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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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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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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president has rejected full public disclosure of details of his administration’s deadly anti-drug crackdown, citing national security. President Rodrigo Duterte said in televised remarks Monday night that divulging confidential information like intelligence about suspects used by law enforcers for drug raids could undermine his administration’s

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MIAMI — It has been a fast and amazing first few months of 2021 for the Virgin Islands Women’s National Team head coach Tajama Abraham Ngongba. In March she was selected to lead the women’s program for the second time on her home islands. Soon after, eight days to be

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SANTO DOMINGO — The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Wichita (LCS 13) with embarked U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 402 seized an estimated $12 million in suspected drugs, May 1.  While on routine patrol, Wichita’s embarked helicopter, assigned to the “Sea Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is responding to inquiries from members of the British-based press, attempting to link the dead body found in Bugby Hole on May 19 to the disappearance of Sarm Heslop from St. John on March 8. “Although detectives presently cannot identify the female found

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola (CMC) — The administration of British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie will be exploring reports that private companies have been terminating employees who have declined to take the COVID-19 vaccine. Following published reports, Fahie stated that although he is a full advocate for vaccination, people have the

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PORT OF SPAIN (Trinidad Express) — A Trinidad and Tobago man was chopped to death during an altercation in a dispute over a dog on Friday. He was identified as 20-year-old Ryan Singh of Rio Claro. Police said Singh was liming at the home of a relative at Libertville Village,

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Will the decision by several U.S. cruise lines to home port in the Caribbean this summer become a permanent fixture, or is it just a temporary workaround? The widespread suspicion that it is the latter, was succinctly voiced in one recent online posting on Tribune242’s website in The Bahamas: “These

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HAVANA — Whether snapping daily life in Cuba or members of the Irish rock band U2, photographer and singer Julian Lennon says the pictures he most likes taking are spontaneous. “The ones that really I enjoy the most are … spur of the moment,” Lennon, 58, told Reuters. The son

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