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TI CARRO IS CALYSPO MONARCH KING 2019

The 2019 calypso competition winner says he has calypso in his blood. The son of a former calypso king who has since passed, Ti Carro had been impressing calypso followers for a few years now. But on Saturday, Ti Carro took it to another level on the big stage, among some …

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PHASE 2 OF GINET WIFI LAUNCHED

Another step was taken on Thursday towards broadening internet access with the launch of the second phase of the GINET programme. The government of The Republic of China on Taiwan, has been the main contributor to the project. The aim is to make free Wi-Fi available throughout St. Lucia.  

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GROS ISLET HUMAN RESOURCE CENTRE OPENED

For more than a decade, the Gros Islet human resource centre, which was supposed to be a model for other communities, stood unfinished. The building which boasts a theatre, conference room, restaurant and other modern amenities, was officially opened on Thursday.  

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SERIOUS CONCERN OVER NUDITY AND LEWD BEHAVIOR DURING CARNIVAL

The curtains came down on Tuesday on Carnival 2019 with the parade of the bands.This was one of the largest carnivals in St. Lucia’s history, with the event attracting visitors from near and far. However, there are some disturbing trends emerging at the carnival, with persons increasingly engaging in lewd …

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CARNIVAL OLE MAS 2019

Carnival Ole Mas 2019 – Here are a few selections from this year’s Ole Mas section. Which costume was your favorite ? Like, Share and comment !    

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KING SETS THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON ROAD MARKINGS CONTRACT

The minister for infrastructure Stephenson King has dismissed reports that his ministry handed the contract for the road marking project through direct awards. Both the current United Workers’ Party administration and the former St. Lucia Labour Party administrations have been criticized for the abuse of the practice of handing out …

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BLIND WELFARE ASSOCIATION RECEIVES MUCH NEEDED AID

The St. Lucia Blind Welfare Association has had to be creative in light of the sharp decrease in government funding. The SLBWA which sees about some of the needs of blind and partially sighted persons has been receiving assistance in its efforts from corporate St. Lucia and other donors.

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KING AND QUEEN OF THE BANDS 2019

The king and queen of the bands competition is said, by commentators to have been impressive both in the costumes and in the organisation of the event. The event was held at the SAB playing field at Vigie on Thursday night.  

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