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CHRISTIANSTED — As of April 5, 2016 the CDC has confirmed one new case of Zika this week, as reported in today’s Zika surveillance report. The total confirmed Zika have increased to 13, 12 of which are on St. Croix and one on St. Thomas. The total confirmed Zika have

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] MADRID — The Latest on the publication by a coalition of media outlets of an investigation into offshore financial dealings by the rich and famous (all times local): 11:55 p.m. The Panamanian law firm at the center of a big document leak, Mossack Fonseca, served as an official

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CHRISTIANSTED — VIGL Operations, LLC has been trying to obtain a Level 4 casino license for its Caravelle Hotel, which is to be opened in St Croix, US Virgin Islands. There are quite a few stipulations for obtaining a Level 4 casino license in the Christiansted and Frederiskted Enterprise Zones,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At about 10:26 p.m., on the evening of Monday, April 4, 2016, officers responded to a man having been shot in the vicinity of Sanchez Town located in Bovoni. Officers converged on the scene and located the body of an unresponsive black man, who had sustained a

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — Mossack Fonseca is not a household name, but the Panamanian law firm has long been well-known to the global financial and political elite, and thanks to a massive 2.6-terabyte leak of its confidential papers to a select group of investigative journalists it’s about to become

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 25-year-old Georgia native had his first appearance in federal court on Monday in St. Thomas on charges that he is a marijuana smuggler, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Bert Donadelle, Jr. appeared  Monday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in a

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MIAMI — Mayor Clint Johnson of DeBary, Florida, plans to sail from Cuba to Key West on a makeshift raft this month. Johnson has been preparing for his trip by making rafts and sailing shorter distances. On Friday, he sailed in the Atlantic Ocean to experience the currents and wind

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — Stashing money overseas isn’t just for criminals. Legitimate banks and law firms have entire departments devoted to moving wealth offshore. They call it “aggressive tax planning” or “tax avoidance” and it’s perfectly legal — though it costs Canada an estimated $6 billion to $7.8 billion

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 51-year-old Ghanaian native pleaded guilty in federal court on St. Thomas Friday to transporting her underage daughter for sex with an older man for money, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Jennifer Bowen-Dodoo admitted to U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez that she was guilty

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CHRISTIANSTED — Mean-hearted vandals destroyed seven toilets at two separate facilities at the Canegata Ballpark on Sunday night, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Five toilets were smashed at the northernmost restroom facility behind the concession stand — three in the ladies side and two on the men’s side.

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