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CHRISTIANSTED – The business world views the sale of the former HOVENSA oil refinery on St. Croix’s South Shore as a way to integrate the East with the West in the global marketplace. The long-sought deal to bring an oil refinery strategically-located in the Caribbean (St. Croix is one of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Terms of the $360 million sale of the HOVENSA oil refinery complex to Limetree Bay Holdings were made public in a press conference at Government House today. Private equity firm ArcLight Capital, together with commodities trader Freepoint, unveiled plans today to buy the HOVENSA refinery complex in

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Bankruptcy Judge Mary Walrath WILMINGTON, Delaware – A federal bankruptcy court judge decided today that the HOVENSA oil refinery complex can be sold to stalking horse bidder Limetree Bay Holdings and commodities trader Freepoint, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. News that U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Mary Walrath had

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ARRESTED: Julio Ramos of Paul M. Pearson Gardens CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police on St. Thomas are reporting three arrests took place over the weekend on charges ranging from domestic violence and a purse snatching to disturbing the peace. *On Saturday about 1:04 p.m., Lorna George said she was attacked in

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NOSE TACKLE: Linval Joseph of St. Croix MINNEAPOLIS – Over the course of four-plus tightly contested quarters of play at TCF Bank Stadium one Sunday afternoon this month, the Vikings, who now are an impressive 8-3, had already made quite a strong statement of sorts about who they are and

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MUG SHOT: Alvery Smith of Contact Towers CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police on Sunday arrested a 50-year-old St. Thomas man on charges related to the alleged embezzlement of $1.4 million from MoneyGram franchises he managed in the territory with his wife Ana Garcia. Alvery Smith of Estate Bakkeroe was charged with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A kitchen explosion injured two employees at the Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Beach Resort in St Thomas late Sunday morning, according to Government House. Firefighters were taken by the hotel’s security staff to the kitchen area where they discovered that the fire had already been

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FREDERIKSTED – A 25-year-old St. Croix man said he was walking near the ballpark when he was shot Saturday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. At 9:08 p.m. Saturday, the 911 Emergency Call Center received notification from the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center that a man

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FREDERIKSTED – Four men were shot – two of them seriously injured – while changing a tire at the side of the road on the Melvin Evan Highway Saturday night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. At about 8:19 p.m. Saturday the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report

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Dorsch Beach in Frederiksted FREDERIKSTED – A 23-year-old St. Croix man telephoned the 911 Emergency Call Center late Thursday to say that he had been shot, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The Call Center first received a report of gunshots fired at the Marley Homes and Additions in

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