The French were the island's first European settlers. They signed a treaty with the native Carib Indians in 1660. England took control of the island from 1663 to 1667. In ensuing years, it was at war with France 14 times, and rule of the island changed frequently (it was seven times each ruled by the French and British). In 1814, the British took definitive control of the island. Because it switched so often between British and French control, Saint Lucia was also known as the "Helen of the West Indies".
Saint Lucy, a Christian saint known as Santa Lucia in Italian, Sankta Lucia in Swedish and Santa Lucía in Spanish, has given her name to many places, and things that take their names from those places:
Asked how Hotel Chocolat, with its luxury hotel on its cacao estate in SaintLucia, chocolate cookbooks and inventions that eschew sugar in favour of cocoa, will fare under multinational Mars, Thirlwell said he was confident of the cultural fit, citing commitments to sustainability and quality.
Hotel Chocolat, with its luxury hotel on its cacao estate in SaintLucia, chocolate cookbooks and inventive tastes which shunned sugar in favour of cocoa, chimed with consumers in Britain and now has 130 stores across the country, plus a presence in Japan through a partner deal.
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