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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp has nominated 14 neighborhoods on St. Thomas and St. Croix as Qualified Opportunity Zones eligible for U.S. tax breaks under the massive tax bill passed by Congress last December, Government House announced today. The nominated zones, which are considered 14 “low

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] Want to travel luxuriously, but don’t have the budget to back up your expensive tastes? Book strategically, and you just might just be able to afford that dream vacation. TripAdvisor Rentals — TripAdvisor’s vacation rentals booking arm — crunched the numbers on 11 of the priciest

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN  — Puerto Rico’s benchmark bond surged to a 25-week high on Monday, its busiest trading day since October, after the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth nearly doubled its projected five-year surplus to $6 billion as it recovers from Hurricane Maria. While the price rise is

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The USVI Hotel & Tourism Association (USVIHTA) is honored to accept generous donations from the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE), Tourism Cares, the Jamaica Hotel & Tourist Association (JHTA) and the Saint Lucia

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The governing board of the Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority (WAPA) addressed several power generation-related issues at its monthly meeting Thursday on St. Thomas. The WAPA board authorized Executive Director Lawrence Kupfer to enter into a lease agreement with Aggreko, LLC

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture issued an advisory today that “livestock and horse owners” should take steps now to deal with “dry weather.” “Livestock and horse owners are encouraged to take steps now to reduce the effects of the advancing dry weather,”

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Love of Dance V.I. group will be holding an all ages “Once In 2 Blue Moons” dance-a-thon at the Pistarckle Theater in St. Thomas on March 31. Face painting will be available for children along with prizes for adults and children,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] PHILIPSBURG — A twin-engine Dutch airline was forced to turn around one hour into its flight from Sint Maarten to Curacao on Monday after engine problems were detected by the crew. The flight on an InselAir Fokker 50 was carrying 53 people on board when

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — We are happy to share some news regarding the Club, it’s restoration, and the projected opening time frame. While progress has been steady and positive, we are not where we wanted to be in the restoration. The team continues to make great

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced earlier this month that the Federal Housing Administration would be extending the foreclosure moratorium for Hurricane Maria victims in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The extension previously dealt only with forward borrowers, but HUD and the FHA

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