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CHRISTIANSTED – Calling them a “serious risk to the surrounding community,” the Virgin Islands Port Authority is banning the storage of tanks used to transport petrochemicals at the Gallows Bay Marine Facility effective August 1, according to VIPA. The ban applies to gasoline cylinders or tanks containing “petrochemicals, liquid propane

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Five Dutch police officers have been suspended from their duties after a man from the Caribbean island of Aruba died of suffocation following his arrest at a music festival, prosecutors said Wednesday. The death of Mitch Henriquez, 42, who was on holiday visiting relatives in the Netherlands, on Sunday sparked

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsPuerto Rico News

  Puerto Rican power utility, creditors reach deal to cover $416 million payment Option Trading Partners Breaking News – The Puerto Rican power utility, also known as PREPA, reached a deal with its creditors to make its $416 million payment Wednesday. The deal between the involved parties also extends the

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsSports News

Pakistan’s Test captain Misbahul Haq has replaced all-rounder Shoaib Malik in the Barbados Tridents squad for the team’s remaining games at the 2015 Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The reason behind Malik’s exclusion from the CPL is a possible one-day international call up for Pakistan’s upcoming series against Sri Lanka. Though

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At VIFreepBlack History News

  Walter Francis White was a leading civil rights advocate of the first half of the twentieth century. As executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1931 to 1955, he was one of the major architects of the modern African American freedom struggle.White,

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2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepCaribbean NewsPuerto Rico News

  Puerto Rican Gov. Alejandro García Padilla announced on Monday that the island nation cannot pay its $72 billion debt. He called on citizens to tighten their belts, on creditors to take some losses and on the U.S. government to change laws governing the commonwealth he represents. Puerto Rico’s biggest problems,

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsHealth News

  WASHINGTON — World health officials say Cuba has become the first country in the world to receive validation that it has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. The achievement was hailed as a breakthrough for Cuba’s women and children and one that could serve as a public health

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At VIFreepBusiness NewsSt. Croix News

  The following light spirits are probably new to you. That’s because there exists a realm of award winning, world-class spirits that remains largely outside of the mainstream. We’ve culled through the huddled masses and selected the twelve most fascinating spirits you likely haven’t heard of. These artisan products are

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At VIFreepBusiness NewsPuerto Rico NewsSt. Croix NewsTerritorial Affairs

  Another freezing winter had many Washingtonians daydreaming about heading south to put their toes in the sand and a drink in their hand. All is not paradise in paradise these days, however, and even a refreshing Bahama Breeze cannot be had without a hurricane of controversy. That’s because one

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At VIFreepBusiness NewsNational NewsPuerto Rico NewsSt. Croix NewsTerritorial Affairs

  The Virgin Islands is implementing public-private partnerships that benefit our territory and the United States. In the middle of a recession, the territory’s leaders should be commended for keeping companies in America, generating significant direct and indirect economic activity, preventing thousands of government layoffs and funding construction of roads

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