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        CHTA’S Frank Comito [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — Caribbean tourism officials say the region received a record number of visitors last year as arrivals topped 29 million. But they say they expect a slight drop this year because of the uncertainty surrounding actions that President Donald

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CAPTAIN MORGAN: Rum distillery on St. Croix [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s cash-strapped government has been losing money through a rebate it gives its rum companies to compete with Virgin Islands distillers, while the rum companies are enjoying an unprecedented cash windfall from it, according to a new

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SURROUNDED BY INCOMPETENTS: Gov. Kenneth Mapp: “I know it’s too little, too late. But what do I care? The taxpayers are paying ALL of my bills for the next two years! [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp submitted to Senate President Myron Jackson the proposed bill known as

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GOV. RICARDO “SLICK RICKY” ROSSELLO “We’ll pay you when we can. What are you going to do? Bounce us out of the United States?” [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s government announced today another multimillion-dollar default as the crisis-wracked U.S. commonwealth seeks to restructure nearly $70 billion in public

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ISLA REFINERY IN CURACAO [ad name=”HTML-68″] WILLEMSTAD — Dutch-controlled Curacao and China’s state-run Guangdong Zhenrong have resumed suspended talks on a lease and upgrade of the island’s 325,000 barrels per day Isla refinery, Curacao government officials told the Virgin Islands Free Press. The MAN party that won Curacao’s general election

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TERROR TOURISM: Welcoming American visitors to the “Emerald Isle” hasn’t always been a priority for Puerto Ricans, who still take pride today in having blown up a bomb on the floor of the U.S. Congress in the 1950’s. [ad name=”HTML-68″] VIEQUES, Puerto Rico –  A small island long known as

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MAPP: “I got mines paid up front. What about you? I don’t need no stinkin’ GERS!” [ad name=”HTML-68″] NEW YORK — In a scathing report in its “Debtwire” column, Forbes Magazine said on Monday that the territory risks “capsizing” under its current debt load. The only difference between the U.S.

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G.O.P.’S JOHN CANEGATA [ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON – Virgin Islands Republican Chairman John Canegata released the following statement after leading the territory’s delegation in attending the inauguration of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence: “It was a tremendous honor to join fellow Virgin Islanders in representing our territory at

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] PHILADELPHIA — The federal appeals court in Philadelphia will soon begin posting video recordings of oral arguments on the court’s website — a decision that directly affects the territory, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Chief Judge D. Brooks Smith of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of

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ARRESTED: Donaldo Bryan on St. Croix [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED   — January 16, 2017 at 4:44 pm Marco A. Gomez 35-year-old was Charged and arrested for kidnapping (DV). No bail was set and Gomez was transported to the Golden Grove Detention Facility. On January 16, 2017 at 5:00pm, Jarixsa Camacho 24-year-old

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