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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man allegedly shot his girlfriend in the face late Tuesday night then rushed her to the hospital in her car and called police to report that a robbery-shooting had taken place. Elijah Henry, 28, of Charlotte Amalie, was arrested at Oswald Harris Court about

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police officers from the Special Operations Bureau were conducting a traffic initiative on Queen Mary Highway in the vicinity of the Sunny Isle Shopping Center when they stopped a vehicle with no registration sticker.  When officers asked a St. Croix man for his driver’s license, vehicle registration and proof of

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WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett will preside over the U.S. House of Representatives today. As Speaker pro tempore, Plaskett will manage debate on the House Floor. Plaskett was sworn in to her third term as the U.S. Representative for the Virgin Islands. Delegate Plaskett has recently been appointed Senior Whip

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A teacher at Lockhart Elementary School introduced her students to the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) bins on Monday. If a student finishes an assignment quickly they have the opportunity to select one of 16 STEM bins, each containing various STEM activities, to keep

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PORT-AU-PRINCE — A teenage boy died after falling from an eighth-floor balcony of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Haiti. The 16-year-old was trying to enter his room on Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas cruise ship through a nearby balcony on Friday when he slipped and fell to his

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas — For the first time ever, the IAEA’s School of Radiation Emergency Management celebrated the certification of trainees from the Caribbean. The successful completion of the School’s two-week course by the 23 students represents a crucial transfer of knowledge to the participating Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states. Reflecting their

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three men were in the hospital after being shot on St. Thomas’ East End early on Monday morning. The men, who were shot in Smith Bay about 1:08 a.m., were listed in stable condition at the Schneider Regional Medical Center, authorities said. Callers to the 911 Emergency

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SAN JUAN — A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances is asking a court to invalidate more than $6 billion worth of debt issued by the U.S. commonwealth, a move that would hit bondholders. The board said late Monday the debt includes all general obligation bonds that were

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard reported Monday there has been a sharp increase of interdictions from the previous year, as more migrants attempt to get to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Rear Adm. Peter Brown,, Coast Guard 7th District commander, said there is a “constant threat.” During

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola – The U.S. Virgin Islands and at least 11 other Caribbean countries were were unsettled by a magnitude 3.4 earthquake early on Sunday. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) said that at 7:29 a.m. the tremor affected Anguilla, Antigua, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, St. Martin, Sint

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