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MIAMI— Beneath the hum of ship traffic and the chatter of marine life, another sound is emanating from the Caribbean Sea. It’s far too low pitched for humans to hear, but its signature can be detected from space. Scientists have never seen—or heard—anything like it. Located southeast of the Gulf

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SAN JUAN — The owner of Puerto Rico’s biggest oil supplier was accused today of misappropriating $11 million in public funds from the largest U.S. public power utility amid a dire economic crisis. Jose Gonzalez Amador and his company, PetroWest, face 46 criminal charges. They are alleged to have charged the heavily

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  Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) WASHINGTON — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Caribbean-Central American Action (CCAA) co-hosted an event on Capitol Hill on “Opportunities and Challenges for the United States and Caribbean Region” recently in our nation’s capital. A highlight of this IDB-CCAA event was remarks by Representative Eliot

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Juwan Thompson of the Denver Broncos DENVER — ESPN’S Jeff Legwold is projecting that St. Croix’s Juwan Thompson will make the Denver Bronco’s 53-man roster this season, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Thompson, who did not play in the Super Bowl for the defending champion Broncos this year

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Linval Joseph of the Minnesota Vikings EDEN PRARIE, Minn. — Having a Super Bowl ring has made St. Croix’s Linval Joseph popular among his Vikings teammates. The nose tackle is the only Vikings player who has played for the winning team in a Super Bowl, winning one with the New York

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DRAFTED: Shamoy Christopher of the BVI Minnesota Twins Round 20, pick 603 — C Shamoy Christopher (6-1, 205), Roane State CC: Hit .310 (36 for 116) with .448 on-base percentage, six home runs, 27 RBI. 25 walks and 22 strikeouts in 37 games this past season. ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI

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         ACCUSED: Thomas Troy Bitter CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Ever get so mad you wanted to call someone up and tell them exactly what you thought of them? It’s probably smartest to hang up before you do, but that advice must have slipped past Thomas Troy Bitter of Mission Viejo, California.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said that a 42-year-old St. Thomas man was found “down” and dead early Monday morning, but did not indicate how he died. On June 20, 2016 at approximately 5:44 a.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a man down in the area of Tutu

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HAVANA — A Russian electrical power generating company has signed a deal with Cuba to install four power generators costing $1.36 billion, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. According to the Russian firm Inter RAO, three generators will be for the Este Habana power plant in Santa Cruz del

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SAN JUAN — Only a small fraction of contraceptives donated in Puerto Rico to prevent Zika-related birth defects are expected to get to the women who need them this month, public health officials told the Virgin Islands Free Press. The donations – tens of thousands of intrauterine devices and birth

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