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PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haitian police have evacuated some 50 U.S. citizens to safety after attempted attacks by supporters of Haitian Senator-elect Guy Philippe, who was arrested and extradited to the United States last week, a police official said on Monday. Philippe, long wanted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and remembered

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 A HUNGRY BAT IS AN ANGRY BAT! STONY BROOK, N.Y.  — Researchers at Stony Brook University have developed a model to estimate how long evolutionary forces would take to restore natural balance among mammalian communities plagued by extinction. For the Caribbean’s New World leaf-nosed bats, the most varied and diverse

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NOT SAFE: Frenchman’s Bay in St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in St. Thomas failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said today that Coki Point, Vessup Bay, Bluebeard’s and Frenchman’s

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FAILED WATER TEST: John Brewers Bay beach in St. Thomas near the University of the Virgin Islands CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in the territory — three in St. Thomas and one in St. John — failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this

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HAS UMPTEEN BODYGUARDS TO ‘PROTECT HIS PERSONAL DIGNITY’: But no one in the bloated territorial government has been assigned by Gov. Ken Mapp of New York to get matching federal funds to fight Zika virus on par with Puerto Rico. The question is: why not? SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico

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THE MAPPSTER: Red-eyed and bushy-tailed at his inauguration in 2015 from overindulgence. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s not-so-subtle ‘war’ on Caucasian people continues … This time the “honorable” governor (who introduced legislation when he was in the Senate demanding that Senators and Governors be officially called “honorable”) is telling

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NOT SAFE: Chenay Bay beach in St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED — Two beaches in St. Croix failed to pass a water quality test done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said Friday that Shoys and Chenay Bay

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GEORGE TOWN — Norman, the brown booby bird might have logged the most unlikely air miles in aviation history. The red-footed brown booby, a native to tropical zones, was discovered on a southern English beach on September 4, some 5,000 (8,000 kilometers) from his nearest Caribbean habitat. It was the

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CHRISTIANSTED — APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, said this week that it has signed a 12-month contract with the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) to provide 25 megawatts of power generation using liquid petroleum gas (LPG). The project features a retrofitted GE TM2500+ mobile

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NOT SAFE: Coki Point beach in St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three beaches in St. Thomas failed to pass a water quality test done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said Friday that Bolongo Bay,

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