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NEW YORK CITY — As the nation mourns the loss of those who died in the September 11, 2001, attacks, one Virgin Islands resident will be honoring the sister she lost that day. Denise Torres-Hodge, a social worker at Schneider Regional Medical Center on St. Thomas, will read names of

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One of the biggest sports states in the U.S. is Florida with double-digit million-dollar revenues. There are hundreds of professional sports teams in Florida. The biggest of them have millions of fans worldwide. The biggest sports teams in Florida have been chosen from two criteria; the highest revenues and the

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Relatives and friends are advised of the passing of Venetia Natashia Fredericks on August 11, 2021, at the age of 45 on St. Croix. Venetia Natashia Fredericks is survived by her mother, J. Patricia Jackson; father, Atmore “Flakes” Fredericks Sr.; children, T’Keyah, T’Quan, and T’Quani Registe and T’Keyjah Austrie; grandchildren,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The takeover of AT&T cellular assets in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico by Liberty Communications was supposed to be seamless to customers. However, now some Virgin Islanders are finding out it was so seamless, they never made the switch. In recent days, AT&T has begun

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The very first VRC Oaks took place 160 years ago, when Palestine took out the inaugural edition of the race in 1861, and ever since then it has continued to grow in both popularity and prestige. Today, the Group 1 stayers event is one of the most significant in the

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SANTIAGO — The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has adjusted upwards its economic growth forecast for the region this year to 5.9 percent, as expectations improve for a global recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic. The United Nations body had projected an expansion in the region’s gross

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On August 17th, the first ever Country Implementation Plan (CIP) for the British Virgin Islands (BVI) was signed into existence. The CIP is the UN’s commitment to aiding small island developing states with the goal of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Andrew A. Fahie (Premier and Minister of Finance)

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Marva Dolores Hoyer was born on November 15, 1943, to Amatus Hoyer and Regina Harrison in Frederiksted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.  She received her education from St. Patrick’s & St. Mary’s Catholic School and St. Croix Central High School.  Though Marva had a strong affinity for her beloved home, she

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TOKYO — St. Croix’s Jahmaris Nesbitt got a lesson in just how fast the competition can be at an inter-national meet. The 20-year-old Nesbitt finished seventh in her heat race in the women’s 100-meter dash, T38 division, on Saturday morning (late Friday night in the Virgin Islands) at the 2020

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Neville Gallimore & The Defense If the Dallas Cowboys are to bounce back from a miserable 6-10 campaign — their first losing season in five years —they’ll need a drastic turnaround on defense. Last season, the Cowboys allowed 473 points — the fifth-most in the league — and they ranked

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