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Hiring a criminal defense attorney is something that nobody really expects to end up doing. By the time you realize you need one, you are already under immense pressure from being arrested. But, with so many lawyers available, choosing the right one for you can be a daunting task. According

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Conference calls can cover a wide variety of topics, but almost all calls and meetings follow the same rules for success. Meetings can end up being quite boring, thus losing the attention of the group and derailing the entire point of the call. Keeping a conference call organized and planning

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If there is one thing that most people share, it is the concern about financial security and money in general. Sooner or later, most people find themselves in debt –– whether that is credit card payments, mortgages, or anything. There are those that try to think of innovative solutions to

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SAN JUAN — Oriental Bank completed the acquisition of the Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands operations of Scotiabank on December 31, 2019. Upon closing, Scotiabank’s Puerto Rico and USVI operations will further strengthen Oriental’s position as the premier retail bank in Puerto Rico. Oriental will have a well-diversified loan

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Some people believe that their monthly payments for loans might be too much to handle, however, there are ways to make it easier and the terms can be negotiated in ways that can make it bearable and manageable even if you’re a low-income earner.  So, if you’re wondering about getting

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FREDERIKSTED — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor is urging the public to avoid becoming a burglary victim this holiday season. It is proven nationally that burglaries spike during the Christmas season. The VIPD is urging the community not to place the empty boxes of appliances and televisions in front of

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LIMA — Peruvian authorities fined the local owner of a McDonald’s franchise $250,000 for serious safety violations after two employees were electrocuted to death. Two workers, an 18-year-old man and a woman, died on December 15 while cleaning the kitchen of a McDonald’s in Pueblo Libre, in the Lima province. Police

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Dear Editor: In 2013, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority announced to the public that it would switch from oil to propane for the generation of electricity in the territory. WAPA touted in the media that the project would lower the cost of power for consumers and businesses by

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Energy Office (VIEO) is notifying all U.S. Virgin Islands businesses that to participate in the Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Financial Incentive Program, they are required to complete the Vendor Application Request Form. As per the EERE program requirements, the VIEO will only accept

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The world’s largest airline American Airlines launched a pair of new winter flights to St. Thomas. American Airlines said the new service to St. Thomas started from Chicago (ORD) and Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) on December 21, 2019. Flights from Chicago O’Hare International Airport will serve Cyril E. King International Airport on Saturdays,

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