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PUNTA CANA — The U.S. Virgin Islands men’s basketball team got off to a slow start against the Dominican Republic and never recovered in their loss 89-75 at the Hard Rock Fillmore Ballroom in the Dominican Republic on Sunday afternoon. Georgio Milligan scored a team-high 20 points to lead four

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BELMOPAN — Indigenous cultures in the Caribbean, struggling as their tourism-dependent economies are ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, are returning to traditional farming and fishing roots for their livelihoods, local experts said. Being forced to look to older, more organic ways of survival can be a silver lining within the

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BRASILIA — Vaccinating 20 percent of the population of Latin America and the Caribbean against COVID-19 will cost more than $2 billion but low income countries will be helped by the COVAX Facility led by the World Health Organization, its regional branch said on Wednesday. According to the Pan American

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MIAMI — Stirred by breathless warnings of a socialist menace, Cuban Americans turned out for President Trump in massive numbers. Now those voters are presenting a new challenge for President-Elect Joe Biden: How to reembrace the historic Obama-era opening with communist Cuba without ceding Florida to the Republicans in 2024.

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PHILIPSBURG — Rouge Et Noir Casino was ordered closed as of 1 p.m. on Wednesday by the Minister of TEATT Ludmilla de Weever since the establishment violated their ministerial decree which clearly states that they are not supposed to have an open entrance on Cannegieter Street in Sint Maarten. Even

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — New Jersey commercial fisherman Michael Foy, who was held prisoner in a crude British Virgin Islands jail cell for more than four months, has finally returned home. Foy was imprisoned in June after being charged with “illegal entry and unlicensed fishing” after being told by the BVI customs

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PUNTA CANA — The U.S. Virgin Islands Senior Men’s basketball team will square off against the Dominican Republic in the 2022 FIBA Americup qualifiers this weekend. The game is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Sunday, November 29 and can be seen on ESPN+. The USVI Senior Men’s basketball team is currently

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ORANJESTAD — A 21-year-old Colombian man has been extradited from the Netherlands Antilles to Sydney and charged with the murder of an Australian woman. The body of 69-year-old Kimberley McRae was found in a Mount Street unit, in the beachside suburb of Coogee, on January 14. McRae had last been

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A minor earthquake occurred Sunday afternoon northeast of the British Virgin Islands. No injuries were reported. The 3.6 magnitude struck about 63 miles northeast of Tortola about 12:01 p.m. Sunday, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) said. The quake’s epicenter was located at latitude 18.83°N and longitude

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hindus are seeking a public holiday in the U.S. Virgin Islands on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair with USVI Hindu community as they had to be

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