St. Lucia’s Independence Day, US Department of State (press release)

Press Statement
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Washington, DC

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to congratulate the people of St. Lucia as you celebrate your anniversary of independence this February 22.

The United States and St. Lucia are united by our shared democratic values and our pursuit of a more peaceful and prosperous future for the region. We are working closely together on our common goals to promote security, advance human rights and democracy, and create greater economic opportunities.

As you celebrate this special day with family, friends and loved ones, know that the United States stands with you as a partner and friend. We are committed to St. Lucia’s future and to expanding the ties that bind our nations.


Saint Lucia became an independent state on February 22, 1979


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6 Responses to "St. Lucia’s Independence Day, US Department of State (press release)"

  1. Lucia Arnold says:

    Way to go Hillary, thank you on behalf of all the people of sweet st Lucia.

  2. Mick Parsons says:

    St Lucia is such a small place but always in the news for the right reasons. I have many friends who have visited tthe little paradise and only have good things to say about the people and the Island. After watching A Place in the Sun I can see what a great place it is. Of course I am bias.

  3. Honey Merluvlee Wilson says:

    I am proud that St. Lucia has given the U.S no reasons to doubt her reality! Mrs Clinton's husband also has close ties to our country as well….Thank You Mr. President and many thanks to the people of the United States! We look forward to an excellent relationship with you! God bless all of you and God bless America.

  4. madam secretary thank you.

  5. On behalf of President Obama. That sounds very presidential.. lol

  6. Kasher Henry says:

    100% proud to be lucian.

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