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BRIDGETOWN — Barbados stopped pledging allegiance to Queen Elizabeth II today as it shed another vestige of its colonial past and became a republic for the first time in history. Several leaders, dignitaries and artists, including Prince Charles and Rihanna, attended the ceremony that began late Monday in a popular

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BRIDGETOWN — Barbados, a former British colony, will next week ditch Queen Elizabeth as head of state, breaking its last remaining imperial bonds with Britain nearly 400 years since the first English ship arrived at the Caribbean island. Barbados casts the removal of Elizabeth II, who is queen of Barbados

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PORT OF SPAIN — HERO, the film inspired by the extraordinary life of Caribbean-born Mr. Ulric Cross, will be available exclusively in Canada on Premium VOD in the Cineplex Store and Prime Video in the United States today. HERO opened to rave reviews at the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Canada and played

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Last month Britain published two significant post-Brexit policy documents setting out its future thinking on foreign policy, defense, security, and development. Both referenced in general terms the importance to the U.K. of its 14 Overseas Territories located around the world. The relationship was encapsulated in the suggestion that shared interests

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands saw a 108 percent increase in COVID-19 cases in late November. So many coronavirus cases, in fact, that the British government has warned its citizens to only travel to the territory if it is “essential.” And people arriving from St. Thomas, St. Croix,

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A group of American leisure sailors claim they are being held hostage in the British Virgin Islands after they violated the British overseas territory’s coronavirus rules.   The group of four accidentally sailed into BVI waters. The BVI government has prohibited visits from foreign nationals due to COVID-19. The Americans are being detained

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A record 2.35 tonnes haul of cocaine worth more than $250 million has been discovered in the British Virgin Islands after a covert operation that led to the arrest of one local police officer, the BVI’s police force said. When police arrived at the property, several

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Death is the hardest part of life that we have to deal with. It’s never easy to move on from your grief and tend to the affairs you have to deal with when a loved one dies. You might find yourself in charge of sorting out their property, money, vehicles,

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