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EPOLL FEBRUARY 27TH 2019

Here is today’s question: DO YOU SUPPORT THE ABOLISHMENT OF CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN SCHOOLS? Voting is easy! Just log on to HTSSTLUCIA.ORG or Facebook at HTS ST. LUCIA OFFICIAL and vote! You can also send your response via text or Whatsapp to 720-4022. For FLOW handset owners (SWIPE), here’s a …

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SALCC KEEPING UP WITH CHANGING EDUCATIONAL LANDSCAPE

The Illuminations Committee, of the Sir Arthur Lewis College, tasks itself with the dissemination of information made available through recent research. Established in January 2018, this new group’s interests are reflective of the changing educational landscape.  

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EDUCATION OFFICIALS DEFEND DECISION TO BAN CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN SCHOOLS

Education officials say the move to abolish corporal punishment in schools is in keeping with a number of conventions signed between Saint Lucia and international agencies like the United Nations. This week, the department announced that corporal punishment will be suspended effective May 1st, 2019 and abolished by May 2020. …

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OPPOSITION SUPPORTS FLAG COLOUR STANDARDIZATION

The St. Lucia Labor Party is on board with a move to standardize the colors of the national flag. Political leader Philipp J. Pierre weighed in on the debate surrounding the correct colors of the flag at an SLP press conference on Wednesday.  

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OPPOSITION WRITES TO SLASPA AMID HIA PROJECT TRANSPARENCY CONCERNS

Now that government has broken ground on the anticipated re-development of the Hewanorra International Airport, the opposition Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP), has formally written to the Saint Lucia Air And Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), appealing for commitment that transparency over public tendering associated with the project will not be …

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