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ARRESTED FOR GROWING POT: Jene Lima CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 21-year-old St. Thomas woman was arrested on marijuana distribution charges Saturday evening, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said that Jene Lima of Estate Bovoni was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance to Distribute after

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 ARRESTED: Bianca Emile FREDERIKSTED – A 24-year-old St. Croix woman was arrested on Friday for using someone else’s ATM card without permission, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said Bianca Emile of Estate Castle Burke was arrested on a warrant by members of the department’s Economic Crime Unit

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said today that seven species of Caribbean skinks may qualify for Endangered Species Act protection. These rare lizards from the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are on the knife’s edge of extinction due to introduced predators and habitat destruction. “The Endangered Species

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HAMBURG – A virologist at the Bernhard-Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Germany has suggested that Zika virus infection is the only vector-borne disease that may be transmitted by sexual intercourse. The first suggestion that you could get Zika virus infection from both a mosquito as well as a sexual

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Trinidad’s Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh PORT OF SPAIN – Swine flu (H1N1) has claimed its fifth victim in Trinidad and the government there says the number of confirmed cases has risen from 29 to 46, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Trinidad and Tobago Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh confirmed

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Rum festival organizer George Moore FREDERIKSTED – The first Annual St. Croix Rum Festival “Flavor of Rum” kicks off this spring with cooking competitions, fashion shows, rum tasting and sightseeing tours, organizers said. The festival, which celebrates the historical ties between rum-making and the Big Island, will be held at

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               Linval Joseph of St. Croix MINNEAPOLIS — Even after the tide-turning busted play, the here-we-go-again fumble from their star player and the go-ahead field goal by the Seattle Seahawks, the Vikings were still in position Sunday to stun the reigning NFC champions and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three people were shot and two people killed when a St. Thomas nightclub morphed into a shooting gallery in the early morning hours today. Police responded to the Eclipse Lounge in the Vitraco Park Mall about 4:44 a.m. Saturday after a report of a shooting incident there.

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ARRESTED: Leslieann Yarwood CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix woman who has worked in various roles with the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) was arrested this morning on a domestic violence charge after police said she broke into her former boyfriend’s residence. Leslieann Yarwood, 32, of Estate Pearl, was arrested at

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IN CUSTODY: Ossie “Uzi” Constant CHRISTIANSTED – A 31-year-old St. Croix man who police issued a wanted bulletin for on Friday was arrested early this morning. Ossie Kahmil “Uzi” Constant of Estate Mary’s Fancy was arrested at 1:20 a.m. on Saturday and charged with second-degree burglary-domestic violence. Police said Constant

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