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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Kitts native who was shot multiple times as he was pulling out of his driveway Thursday has died from the injuries he sustained that morning, authorities said. Deron Dixon, 35, of Estate Little Princess, was identified today by police as the shooting victim, the Virgin Islands

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HAVANA — Several Caribbean island nations have issued a plea to the United States to share its stockpile of COVID-19 vaccines with the region as it has said it would with Mexico and Canada, calling on it not to neglect its “third border.” The independent island states of the Caribbean

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KINGSTON — Sandals Royal Caribbean in Montego Bay is adding two new room categories as part of the new Chequers building that is available to book now for arrivals beginning December 15. The four-story building in the Caribbean Village will feature 12 Crystal Lagoon Hideaway Swim-Up Club Level junior suites with

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SAN JUAN — The Eastern Caribbean has created its own form of digital currency meant to help speed transactions and serve people without bank accounts. The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank said its “DCash” is the first such blockchain-based currency introduced by any of the world’s currency unions, though some individual

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CRUZ BAY — For the first time ever, British police are assisting the VIPD in the investigation into the disappearance of a 41-year-old woman who went missing from a catamaran in St. John more than three weeks ago. Sarm Heslop vanished from the Siren Song, a 47-foot yacht owned and

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There is an old saying that you wait ages for a London bus and then two — or even three — come along at once. It is not an expression, as far as I am aware, that has ever been applied to policy statements affecting U.K.-Caribbean relations. However, in the

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WARWICK, Rhode Island — A handful of coins unearthed from a pick-your-own-fruit orchard in rural Rhode Island and other random corners of New England may help solve one of the planet’s oldest cold cases. The villain in this tale: a murderous English pirate who became the world’s most-wanted criminal after

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CRUZ BAY — The three-ring circus that is the investigation into the disappearance of a British woman got a little more clown-toy-car freakish when the commissioner admitted that police themselves did not contact the Coast Guard when they first found out that Sarm Heslop had vanished on March 8. Police

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — Undaunted by the competition, the USVI National Basketball team won the silver medal at the FIBA CentroBasket Women’s Championship this weekend. With a second place finish, the U.S. Virgin Islands’ squad earns a berth in the FIBA Women’s AmeriCup 2021 Championships taking place in June.

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BRIDGETOWN — Barbados was shaken near Crane, Saint Philip, by an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 early this morning, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Crane, Saint Philip, Barbados, early morning on Monday 29 March

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