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(SNO) — Canadian Cannabis Rights Activist, Marc Emery, is urging Saint Lucia to get on board with the legalization of the now-illegal herb or face the consequences in the tourism market from his country. Canada recently legalized the use of marijuana for recreational and medicinal purposes and Emery said Canadians are now free to carry the ...

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(SNO) — Senator Senator Fortuna Belrose is denying that an alleged rift with the Mayor of Castries was the cause of her being removed as minister for local government in a Cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. In the reshuffle, Belrose was demoted to the position of minister in the Ministry of Tourism, Information, Broadcasting, ...

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(SNO) — Manufacturers from Saint Lucia are to meet with stakeholders in Dominica today (Nov. 8) to see how they can collaborate and work together as the island continues to recover from the ravages of Hurricane Maria. Presently, four wooden furniture manufacturers and one mattress manufacturer are in Dominica on a trip organised by the ...

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(SNO) — Dominica is to hold a national consultation on the controversial topic of marijuana legalization on November 16, 2018. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said his government intends to discuss the matter in a transparent manner. “On the issue of whether to allow the use of medicinal marijuana and recreational marijuana will also come under ...

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(SNO) — Six Saint Lucians have been selected to participate in the 2018 Vocational Training Project for the Caribbean in Taiwan. The project runs from November 12, 2018 to January 22, 2019 in the Asian country. The participants from Saint Lucia will leave the island on Friday, November 9, 2018. The programme is funded by ...

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(CNN) — It would drive up the price of your barbecue but a global “meat tax” could save 220,000 lives and cut health care bills by $41 billion each year, according to a new study. The numbers are based on evidence that links meat consumption to increased risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes. ...

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(BBC) — At least 12 people have been killed, including a police officer, at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, California. The shooting began at 23:20 local time on Wednesday about 40 miles (65km) north-west of Los Angeles, police say. At least 200 people were reportedly inside the Borderline Bar and Grill, which was ...

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(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) — The father of two women police officers (WPCs) was shot and killed by a man pretending to be a landscaper in Diego Martin on Tuesday. At around 1p.m. a man whose face was covered with a bandana and wearing coveralls similar to that of a “whacker-man” came calling at the Campbell house. ...

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(NEWSDAY) — Distraught family members of murdered teenager Danielle Yearwood say they pleaded with police to take their pregnant sister to hospital to try and save her unborn baby. Yearwood, 19, was expected to give birth next week. She died on Monday when she and her boyfriend, Ricardo Dalloo, 24, were gunned down on Brazil ...

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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — A severed human head was found in a bucket on the Bull Bay main road Sunday, the Kingston Eastern police have reported. According to a report from the police’s Corporate Communications Unit, residents called lawmen to the area about 10:50 am after dogs were seen nibbling away at the head. The CCU ...

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