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RIYADH – Saudi Arabia oil giant Saudi Aramco and China’s Sinopec on Tuesday signed a framework agreement for strategic cooperation, Saudi state news agency SPA reported. The agency said the agreement was one of 14 agreements and memoranda of understanding signed between Saudi Arabia and China on the first day

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                 Reseacher William Lau NEW YORK – Hurricanes in the Caribbean and Atlantic oceans will grow more than twice as powerful and damaging as ocean temperatures rise from global warming, a new study says. Warming seas could produce more rainfall and far more

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The V.I. Free Press app is available for free now in the Apple Store! There are more mobile devices than people on the planet. Over five billion mobile subscribers – about 77% of the world’s population – are online. This new type of simple access for consumers is catching on

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         Health’s Juan Figueroa-Serville V.I. Health Commissioner Juan Figueroa-Serville passed along the following communiqué  from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta: In May 2015, the World Health Organization reported the first local transmission of Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere, with autochthonous (locally acquired)

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           ARRESTED: Markel Joseph CHRISTIANSTED – An 18-year-old St. Croix man was arrested for stabbing a 27-year-old woman in a strip club and discharging gunfire afterwards outside in the parking lot early on Monday. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police to the Playaz Club in

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FREDERIKSTED – A 35-year-old woman was raped by a homeless man as she waited for a bus in broad daylight inside a shanty in Estate Hannah’s Rest on Friday morning. The 911 Emergency Call Center alerted police at 11:36 a.m. on Saturday that a woman was being treated at the

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Bandleader Stanley Jacobs CHRISTIANSTED – The Smithsonian Institution is releasing a quelbe music album by Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights as part of its Black History Celebration in February. According to the online magazine Jazz News, the album called “Quelbe! Music of the U.S. Virgin Islands is scheduled to

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                    Gov. Kenneth Mapp Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day which means all federal and territorial government offices are closed. The day celebrates the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., which is Jan. 15. The holiday is observed on the

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St. Croix’s Tim Duncan has won 5 NBA titles SAN ANTONIO – Throughout the week ESPN has been rolling out rankings for the top 10 players of all time at each position, as voted on by its panel of experts. If you are a die-hard Spurs fan because of your

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BEIJING – China’s state-run oil refiner Sinopec Corp. has purchased its first ever batch of U.S. crude oil for export, a source told Reuters on Thursday, a landmark transaction after the ending of a four-decade ban on domestic exports. The cargo, due to be loaded from a Gulf Coast port

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