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HAVANA — From breeding miniature cows to importing water buffalo, Cuban leaders have long gotten creative in their effort to remedy food shortages. Now, they are proposing ostrich and rodent farms as an answer, prompting ridicule from a weary population. Meat and eggs have become hard to find in the

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FREDERIKSTED —  A shooting by someone wearing a mask left one man injured on St. Croix on Thursday afternoon. At 3:15 p.m., 911 dispatchers received reports of shots fired in Campo Rico, Frederiksted. Responding officers went to the Campo Rico area and learned that “a black male individual was transported

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police conducting routine traffic stops near the Limetree Bay Refinery found one man in possession of an illegal gun and drugs in St. Croix on Wednesday. “The Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program Unit police officers conducting a safety inspection of commercial motor vehicles in the Estate Mannings Bay Road

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. honored media icon and nationally syndicated radio talk show host Tom Joyner by proclaiming today April 11 as “Tom Joyner Day” in the territory. Governor Bryan is scheduled to meet with Joyner during a welcome back event for Joyner’s Fantastic Voyage Cruise hosted

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — First Lady of the Virgin Islands Yolanda Bryan said she “is pleased to invite children of the Virgin Islands to enjoy Easter Jamboree” events throughout the territory. Bryan’s team of volunteers have planned activities including Easter egg hunts, storytelling, face painting, games, entertainment and photo opportunities for

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police have identified the Dominican victims of a March double homicide at a popular St. Thomas night club. Adrian Aquino Sanchez, 29, of Santo Domingo and Logan Antonio Pujols, 35, of San Pedro de Macoris, were found dead on the floor of the Mi Bloque VI Disco

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SAMANA — Two Americans’ last scheduled night in the Dominican Republic, the couple shared a final drink in town with their new Canadian friends. Then Orlando Moore and Portia Ravenelle said goodbye, packed their bags and climbed into their rental car for the long, dark drive to the airport. Their

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested on Tuesday after he “shook down” a man and removed at least $2,000 from him last month. Dante Tonge, 28, of Charlotte Amalie was arrested and charged with aiding and abetting–grand larceny, conspiracy to commit robbery and third-degree robbery, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas teenager admitted in federal court that he used an assault rifle to snatch a gold chain, authorities said today. Arthur Greaves, Jr., 19, of St. Thomas, pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, U.S, Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said.

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MIAMI — Demand for culturally relevant and eco-tourism attractions continues to grow and the territory must do more to support their development, Senate President Kenneth Gittens said on Tuesday. During the second full day of the 2019 Seatrade Cruise Global Conference, key industry players spoke to international tourism’s new dynamics

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