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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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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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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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SAN JUAN — When the USVI senior women’s basketball team squares off against Colombia at Coliseo Roberto Clemente in Puerto Rico at 12:10 p.m. on ESPN+, the current team will try to start a winning streak to erase three previous losses to their current opponent in Americup competition. It’s a

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SAN JUAN — You don’t need to be a master chef to support Caribbean-owned food brands. For example, Loisa’s seasonings are an easy way to switch up the chicken breast you already know how to cook perfectly. Pisqueya’s hot sauces taste good on literally anything, and Island Love Cakes rum and cognac-infused cakes come ready to

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MIAMI — The National Hurricane Center is keeping tabs on a potential system over the southwestern Caribbean Sea. The NHC said today that a cluster of thunderstorms is expected to form into a low pressure system by the end of the week. Further development is possible as the system moves

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FREDERIKSTED — It’s official. The U.S. Virgin Islands has a state fabric … although we’re officially still a territory. After years of development, the madras fabric design was finally unveiled at a ceremony at the Frederick Dorsch Cultural Center in Frederiksted on Saturday morning. It took a legislative act to

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WASHINGTON — Investors considering doing business in the U.S. Virgin Islands will find out what this United States territory has to offer at the virtual 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit starting tomorrow. Wayne L. Biggs Jr., CEO of the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority, will lead the authority’s economic development team

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KINGSHILL — The U.S. Virgin Islands men’s soccer team squares off against El Salvador at the Bethlehem Soccer Stadium tonight. The Group A CONCACAF soccer match will be played at the Bethlehem Soccer Stadium in Upper Bethlehem at 7 p.m. today. “We have been preparing, and hopefully the boys will perform,” USVI head coach Gilberto Damiano

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