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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — There is enough oil supply in the global market to make up for potential fuel disruptions due to U.S. oil producer ConocoPhillips’ legal actions against Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, a State Department spokesman said this week. “The U.S. Department of State remains

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — The U.S. federal agency tasked with restoring electricity to Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria hit the region last year, is leaving the island though thousands still have no power heading into the next hurricane season starting next month. Only a last-minute request

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Accompanied by public and private partners, Governor Kenneth Mapp broke ground Tuesday on the much awaited Veterans Drive improvement project on St. Thomas. Over $120 million, much from already appropriated federal aid, will be spent on what is described as the “single

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Starting salaries for Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers will officially increase on May 21, 2018. Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has formally authorized Division of Personnel Director Milton Potter to adjust the base pay for police officers from $30,715 to

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CARACAS — Venezuela’s state-run oil firm Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. has bought nearly $440 million worth of foreign crude and shipped it directly to Cuba on friendly credit terms – and often at a loss, according to internal company documents reviewed by Reuters. The shipments

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Federal and local officials said that they are stockpiling radios, food, water and generators in Puerto Rico and demanding rigorous emergency training to prepare the U.S. commonwealth for dealing with any catastrophic storm as the Atlantic hurricane season approaches. In the wake of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CARACAS — Venezuela’s government has named Simon Zerpa, who was sanctioned by the United States last year, as an external director of state oil company PDVSA while confirming General Manuel Quevedo as the firm’s president, the company said in a statement. Zerpa had been PDVSA

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WARNING SIGNS: A warning sign stands at the entrance of the PDVSA/BOPEC Brasil Terminal in Rincon Bonaire on the Caribbean Netherlands island of Bonaire, Monday, May 7, 2018, where Venezuela refines and stores its heavy crude. U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips is pressing for control of Venezuela’s key offshore operations in

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Island Water and Power Authority (WAPA) tried its best to keep a running count of where the power was on and off for Mother’s Day on St. Croix and St. Thomas. At first, WAPA only had the power off on

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Timed to be heard on radio just before Mother’s Day arrived, gubernatorial candidate Warren Mosler is questioning how Gov. Kenneth Mapp can claim to honor our “mothers and fathers” while at the same time stealing “their retirement funds.” In the radio spot No.

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