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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix senator today expressed his “deep sympathy” over the death of St. John educator and community activist Oswin Sewer, Sr. Sen. Kenneth Gittens said Sewer’s passing comes just as the St. John Festival Season begins and shows “how important our cultural bearers are to our celebrations.”

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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — In the end, the Cavaliers decided the money it would’ve cost to select in the first round wasn’t worth the talent available. By trading out of the first round of Thursday night’s NBA draft, they added two quality second-round picks who won’t command the same guaranteed dollars

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Pressure Busspipe will headline the America’s Paradise USVI Music Festival in St. Thomas next month, according to organizers of the event. Busspipe, whose real name is Delyno Brown, is the reggae recording artist son of WSTA-1340 “Lucky 13” radio personality Irvin “Brownie” Brown. Busspipe’s hit “Virgin Islands

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Caribbean tourism officials are pushing for a partnership with the U.S. government because of concerns that warming relations between the U.S. and Cuba will result in a significant loss of visitors to the rest of the region. Cuba has seen such a surge in visitors that the fragile budgets of

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The worst drought in five years is creeping across the Caribbean. From the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to Cuba to St Lucia, crops are withering, reservoirs are drying up and cattle are dying while forecasters worry that the situation could only grow worse in the coming months. Thanks to

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IRVINE, Calif. – If you’ve got bottled water in the fridge or pantry, you might want to check if it’s included in a recent recall of several brands under the Niagara umbrella, after the company issued a voluntary recall last week for all spring water products produced from its Pennsylvania

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DRUNK BAY, St. John — Deep within the human psyche lies a need to create. From simple prehistoric cave paintings depicting deer, bears and cats to modern street art with a message, humans have left artistic marks in myriad ways through the millenniums. On St. John, a relatively new tradition

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp says he has renounced his state-funded residence on the island of St. Thomas out of economic concerns. Mapp made the announcement in a statement May 30 following public criticism of government expenditures. The government paid $14,500 a month plus $50,000 in incidental expenses to

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  Mick Jagger famously said you’ll never make a saint of him. But plenty of Caribbean islands vied for the saintly destination name. Christopher Columbus named the Virgin Islands after St. Ursula and the 10,000 virgins, but only the virgin part stuck. The New York Post did a rundown of the

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  CRUZ BAY – People magazine, U.S. News & World Report, NBC News and many other national and international news organizations have reported that the two Delaware teenagers poisoned while vacationing in St. John remain in critical condition. Sean Esmond, 16, and Ryan Esmond, 14, were sickened by a banned

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