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TEGUCIGALPA — As climate change threatens coral reefs around the world, conservation experts in Latin America have enlisted an unlikely ally to try to preserve them: the insurance industry. The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System — the world’s second largest which runs from southern Mexico to Honduras — will soon be

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — With the U.S. Postal Service becoming further disrupted by policy changes, restrictions on employees overtime and reduction in productive machinery, the results are being felt on a significant level in both the USVI and Puerto Rico. Wait times at local post offices can range between 30 min

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan promoted Virgin Islands National Guard Adjutant General Kodjo Knox-Limbacker to the rank of Major General during a brief ceremony that took place at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas. The rank is the equivalent of a two-star general

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Office of the Governor and Royal Caribbean Group will host the fourth session of the USVI Community Business Forum series that will take a closer look at the cruise giant’s expected return to the territory this summer. The USVI Community Business Forum IV is scheduled for 9-11

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Crime Stoppers USVI is in receipt of an anonymous reward of $10,000.00 allocated for information leading to the arrest of the rapist reported in the East End, St. Thomas USVI. This community reward is in addition to the maximum reward of $2,500.00 offered by Crime Stoppers. If

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BRIDGETOWN — The Caribbean is vital to the strategic interests of the United States. It is the U.S. “front door” for maritime logistics, finance and tourism and generations of immigrants from the Caribbean that have helped shape U.S. society and culture Given the strategic position of the Caribbean it is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is hosting a free summer camp on St. Thomas for kids ages 8 to 13 starting in one week. It’s called the “Character Is Power” Police Summer Camp and is being hosted by the VIPD’s Crime Prevention Unit starting June 21. De’Khoya

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SAN JUAN — Canada dominated from the opening tip-off, easily besting the U.S. Virgin Islands’ women’s basketball team 101-41 at the AmeriCup tournament at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in Puerto Rico early this afternoon. Shaina Pellington of Pickering, Ontario led the Canadians in scoring with 16 points and Milton, Ontario,

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MIAMI — Cruise lines are chomping at the bit to resume voyages from Florida ports in July as the pandemic wanes — but for vaccinated passengers only — yet the state and its Republican governor won’t let them demand proof of inoculation. So far, neither side has blinked, even as

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) student entrepreneurs were awarded $47,000 at the annual 13D Entrepreneurship Business Launch Competition held virtually in May providing them with valuable start-up funds to pursue their business ventures.  Jessica LaPlace, Christina Lee and Lateefah Evans earned $24,000, $17,000, and $6,000 respectively thanks to the generous sponsorship of Viya and 13D Research, the namesake sponsor. The 13D Competition is designed to eliminate the obstacle

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