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ABU DHABI — During the recent events of the IRENA General Assembly, the United Arab Emirates-Caribbean Renewable Energy Fund, valued at $50 million, has launched its second funding cycle by establishing partnerships with seven new Caribbean countries. Timed to coincide with Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2018 it had the aim of

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Pictured (left to right) Alessandro Colantonio Executive Vice President Gencom, Kevin Dallas CEO Bermuda Tourism Authority, Parris Jordan Chairman CHICOS, Bermuda Premier E. David Burt, Bermuda Minister of Finance Kristin Burt, Bermuda Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons, Paul Telford Managing Director Rosewood Bermuda. HAMILTON — Parris Jordan, Chairman of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An upcoming children’s party will feature free music lessons.  The public is invited to G-Clef Music Academy for its 2018 New Year’s Children’s Party on Saturday, January 27, from 12:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. The party will be held at G-Clef, which is located in Mandela Circle, across

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WALLA WALLA, Washington – Volunteers from the Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continue to work to bring relief to the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico after a brutal hurricane season left the islands in shambles. The volunteers came as a response to Federal Emergency Management Agency’s

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SAN JUAN — A billion-dollar emergency loan approved by Congress to help Puerto Rico deal with the effects of Hurricane Maria has been temporarily withheld by federal officials who say the U.S. commonwealth is not facing a cash shortage like it has repeatedly warned about in recent months. Officials with the Federal

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WASHINGTON — The DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) supports the U.S. House of Representatives’ unanimous passage on Tuesday, Jan. 16 of H.R. 2897, which represents a significant step forward for federally-owned parks in the District. “The DowntownDC BID joins the Mayor in thanking members of Congress for taking this action to advance

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – JetBlue announced that it will resume its second daily flight between St. Thomas’ Cyril E. King Airport (STT) and San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) on Feb. 15. The return of an afternoon flight adds to the current schedule of one daily flight in the

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BALTIMORE — Some 100 days after Hurricanes Maria and Irma devastated the territory, many students are still struggling to get back into regular school routines. Now some educators from Baltimore are trying to help. These educators have experience helping city students prepare for college, and those skills could help hundreds

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BURN, BABY, BURN: The 1965 poem by Marvin X about the Watts riots in California doesn’t really apply to the Pockwood Pond dump site in Tortola. ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands — Some stored storm debris on Tortola ignited Tuesday evening, resulting in hazy skies on eastern St. Thomas and

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GIVING BACK: Oakland A’s starting pitcher Jharel Cotton of St. Thomas helps out the less fortunate at My Brother’s Table in Charlotte Amalie after Hurricane Irma. OAKLAND — Several weeks before his wedding, Oakland Athletic’s starter Jharel Cotton and his fiancee went on a trip to the Virgin Islands, but

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