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Wednesday, March 16

St. Lucia issues apology in beating of 3 gay Americans "Government officials on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia have issued a written apology to three gay American tourists -- two from Atlanta -- who were beaten during a robbery earlier this month.

A statement from the three men indicated that the attackers may have known one of the victims.

Gunmen allegedly made anti-gay slurs against Michael Baker of Atlanta, his boyfriend Nick Smith of South Carolina and Todd Wiggins, a former Atlantan who was living in St. Lucia, during a March 2 robbery at their rental vacation cabin in Soufriere.
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