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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A collection of printed materials donated by the local printing company as it closed in 2008 is the subject of the Caribbean Genealogy Library’s presentation “St. Thomas Graphics: Documenting Community” to be presented virtually on Saturday at 2 p.m. “St. Thomas Graphics: Documenting Community” will be presented

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — With the 3.4 magnitude earthquake that shook the northern U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday, St. Thomas has now experienced two tremors in seven days. Luckily, the latest jolt was too weak to create any damage nor initiate any kind of tsunami, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The

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Last month Britain published two significant post-Brexit policy documents setting out its future thinking on foreign policy, defense, security, and development. Both referenced in general terms the importance to the U.K. of its 14 Overseas Territories located around the world. The relationship was encapsulated in the suggestion that shared interests

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) would like to inform the public that Royal Caribbean International’s Grandeur of the Seas will be departing the British Virgin Islands on Saturday and the Vision of the Seas will leave on Sunday. The cruise ships will not be returning to the British Virgin Islands,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A British Virgin Islands “king” is going to be operating a bit less regally after pleading guilty to being a cocaine dealer in the territory. King Bob Leonard, 28, of Road Town, Tortola, entered a guilty plea to the charge of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, U.S. Attorney

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ROSEAU — As the leader of a small Caribbean island still struggling to rebuild nearly four years after a devastating hurricane, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit never thought he would get a hold of COVID-19 vaccines swiftly. Then a call to India changed everything. Last week, an airplane carrying two consignments of

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A prominent British Virgin Islands businessman and horse owner was shot dead outside his home on Tuesday night, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force. The killing of Earl “Bob” Hodge on Tortola’s southeast coast comes just six days after the slaying of another horseman

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CHRISTIANSTED — Rosewood Little Dix Bay and Scrub Island Resort, Spa and Marina have been awarded top honors in a new survey of Caribbean hotels by U.S. News and World Report. Each hotel earned a gold badge from the magazine, meaning they are in the top 10 percent of properties

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THE FOLLOWING IS A TRANSCRIPT OF A SPEECH DELIVERED BY PREMIER ANDREW FAHIE OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS: Good day and God’s Blessings to all the people of the Virgin Islands, from Districts One to Nine. Of course I can’t come home and not tell my people a special hello

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — John Rankin was sworn in Friday as the British Virgin Islands’ 14th governor during a ceremony at the Save The Seed Energy Center in Duffs Bottom. In his welcoming remarks, House Speaker Julian Willock said Rankin will take office at an interesting time in the relationship

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