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Saint Lucia Transnational Issues 2008

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

NOTE: The transnational issues information regarding Saint Lucia on this page is re-published from the 2008 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Saint Lucia Transnational Issues 2008 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Saint Lucia Transnational Issues 2008 should be addressed to the CIA.