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KINGSTOWN — Residents of the eastern Caribbean island chain of St. Vincent and the Grenadines were advised to evacuate their homes on Thursday after a volcano, dormant for decades, came back to life and began spewing ash. The government raised the alert level to orange for the volcano La Soufriere,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Vincentian native who hid in St. Thomas to avoid his sentencing following a sexual assault conviction in 2010 has been captured and is now in the custody of Connecticut state authorities. Gerald “Steve” Jessop, 52, of Kingstown, is charged with first-degree failure to appear in court,

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KINGSTOWN — Embattled St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves denied that he is a serial rapist and said that the cyber crime bill passed on Friday was meant to crack down on criticisms leveled against his administration. Gonsalves, 61, has been accused of brutally sexually assaulting at

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            MURDERED: Chanel Petro Nixon  NEW YORK  — A man being held in a St. Vincent and the Grenadines jail has been arrested in connection with the 2006 murder of a 16-year-old Brooklyn girl, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The victim, Chanel Petro Nixon, vanished on Father’s Day 2006. Her body

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BOULDER, Colo. – Scientists say reconstructing the magnitude of past volcanic eruptions is important in informing predictions about future eruptions and hazards. But this is difficult to accomplish from records on land – old eruptions are often eroded away, buried beneath later eruptions, or obscured by vegetation and soil. Because

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  TALLINN — (LETA) – Estonian citizens are now able to travel without a visa for the purpose of short-term tourism to St. Lucia, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Samoa, Vanuatu and East Timor for up to 90 days within a 180 days period, Estonian foreign

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