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BOUGHT AND SOLD: Virgin Islands in 1917 ADVERTORIAL: To hear more about how you can help someone who has problem with gambling during problem gaming awareness month of March, please click on the following message below:   CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It’s been on everything from car license plates, to colorful

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POLICE COMMISSIONER DELROY RICHARDS SR: “Advancement comes with increased responsibility.” ADVERTORIAL: To hear more about how you can help someone who has problem with gambling during problem gaming awareness month of March, please click on the following message below: CHARLOTTE AMALIE — During a ceremony today at the University of

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ADVERTORIAL: To hear more about how you can help someone who has problem with gambling during problem gaming awareness month of March, please click on the following message below:   PHILIPSBURG — Many islands in the Caribbean have a complicated history, because in most cases several different countries have governed

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CANCELLED CHECK FROM USA TO DENMARK FOR THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS CHRISTIANSTED – March 31st marks the 100th anniversary of the purchase of the U.S. Virgin Islands from Denmark. In 1917, the United States purchased the three islands, St. Thomas, St. Croix, and St. John for $25 million in gold. This purchase

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — We Grow Food, Inc. is hosting an historic event on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Bordeaux Farmers’ Market from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Organizers said that the “event is dedicated to the youth of the Virgin Islands with a focus on reducing and ceasing gun violence especially amongst our young

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HAPPY TIMES! The Pickled Greek’s owner Peter “Papi” Skirvanos (center) poses with customers in his restaurant. CHRISTIANSTED – If you didn’t get there before they closed their doors for good, you certainly missed out on a Mediterranean delight … right in your own backyard! If you did make it there before

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ROLEX SWAN CUP CARIBBEAN: The competition was held in Virgin Gorda in the BVI. VIRGIN GORDA, British Virgin Islands – After four fun-filled days of racing at the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda’s Caribbean home in Virgin Gorda, Don Macpherson’s Swan 90 Freya and Leonardo Ferragamo’s ClubSwan 50 Cuordileone have been

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CARIBBEAN HOSPITALITY SCHOLARSHIPS MIAMI – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) has advised the application deadline for its scholarship program is Thursday, March 30, 2017. Scholarships are open to Caribbean students and industry professionals pursuing higher education or professional development in the hospitality and tourism field and are

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JAMMED INTO THE PRISON LIKE SARDINES: In an exclusive report, the Associated Press says that malnutrition is killing many inmates in Haiti’s main prison. PORT-AU-PRINCE — “Straight up: This is hell. Getting locked up in Haiti will drive you crazy if it doesn’t kill you first,” homicide suspect Vangeliste Bazile

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If you have a dog that won’t stop barking, it might be a good idea to dig out your Bob Marley records. A new study has shown that dogs relax when listening to reggae music. In the unusual study, scientists found Jamaican beats are their favorite type of music followed

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