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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The owner of a Puerto Rico-based construction company who fraudulently obtained about $800,000 in disaster relief funds intended to help the territory rebuild after the 2017 hurricanes has been sentenced to 1.16 years in prison. Juli Campbell of Florida was sentenced to 14 months in prison for

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In case you were doing something a lot more interesting than listening to the speech by Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. Here are the highlights and insights: The good news: the economy grew almost two percent last year. The bad news: Most of the growth is coming from FEMA and federal

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has received a $350,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to fund critical health needs of children in the territory.  CFVI was invited to apply for funding following the successful stewardship of a $200,000 grant awarded from

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Conference calls can cover a wide variety of topics, but almost all calls and meetings follow the same rules for success. Meetings can end up being quite boring, thus losing the attention of the group and derailing the entire point of the call. Keeping a conference call organized and planning

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An argument between two St. Thomas men in an Estate Dorothea convenience store turned deadly after one man stabbed the other man to death, authorities said. Police were dispatched to the Nidal Mini Mart & Deli located in Dorothea about 5:11 p.m. on Thursday in reference to

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KINGSTON — The Caribbean Investigative Journalism Network (CIJN) just launched with the unveiling of four deep dive exposés produced by over a dozen Caribbean journalists. CIJN is a project of the Media Institute of the Caribbean (MIC) which is headquartered in Jamaica. The four long-form multimedia investigative stories were led by

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If there is one thing that most people share, it is the concern about financial security and money in general. Sooner or later, most people find themselves in debt –– whether that is credit card payments, mortgages, or anything. There are those that try to think of innovative solutions to

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SAN JUAN — Oriental Bank completed the acquisition of the Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands operations of Scotiabank on December 31, 2019. Upon closing, Scotiabank’s Puerto Rico and USVI operations will further strengthen Oriental’s position as the premier retail bank in Puerto Rico. Oriental will have a well-diversified loan

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. on Tuesday convened the first meeting of his Marine Task Force, a group of private sector people representing all aspects of the marine industry in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The purpose of the Marine Task Force is to revitalize and grow the marine

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Some people believe that their monthly payments for loans might be too much to handle, however, there are ways to make it easier and the terms can be negotiated in ways that can make it bearable and manageable even if you’re a low-income earner.  So, if you’re wondering about getting

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