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  Frida Kahlo was born on July 6, 1907 and in her short-lived life became one of the most important Mexican icons, not only with her paintings, but with her strong, outspoken and enduring personality. Kahlo met fellow painter Diego Rivera, and they got married when she was 22 into

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  “I don’t think I’ll be famous,” Amy Winehouse remarked in 2003. “I don’t think I could handle it.” She was half-right, but more than she knew. This month marks four years since Winehouse died from alcohol poisoning at the far-too-young age of 27. “Amy,” director Asif Kapadia’s absorbing documentary

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2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepBreaking NewsNational News

Donald Trump doesn’t know when to stop digging. Trump appears to have deleted a tweet he quoted that made questionable comments about Jeb Bush and his wife. On July 4th, Trump quoted another users tweet which claimed to know why Bush likes “Mexican illegals.” The tweet appeared to be live

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At VIFreepBusiness NewsSt. Croix News

While one can debate the reasons for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries’ decision in November to continue flooding the oil markets, the fact is that this is squeezing many U.S. shale oil producers out of business. Oil prices have dropped by 50% in the past six months, and crude

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HAVANA – Pop star Rihanna danced to Cuban music and sampled local cuisine on an impromptu visit to Havana, the latest big name from the United States music scene to visit Cuba. Rihanna, who hails from Barbados, arrived “on the fly, as we Cubans say”, for an unscheduled visit, said

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  MIAMI  – The Miami Rum Renaissance Festival is showcasing new spirits entering the U.S. market for the first time. Organizers say about 26 million cases of rum were sold in the U.S. last year, with sales of premium and spiced rums each growing more than 10 percent. Rum historically

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  Five plane crash survivors were rescued Sunday night in Bahamas, the U.S. Coast Guard crew confirmed in a news release. The crew had spotted them floating on a life raft in southeast of Nassau, capital of Bahamas. Search and rescue team located the survivors around 10:20 p.m. local time,

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At VIFreepBreaking NewsNational News

Deathbed photos of Bobbi Kristina Brown are being shopped to media outlets with an asking price of more than $100,000, her family members have confirmed. Leolah Brown, Bobby Brown’s sister, took to Facebook to confirm the authenticity of the images over the weekend after TMZ and Entertainment Tonight reported they

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsCrime News

  An investigation was underway recently in Trinidad and Tobago over allegations that marijuana was found two years ago in the home of the island nation’s prime minister, according to a new report. Five grams of “a ‘plant like material’ resembling that of marijuana” was found in the private residence of

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At VIFreepBlack History NewsCaribbean NewsHumanitarian News

France’s President François Hollande inaugurated the largest slavery memorial in the world on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe this summer. The opening of the ACTe memorial on the site of a former sugar refinery that processed the products of slave plantations “will allow Guadeloupe and the whole of the

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