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Castries

(kästrē`, käs`trēs), town (1991 pop. 11,147; 1991 metropolitan area pop. 51,994), capital and commercial center of Saint LuciaSaint Lucia
, island nation (2005 est. pop. 166,000), 238 sq mi (616 sq km), West Indies, one of the Windward Islands. The capital is Castries. Morne Gimie (3,145 ft/959 m high) and the twin pyramidal cones known as the Pitons are the most imposing landmarks.
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. Its excellent landlocked harbor is one of the best in the West Indies. Castries was founded by the French in 1650. The secretariat for the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States is located there.

Castries

the capital and chief port of St Lucia. Pop.: 14 000 (2005 est.)
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We are confident that these new structures will prove decisive in identifying untapped opportunities to accelerate our digital transformation and ultimately better serve and protect our clients, de Castries concludes.
As for the lines of business, motor is still the main contributor to our profits [and] all this allowed us to reinforce our leading non-life international insurer position across the GCC," said de Castries.
We aim to support the current business model here by leveraging AXA Group's strengths," said de Castries during his one-day visit to the UAE.
Castries said: "The region still records low insurance penetration levels, risk awareness of the population is increasing thus there are growing insurance needs to address.
De Castries was addressing a press conference at the French embassy in Riyadh.
We want to double our investments in Turkey," de Castries said while addressing a meeting in Istanbul where 350 CEOs of Axa convened.
Costs for its non-life business were expected to be in the range of 'tens of millions of euros,' de Castries said, adding: 'These events are going to affect earnings in Japan, clearly, because in the weeks following the earthquake activity hasn't been at the same level it was before.
Cold blue canned Piton Lagers from under the cooler's sheet ice accompanied us back to Castries.
Kicking off the festivities is J'Ouvert, where thousands of locals splatter one another with paint while running amok in the winding streets of capital city, Castries.
1 June 2010 - French insurance firm Axa (EPA:CS) has shifted to 15 July the exclusivity term for the assets sale to National Australia Bank (ASX:NAB), Axa's CEO Henri de Castries said today.