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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — For the second time in less than 30 days, the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has warned the public to avoid using the Buccaneer Hotel Beach as it could pose a serious health risk to those who go in and around its waters. DPNR

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DUDE, WHERE’S THE GNARLY WAVES? Who wins when surfer dudes take on big tourism and a hotel chain? [ad name=”HTML-68″] AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico  — The sun had just risen along Puerto Rico’s northwest coast when Paul Schmidt hopped off his surfboard and emerged from the water at Wilderness Beach, ending

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MULTIPLE VIOLATIONS: RAINBOW BEACH in Frederiksted, St. Croix has been cited several times in the last year as being a beach not suitable for swimming or fishing according to the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Two beaches on St. Thomas and two on St. Croix

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FAWNING OVER THE ‘FOEHN EFFECT’: The Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico have been unseasonably warm this February according to historical statistics and meteorologists. CHRISTIANSTED — If you think that it’s been an unseasonably hot February so far — you would be right. The first half month of February has felt

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] NEW YORK — One of the nation’s top “injury-claim” law firms — one that represented Attorney General Claude Walker in his quixotic bid to bring down Exxon Mobil with baffling Global Warming claims and conspiracy theories  — made a lateral hire this week. Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach on St. Thomas failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and is not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said this afternoon that Frenchman’s Bay Beach in St. Thomas should be avoided

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches on St. Thomas failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said this afternoon that Magen’s Bay Beach and John Brewers Bay beaches in St.

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ISLA REFINERY IN CURACAO [ad name=”HTML-68″] WILLEMSTAD — Dutch-controlled Curacao and China’s state-run Guangdong Zhenrong have resumed suspended talks on a lease and upgrade of the island’s 325,000 barrels per day Isla refinery, Curacao government officials told the Virgin Islands Free Press. The MAN party that won Curacao’s general election

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BAD BEACH WARNING: Buccaneer Hotel on St. Croix [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Three beaches on St. Croix and one in St. Thomas failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said today

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WASHINGTON –Hepatitis C alone kills more people in the United States on a yearly basis than HIV. And the first report of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) on viral hepatitis reveals the enormous scale of this silent epidemic in the Caribbean and Latin America,  and advocates an organized response

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