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Is St Lucia having second thoughts about dolphin park?

By May 12, 2017 No Comments

No_to_Pigeon_Island_St_LuciaFollowing Prime Minister Allen Chastanet’s decision to cut funding to one of the leading Trusts’ on St Lucia who are supporting the campaign to stop the development of a dolphin facility at Pigeon Island, and his lack of response to our previous letters, Marine Connection has again written to the St Lucian High Commissioner in the UK regarding the situation.

We continue to work alongside colleagues in the Caribbean on this issue.  Whilst recent reports state that the representative for the Prime Minister’s Office of Tourism, Dominic Fedee has announced that no decision has been made on the project and they are open to discussion, it has been implied that ongoing concerns raised both nationally and internationally over the Prime Minister’s support for these plans, plus the recent steps taken by France to ban breeding of cetaceans in captivity, may mean that the Government are having second thoughts about establishing a dolphin park on the island.

Background of the campaign

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