International Day of Families Observed in St. Lucia

May 22, 2016

Castries, St. Lucia—“The Family and the Sustainable Future of St. Lucia” was the theme of a special forum UPF held in celebration of the UN International Day of Families 2016. 

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Day of Peace Observed at a College in St. Lucia

September 20, 2013

Castries, St. Lucia - UPF-St. Lucia and the students of Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) held a March and Rally for Peace on September 20.

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Day of Families Observed in St. Lucia

May 26, 2013

Castries, St. Lucia - UPF-St. Lucia celebrated the International Day of Families with a forum on May 25 featuring speakers on several topics.

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Religious Youth Service Helps Children and the Elderly in St. Lucia

August 13, 2012

Castries, St. Lucia - A St. Lucia youth leader who hosted young Americans at a service-learning project in his district last December helped organize a Religious Youth Service project Aug. 2-13, 2012, that included times of hard work, sacrifice, fun, adventures, learning and loving.

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The Impact of One Child

August 13, 2012

Castries, St. Lucia - It was early, and my thoughts were whirling around in my head in the car on the way to the airport on August 2, headed for a Religious Youth Service project in the Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia. My dad's voice was a distant murmur. With each passing minute my heart pounded faster and faster. I was full of anxiety when we reached the New York airport. Maybe it would be best if I just went back. But there was no turning back.

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Day of Families Observed at a Workshop in St. Lucia

May 19, 2012

Marisule, St. Lucia - The St. Lucia Chapter of UPF celebrated the UN International Day of Families with a one-day workshop on May 19 in Marisule, Gros-Islet. Organized jointly by UPF and the National Youth Council, the activity brought together a mix of youth leaders and more mature Ambassadors for Peace to discuss the theme “Better Families for Stronger Communities.” Forty participants attended the event.

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Interfaith Harmony Week Commemorated in St. Lucia

February 17, 2012

Anse-la-Raye, St. Lucia - Mr. Remy Taupier, Secretary General of UPF-St. Lucia give a presentation about the common goals and values of religions to students in Anse-la-Raye on February 16. Afterwards, students gathered in small groups to discuss questions related to the presentation.

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US and St. Lucia Youth Inspire One Another

December 13, 2011

Anse-la-Raye, St. Lucia - UPF-St. Lucia hosted 17 members of the Generation Peace Academy who came from the United States to Anse-la-Raye in November 2011 to spend three weeks repairing homes along the beach and teaching classes at the local primary school.

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US Youth Serve at St. Lucia Religious Youth Service Project

August 13, 2011

Anse-la-Raye, St. Lucia - Participants in a Religious Youth Service project Aug. 2-13, 2011, in the small fishing village of Anse-la-Raye painted homes of senior citizens and made friends with local youth.

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Fighting HIV/AIDS in St. Lucia through Character Building

July 29, 2011

Choiseul, St. Lucia - More than 80 adolescents gathered during the summer holidays in Choiseul, July 25-29, 2011, for an HIV/AIDS prevention program, skits, small group discussions, crafts and service projects.

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Interfaith Harmony Week Celebrated in St. Lucia

February 6, 2011

Anse-la-Raye, St. Lucia - Six youth representatives of four different religious denominations met together to prepare for the February 6 meeting about Interfaith Harmony. They prepared the agenda, the program and the organization of the meeting.

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St. Lucia Appeals for Help Rebuilding after Hurricane Tomas

December 6, 2010

New York, USA - The Embassy of St. Lucia in the US is appealing for funds to help rebuild after the Caribbean nation was devastated by Hurricane Tomas on October 30, described as the worst natural disaster in the island's recent history.

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Cleaning up a School after Hurricane Tomas in St. Lucia

November 22, 2010

Anse-la-Raye, St. Lucia -Three days after the passage of Hurricane Tomas on Oct. 29, 2010, 15 volunteers from the USA and Canada arrived in St. Lucia for three weeks of service projects, including cleaning up storm damage at the Anse-la-Raye primary school.

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Day of Peace in St. Lucia

September 21, 2010

Castries, St. Lucia - UPF-St. Lucia and six other local organizations signed a joint declaration to mark the International Day of Peace 2010. It was published in the two main newspapers, and excerpts were read on the radio.

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Religious Youth Service Helps Promote a Caring Community in St. Lucia

August 17, 2010

Anse la Raye, St. Lucia - International volunteers joined with 14 St. Lucians Aug. 7-17, 2010, in a Friendship Americas project that included rebuilding homes of senior citizens.

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St. Lucia Hosts a Religious Youth Service Project

August 12, 2010

Castries, St. Lucia - A Religious Youth Service project is taking place August 7 to 17 in the verdant Caribbean island nation of St. Lucia, noted for its green mountains, white sand beaches, and friendly residents. RYS volunteers are staying in fishing village in Anse-la-Raye just ten miles from the capital city of Castries.

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Day of Families Broadcast in St. Lucia

May 15, 2010

Castries, St. Lucia - I had the opportunity to speak on May 15 to speak about the International Day of Families on the DBS Television Evening News. The follow are excerpts of that message:

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Day of Peace in St. Lucia

September 27, 2009

Castries, St. Lucia - Representatives of six organizations met and published a joint peace declaration.

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Commentaries on the International Day of Peace Declaration

September 21, 2009

Castries, St. Lucia - Commentaries on Declaration of the International Day of Peace, September 21, 2009, made by six organizations: Universal Peace Federation, The Community Action Programme for Safety, the National Youth Council, the National Commission for UNESCO, RISE (St. Lucia) Inc., and FAITH (Fighting Against increasing Threats to Humanity).

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Summer Camp Attracts St. Lucia Youth

September 1, 2009

Choiseul, St. Lucia - The Universal Peace Federation and the Ambassadors for Peace of St Lucia conducted a five-day camp during the summer of 2009. Almost 100 teenagers participated in the learning, recreation, and service activities.

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