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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands announces the winners of the 6th annual Hackathon, which was held on both the St. Thomas and Albert A. Sheen Campuses on October 18 and 19, and October 25 and 26, respectively. The marathon app concept development competition was keenly contested

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George welcomed representatives from the National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute (NAGTRI) to the territory during opening remarks at the Windward Passage Hotel St. Thomas on Tuesday. The NAGTRI Faculty of trainers are in the territory holding a four-day trial advocacy training for

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CHRISTIANSTED — During a ceremony at Limetree Bay Refinery, LLC Friday evening, officials of Limetree presented certificates of completion for Basic Operator Training to 19 residents of St. Croix as they train to become Refinery Process Operators. The men and women completed a rigorous six-week training program and were the

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In a world dominated by digital marketing tactics, businesses are constantly thrown curveballs on whether to work with a local based or Los Angeles Digital Marketing Agency for example. The dilemma people have to consider though is that choosing the right marketing agency can make or break a company’s cyber

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four University of the Virgin Islands students were awarded National Association of Historically Black Colleges and Universities Title III Administrators, Inc. scholarships in September. “This is the largest number of students that have won in a single competition in the history of UVI’s participation in the competition,

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Managers are an essential component of any business, no matter how large or small. Without an obvious leader or ultimate authority, it is difficult to build and maintain a cohesive and resilient corporate structure. As a business grows, it gets bigger and stronger. However, it also comes under increasing strains

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The human body demands a well-rounded, highly nutritional diet in order to function. Although most health-nuts and casual dieters have heard of vitamins, fiber, and complex carbohydrates, critical minerals often fail to win the attention they deserve. Iodine, a critical part of a healthy diet that supports several key anatomical

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FREDERIKSTED — When the public and private sector work together, great things can happen. This was the sentiment expressed by Senator Kenneth Gittens after participating in today’s 9th Annual Celebration of Service alongside Home Depot and other community partners.  Senator Gittens said volunteers assisted in building picnic tables and benches on-site to be

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CHRISTIANSTED — Limetree Bay Terminals of Estate Hope has awarded scholarships to 20 recent 2019 graduates of Virgin Islands high schools to assist them in their pursuit of a degree at an accredited U.S. college or university. The scholarship recipients are:  Anthony Etienne who plans to attend Barry University

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NASSAU — Scientists have recovered the first genetic data from an extinct bird in the Caribbean, thanks to the remarkably preserved bones of a Creighton’s caracara from a flooded sinkhole on Great Abaco Island. Studies of ancient DNA from tropical birds have faced two formidable obstacles. Organic material quickly degrades when

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