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CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner designee Gary Molloy said Monday he is inviting Employers, Not-For-Profit Organizations and Training Service Providers to participate in this year’s Summer Youth Work Experience and Training Program Virgin Islands Department of Labor (VIDOL). VIDOL is seeking the following:· Employers and agencies who are interested in providing a

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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico will host a qualifying round for the 3×3 basketball tournament that has become part of the FIBA World Cup. It’s actually the first-ever qualifier event for this particular subset of FIBA basketball. It will take place from May 4th to 5th. The qualifier will consist

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WASHINGTON — Legislation recently introduced in Congress would establish a grant program for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to fund development of renewable energy resources, microgrids and energy storage. The bill aims to improve the electric system on the two island territories. the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At least a dozen St. Thomas student members of the not-for-profit Marine Vocational Program (MVP) can now continue and advance their marine education thanks to a donation of $15,000 from the NYC Eastern Caribbean Relief Fund Inc., founded and funded by Island Capital Group LLC. and Island

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Rotary came to the Virgin lslands with the chartering of the Rotary Club of St. Thomas in 1957. At that time St. Thomas and other clubs in the Caribbean were un-districted. Because of the close proximity to Puerto Rico, the St. Thomas and St. Croix clubs were

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. announced administrative days for government employees in the St. Thomas/St. John District and one territory-wide administrative day to “encourage greater participation in the Food Fair and to enhance the celebration of the Virgin Islands Carnival for all residents and visitors.” This annual celebration

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Demand for travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands is surging, the Department of Tourism reports after meeting airline officials on the mainland last week. After talks with United Airlines in Chicago and American Airlines in Dallas respectively, Tourism Commissioner Designee Joseph Boschulte said there has been strong demand

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HAVANA —The Cuban government has ordered its state-run power system to further reduce electricity generation in the latest sign that a cash crunch exacerbated by new U.S. sanctions is taking an economic and human toll, a newspaper reported on Sunday. Ciego de Avila’s provincial Communist Party newspaper, Invasor, reported that

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KINGSTON — Ras Iyah V. describes himself as confrontational, especially with the police. Well known in Jamaica for his outspoken support of the marijuana industry, the Rastafarian – who sports a long, white beard and dreadlocks – has had various run-ins with the law over the years. Authorities have long

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SANTO DOMINGO — Industry leaders at the 2019 Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) conference shared strong tourism numbers indicating the country continues to be the premier Caribbean travel destination. Paola Rainieri de Díaz, President of the Dominican Republic Association for Hotels and Tourism (ASONAHORES), shared announcements promoting the country’s robust and

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