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LOOKING BUSHED IN THE BVI: President Barack and Michelle pose for photos with Necker Island attendants. [ad name=”HTML-68″] NECKER ISLAND, BVI—  President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle arrived in the British Virgin Islands on Monday after jetting in to our region on Richard Branson’s jet. The former first couple posed

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YVETTE CLARKE: Who does she think she is? [ad name=”HTML-68″] NEW YORK — Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY), says she is disappointed that former President Barack Obama did not posthumously pardon Jamaica’s first national hero, Marcus Garvey before leaving office. On his last day in office on Thursday, Obama commuted the

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is urging Republicans in Congress to fund the fight against the Zika virus. Obama said Saturday in his weekly address that he asked Congress more than six months ago to fund the “emergency resources” public health experts needed to fight Zika, but Congress said no.

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SAN ANTONIO — Tim Duncan’s diffident nature has become the stuff of legend. In a 1998 interview with ESPN’s Dan Patrick, Duncan said that he is not really impressed with anyone, including NBA legend Michael Jordan. “I’m just somebody that isn’t that impressed by him (Jordan),” Duncan said. “There really isn’t

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Legal Assistance Program received $368,059 on Thursday as part of a 2014 settlement with Bank of America to help prevent home foreclosures and assistant in community development, according to someone familiar with the pact. Eric D. Green, independent monitor of Bank of America’s August 20, 2014,

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SAN JUAN — Investors in Puerto Rico’s debt-burdened economy still face risks of default on some of the island’s $70 billion in debt even after the U.S. Congress on Wednesday created a powerful federal oversight board to manage credit restructurings. President Barack Obama says he will quickly sign the Puerto

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SAN JUAN — The Obama administration and U.S. Senate Republican leaders scrambled on Tuesday to garner enough support to get a Puerto Rico debt relief bill through a critical procedural vote set for Wednesday which several lawmakers predicted would be close. After months of waiting for Congress to act as

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CHRISTIANSTED — Gov. Kenneth Mapp extended his condolences to the people of Orlando after a mass shooting that left 50 dead and 53 injured. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families and the good people of the City of Orlando following the senseless tragedy that occurred there today,”

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HAVANA — Cuba and the United States will meet next week for a third round of talks on improving relations, the Castro regime said on Thursday, adding that the two former Cold War foes were not yet negotiating their multibillion-dollar claims against one another. A bilateral commission will meet next

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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell recently met with the Steering Committee of the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) Climate Change Council to underscore the Obama Administration’s support to help communities prepare, plan and build capacity as they assess vulnerabilities and risks to climate change. During the meeting, Jewell also

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