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NEW YORK — St. Croix artist Danica M. David’s “Mask Mission” project is currently featured at “Awareness through Conceptual Art and Photography,” an online exhibition at the X Gallery in New York City. The exhibition features Pandemic art and is part of a permanent online collection reflecting one of the

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PORT-AU-PRINCE — Kanye West, the eccentric rapper and producer who jetted off to Haiti in the middle of a global pandemic last month, is claiming that the president of Haiti gave him an island to develop. Unfortunately for West, Haiti doesn’t own the development rights — it appears a lawyer

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CHRISTIANSTED —  People are going to bat for bats during bat week. And why not? Halloween is just eight days away, after all. Bat Week is an annual international celebration designed to raise awareness about the need for bat conservation. Bats are amazing creatures that are vital to the health

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It’s time to vote! And it’s all for a good cause during Breast Cancer Awareness month. Every year during October, the Caribbean Palm Bonnets, a Chapter of The Red Hat Society of the Virgin Islands, present their annual “Bling Bling Bras for Breast Cancer” campaign. Monies raised

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — V.I. Council on the Arts has been named a recipient of the 2020 AARP Community Challenge Grant, one of 184 grantees selected in the United States. The grant is to be used to expand the Yacht Haven Public Arts Initiative. This initiative gave five local artists the opportunity to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — So you want to be the next Rashawn Ross. Ross is a native of St. Thomas who is in the rock n’ roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Dave Matthews Band. He went to grade school and high school in the U.S. Virgin Islands and

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SAN JUAN — Statues, street names, plazas and even the body of conquistador Juan Ponce de León himself: Spain left a nearly indelible legacy in Puerto Rico that attracts hordes of tourists every year, but some activists are trying to erase it as they join a U.S. movement to eradicate

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WASHINGTON — Because of COVID-19 concerns disrupting the production chain, 2020 Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve quarter dollars won’t be distributed into general circulation until late July or early August, according to U.S. Mint officials. Todd Martin, acting director of the Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Caribbean Writer (TCW) announces a call for submissions for Volume 35 under the 2020 theme: Diasporic Rhythms: Interrogating the Past, Imagining a Future.” Submissions that explore the ideas resonating within the region and its diaspora are desired. The Caribbean Writer invites submissions “that explore this theme

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NASSAU — The Bahamas Supreme Court sentenced Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygard to 90 days in prison and fined him $150,000 for contempt of court in a long-running legal dispute centered around an environmental group’s stolen emails. The pilfered emails belonged to Save the Bays (STB), a non-profit environmental group

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