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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senators met in the Health, Hospitals and Human Services Committee to update and improve the current Virgin Islands Veterinary Practice Act. Committee chair Sen. Nereida “Nellie” Rivera-O’Reilly took testimony from people working in veterinary services, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) and

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sponsoring the final two household hazardous waste drop off events on St. Croix this Friday and Saturday at the Home Depot from 8 a.m. to – 4 p.m. A free drop off site is also available at

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ON THE SPOT: Government House Media Spokesperson Sandra Goomansingh, right, interviews WICO CEO Clifford Graham at Monday’s hurricane resiliency workshop on St. Thomas. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s Hurricane Recovery Advisory Committee held its first resiliency and sustainability workshop on Monday as part of the Governor’s mission to build

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Four months after Hurricane María blasted Puerto Rico with 155-mph winds, the island remains in crisis—a humanitarian disaster that a new paper published in open-access journal Frontiers in Communications argues is as much to blame on U.S. energy colonialism as it is on the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — In coordination with the U.S. Coast Guard and local officials, Limetree Bay Terminals said it had resumed commercial operations about two weeks after the passing of Hurricane Maria. Truck rack loading operations serving local and area fuel suppliers resumed within 24 hours of the hurricane,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FORT MYERS — Maybe, so soon after a deadly duo of hurricanes ravaged some of its islands, this isn’t the best time to take that Caribbean cruise. In early September, as the hurricane called Irma spun out of the eastern Caribbean toward the state called

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  [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria will not prevent the territory from making its bond payments, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said in his State of the Territory speech. “Bondholders can be assured that their investments in Virgin Islands’ securities are safe,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix has made the Caribbean Journal’s list of the “18 best islands to visit in 2018.” On the CJ list, the Big Island is No. 4 in the list of eighteen islands tourist must visit this year. “The Caribbean has a new

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Rules Committee of the Legislature voted 6 to 0 to send architect Stacy A. Bourne’s nomination to the full Senate body for approval. Bourne, originally from St. Louis, Miss., faced generally exploratory questioning from six of the seven members of the committee this morning. Sen. Janet

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund (IMF), says economic prospects for the region are generally improving and modest growth is expected in 2018 and 2019. The IMF, in its Regional Economic Outlook Update for Latin America and the Caribbean, released on Thursday, said the positive

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