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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) student entrepreneurs were awarded $47,000 at the annual 13D Entrepreneurship Business Launch Competition held virtually in May providing them with valuable start-up funds to pursue their business ventures.  Jessica LaPlace, Christina Lee and Lateefah Evans earned $24,000, $17,000, and $6,000 respectively thanks to the generous sponsorship of Viya and 13D Research, the namesake sponsor. The 13D Competition is designed to eliminate the obstacle

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SAN JUAN — When the USVI senior women’s basketball team squares off against Colombia at Coliseo Roberto Clemente in Puerto Rico at 12:10 p.m. on ESPN+, the current team will try to start a winning streak to erase three previous losses to their current opponent in Americup competition. It’s a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s School Food Authorities have announced details of the 2021 Summer Feeding Program.  St. Croix District  Families with children attending public and non-public schools may pick up meals, now through July 15, Mon.-Fri., from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., or until supplies last:  Arthur

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) President David Hall announced today that former Board of Trustees member Donald Sussman, a noted philanthropist, financier, and St. John homeowner, has made a $6 million, landmark donation to establish a medical school at the university.     This project will become only the fifth historically black

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FREDERIKSTED — Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning & Natural Resources invites the public to celebrate World Oceans Day with a Street to Reef Cleanup this Friday, June 11th from 9-11am at the Albert Edwards Fish Market in Frederiksted.   The welcome area will be next to

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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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MIAMI — The National Hurricane Center is keeping tabs on a potential system over the southwestern Caribbean Sea. The NHC said today that a cluster of thunderstorms is expected to form into a low pressure system by the end of the week. Further development is possible as the system moves

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SAN JUAN — Controversy seems to follow Nike whenever a Puerto Rico themed release is concerned. But this year, the brand is assured they’ve avoided issues as they offer a simple Air Max 97 base on which to display the community’s flag. At a glance, the pair reminds of the beloved “Silver

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix survivalist is among the 10 contestants in Season 8 of the History Channel’s survival series “Alone,” which premiered last night. Matt Corradino, owner of Caribbean Earth Skills on St. Croix’s south shore, is back from filming the show in the Canadian wilderness on the shores of

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is on June 15. On this day, and throughout the month, communities, seniors, caregivers, governments, organizations, and the private sector unite to prevent the mistreatment of and violence against older people. Social Security imposter scams are widespread across the United States. Scammers use sophisticated tactics

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