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Saint Lucia:
Military & Transnational Issues

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Military branches
Definition
no regular military forces; Royal Saint Lucia Police Force (includes Special Service Unit, Coast Guard) (2007)
Manpower available for military service
Definition
males age 16-49: 48,358 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service
Definition - World rank and map
males age 16-49: 38,660 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually
Definition
males age 16-49: 1,706 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP
Definition - World rank and map
NA
Disputes - international
Definition
joins other Caribbean states to counter Venezuela's claim that Aves Island sustains human habitation, a criterion under UNCLOS, which permits Venezuela to extend its EEZ/continental shelf over a large portion of the eastern Caribbean Sea
Illicit drugs
Definition
transit point for South American drugs destined for the US and Europe


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