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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED – Following an eight-week re-trial, a St. Croix federal jury convicted six men of cocaine conspiracy and drug distribution charges, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today. Sergio Quinones-Davila, 43, of Orlando, Fla., Jose Hodge, 38, of St. Croix, and Omi Guitierrez-Calderon, 38, Anibal

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] JACKSONVILLE — A defensive tackle with the NFL team the Jacksonville Jaguars has stepped up to help the Caribbean home nation of his father. Marcell Dareus, 28, who is an alum of the University of Alabama, spent this week in Haiti and took along a

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CARACAS — Venezuela’s state-run oil firm Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. has bought nearly $440 million worth of foreign crude and shipped it directly to Cuba on friendly credit terms – and often at a loss, according to internal company documents reviewed by Reuters. The shipments

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WILLEMSTAD — Venezuela’s Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA) will let the 335,000 barrel-per-day refinery it leases in Curacao halt operations once crude inventories are exhausted as no new shipments are planned to the Caribbean following ConocoPhillips’s legal actions, according to two sources. PDVSA is also

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] LONDON — Britain has incurred the wrath of several of its overseas territories by backing measures to force them to publish unprecedented levels of information about who owns the companies based in their jurisdictions by 2020. Territories including the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin

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Lorna Smith, head of British Virgin Islands Finance and wife of the premier, has said that forcing a public register “smacks of colonialism.” [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola — Britain’s overseas territories are considering declaring independence as they revolt against the government’s threat to deploy colonial powers

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola – Britain agreed on Tuesday to order its overseas territories such as the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands to make secretive company ownership information public by the end of 2020 to try to tackle corruption and tax avoidance. The move was

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] BRIDGETOWN  — The United Nations says its trained law enforcement units have logged record high cocaine seizures at seaports in the Caribbean and Latin America. On Wednesday, the U.N. said the units intercepted huge shipments of the illegal drugs being trafficked through seaports this year,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] HAVANA  — Raul Castro has stepped down as president and his brother Fidel is dead but U.S. relations with Cuba are frostier than in years, with their reopened embassies nearly empty and President Donald Trump hinting at measures that could further lower the temperature. A

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] PHILIPSBURG — Three Caribbean airlines have formed an alliance which promises to make it easier and cheaper for travelers to move between 32 countries. Antigua-based LIAT, Air Antilles of Guadeloupe and Sint Maarten’s Winair have joined forces under the CaribSKY project which is co-funded by

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