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CHRISTIANSTED – The gas station the farthest East on St. Croix has the lowest price for gasoline on island for the second week in a row, according to the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs. Ziggy’s Island Market LLC at 5088 Estate Solitude has regular gasoline priced at $2.499 per

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SAN JUAN – U.S. airlines have slashed leisure fares to Puerto Rico in recent months to lure travelers to the debt-strapped island, hit by economic turmoil and lately the arrival of the mosquito-borne Zika virus. The lowest fares to San Juan, Puerto Rico, have fallen 22 percent on average from

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CHRISTIANSTED – Rotary Club of St Croix Mid-Isle said it is partnering with a local mortgage company to provide a college scholarship for a qualified student on St. Croix. The Rotary Club said that Ocwen Mortgage Servicing, Inc. is offering a four-year $5,000 per year scholarship to a deserving student

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      Buckeye President Khalid Muslih CARACAS – A saturated oil storage network in the Caribbean is forcing some South American and African producers to keep selling crude at prices that do not cover production costs, brokers and sources told Reuters. Low price environments typically motivate producing and trading

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] By SORAYA DIASE COFFELT/SPECIAL TO THE V.I. FREE PRESS Sadly, we are quickly approaching the last day of our trip, which is tomorrow. We still had today, though, and it was filled with much exploration in the beautiful and well preserved city of Trinidad on the southern cost

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HAVANA – The United States and Cuba today will sign a bilateral agreement here today that will permit U.S. airlines to operate up to 110 flights per day between the two nations. Beginning Monday, U.S. airlines will have 15 days to submit applications to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)

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Soraya Diase Coffelt, JS, MJS By SORAYA DIASE COFFELT/SPECIAL TO THE V.I. FREE PRESS On the sixth day of our trip, we said goodbye to Havana and traveled toward the southern shore of Cuba and the city of Cienfuegos. We stopped at various sites on the way. The first site

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Crime is a booming business in the U.S. Virgin Islands. With that in mind the U.S. Attorney’s Office is hiring more prosecutors for its offices in the territory, according to an advertisement in the Latin American Herald Tribune. “The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of the

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BAYONNE – A federal agency responsible for monitoring ocean conditions says it predicted dangerous waves and harsh winds in the mid-Atlantic Ocean last week, days before before a cruise ship headed into the path of a powerful winter storm on Sunday. The Ocean Prediction Center said it had projected “hazardous

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Committe Chairman Sen. Marvin Blyden CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Committee on Housing, Public Works and Waste Management met today in the Legislature on St. Thomas to take testimony about VITRAN, VITRAN Plus and Americans With Disabilities compliance by VITRAN. Committee Chairman Sen. Marvin Blyden introduced testifiers including the Department of

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