Castries, Saint Lucia — Caribbean Region (Lesser Antilles)
Sir George Frederick Lawrence Charles
K.C.M.G. · C.B.E. · S.L.C. · J.P.
Pioneer of the Trade Union Movement 1946.
Founding Father of the Saint Lucia Labour Party October 1950.
First Minister of Education and Social Services March 1, 1956.
First Chief Minister of Saint Lucia January 1, 1960.
As a catalyst of social change, he initiated a revolution which gave credence to his vision for political reform. Reform which provided every citizen of Saint Lucia with the right to vote through the introduction and existence of Universal Adult Suffrage. With firm conviction and triumphant assertions, he birthed a free society which emerged from the womb
Location. 14° 1.23′ N, 60° 59.677′ W. Marker is in Castries, Castries. Marker can be reached from Peninsular Road. Click for map. The marker and bust are outside of the entrance to F.L. Charles Airport (formerly Vigie) in Castries, Saint Lucia.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World Wars Memorial (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Hon. Derek Alton Walcott (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Sir William Arthur Lewis (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Government House Saint Lucia (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); William Arthur Lewis (approx. 2.6 kilometers away); 27th Inniskilling Regiment (approx. 2.7 kilometers away); Inniskilling Fusiliers: 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot (approx. 2.7 kilometers away); Carib Caves (approx. 8.4 kilometers away in Gros Islet). Click for a list of all markers in Castries.
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