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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A collection of printed materials donated by the local printing company as it closed in 2008 is the subject of the Caribbean Genealogy Library’s presentation “St. Thomas Graphics: Documenting Community” to be presented virtually on Saturday at 2 p.m. “St. Thomas Graphics: Documenting Community” will be presented

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HAVANA — Trumpeter Carlos Sanchez serenaded tourists in Old Havana for 30 years, earning handsome tips — until the coronavirus pandemic hit and Cuba closed its borders a year ago on April 1. Now the 57-year-old ekes out a living repairing fans. The global vaccination drive is sparking hopes worldwide

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Education, Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education will host a series of activities to commemorate Virgin Islands History Month in March. For this year’s celebration, the theme is “There Is Virgin Islands History All Around Us,” which seeks to “bring focus to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department, in partnership with the Virgin Islands Department of Education, issued new Google Chromebook computers with carrying cases to winners of the 2020 Red Ribbon Week poster and essay contests. The contests were held as part of the annual Red Ribbon Week activities

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SAN JUAN (AP) — The construction worker stood on his tiptoes and tried to arrange a crown of thorns on a statue of Jesus while architect Jorge Rigau fired a flurry of directions from beneath the ladder. “Grab it like this and move it just a bit,” he said, motioning

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PARIS — Moet Hennessy is acquiring a 50 percent stake in rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z’s Champagne brand in an effort to up its cool factor and expand distribution. Terms of the deal, which was announced Monday, weren’t released. Armand de Brignac, known familiarly as Ace of Spades because of its

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PHILIPSBURG — As part of the “PJIAE Good News” campaign, we are delighted to publicize that the “Brown Pelican” trio statues will soar once again at the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM). During an elaborate unveiling ceremony, the sculptures were erected as beautification for the roundabout at the Airport Road

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CHAMPAIGN, Illinois — Although she has been dancing since age of 5, performer and choreographer Cynthia Oliver never thought she could make a career out of it. Decades later, Oliver has been recognized for her outstanding contributions in the field of dance as a 2021 U.S. Artist Fellowship recipient The

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The U.S. Virgin Islands continues to rank among the Caribbean’s top tourist destinations, especially on Airbnb. But there’s more to the American islands than just fun in the sun, as first reported by Mental Floss. Many historic figures have visited or lived in the region (Alexander Hamilton, anyone?), which, over

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SPANNING A MILLION square miles and dotted with more than 700 islands, the Caribbean Sea was one of the last places colonized by Native Americans as they explored and settled North and South America. Archaeologists have long struggled to pinpoint the origins and movements of those intrepid seafarers. Now, thanks to

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