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By GEORGE JOHNSON/VIFreep Ombudsman CHRISTIANSTED – The publisher of the Virgin Islands Free Press said today that he is proud to announce that the territory’s most savvy, exciting and truthful online newspaper’s first advertiser is Amazon.com. John McCarthy, a trusted journalist in the Virgin Islands since 1989 who has worked

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Military veterans and their families are encouraged to participate in an upcoming meeting about benefits they may qualify for, according to the San Juan chapter of the U.S. Veteran’s Administration’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Division (VR&E). Wanda Rosado, a vocational rehabilitation counselor, will convene a meeting about

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  The nation could be capable of sending 2.4 million barrels a day overseas by 2025 if the ban is lifted The United States will become one of the world’s largest oil exporters if domestic production continues to surge and policymakers lift a four-decade ban that keeps most crude from leaving

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  MIAMI — The world’s best cruise line bartenders from Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises fight for a place in the DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS™ Global Grand Final The battle to become the world’s best bartender is on. This year, 5,500 cruise line bartenders from three

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While one can debate the reasons for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ decision in November to continue flooding the oil markets, the fact is that this is squeezing many U.S. shale oil producers out of business. Oil prices have dropped by 50% in the past six months, and crude

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  As sunny-colored as a ripe banana but with the tantalizing taste you’d expect from tropical fruit, that’s the lure of champagne mangos. This mango is actually the Ataulfo variety, which is grown in Mexico. It got its bubbly name because it is regarded as the champagne of mangos. The

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FREDERIKSTED – Two people were shot and one escaped injury when six men dressed in black opened fire on a parked vehicle near a housing community in Estate Smithfield before 11:54 p.m. Friday, according to police. Police said 20-year-old Jah-heem Lee of Estate Mt. Pleasant in Frederiksted sustained a gunshot wound

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  CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix’s Tim Duncan is returning to San Antonio for a 19th season with the Spurs. Duncan tells the San Antonio Express-News, “I’ll be on the court next year.” Until Duncan made his announcement on Thursday, there was speculation that he could call it a career after the

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  CHRISTIANSTED — Stephen Curry has surpassed LeBron James for the most popular jersey in the NBA. The Golden State Warriors star and league MVP topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the first time Tuesday. With teammates Klay Thompson ranking fifth and Draymond Green at No. 15,

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  Allen Stanford, a former St. Croix resident who was convicted in 2012 of running a massive global Ponzi scheme that rivals the Madoff scandal, says he is the victim of an illegal prosecution, and “the clearest of assaults on the U.S. Constitution.” The comments come in Stanford’s formal appeal of his

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