Saint Lucia is
an independent country, having attained its independence from Great Britain on February
22, 1979. The country is a constitutional
monarchy. Executive power is vested in the
British Sovereign as Head of State. In this
regard, Queen Elizabeth II, as head of State is represented in Saint Lucia by Governor
General, Dame Pearlette Louisy. The
democratically elected government is headed by Prime Minister, the Honorable Dr. Kenny D.
* Source: Permanent Mission of Saint
Lucia to the OAS.
14 May 2008