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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominican Republic national who returned to the territory nine months after he was deported from the United States — gets to stay another 1.5 years here — in prison United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that Jose Alfredo Rondon Castro, 40, of the Dominican

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Delta Air Lines plans to add a second daily flight between Atlanta and St. Thomas this summer. American Airlines is “seriously considering” restoring its third daily Miami-St. Thomas flight, as well as expressing interest in a new route from Dallas. United Airlines will serve the Houston-St. Thomas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The man who was struck down dead by a motorist on Krum Bay Road in St. Thomas seven days ago has been identified by authorities. Juan Carlos Martinez Urena, 51, a native of the Dominican Republic, was killed just before 8:55 p.m. Wednesday by a vehicle traveling

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CHRISTIANSTED – Four Guyanese nationals got sentences ranging from two years to four years for bringing 8,309 pounds of cocaine to the region by sea vessel. Neville Jeffrey, 70, Mohamed Hoseain, 66, Richard La Cruz, 51, and Mark Anthony Williams, 32, all of Guyana, were sentenced to 48 months, 36

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic admitted in federal court to bringing at least 2,204 pounds of cocaine to the territory by boat. Dany Perez-Brito, 44, of Santo Domingo, pled guilty to conspiracy to possess a controlled substance on board a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of

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KRALENDIJK — The former Sint Maarten parliament member Theo Heyliger will spend his pre-trial detention in Bonaire. Until now, Heyliger was being held at the Philipsburg police station in Sint Maarten. He is accused of large-scale corruption, bribery and fraud in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria on Sint Maarten. The

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KINGSTON — The Marley Family, Island Records, and UMe are celebrating the rich legacy of reggae legend Bob Marley with a new music short inspired by the music of Bob Marley and that exemplifies the joy of his beloved birthplace, Jamaica. This piece is a virtual mirror into some of

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THE VALLEY — Anguilla’s iconic Moonsplash Music Festival will once again take place under a full moon at the legendary Dune Preserve on Rendezvous Bay from March 21 to 24. Music lovers and Anguilla fans were devastated last year, when for the first time in its 27 year history, Moonsplash

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CHRISTIANSTED – Seven Venezuelan men were given sentences of 1.75 years in prison for bringing 357 pounds of marijuana to the region. Felix Gomez, 38, Roman Jose Aguilera Gig, 39, Jesus Garcia, 35, Jhoan Gomez, 29, Rosauro Morao, 46, Manual Rodriguez, 52, and Juan Rodriguez, 26, all Venezuelan nationals were

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SAN JUAN — A federal report released Wednesday said the U.S. government spent more than $560 million to boost security across the Caribbean during this decade but doesn’t know whether its efforts have worked. The U.S. Government Accountability Office said that the collection and maintenance of data for the Caribbean

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