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Congress Designates Billions for US Virgin Islands Disaster Recovery

Congress Designates Billions for US Virgin Islands Disaster Recovery

Funding will cover hardening of power system rebuild of schools, roads and hospitals ST. CROIX, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – President Donald Trump signed an $89.3 billion supplemental disaster recovery spending bill into law this morning (Feb. 9th), which includes $11 billion for Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding for the governments of Puerto […]

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Former President Clinton Visits U.S. Virgin Islands

Former President Clinton Visits U.S. Virgin Islands

ST. THOMAS, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – Former United States President Bill Clinton backed up U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth E. Mapp’s assertion that rebuilding with added resiliency is the right thing to do in the Territory. During a visit to the U.S. Virgin Islands on Monday, President Clinton agreed that hardening the Territory’s infrastructure will […]

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HUD Grants $243 Million to Help U.S. Virgin Islands Recover from Hurricanes

HUD Grants $243 Million to Help U.S. Virgin Islands Recover from Hurricanes

WASHINGTON, DC –  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $242.7 million to help the U.S. Virgin Islands to recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. HUD’s Deputy Secretary Pamela Hughes Patenaude announced the disaster recovery grants with Governor Kenneth E. Mapp during a tour of damaged homes in St. Thomas. These […]

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Congresswoman Barbara Lee Returns From Congressional Trip to Cuba

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Returns From Congressional Trip to Cuba

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Reiterates Longstanding Commitment to Strengthening Partnerships Between the Two Nations  Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee recently returned from a productive visit to Cuba and re-emphasized her commitment to restoring U.S.-Cuba relations. During her visit, Congresswoman Lee met with senior Cuban leadership to discuss the recent roll back of U.S. normalization policies and […]

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Rebranding of the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party will include new candidates

Rebranding of the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party will include new candidates

St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party will include four new candidates, says party leader Basseterre, St. Kitts – 2018 is the year for the rebranding of the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), which will see four new candidates seeking to serve the people of St. Kitts and Nevis, National Political Leader and Leader of the Opposition, the Right […]

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Jamaica’s Tourism Ministry Moves to Reduce Coffee Imports

Jamaica’s Tourism Ministry Moves to Reduce Coffee Imports

KINGSTON, Jamaica –  Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett says his Ministry, through the Tourism Linkages Network, will be spearheading a series of activities to help increase local consumption of Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee in the tourism sector, while also finding strategic ways to decrease the high-level of coffee imports to the island. The […]

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Caribbean Pan-African leaders say “No” to Trump in the Caribbean

Caribbean Pan-African leaders say “No” to Trump in the Caribbean

By Wesley Kirton SOUTH FLORIDA  – “We, the under-signed representatives of the sovereign people of the Caribbean hereby declare that President Donald Trump of the United States of America is “Persona Non Grata” in our Caribbean region. We further declare that as a “Persona Non Grata” President Donald Trump is NOT welcomed in any territory […]

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Staging of the Guyana 10th Wedding Expo set for March 2018

Staging of the Guyana 10th Wedding Expo set for March 2018

Georgetown, Guyana – Plans are currently being put in place for the staging of Guyana’s Wedding Expo 2018 which will be held March 23 through 25 at the Roraima Duke Lodge, Kingston. The official announcement was made Wednesday (January 17, 2018) at a ceremony at Duke Lodge which showcased some of the ethnic and religious […]

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Members from The Links, Inc. return to Jamaica for Humanitarian Mission Trip

Members from The Links, Inc. return to Jamaica for Humanitarian Mission Trip

 By Derrick Scott Washington, DC – More than 190 members of The Links, Incorporated, are set to return to Montego Bay, Jamaica on January 23rd, on another humanitarian mission to benefit education, health care and welfare for the island nation’s schools and students. By the end of the four-day visit – their third since 2016 […]

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American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine resumes classes in Sint Maarten

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine resumes classes in Sint Maarten

CUPECOY, St. Maarten – Four months after Hurricane Irma caused American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) to evacuate students and faculty from Sint Maarten, AUC has resumed classes on its Sint Maarten campus. The medical school has begun a phased return to Sint Maarten after holding its September 2017 semester on the […]

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