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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In a long-awaited decision that has major ramifications for the territory’s Economic Development Commission (EDC) program, the U.S. Tax Court in Washington, D.C. has rejected the arguments of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and ruled that the federal statute of limitations

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Although musician Jimmy Buffett’s wealth is nowhere near the roughly $83 billion held by legendary investor Warren Buffett, the two Buffetts share both a family name and an ability to succeed. Is it possible they’re related? After all, Margaritaville is no longer a fictional place for those who’ve had one too

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] PORT OF SPAIN — The U.S. Southern Command, which oversees U.S. military operations in the Caribbean, aided and advised state security forces in Trinidad on Thursday to apprehend four extremists who sought to carry out an imminent terrorist attack during Carnival. The rumored attack represented a broadening of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) issued instructions today on what soldiers should do if they received checks from the government that bounced, the V.I. Free Press has learned. Under the first heading on the February 12 memo titled “Information Regarding Returned Checks”

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross ruled the U.S. Virgin Islands, Florida and Puerto Rico all suffered catastrophic fishery disasters after Hurricanes Irma and Maria swept through the region last fall. Ross’ formal designation gives participants in the fisheries to be eligibility for

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WAPA’s Clinton Hedrington [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) said it stopped producing electricity for St. Thomas and St. John for six hours on Sunday “to protect its generators.” WAPA claimed that a fault in an underground transmission line was

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ROAD TOWN, Tortola — One thousand and seventy four households have benefited from the financial assistance program led by the BVI Red Cross and Caritas Antilles with the support of the Government of the British Virgin Islands. The program received financial support of the Adventist

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FAIRFAX, Va. — Environmental health specialists from Virginia are heading to the territory to help with hurricane-recovery efforts. Two teams are scheduled to head Sunday to the islands of St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix and return on Feb. 27. Five of the 12

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico said on Friday it will receive $16 billion in federal aid under a disaster recovery package signed on Friday by U.S. President Donald Trump. That money includes nearly $7 billion announced on Wednesday and will help the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth recover

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — Congress approved the “Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018” early Friday morning. It is a complex piece of legislation that includes important modifications to the excise tax known as the “rum cover over,” which is an important revenue source for the U.S. Virgin Islands

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