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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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DOPE RIDE: Ashley Warner, 54, of Road Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands admitted in federal court that he was a coke dealer today. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A British Virgin Islander admitted in federal court today to trying to smuggle about 22 pounds of cocaine in coolers through St. Thomas. Ashley

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BARRANQUILLA — Kyron McMaster led a record-filled evening on the third day of athletics on Tuesday at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Games in Colombia, where the host country and Jamaica each won two gold medals. British Virgin Islands’ McMaster, the third fastest man in the world this year,

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VIRGIN GORDA — The British Virgin Islands sustained widespread damage as a result of hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly and the Virgin Gorda Elderly Home—buildings that house the most vulnerable seniors and older persons in their communities—were badly damaged by the storms.

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BEEF ISLAND — The body of a pilot was pulled from the waters off Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Wednesday afternoon after his plane crashed in the sea during takeoff. The pilot was the only person on board when the plane took off from the runway at the airport

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A passport, a bag of clothes, keys and a mobile phone: that is all Albert Wheatley salvaged from his wooden home in the British Virgin Islands  as it collapsed around him last September when Hurricane Irma struck. Even the dead were not spared: at the main

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SAN DIEGO — East County Magazine said it is powerless to stop a smut attack that has linked its urls to a porn site and is asking for help from anyone who can halt this pornography attack. The online magazine serving Southern California said it has won “105 major journalism

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CHRISTIANSTED — People searching Google for news stories about the Virgin Islands got more than they bargained for this morning. The top seven out of 10 stories that appeared on the Internet said they were by “East County Magazine” and written about one hour ago — but with a click

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A minor earthquake occurred about 14 miles southeast of St. Thomas early this morning, authorities said. The quake, measuring 3.4 on the Richter Scale, happened about 2:48 a.m. this morning at a depth of 84.5 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The USGS also recorded a

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