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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Women Striving For Success Inc. inducted twelve new members at its Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, February 28th at the Keys in Port of Sale Mall. This year’s WSFS new members are Dr. Carolyn Clansy Miller, Marsha Pinney, Joanne Simon-Walters, Christie Scarbrough, K. Miller,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a notice extending the relief it provided last year to residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico who evacuated or couldn’t return because of the damage caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Notice 2018-19 extends

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — The Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR), an association of in-house physician recruitment professionals, said that Keith A. James, physician recruiter, has earned the FASPR credential as a Fellow of the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters. The program is the most comprehensive, authoritative

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  [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] By FREDERICK HANDLEMAN SPECIAL TO THE VIRGIN ISLANDS FREE PRESS Health Care in the Virgin Islands is on life support and in critical condition. There is an urgent need for major changes to the antiquated, protectionist, draconian laws and regulations relating to the provision

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Gold Coast Yachts has been awarded a ten-year extension on its tax benefits. After public hearings and “careful review of its application,” the Virgin Islands Economic Development Commission (EDC) and Gov. Kenneth Mapp approved the request to maintain tax breaks for the yacht

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Arecibo Observatory, which is the second-largest radio telescope in the world, is under new management. A group led by the University of Central Florida will take over the operations of the telescope from the National Science Foundation, which was considering shutting down the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] NEW YORK — The Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico will need to take painful actions to restore their economies amid the hurricane devastation, New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley said Thursday. The island territories, especially Puerto Rico, already faced dire economic realities even before

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — The money for services at St. Croix’s only hospital, the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center, primarily goes into the pockets of local medical doctors, rather to the health facility itself. That was the bombshell announcement that came from Troy de Chabert-Schuster,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON—About six months after Hurricane Maria made landfall and nearly four months after an initial trip to the islands, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced a follow-up trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to review recovery efforts of the islands’ communications facilities.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] MIAMI — A British engineer has been charged by the FBI with murdering his wife after she disappeared at sea as they cruised around the Bahamas on a belated honeymoon. Lewis Bennett, 41, who holds dual British and Australian citizenship and is originally from Poole, Dorset,

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