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FREDERIKSTED — The 4th Annual Virgin Islands Literary Festival and Book Fair is scheduled for April 13 and 14, 2018 on the Albert A. Sheen Campus of the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) on St. Croix. The program will be chaired, for the third year in succession, by Alscess

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GOLD COAST, Australia — Kyron McMaster of the British Virgin Islands won the men’s 400-meter hurdles in the 21st Commonwealth Games with the opening round’s fastest time and will advance to Thursday’s finals. The long-striding McMaster powered to victory from lane No. 8 in his heat in 48.78 seconds, the

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CARACAS — Venezuela today reopened air and sea links to the islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao, three months after cutting them off in an attempt to curb smuggling. The move is a welcome relief to those in Venezuela who can afford to fly out, after Copa, one of the

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SAN JUAN — Federal agents in Puerto Rico have arrested reggaeton singer Kendo Kaponi on charges of armed burglary and assault in Florida. Police said Kaponi, whose legal name is Jose Morales Rivera, was arrested before dawn Monday in the southern town of Coamo. The 33-year-old is accused of attacking a

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WASHINGTON — The Caribbean is a top international destination for travelers in the majority of U.S. states and that includes those from both Maryland and Virginia. Trip insurance company InsureMyTrip.com said travelers in 26 states rank the Caribbean as No. 1. The information is based on travel insurance purchased on the site

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PANAMA CITY — The Caribbean and Latin America and the Caribbean is the only part of the world where child marriages and early unions have not decreased in the last 10 years, the regional office of UNICEF, based in this city, said. In a press release, the United Nations agency said

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POINTE BLANCHE — One inmate is being treated for several cuts after he was “seriously ill-treated” during a fight with another inmate at the Pointe Blanche prison in Sint Maarten on Thursday afternoon. Police detectives were called in to investigate after receiving the report from the prison management. Two Ambulance

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BRIDGETOWN — Barbados is in a state of chaos with Prime Minister Freundel Stuart refusing to set a date for the upcoming election. Now a group of sex workers are planning to set up their own political party. Sex worker Natalie Harewood was the first to throw her hat into the ring

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. — A cross-section of 350 representatives from government, private sector, nonprofit, and civil organizations gathered at the University of Miami to explore partnerships to “build back a better” Caribbean region devastated by two horrific hurricanes last year. The upcoming storm season, just two months off the horizon,

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MIAMI — It’s now been more than six months since Hurricanes Irma and Maria demolished the region. Former President Bill Clinton brought his foundation to Coral Gables on Tuesday to propose ways to rebuild the Caribbean stronger. Category 5 Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused $106 billion damage when they roared

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