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FREDERIKSTED — The public is invited to attend the 48th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair of the  Virgin Islands from February 16 to 18 at the Rudolph Shulterbrandt Agricultural Complex in Estate Lower Love. The theme is “VI Agriculture: Still Growing in 2019!”  The entrance fee is $6 for adults, $4

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– The Virgin Islands Port Authority’s board of governors is exploring an opportunity to increase cruise visitors to St. Croix by accommodating larger ships at the Ann E. Abramson Marine Facility in Frederiksted. At its monthly board meeting held Thursday, the board approved a proposal from VIPA’s marine

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the Charles Wesley Turnbull Regional Public Library and the Fort Christian Museum National Historic Landmark site will open late on Friday.   Each site will open Friday at 12:00 noon and close at 5:00 p.m., according to DPNR Commissioner

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LONDON — The British government has updated its travel advisory on St. Kitts and Nevis maintaining that although most visits are trouble-free, there have been incidents of crime including murder, armed robbery and sexual assault. Updating its website on January 24, the British government also warned that “although there’s no

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PHILIPSBURG — Beaches, culture, cuisine, sailing and shopping are just a few reasons vacationers flock to Sint Maarten. Rainforest Adventures’ Rockland Estate Park has added six more exciting experiences to the list with something for everyone and 20 percent savings on select direct bookings for a limited time. #1 —

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COCKBURN TOWN — The U.S. Virgin Islands will soon have new travel options within the Caribbean as Turks and Caicos-based interCaribbean Airways is planning to add St. Croix and St. Thomas to its roster of destinations within three to six months, according to a press release. The airline had modest

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman told police that when she asked her boyfriend to take her to work — he took her to a popular tourist spot and assaulted her instead. Aaron C. Chiang, 24 of Spring Garden was arrested and charged with false imprisonment, kidnapping and simple assault

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested Wednesday and charged with raping a Seattle woman while she was visiting the island in early December, authorities said. Juan Grant, 27, was arrested on a warrant issued by the Seattle Police Department and charged with first-degree rape and first-degree unlawful

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KINGSTON — The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC), Inc., an inclusive organization dedicated to eliminating disparities in cardiovascular diseases, and the Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) met in Jamaica recently. At least 150 registered attendees were on hand as the premier center of excellence for cardiovascular care in the English-speaking Caribbean concluded

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CHRISTIANSTED – In his first scheduled meetings out of the territory, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. will be heading to Miami to attend two days of “introductory” meetings with key cruise industry officials. He will be accompanied by his Commissioner of Tourism nominee, Joseph Boschulte. Among the valued and critical industry

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