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CHRISTIANSTED – The 31st West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference will be hosted by the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Croix next month. Representatives from Caribbean agricultural institutions, agricultural economists, and agriculture policymakers will meet from Sunday, August 9 to Friday, August 14, 2015 at a hotel in Estate

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CHRISTIANSTED – An elderly man was found dead in the road on Centerline Road near the traffic signal at the Kingshill intersection after 9 p.m. Thursday, according to police. Police said the 911 Emergency Call Center received a call on July 16 at 9:01 p.m. via radio from an officer,

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  A trailblazer for black women and minority rights, Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm broke many barriers. She was the first black woman elected to Congress and the very first black person to run for the United States Presidency. As the firstborn of four daughters to Caribbean immigrants in Brooklyn,

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HONOLULU, Hawaii – Maui beat out historic national parks and the city-by-the-bay to be named the best vacation destination in the United States in a new analysis. In addition to the U.S. locales, London is the world’s top destination, and St. Lucia is the best place to visit in the

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  WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia — A nationwide group that drafts legislation for states to adopt voted this week to approve an amended sports-agents law that will now also apply to certain types of financial advisers. The Uniform Law Commission at its annual meeting in Williamsburg passed a revised version of the

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MIAMI — Despite strong competition from local and regional brands that dominate many markets, Molson Coors is boosting its sales in Latin America and the Caribbean and sees strong growth opportunities for its brands — like Coors Light and Blue Moon — throughout the region. Jorge Pita is the Aventura-based

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NECKER ISLAND, British Virgin Islands — Sir Richard Branson’s private island in the British Virgin Islands, Necker Island, may be his home and favourite hideaway, but he doesn’t mind sharing. With individual rooms now available for some last minute sunshine… what better way to see out the summer? From tennis lessons

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The body of an unidentified Hispanic male was discovered in Estate Bordeaux, St. Thomas after 8 a.m. today, according to police. Officers discovered the victim after responding to a report from a concerned citizen of a dead body in the area when they discovered the victim who

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  CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Gov. Kenneth Mapp was correct to object to the current state flag of South Carolina – it does have symbolism of the Confederacy in it — and Confederate ideals are tied in the American psyche to racism and slavery. Virgin Islands Daily News Executive Editor Gerry Yandel

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  travel writer Jim Byers KEY WEST — The let-it-all-hang out capital of North America, mostly because the weather’s better than San Francisco. There are fabulous resorts, including the Casa Marina, a Waldorf-Astoria property. Budget-minded folks should try some of the historic inns, including the casual, but well-tended Key Lime Inn. Food

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