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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said people should beware of an automated IRS telephone scam that has targeted the St. Thomas community. Police said that the scammer is using IRS automated recordings that sound “very authentic.” The recording will say that there is a

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FRUITS AND VEGETABLES IN THE REGION: Nearly half of them go to waste, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). [ad name=”HTML-68″] SANTIAGO, Chile – Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean announced their interest in promoting an international code of conduct to serve as a global

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DISNEY VERSION: Of Señor Sapo, a child favorite and now an educational character brought to you and your children by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN —  Señor Sapo is coming! Señor Sapo is coming! Just who is this Señor Sapo? Well, read on gentle reader … Sr. Sapo is

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One electrical supply distribution company is leading all the rest in the region — Electrical Conductors, LLC. Founded in 2005 and well-established by 2012, Electrical Conductors, LLC is one of the fastest growing electrical distributors serving the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean. Their team

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GIFT OF GAB: Gov. Kenneth Mapp was careful not to mention violent crime spiraling out of control in the territory nor the number of people fleeing the Virgin Islands due to a lack of meaningful employment and entertainment options. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SILVER SPRING, Maryland — Political status, the minimum wage, economic opportunities

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BLACK GOLD: BP Trinidad & Tobago LLC claimed the gas discoveries in the Savannah and Macadamia exploration wells, which come less than two months after the unit ramped up a natural gas compression project onshore Trinidad, one of seven major upstream projects the large company expects to bring online in 2017. [ad

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RESCUE AND RECOVERY MISSION: Puerto Rican authorities used scuba divers to search for the missing and dead after a plane from a commuter airline crashed near a crowded beach in Piñones. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — Puerto Rican authorities have identified a girl who died in a small plane crash as

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WHITE ELEPHANT: UVI’s Gillian Marcelle is in New York City trying to draw attention to the few advantages of the empty Research and Technology Park in St. Croix. [ad name=”HTML-68″] NEW YORK — The University of the Virgin Islands is beating the bush in the Big Apple trying to attract

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REFINERY ON FIRE! The Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PDVSA)-run facility in Curacao caught fire recently. [ad name=”HTML-68″] WILLEMSTAD — A large fire that occurred early Sunday at the 335,000-barrel-per-day Isla refinery on the Caribbean island of Curacao is now out, according to witnesses and sources. The facility, run by Venezuelan state

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WHAT DID THEY KNOW AND WHEN DID THEY KNOW IT? A source familiar with the COFINA creditors’ thinking said the group wants to depose Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello, one of his key advisers Elias Sanchez, and AAFAF’s director, Gerardo Portela. By NICK BROWN/Reuters News Service [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN —

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