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The 1733 Slave Revolt that Liberated an Island

For six months the island of St. John came under the control of rebels who rose up against their owners, TeleSur reports.
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HSBC's private banking arm accused of tax fraud by Belgium


Authorities in Brussels have charged HSBC’s private banking arm, which is based in Switzerland, with helping wealthy Belgians to avoid taxes.

Prosecutors allege that hundreds of clients – including diamond dealers in Antwerp – moved money to offshore tax havens with the help of the bank. 265 more words

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Work Bitch Wednesday: So Working Overtime Doesn't Entitle Me to a Beach House In the Virgin Islands?

It’s a rough day in any twenty something’s life when she realizes she can’t cash out on extra credit in the real world. At the onset of my career, I attempted to trade in overtime hours for an additional vacation day–my boss laughed followed by a demoralizing smile that completely made me question the validity of the American education system. 311 more words

The R-Word

Quite some time ago a woman I’d met read me the riot act over my use of the “R” word. When talking about taboo words, one immediately hits the problem of whether to mention the forbidden word, and if so how and how often? 925 more words


St. Thomas IAP ANG USVI 00802

Cyril E. King Airport is a public airport located two miles (3 km) west of the central business district of Charlotte Amalie on the island of… 706 more words

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WICO’s Pan Jazz Jamboree Features Three Acts

For the first time since the inception of its popular community concert series, the West Indian Company Ltd. (WICO) will showcase three acts at Pan Jazz Jamboree, from 5:30-9:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 209 more words

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