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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Rotary Club of St. Thomas East’s Annual Breakfast with Santa event helps the club to raise money in support programs at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School, (such as the culinary program or the school’s Interact Club). The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday December

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At least 250 residents of the Bovoni and Paul M. Pearson Garden Housing communities were presented with turkeys this week on St. Thomas. Alpine Securities USVI, one of the territory’s leading Economic Development Authority beneficiaries has been giving back to the community in various ways throughout the

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HAVANA — Cuba’s government has launched a program to combat racism, acknowledging that a problem that Fidel Castro tried to eliminate after the 1959 leftist revolution remains unresolved. The program aims to identify steps to fight discrimination, broaden education on Cuba’s African legacy and start a public debate on racial

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FREDERIKSTED — Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands, Inc. (LSSVI) is pleased to announce that Plaza West Supermarket and the Hamed Family will host the 2nd Annual Christmas Tree Fundraising Sale to support Queen Louise Home for Children. Christmas trees will be on sale on November 30 and December

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MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas — Hurricane Dorian has left much of tourism-dependent Bahamas in ruins and relief officials today were preparing for an unfolding humanitarian crisis with the scale of the carnage only beginning to emerge. Aerial video recorded over the Bahamas’ Great Abaco Island showed mile upon mile of flooded neighborhoods,

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MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas — Hurricane Dorian pounded the Bahamas today, peeling off roofs, snapping power lines and inundating homes with floodwater ahead of its expected advance on the U.S. coast, where more than a million people were ordered evacuated. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory at

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Your place of work should be a safe place for you. However, accidents can happen anywhere. You can’t stop accidents from happening, but you can prepare yourself for when it does happen. It’s best to educate yourself on common accidents so you know how to avoid them. You should also

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Caring for others is something that most people have to do at different points in their lives. While some will have to care for their children, others may have to care for a sick loved one or elderly parents. Whatever the case may be, caregiving is a great skill to

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FREDERIKSTED — Vice President of Tropical Shipping Hispanola & USVI, Maria del Mar Rodríguez, and Manager of Tropical Shipping St. Croix, Karla Yhan, delivered a $10,000 contribution to the Queen Louise Home for Children on Wednesday. The donation will assist recovery efforts at Queen Louise Home, which is still under repairs

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ROSEAU — A gay man in Dominica has filed a legal claim challenging its laws that ban gay sex and punish same-sex relations with prison terms and psychiatric confinement,a Canada-based rights group said today. Dominica is one of nine Caribbean countries that outlaw gay sex, and taking down its ban could

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