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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Although musician Jimmy Buffett’s wealth is nowhere near the roughly $83 billion held by legendary investor Warren Buffett, the two Buffetts share both a family name and an ability to succeed. Is it possible they’re related? After all, Margaritaville is no longer a fictional place for those who’ve had one too

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SAN JUAN — While talk of La Nina doesn’t hold the headlines like a strong El Nino event, we are still under La Nina conditions that are forecast to continue through the rest of winter before transitioning to neutral during spring. One group that is becoming acutely aware of La Nina’s

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix has made the Caribbean Journal’s list of the “18 best islands to visit in 2018.” On the CJ list, the Big Island is No. 4 in the list of eighteen islands tourist must visit this year. “The Caribbean has a new foodie hotspot, and it’s St

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WASHINGTON — Former employees of Del. Stacey Plaskett pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges related to distributing lewd images of the Virgin Islands congresswoman and her husband. The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday that Juan McCullum and Dorene Browne-Louis pleaded guilty in a U.S. District Court for the District of

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FORT-DE-FRANCE — One tourist couple visiting a Caribbean beach got some itchy visitors of their own. According to a report by Live Science, the British couple visited Martinique during a cruise and after sunbathing on a beach on the French island reportedly developed itchy rashes on their behinds. After visiting a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An upcoming children’s party will feature free music lessons.  The public is invited to G-Clef Music Academy for its 2018 New Year’s Children’s Party on Saturday, January 27, from 12:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. The party will be held at G-Clef, which is located in Mandela Circle, across

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SMOOTH SAILIN’: Linval Joseph helped the New York Giants win a Super Bowl in 2011. EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — If Vikings players want some locker-room advice on what it’s like to venture deep into the postseason, there aren’t a lot of places to turn. Minnesota has just two players who

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Acting Governor Osbert Potter has advised Senate President Myron D. Jackson of the action he has taken on several legislative bills, including measures that should allow a $30 million private investment in the Virgin Islands’ horse racing industry to move forward. Potter approved Bill No. 32-0093, which establishes

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WELLINGTON — A fundraiser last week in Florida brought in some big money for hurricane relief in the British Virgin Islands. The Thursday event was co-hosted by Palm Beach Travel, the British Virgin Islands Tourism Board, Lamborghini and The Moorings. At least 50 guests packed the International Polo Club Palm Beach

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GUSTAVIA — Jimmy Buffett knows all about hurricanes and sailing, so it’s appropriate that the singer-songwriter has been enlisted to help promote a regatta on St. Barts and show that life is returning to normal after a direct hit from Hurricane Irma in September. Buffett will serve as U.S. ambassador

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