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CRUZ BAY — There is a photograph of the man who owns the catamaran that a 41-year-old British woman went missing from in St. John six days ago. Ryan Bane, 44, told police his girlfriend Sarm Joan Lillian Heslop might have fallen overboard from their catamaran after he woke up

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominican Republic native who came back to the United States after being previously deported was given one year in prison, authorities said. Eilin Castillo Montano of Santo Domingo was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to illegally reentering the United States after being ordered deported and removed,

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LONDON — A new study by a team of international scientists jointly led by Stony Brook University Professor Liliana M. Dávalos and Professor Samuel Turvey of the Zoological Society of London reveals that the largest and smallest mammals in the Caribbean have been the most vulnerable to extinction. The findings, published in

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SANTIAGO, Chile — The recent call to action by the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, Janet Yellen, to the G-20 for a new issue of IMF Special Drawing Rights (SDRs), which the G-20 recently approved, and the re-allocation of excess SDRs to low-income countries (LICs) is a

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard repatriated 58 migrants to the Dominican Republic Sunday, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in Mona Passage waters between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. The interdicted migrants claimed to be Dominican Republic nationals. The interdictions are the result of ongoing efforts by Caribbean

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SAN JUAN — Woody Allen once famously said that 80 percent of success in life is just showing up. And the U.S. Virgin Islands men’s basketball team is living proof that that adage still holds true — after parlaying a 1-5 record into a FIBA championship berth. Three straight losses in last month’s final

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SANTIAGO, Chile — ECLAC Caribbean is championing the call to elevate Caribbean voices who #choosetochallenge gender-based violence (GBV) and gender inequality, as well as limiting beliefs and attitudes about women’s roles in the home, workplace, and society. On March 8 each year, the global community celebrates women’s social, economic, cultural

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CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti — A prison director was among at least eight people killed on Thursday after several inmates tried to escape from a prison in Haiti’s capital, a police officer and witnesses said. The incident occurred in northeast Port-au-Prince at the Croix-des-Bouquets Civil Prison, which was built by Canada in

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MANAGUA, Nicaragua — Nicaraguan authorities said the bodies of six people, apparently migrants, have been found in a small boat drifting off the Caribbean coast. The Interior Ministry said a Republic of Guinea passport belonging to a 31-year-old man was found on one of the bodies. The passport had no

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LONDON — Glenda Andrew pulls a tray of salmon from the oven, filling the community center’s kitchen with the aroma of garlic, cayenne, and lemon rising from its crackling skin. It is the scent of memory, of family dinners, and church socials – the warmth of the Caribbean in the middle

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