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(PRESS RELEASE) – St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands has been ranked the No. 1 Caribbean destination on Airbnb – with a 600 percent increase in bookings over last year. The Territory’s capital, Charlotte Amalie, earned that distinction on Airbnb, a marketplace for home rentals which has a number of listings in the Caribbean, ...

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(SNO) — The eastern Caribbean region has experienced two minor earthquakes over the past two days, according to information from the University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWISRC). A 4.2 magnitude quake occurred about 4:41 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 and is reported to have been felt in Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, and ...

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(USA TODAY) — Bill Cosby’s effort to persuade the judge who sentenced him to prison to reconsider his sex-crimes conviction and sentence was taken apart by prosecutors who described his lawyers’ motions as “meritless” and not worthy of even holding a hearing. The response filed Friday in Montgomery County outside Philadelphia by District Attorney Kevin ...

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(RADAR ONLINE) — Bill Cosby‘s wife planned a surprise visit for her caged husband, sending his publicists Andrew Wyatt and Ebonee Benson to check on him at his maximum-security prison Monday night, RadarOnline.com has learned. But the convicted comic’s wife, Camille Cosby, 74, was a no-show. While Cosby’s life behind bars has been less than ...

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1st National Bank’s eighth Stanley French Educational Forum on Saturday, October 13, offered an insight into the legal realities about to hit the Caribbean like a tsunami of bad news when Canada and other jurisdictions legalise marijuana. The problem is that in the local legalisation debate, it no longer matters whether you support one side ...

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(SNO) — Over dozen young females attended a Flow-sponsored high jump clinic on Saturday (Oct. 20) to learn the basics of the high jump from some of Saint Lucia’s leading coaches, including Commonwealth Games and NACAC champion, and Flow brand ambassador, Levern Spencer. The first-ever ‘Flow/Levern Spencer High Jump Clinic’ was held at the Jumps Centre, near ...

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(SNO) — Desmond Frederick, better known as ‘Holy’, the eldest brother of former government minister Richard Frederick, passed away in New York on Tuesday, Oct. 9 – two days before Richard’s popular weekly talk show on MBC TV, ‘Can I Help You’. On Thursday (Oct. 18), while explaining his brother’s death as the main reason ...

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(CMC) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says its “Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere” has marked down its growth forecasts for Latin America and the Caribbean to 1.2 percent in 2018 and 2.2 percent in 2019, from the May 2018 forecasts of 2.0 percent and 2.8 percent, respectively. “The moderating recovery is underpinned ...

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(CMC) – The Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States, Sir Ronald Sanders is warning Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries to be prepared to be blacklisted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) over their citizenship by investment (CBI) and resident by investment (RBI) schemes. Sir Sanders, who is also his country’s top ...

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