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. Touch for map. The marker and bust are outside of the entrance to F.L. Charles Airport (formerly Vigie) in Castries, Saint Lucia. Marker is in this post office area: Castries LC04 301, Saint Lucia.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Choc Bay War Cemetery (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Simon Bolivar (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Jean Baptiste Bideau (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Sir John George Melvin Compton (approx. 1.3 kilometers away); 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); The “Cannon” at Walcott Place (approx. 1.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castries.
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