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SAINT LUCIA BOASTS RECORD BREAKING ARRIVAL FIGURES

Tourism officials are touting a major milestone for the industry – a record-breaking 1.2 million visitors in 2018. Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee says the arrival figures were driven by astounding growth in cruise visitor arrivals.

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HTS PERSON OF THE YEAR 2018

Every year, Helen Television System asks our viewers and listeners to vote for the person they believe had the biggest impact on the news landscape. Over the years, nominees have ranged from inventors and elected officials to modern day heroes, who sprung into action and averted catastrophe. In 2018, our nominees …

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LABORIE SCHOOL TO HOST INDEPENDENCE PAGEANT

Primary school students in Laborie are contributing their talents and skills to the official calendar of activities for Saint Lucia’s 40th anniversary of Independence.  Four boys and four girls will take part in the Mr. and Ms. Laborie primary school’s Independence pageant on January 26th.  The young contestants have been preparing their …

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SLP RAMPING UP ELECTION PREPARATIONS

The opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) is preparing for the next general elections. Party officials say they are preparing, and plans for a win at the polls include stepped up engagement with the people in 2019.  

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SLP LAUGHS OFF PM’S DSH RACING POSTPONEMENT DEFENSE

Local hotels won’t be able to accommodate overseas patrons expected to fly in for February’s anticipated desert star holdings [DSH] thoroughbred racing event – says Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. Citing the match schedule for the Saint Lucia leg of the upcoming West Indies v. England test match also carded for …

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NCPD GETS WHEELCHAIRS FROM LATTER DAY SAINTS

If you know someone who needs a wheelchair, the national council of and for persons with disabilities wants to hear from you. The council, through its agreement with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, has received a consignment of mobility devices and wants to make life easier for …

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SAINT LUCIA DEFENDS OAS VOTE AGAINST NICOLAS MADURO

The minister with responsibility for external affairs is doubling down on Saint Lucia’s decision to not recognize the legitimacy of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro was sworn in for a second six-year term on Thursday. Minister Sarah Flood-Beaubrun says while Venezuela remains a friend, Saint Lucia cannot ignore the ongoing …

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