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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – In order to strengthen their agricultural sectors and avoid or mitigate the negative impact of climate change, Caribbean countries should introduce and promote climate resilient food systems, said Juan Cheaz, senior program coordinator Agricultural Policy and Value Chains at the Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation

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           Kasimir Asim McClean CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment on November 5, 2015 charging a 37-year-old St. Thomas man with trying to import marijuana to the territory, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Kasimir Asim McClean is charged with possession

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) said she was able to defeat a measure in Congress that would have cut federal highway funding for the U.S. territories of the Virgin Islands and Guam. According to her office, Plaskett helped defeat an amendment to the Developing a Reliable

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CHRISTIANSTED – Every beach in the territory was deemed unfit for swimming or fishing by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) on October 10. On Friday, DPNR said only one beach in the U.S. Virgin Islands is not safe for swimming and fishing: Gentle Winds beach on St.

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                      Rudolf Efremov By RUDOLF EFRAMOV/Special To The V.I. Free Press To think that the United States of America has not achieved full democratic status because of its Constitution as interpreted by its federal courts should be absurd. It should be an unrealistic work of a science fiction writer, a

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CHRISTIANSTED – A tropical wave is approaching the Virgin Islands and expected to bring with it waves of up to seven feet across the offshore Atlantic and Caribbean waters today, according to the National Weather Service. The choppy waves and rough seas will continue tomorrow and showers and thunderstorms are

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     MISSING: Brian Adamitz CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police on St. Thomas are asking for the community’s help in finding a 35-year-old man who has been reported missing. Brian Adamitz was last seen on Wednesday, October 5, 2015 by his roommate leaving his household in Pillsbury Heights on foot traveling to

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WASHINGTON, DC– Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) this week fought back against a provision in the District of Columbia Fiscal Year 2016 Budget that listed the U.S. Virgin Islands among 39 countries recognized by the local D.C. Government as tax havens. “This amendment to the D.C. Budget threatens the territory’s hard-earned reputation as

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DPW Commissioner Gustav James CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Public Works Commissioner Gustav James said today that the Pilgrim’s Terrace Bypass Roadway is closed to through traffic but open to residents due to work at the Catherinberg Intersection. Motorists will not have access to Catherinberg Road (Garden Street) via the intersection until Wednesday

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Rajkumarie Hendrickson of Guyana CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The 42-year-old woman who was killed in a drive-by shooting near the Jala Jala Night Club on October 24 has been identified by police. Rajkumarie Hendrickson, a resident of Pflugerville Texas, was shot to death about 4:15 a.m. on Kronprindsens Gade near the Jala

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