia
The Pitons are two cone-shaped mountainous volcanic plugs each rising well over 2,400 feet on the west coast of Saint Lucia. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004, the Pitons are arguably the most iconic natural sight in all of the Caribbean.
Amazona Versicolor, National Bird of Saint Lucia
The Amazona Versicolor (also known as the Saint Lucia Parrot) is an endangered indigenous species, recognized as the Country’s National Bird and like all wildlife in Saint Lucia it is protected by legislation.
Castries, Capital of Saint Lucia
Castries is the Capital and the largest city of Saint Lucia. It is also the Country’s economic nerve-center and houses the Seat of Government, the Governor General’s House, the High Court and many other Government and Foreign Diplomatic Offices.
URGENT PUBLIC NOTICE
The Consulate General of Saint Lucia in New York continues to monitor the information provided by the World Health Organization (WHO), Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the City of New York regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
With the gradual reopening of New York City in particular, and in a continued effort to provide the level of service to which all have become accustomed, the Consulate General wishes to inform that due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, no in-person applications will be accepted until further notice.
Effective immediately, all correspondence to this office, should be submitted to the following address: