Transnational_issues of Saint Lucia

Disputes - international:joins other Caribbean states to counter Venezuela's claim that Aves Island sustains human habitation, a criterion under UNCLOS, which permits Venezuela to extend its EEZ/continental shelf over a large portion of the eastern Caribbean Sea
Illicit drugs:transit point for South American drugs destined for the US and Europe

Saint Lucia Quickstats

  • Population: 170,649 (July 2007 est.)
  • Area: 616 sq km
  • Density: 298 /km² (41st)
  • GDP (total): $866 million (197th)
  • GDP (per capita): $5,950 (98th)
  • Literacy: 90.1%

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  • Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
  • Dial code: +1 758

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