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  Another freezing winter had many Washingtonians daydreaming about heading south to put their toes in the sand and a drink in their hand. All is not paradise in paradise these days, however, and even a refreshing Bahama Breeze cannot be had without a hurricane of controversy. That’s because one

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  The Virgin Islands is implementing public-private partnerships that benefit our territory and the United States. In the middle of a recession, the territory’s leaders should be commended for keeping companies in America, generating significant direct and indirect economic activity, preventing thousands of government layoffs and funding construction of roads

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  CHRISTIANSTED – Forty years after President Gerald Ford banned the export of crude oil from the United States amid supply worries, momentum is building to remove the restriction – and some of the benefits could spill into Caribbean oil refining-countries. With more Iranian oil re-entering the market if sanctions

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  ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI, June 30, 2015 /CNW/ – Viking Gold Exploration Inc. (TSX-V:VGC) (the “Company” or “Viking”), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of agreement (the “Letter Agreement”) with Valor Energy Ltd. (“Valor”) granting Viking the option to acquire all of the issued and

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  Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich says discriminatory housing policies have effectively segregated America, and housing vouchers, tax credits and an embrace of a Supreme Court decision handed down last week are the first steps toward fixing the problem. “We’re experiencing racial segregation on a much larger geographical scale than

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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Magens Bay property that was put up for auction on St. Thomas sold for $6 million, according to Platinum Luxury Auctions. Lee Steiner of USVI Sotheby’s International Realty, who held the real estate listing, reported that the property was placed under a non-contingent contract as a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Platinum Luxury Auctions, an elite auction firm specializing in the sale of non-distressed, multimillion-dollar properties, is offering two luxurious Caribbean estates at separate, live auctions that will be held on June 13, 2015. Platinum will first offer an oceanfront estate located in the heart of world famous

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The outlook is bleak for Virgin Islands bond bearers and bankruptcy is not an option for the government agency Gov. Kenneth Mapp used to manage before becoming governor, according to the Fitch Ratings by Berkshire Hathaway. The Fitch Ratings determined that there is $765.8 million in outstanding

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – DirecTV has increased the number of commercials in rotation that feature Virgin Islands supermodel Hannah Davis. Davis replaced actor Rob Lowe as the public face of DirecTV in April in commercials that are currently airing both locally and nationally. The commercials were shot in St. Thomas and show the

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