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MARIJUANA ILLEGALIZATION COULD HARM SLU’S TOURISM SECTOR

Canadian Cannabis Rights Activist, Marc Emery Warns That The Criminalization Of Marijuana Could Do More Harm Than Good To St. Lucia’s Tourism Sector. Emery Spoke At The Cannabis Movement’s Press Conference On Tuesday, Following A Presentation To Cabinet On The Benefits Of Marijuana Legalization. He Has Been Advocating For The …

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RED TUESDAY FOR BOTHAM

And As Members Of The Public Wore Blue On Monday And Called For Justice For The Late Kimberly Williams De Leon, They Wore Red On Tuesday, In Memory Of Slain Saint Lucian Botham Jean. Members Of The Justice For Botham Committee Are Hoping To Keep The Spotlight On The Quest …

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UPDATE ON LA CLERY CDC

Chairman Of The National Housing Corporation Timothy Mangal Says The Corporation Is Working To Provide Affordable Housing To Low Income Families. The NHC Has Come Under Fire Following The Demolition Of The La Clery CDC Apartments.

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RASTAFARIAN COMMUNITY WANTS APOLOGY FOR MARIJUANA PROSECUTION

Officials Of The Iyanola Council For The Advancement Of Rastafari (ICAR) And Cannabis Movement Continue To Call For Reparations For The Rastafari Community. The Calls Follow A Presentation By Representatives Of The Movement, The Rastafarian Community And A Canadian Cannabis Expert To Cabinet On Monday.

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BELROSE RELIEVED OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT PORTFOLIO

Senator Fortuna Belrose Is No Longer Minister For Local Government. Confirmed In A November 5th Statement, The Allen Chastanet Led Cabinet Has Been Reshuffled. Senator Belrose, Who Retains The Culture And Creative Industries Portfolios, Joins Dominic Fedee In The Ministry Of Tourism, Information And Broadcasting. She Denies That An Alleged …

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CANDLELIGHT VIGIL FOR KIMBERLY WILLIAMS DE LEON

Coworkers, Friends And Family Members Of Slain Kimberly Williams De Leon Converged Outside The Offices Of The Ministry Of Education On Monday Evening, For A Candlelight Vigil In Her Honour. The 42-Year-Old Was Shot And Killed At Her Morne Fortune Home On October 29th. While Police Confirmed That Her Husband …

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GENDER RIGHTS GROUP PRESSES FOR TOUGHER LAWS TO PROTECT ABUSE VICTIMS

Home Affairs Minister Senator Hermangild Francis Says He Wants To Know More About The Alleged Abuse Allegations Leveled At A Senior Ranking Police Officer Who Is The Husband And ‘Person Of Interest’ In The Shooting Death Of 42-Year-Old Kimberly Williams-De Leon. Gender Rights Group Raise Your Voice Inc. Is Demanding …

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POLICE MAKE ARREST IN FATAL MONCHY STABBING

A 27-Year-Old Monchy Resident Is Saint Lucia’s Latest Homicide Victim. Delan Evans Was Stabbed, Reportedly During A Scuffle With Someone Residents Describe As A Longtime Childhood Friend. Police Have One Person In Custody Assisting With Investigations.

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CLASSES RESUME AT BABONNEAU

After Eight Days Of An Unplanned School Closure Of The Babonneau Secondary School, Classes Resumed On Monday November 5th. Occupational Health And Safety Concerns At The School Were Reportedly Linked To Teachers Feeling Unwell. The Education Ministry Facilitated A Week-Long Cleanup Of The Building Plant, Which According To School Principal …

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KIMBERLY DE LEON DIED FROM SINGLE GUNSHOT WOUND

A Post Mortem Conducted On November 2nd Has Confirmed That A Single Gunshot Wound To The Head Killed Kimberly Williams-De Leon. The 42-Year-Old Was Executed In Her Home On Chef Harry Drive At Morne Fortune, Castries On October 29. Police Have Disclosed That Kimberly Previously Filed Complaints Against Her Husband …

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RED DAY FOR BOTHAM JEAN

As Members Of The Public Wore Blue On Monday And Called For Justice For The Late Kimberly Williams De Leon, They Are Being Urged To Wear Red On Monday, In Memory Of Slain Saint Lucian Botham Jean. Members Of The Justice For Botham Committee Are Hoping To Keep The Spotlight …

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DIGICEL LAUNCHES SUPERFAST LTE NETWORK

[Press Release] Digicel customers can now enjoy blazing-fast mobile speeds on St. Lucia’s only island-wide superfast Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network. The move is part of Digicel’s promise to take things to the next level with an ongoing global network expansion. LTE is the very latest in commercially available mobile data …

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