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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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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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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Human Services in collaboration with a number of organizations successfully collected data for the 2017 VI Continuum of Care on Homelessness Point-In-Time survey on Friday. On each island the project was spear-headed by different organizations: St. John Community Foundation on St. John, Methodist Training

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CBP Border Patrol Marine unit. SAN JUAN — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says law enforcement authorities have intercepted 126 undocumented migrants from the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Haiti in four separate events since January 20. The CBP said working under the Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG),

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SAN JUAN — With continued and strengthened implementation of a regional food security plan, the Caribbean and Latin America could become the first developing region to completely eradicate hunger, the head of United Nations agricultural agency said today. “This region has all the necessary conditions to achieve this, starting with

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TERROR TOURISM: Welcoming American visitors to the “Emerald Isle” hasn’t always been a priority for Puerto Ricans, who still take pride today in having blown up a bomb on the floor of the U.S. Congress in the 1950’s. VIEQUES, Puerto Rico –  A small island long known as a U.S.

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YVETTE CLARKE: Who does she think she is? NEW YORK — Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY), says she is disappointed that former President Barack Obama did not posthumously pardon Jamaica’s first national hero, Marcus Garvey before leaving office. On his last day in office on Thursday, Obama commuted the sentences of

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BILLABLE HOURS? DPNR Commisioner Dawn Henry is coming up with new and inventive ways to spend your tax dollars under Gov. Kenneth Mapp. As an attorney, Henry has this down to a “t’.”   CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Dawn L. Henry, Esq., of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources is

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ANOTHER JUMPER: David Svyatetskiy CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Monday, January 09, 2017 at roughly 4:12 a.m., the Criminal Investigation Bureau was notified of an apparent suicide aboard the Norwegian Cruise Liner the “Escape.” Officials from the Norwegian Escape informed the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Investigation Bureau that a male

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