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Prime Minister says general elections will be held this year

Stephenson KingImage via WikipediaAntigua Observer Newspaper |CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – Prime Minister Stephenson King has said that general elections will be held here this year, dismissing speculation that he would drag out the date to March 2012 in keeping with the constitutional deadline.

The two main political parties – the ruling United Workers Party (UWP) and the main opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) – have in recent weeks stepped up campaign activities in anticipation of the polls being held this year.
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