Island in the West Indies, ruled since 1979 by the Monarchy of Saint Lucia


Saint Lucia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Saint Lucia (French: Sainte-Lucie) is a sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. Part of the Lesser Antilles, it is located north/northeast of the island of Saint Vincent, northwest of Barbados and south of Martinique. It covers a land area of 617 kmĀ² and has a population of 174,000 (2010). Its capital is Castries. Two Nobel laureates, Arthur Lewis, an economist, and Derek Walcott, a poet and playwright, have come from the island. It is the nation with the second most such honorees per capita after the Faroe Islands. ..."

Measures of Freedom

St. Lucia | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2016
2016: Status: Free, Aggregate Score: 92, Political Rights: 1, Civil Liberties: 1
"In August 2015, Parliament began debating a report authored by the Constitutional Reform Commission that was introduced in 2013 after years of consultation and development. The report contains more than 100 recommendations for the reform of Saint Lucia's 1979 constitution, including on same-sex marriage, capital punishment, and term limits for the prime minister. Police brutality remains a significant problem."