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Mexican Supreme Court Opens Door to Legalizing Marijuana
The Mexican Supreme Court opened the door to legalizing marijuana on Wednesday, delivering a pointed challenge to the nation’s strict substance abuse laws and adding its weight to the growing debate in Latin America over the costs and consequences of the war against drugs.

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Desperate Father Pleads for Custody of 5 Year Old Daughter
A desperate father who has been making an aggressive appeal to get custody of his five year old daughter, says the recent death of a minor child at the hands of his step mother has made his situation even more dire.

Mr Colin Hamilton who says he has made several calls on the Family Court and the Department of Human Services for assistance believes that his daughter who is in the custody of the mother is in grave danger.

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Outpouring of Empathy Continues for Sexually Violated Teens
An outpouring of empathy continues for the two teenagers who were gang raped at their home on Monday night.

Among groups and organizations reaching out to the victims is the Caring Hands Foundation which has bemoaned the sexual violation of the girls.

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Rape of Teenagers at their Rodney Bay Home Continues to Anger St. Lucians
The rape of two teenagers at their Rodney Bay Home on Monday night continues to anger the female population in St Lucia, and has prompted one prominent woman to stop talking and start acting.

Mrs Sarah Flood Beaubrun says she has found it hard to contain herself since news of the alleged gang rape of the girls.

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Police Investigates Death of 4 Year Old
The island’s Minister for Health says the abuse of children in St. Lucia is a symptom to several underlying issues.

The sentiment comes following the death of four year old Millan Jn Baptiste who died from severe brain damage five days after he was admitted to the Victoria Hospital.

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Police Investigate Gang Rape of Two Teens in Rodney Bay
Police have confirmed that a report has been filed with the Gros Islet Police Station by two women who were gang raped in Rodney Bay last night.

The vicious attack allegedly occurred between 10 and 10:30pm.

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Police Investigates Death of 18 Year Old Male from Jacmel
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 18 year old, Altheus Duplessis of Morne Ciseaux, Jacmel.

Reports indicate that Duplesis was shot multiple times by an unknown assailant on Sunday, November 1, 2015 about 10:00 p.m. at Coolie Town, Marigot.

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Marine Consultant Calls for Expansion of ARC Activities to Other Communities
With the launch of activities scheduled to take place here for the Atlantic Rally For Cruisers, the Marine Consultant in the Ministry of Tourism is reiterating calls for a greater infusion of the local culture.

Mr Cuthbert Didier also believes that the event should not only be a staple in the north of the island, but must extend to other communities here.

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WASCO Establishes Water Rationing System Despite Recent Rainfall on Island
Officials at the Water and Sewerage Company say, despite the recent rains being experienced here, the rationing system will continue.

WASCO established a water rationing system here amid dry weather conditions that severely depleted the island’s raw water supply for the better part of this year.

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Volunteer Saint Lucia Expands to Vieux Fort
The National Volunteer Programme, Volunteer Saint Lucia, officially expanded into another community this past weekend. On Sunday, November 1, 2015, the organisation’s Vieux Fort chapter was launched in a ceremony at Independence Square, under the auspices of Her Excellency, Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy and Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony.

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Dry Spell on Island Broken Temporarily
A dry spell that has gripped the island for several months appears to have been broken temporarily.

That according to Acting Director of Met Services Venantius Descartes, who informed that the recent rains being experienced here are associated with a tropical wave which has been affecting the region.

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Investigations into Incident at Victoria Hospital which Resulted in Death of Newborn Completed
Investigations into claims made against nursing staff at the Victoria Hospital by a mother who says she gave birth prematurely to a baby girl who died about eight hours later at the health care institution have been completed, but the outcome will not be released until hospital officials get the green light from the Ministry of Health.

The disclosure was made by Hospital Administrator Jeanette Hughes, who informed that a two phased approach is being taken to the investigation.

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Police Investigates 2 Alleged Cases of Rape which Occurred Over the Weekend
Local police are believed to have opened investigations into two alleged cases of rape which occurred in two separate incidents over the weekend.

They involve individuals who are employed in positions of authority.

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