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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] MIAMI — Cruise lines have never had a cleanliness problem this big. In 2017, cruise lines failed their sanitation inspections at the highest rate ever since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‘s Vessel Sanitation Program started holding cruise ships to its Operations Manual guidelines in 1990.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Croix native admitted in federal court today that he was the getaway driver for a jewelry store robbery that occurred on Main Street St. Thomas five years ago. Devon Davis, 27, of Frederiksted, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of conspiracy to

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A large section of an iconic St. Thomas hotel re-opened this week after a long closure triggered by devastating damage the property suffered during Hurricane Irma in September 2017. Marriott’s Frenchman’s Cove in Estate Bakkeroe is welcoming guests for the first time since

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SANTO DOMINGO — OK, we gotta admit it – it’s not really a rhinoceros. But the fascinating Rhinoceros Iguana Cyclura cornuta isn’t so-called for nothing. The horn on its head really does resemble that of a rhino – but on such a large reptile, it might be more apt

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — A blackout hit Puerto Rico’s capital and surrounding areas today after two of the U.S. commonwealth’s main power plants shut down as officials warn the power company is struggling to remain operational. The capital of San Juan was left without power, along

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — The V.I. Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) in collaboration with the UVI Cooperative Extension Service (CES) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (IRB) will host workshops to assist farmers and small businesses with filing their taxes. “These workshops will make you aware

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today extended through May 18 a foreclosure moratorium for certain homeowners in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, which were devastated last September by Hurricane Maria. Homeowners whose mortgages are insured by the FHA will get

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Women Striving For Success Inc. inducted twelve new members at its Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, February 28th at the Keys in Port of Sale Mall. This year’s WSFS new members are Dr. Carolyn Clansy Miller, Marsha Pinney, Joanne Simon-Walters, Christie Scarbrough, K. Miller,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a notice extending the relief it provided last year to residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico who evacuated or couldn’t return because of the damage caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Notice 2018-19 extends

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — The Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR), an association of in-house physician recruitment professionals, said that Keith A. James, physician recruiter, has earned the FASPR credential as a Fellow of the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters. The program is the most comprehensive, authoritative

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