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TAXING FOR SUCCESS: Gov. Kenneth Mapp, Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty and BIR Director Marvin Pickering stand with airbnb officials after signing off on the tax agreement. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands government and Airbnb signed a “groundbreaking agreement in the Caribbean” today which will allow the platform to collect

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BLUEBEARD’S BEACH: In St. Thomas, only one beach failed water quality testing, according to DPNR. Swimmers and fishermen are urged to avoid it, the environmental agency said.   CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the

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FUSIONS RESTAURANT: Slated to open next week, it will offer a sampling of foods from all over the world. (PHOTOS COURTESY: fusions restaurant). ADVERTORIAL: To find out how you can help someone with a gambling addiction, press play below: CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix residents will now have another choice in

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GRINNING BUT NOT WINNING: Gov. Kenneth Mapp will delegate the authority to fix the problem to the Legislature and business community, rather than getting actively involved himself. ADVERTORIAL: To find out how you can help someone with a gambling addiction, press play below: CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp is

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LEONARDO DI SHIPPI: Rendering of Norwegian Cruise Line’s upcoming 3,300-passenger “Project Leonardo” ships. The four ships, with an option for two more, are set for delivery in 2022, 2023, 2024 and 2025. ADVERTORIAL: To find out how you can help someone with a gambling addiction, press play: FORT LAUDERDALE — The

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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:   SAN JUAN — U.S. federal agents have confiscated 40,000 items that consumers hope are never fake: condoms. The counterfeits were

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    CIGNA’S Scott Evelyn BLOOMFIELD, Conn. — The Cigna Foundation today announced that $250,000 in grants are available over the next three years to non-profits in the U.S. Virgin Islands with community health workers helping those living with obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes and other chronic conditions. Community health

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READY AND WILLING TO DIE: Trinidad and Tobago (TnT) natives are willing to risk their lives for the terrorist cause. PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — A Caribbean island nation has become an unlikely source of fighters and funding for the Islamic State militant group, prompting an internationally backed effort to stem

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LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE: Marie Holmes of North Carolina, a 26-year-old unemployed mother of four children shared in a $546.1 million Powerball jackpot in February of 2015. SAN JUAN — In cash-strapped Puerto Rico where the exodus of people due to worsening economic conditions has been well-documented by most of the national

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  JAMAICAN MASH-UP: Aftermath of a bus crash in Falmouth that left one person dead and three others wounded. KINGSTON — It wasn’t exactly smooth sailing for a group of Royal Caribbean passengers and now they’re suing the cruise line for an excursion that turned deadly for one traveler. Eight passengers

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