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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman told police that a BVI man strangled, slapped, punched and bit her at the beach on Thursday. Isaiah R. Frett, 34, of Road Town, Tortola, was arrested and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said today. Police said they

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A BVI native and a Florida man who allegedly brought a combined $88,000 to the territory in their luggage from the BVI were charged with two federal crimes in St. Thomas today. A federal Grand Jury today returned separate indictments against Mikiel Robin, 21, of Road Town,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal grand jury decided that a British Virgin Islands native must stand trial for allegedly bringing 11 pounds of cocaine by ferry boat to the territory. A federal Grand Jury today returned an indictment against Shane C. Freeman, 32, of Road Town, Tortola charging him with

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GET A LEG UP: Ashley Warner, 54, of Road Town, Tortola, BVI begins serving his 10-year sentence for cocaine smuggling today. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A British Virgin Islands native was given 10 years in prison by a federal judge today for smuggling 22 pounds of cocaine through the airport in

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The British Virgin Islands offers a sound business environment for both local and foreign entrepreneurs. It is an excellent advantage to have territorial knowledge on the ins and outs of doing business within the British Virgin Islands to minimize challenges. Obtaining trade licenses, establishing a credit presence, and understanding both

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U.S. COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT IN NEW JERSEY CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Dominican Republic native was given 10 years in prison by a federal judge for bringing nearly 13 pounds of cocaine to the territory. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez re-sentenced Tomas Liriano Castillo, 44, to

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TORTOLA NATIVE KHADIN FAHIE GOT MORE TIME IN PRISON THAN HIS ST. THOMAS COUNTERPART CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Tortola native got 7.17 years in prison and a St. Thomas native got 6.75 years in prison for introducing nearly 40 bricks of cocaine into the territory. Khadin Fahie, 23, of the

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CRUZ BAY — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents intercepted Sunday a vessel with four aliens, navigating without lights crossing the border between Tortola and St. John. “AMO crews spend many hours patrolling the Caribbean region to discover smuggling ventures into U.S. territory,” said Johnny Morales, Director

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A British Virgin Islands man was given three years in prison and a St. Thomas man was given more than four years in prison for their convictions in a conspiracy involving 2.2 pounds of cocaine. Dexter Harley, 32, of Tortola, and Jose Squiabro, 44, of St. Thomas,

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — Nearly a year after Hurricane Irma knocked out power across the British Virgin Islands, electricity boss Leroy Abraham will be among the last residents to have their homes reconnected. But Abraham, general manager of the British overseas territory’s electricity corporation (BVIEC), has barely had time to

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