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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Fort Lauderdale woman is believed to be dead after a holiday to St. Thomas ended in disaster when she and her boyfriend were swept into the sea by waves this weekend. Savannah Rae Finn, 22, a student at Florida International University, was on rocks by Peterborg

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LIBREVILLE — One person was killed and six wounded in an explosion on March 12 at an oil site in southwest Gabon run by a subsidiary of Chinese energy giant Sinopec. Rescuers found the body of one worker at the site the following morning, while four people were admitted to

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CHRISTIANSTED — ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC (“ArcLight”) and Freepoint Commodities LLC (“Freepoint”) announced today that Limetree Bay Terminals, LLC (“LB Terminals”) has appointed Darius Sweet as Chief Executive Officer. ArcLight, through an affiliate, manages and owns an 80% interest in LB Terminals; Freepoint owns a 20% interest in LB Terminals.

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SAN JUAN — Despite a financial crisis that rivals Greece’s and a murder rate that is close to the highest in the world, the people in neighboring Puerto Rico are well-satisfied. So satisfied, in fact, that they have turned been reported as the 15th happiest place to live in the

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ATLANTA — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded an initial 90-day emergency contract to implement the USVI vector control plan, an important part of the territory’s response to Zika. Vector Disease Control International (VDCI) was selected by CDC as part of a national vector control contract

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BIRMINHAM, Ala. — Southern Med Law has launched a Zika virus Microcephaly birth defect Information page to provide the public with updates on the Zika virus outbreak and its possible association with microcephaly. The microcephaly birth defect is a congenital condition that leaves newborns with abnormally small heads and an underdeveloped

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RACINE, Wisc. — It is just the start of the U.S. mosquito season, but companies that make bug repellent are already running factories near capacity as they anticipate surging demand in response to the spread of the Zika virus. Repellent makers also are working with government agencies around the world

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NEW YORK – The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) say they have detained two people, including a Haitian, on drug related charges. CBP said that its officers had detained United States citizen, Elisabethmone Lewis and Haitian Anne Cadet, in two separate occasions earlier this month. It said Lewis

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MARIGOT — Thirteen countries across the Caribbean participated in this year’s Caribbean Waterbird Census (CWC) and in the cases of Anguilla, Bonaire and Jamaica, more than one count was conducted by different organizations and citizen scientists. A total of 321 checklists were submitted, and despite the ongoing drought across the region,

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FREDERIKSTED – Police are investigating the shooting of one man and one woman that occurred  near the Good Hope condominiums last night. According to preliminary report, the 911 Emergency Call Center received a call via radio from an on-duty officer of shots being fired around the Whim and Campo Rico

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