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The U.S. Virgin Islands made the top ten list of preferred destinations among the ranks of America’s richest travelers. Surprisingly, Mexico with its risk of kidnappings of wealthy Americans, came in first among those for whom money is no object and the world is at their well-heeled, designer-clad feet. That’s

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   Limetree Bay Boss: Jerry Ashcroft CHRISTIANSTED – Limetree Bay Terminals on St. Croix is poised to make a fast turnaround by April because its tanks have been “well-maintained” since it was closed in January 2012, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Limetree Bay Terminals acquired the facility with

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ST. JOHN’S – Prime Minister Gaston Browne on Thursday announced that effective April, personal income tax will be abolished in its entirety in Antigua and Barbuda. Browne made the announcement in his presentation of the 2016 Budget said this was a promise made to the people of Antigua and Barbuda

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Haitian Prime Minister Evans Paul PORT-AU-PRINCE – Local protesters in Labadee, Haiti have forced Royal Caribbean to cancel a second port of call to the cruise port. The Royal Caribbean Blog reports that Navigator of the Seas was scheduled to call at Labadee on Thursday but the cruise line decided

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana — At least three people are confirmed dead, while others are missing and feared dead, after the boat in which they were traveling capsized while crossing the Orinoco river off the Venezuelan border and near Guyana’s remote North West District on Tuesday morning. The incident reportedly occurred at

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SAN JUAN – If you’re pregnant and you’ve traveled to Latin America or the Caribbean, health professionals stongly suggest that you get tested for the Zika virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is also asking pregnant women to avoid traveling to countries in Latin America and the Caribbean

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — A major new study has revealed that the global seafood catch is much larger and declining much faster than previously known. The study, by the University of British Columbia near Vancouver, reconstructed the global catch between 1950 and 2010 and found that it was 30 per cent

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            CDB President Warren Smith In a small meeting room, tucked away from the faux waterfalls of the Paris Regency Hyatt hotel’s immaculate lobby, Warren Smith, a soft-spoken Jamaican economist and the newly re-elected president of the Caribbean Development Bank, explained how it all might

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                 Reseacher William Lau NEW YORK – Hurricanes in the Caribbean and Atlantic oceans will grow more than twice as powerful and damaging as ocean temperatures rise from global warming, a new study says. Warming seas could produce more rainfall and far more

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PORT OF SPAIN – Trinidadian authorities are investigating an alleged case of rape against a 14-month-old baby girl, the Children’s Authority of Trinidad and Tobago said. The Children’s Authority that it was called out Monday to rescue two more children from similar situations of sexual abuse, according to the Trinidad

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