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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A member of the V.I. Human Services Department went to the Bassanio David Command in Lindbergh Bay to report a rape of a minor. A 17-year-old girl was raped by a 29-year-old man on St. Thomas, according to the case worker. Human Services reported the rape at

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas attempted to pull a man over for driving fast in a school zone, but he refused to stop. Darren Hodge, 33, was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with reckless endangerment, aggravated assault and battery and assorted traffic violations, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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CRUZ BAY — Police do not suspect foul play in connection with the body of a man found floating in the St. John harbor here early this morning. Deon “Physco” Stephens, 43, of Detroit, Michigan was identified by family members as the dead man, police and social media sources said.

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture is looking for 13 farmers, six in each district and one in St. John for the Farm to Hospital (FTH) Program. The program will provide selected applicants with technical assistance and training on best planting practices, crop variety selection, irrigation, and post-harvest-techniques,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. John man was given a half year in prison today by a federal judge for admitting to bringing four illegal migrants into the territory. Brice Todman, 36, of Cruz Bay, was sentenced in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas for bringing illegal aliens into the

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Union-Mount Washington man was arrested and charged with animal abuse on Tuesday morning. Alfred John, 59, was arrested about 6 a.m. Tuesday and charged with second-degree animal abuse, first-degree animal neglect and second-degree animal neglect, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The VIPD’s animal cruelty investigator said

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CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that there will be a delay in the collection of solid waste at bin sites on St. John because barge services are currently not available. Regular collection will resume as soon as normal barge service begins again, according to VIWMA.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In a special session on January 23, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Board of Trustees approved policies to help implement Act No. 8155, the Virgin Islands Higher Education Scholarship Program. The Act requires that financial aid be granted to residents of the Virgin Islands for

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CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Port Authority said today that it is hiring a dockmaster to oversee the seaport operations on St. John. Dockmasters enforce the rules and regulations for the use of VIPA’s ports, assign berths, collect fees and other related duties. If you are interested in joining

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PORT OF SPAIN — A 4.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded on Sunday night off Venezuela’s north coast, closest to Trinidad’s south coast. According to an update from the University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Center, the quake took place around 6:52 p.m. Sunday. The tremors registered at latitude

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