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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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PORT OF SPAIN — Brittany Baptise is a nurse at the Scarborough General Hospital in Trinidad and Tobago. Today is her day off and she smiles as she describes how nervous she was when she learned that she would be working in an intensive care unit (ICU) to treat COVID-19

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BUKA, Papua New Guinea — Diving a wreck can be an exciting adventure: You never know what you might discover. In the case of Tracy Wildrix, though, he had a pretty good idea of what he might find during an expedition in Papua New Guinea: Amelia Earhart’s plane. Earhart and

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LONDON — Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp will seek permission on Thursday to appeal against his defeat in a London libel case last year over a tabloid article which labelled him a wife beater. High Court Judge Andrew Nicol ruled last November that Depp had violently assaulted his ex-wife Amber Heard

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MIRAMAR, Florida — Two Florida companies have joined forces to donate over 20,000 rapid Antigen tests to the OECS member states and Barbados. The kits donated have been approved by the WHO. The kits are scheduled to arrive this week to the different beneficiary island nations. In response to the COVID-19

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ROME — Prosecutors in the northern Italian region of Piedmont said today they had seized a batch of 393,600 shots of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine following the death of a man hours after he had received a jab. The move represents another blow to the image of the AstraZeneca vaccine

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BERLIN — Germany, France, Italy and Spain became the latest countries today to suspend use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine over reports of dangerous blood clots in some recipients, though the company and European regulators have said there is no evidence the shot is to blame. AstraZeneca’s is just one of

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SANTIAGO, Chile — Premiers and senior government officials from the Caribbean’s non-independent territories have called for sustained cooperation in advancing resilient and sustainable development and identifying common responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, during a high-level meeting with Alicia Bárcena, the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and

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How can CARICOM (the Caribbean Community) pivot, using its own resources and talents, and how can we leverage the potential of USVI/CARICOM partnerships to our mutual benefit? While there are real and meaningful examples of cooperation between the U.S. and the Caribbean, we are in need of a reignited Third

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