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NASSAU – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) holds its annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace this week, from Jan. 21 to 23, at Atlantis, Paradise Island. Following the standard format of past Marketplace events, tourism suppliers will meet one-on-one with wholesalers in scheduled appointment slots, which in 2015 totaled 11,888

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St. Croix’s Tim Duncan has won 5 NBA titles SAN ANTONIO – Throughout the week ESPN has been rolling out rankings for the top 10 players of all time at each position, as voted on by its panel of experts. If you are a die-hard Spurs fan because of your

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         Fort Mylner Banco Popular CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A taxi driver said his offer to give someone a ride downtown early this morning went awry after he made it known to the passenger that it was a for-pay ride and then the man threw a bottle at

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                     A crab’s eye necklace. SAN JUAN — A two-year-old girl is recovering from what her mother calls a severe poisoning incident during a Caribbean cruise. Samantha Gandy said she woke up early Wednesday to find her daughter Audrey drooling and burning

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   ARRESTED: Zebedee Schulterbrandt CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A report of gunshots fired early this morning led police to an address on Vester Gade in Savan where a 36-year-old man was acting suspiciously. The 911 Emergency Call Center sent police there at 5:07 a.m. where a man at the address given

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BEIJING – China’s state-run oil refiner Sinopec Corp. has purchased its first ever batch of U.S. crude oil for export, a source told Reuters on Thursday, a landmark transaction after the ending of a four-decade ban on domestic exports. The cargo, due to be loaded from a Gulf Coast port

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ATLANTA – As expected, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel alert Friday evening, warning people about the risk of traveling to countries in the Americas affected by the Zika virus, a mosquito-born illness linked to an epidemic of birth defects in Brazil. Pregnant women should avoid

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                            Kenneth Nevor CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal judge has awarded an America’s Cup level sailor from Rhode Island $1.46 million for injuries he sustained disembarking a racing yacht at the direction of his captain during rough

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U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two men were sentenced to five years and 2.8 years in prison respectively by a federal judge in St. Thomas on Thursday after pleading guilty to conspiring to get and sell 4.5 kilos of cocaine, according to authorities. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 40-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to holding up a food wholesale company at gunpoint in June 2014 and making off with at least $24,000, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Daniel Ramos, 40, of Estate Clifton Hill pleaded guilty in U.S. District

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