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Hess Corp’s Lorrie Hecker CHRISTIANSTED – The owner of the mothballed refinery on St. Croix filed for chapter 11 on Tuesday, as part of a plan to sell its assets for $184 million to an affiliate of Boston private-equity firm ArcLight Capital Partners LLC. The refinery, known as HOVENSA LLC,

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Rakeem Christmas and Paul George INDIANAPOLIS – Years ago, the day after the Pacers season ended, many players would be on the first flight out to their hometown or favorite vacation spot. Roy Hibbert was actually one of the first one to change the culture, as far as staying in town to

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Bank of America said Tuesday a series of improvements to mobile and online banking to better meet customers’ changing needs will make it easier for users to manage their finances digitally. The new updates include the introduction of fingerprint and Touch ID sign-in, in addition to the

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Arial view of the red mud removal project FREDERIKSTED – The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said it will hold a town hall meeting next week on the red mud removal work being done at the St. Croix Renaissance site. DPNR’s Division of Environmental Protection will hold the public

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Main Street jewelry store was robbed in broad daylight Monday morning and the daring robbers left the store with an undetermined amount of cash and jewelry, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police at 11:42 a.m. Monday to 3G’S

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 35-year-old St. Croix man was arrested for allegedly strangling a woman and holding her against her will Saturday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said that William Thelusma of Estate Morning Star was arrested at 1:30 a.m. Saturday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence. No

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 27-year-old man was shot in the head while riding in a vehicle near Four Winds Plaza that came under gunfire in the early morning hours Sunday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police were alerted at 5:20 a.m. Sunday September 13 that a man was

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                 David Duran of Petrotiger ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – New anti-corruption squads will extend the capabilities of the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to gather evidence and enforce the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the Caribbean and Latin America.  Earlier this year, the Federal

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CHRISTIANSTED — HOVENSA LLC, a joint venture between Hess and Venezuela’s PDVSA, said on Monday that it has reached an agreement to sell its terminal assets for $184 million to Limetree Bay Holdings LLC. The buyer is an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on energy

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Hess Oil’s Lorrie Hecker CHRISTIANSTED – The new buyer of the Hovensa refinery intends to scrap plans to operate the complex as a refinery, instead rebooting the troubled St. Croix-based asset as a storage facility with 15 million barrels of operable capacity, sources said Monday. Limetree Bay Holdings, a subsidiary

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