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BRIDGETOWN  – A tsunami early warning exercise will take place in Caribbean on Thursday to identify possible weaknesses in the Tsunami and other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions, which was established in 2005 under the auspices of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO). The

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MIAMI – A crew member on Royal Caribbean International’s Oasis of the Seas attempted to commit suicide Saturday morning at Port Everglades, according to a Royal Caribbean spokeswoman. The man, in his late 30s, threatened to jump overboard at about 10 a.m. Saturday, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. BSO

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Rep. Stacey Plaskett (Democrat-V.I.) MIAMI — In the run-up to Tuesday’s Florida Democratic presidential primary, the Hillary Clinton campaign announced its “Hillary for Florida” Caribbean Leadership Council – a diverse group of grassroots and community leaders in the Caribbean-American community committed to electing Hillary Clinton as president of the United

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By ANTON EDMUNDS/SPECIAL TO THE V.I. FREE PRESS HAVANA — Beyond the impact of the Zika virus, the opening of Cuba to U.S. travelers and the warnings of an economic slowdown by the International Monetary Fund and others, the Caribbean faces another phenomenon that poses a challenge to the status

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FREDERIKSTED — Saturday, March 12, 2016 at roughly 3:26pm, officers were dispatched by the 911 Emergency Call Center, in a response to a shots fired in the vicinity of the Concordia Gas Station. Upon arrival to the scene, officers received information that a maroon Mercedes Benitez had been involved in

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police said they found a 36-year-old former prison inmate riddled with bullets but still clinging to life as he lay on the ground near Sunny Isle on Friday night. Emergency Medical Technicians were able to keep Darien Griffith of Old Castle Coakley alive for the ride to the

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Despite casual gaming becoming an intrinsic part of our lives, there are still several resorts abroad that are managing to weather this turbulent period, such as the quality establishments found in the Caribbean. To celebrate this persistent tropical gaming scene, here is a list of the top five currently open.

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MIAMI – The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says it has arrested a number of Caribbean immigrants among 25 convicted criminals in a major immigration sweep in Central Florida. ICE said that the unidentified Caribbean nationals were from the Turks and Caicos Islands, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and

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CHRISTIANSTED – The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs released its survey for the lowest prices for gasoline on St. Croix and St. Thomas on Friday. On St. Croix, for self service regular, premium and diesel gasolines, Superior Service Station in Estate Mt. Pleasant West had the lowest price on

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SAN ANTONIO — Spurs fans were dismayed this morning to learn that the greatest power forward in NBA history has reached his final decade of playing the sport. “I’m 39 now, and my body is feeling it,” said Duncan to assembled media members. “I just don’t think I can play

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