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YOUNGVILLE, Louisiana— Coming off of the successful qualifier tournament held in Punta Gorda, Florida in late August, amateur boxers from across the United States got another chance to test their skills in the ring. The Sugar Bert Boxing National Qualifier WBC Green Belt Challenge tournament was held from Friday to

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. on Thursday met with senators to discuss restarting the territory’s horse racing industry, which has been idle since the reconstruction was halted by a lawsuit between VIGL and Southland Gaming.  Bryan met with current Senate President Novelle Francis Jr., incoming Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory, current

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FREDERIKSTED — A newly re-elected St. Croix sophomore Senator sat down with the Virgin Islands Police Department to talk about ways to prevent crime and fundraising efforts for a police auxiliary group’s office. St. Croix Senator Javan E. James met Monday with Sergeant Samuel Gittens and Officer Roland Richardson “to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Some 22 of the 43 Americas Boxing Confederation (AMBC) countries will be unable to vote in amateur boxing’s governing body, AIBA’s Congress scheduled for December 12 to 13. Including at least 10 Caribbean countries or territories — the U.S. Virgin Islands is one of the banned. Those

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly COVID-19 press briefing, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. said the reopening of the territory’s bars and nightclubs — which becomes effective on Monday, November 9 — is the next step in relaxing existing restrictions and finding ways to move forward during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  Education

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Even though it may not have the large footprint seen elsewhere, like Europe or Latin America, the Caribbean has long been a big contributor to the sports gambling industry. The recent increased interest in sports gambling around the world has also increased activity in Caribbean countries, many of which have,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Water hazards are something to watch out for on a golf course. But in academics, a water hazard is a place to be explored, not avoided. Because in academia, the whole world is your oyster. So it is only fitting that local scholars made a breakthough discovery

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SAN ANTONIO — After hearing of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. Virgin Islands prison system, NBA legend Tim Duncan sent 10,800 masks to the territory for distribution. The generous donation by St. Croix native Duncan was facilitated by Sheldon and Sherwin Robinson, formerly of Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club, ViVid Streaming

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SAN JUAN — The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued a body boarder in distress at Surfer’s Beach Saturday afternoon in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. A man in his late 20’s was rescued. He was discovered during a routine patrol by a local police officer.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources has deployed three new fish-aggregating devices, DPNR Commissioner Jean-Pierre Oriol said. The devices consist of a yellow surface buoy with a radar reflector and flashing light to help vessels navigate around it. Mooring vessels to the devices is

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