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CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture invites persons who are interested in putting their fruit orchards on a fruit farm tour scheduled for Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. The farm was supported by Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) program funding. Persons are asked to meet at

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By WESLEY SMALL/V.I. FREE PRESS COLUMNIST Who Are The Real Pirates Of The Carribean? These days you can’t even take a pleasure cruise off shore without getting mugged at sea! Recently the V.I. Free Press reported a chilling story of a French National who was shot, stabbed, beaten, and robbed

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        MISSING: Abijah Issac CHRISTIANSTED — Police on St. Croix are asking the public’s assistance in locating  a missing 17-year-old male minor. Abijah Issac of #54 Sion Farm was last seen on Feb. 20, according to authorities. issac stands at 5-feet, 9-inches tall and has a brown complexion,

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CHRISTIANSTED – Rotary Club of St Croix Mid-Isle said it is partnering with a local mortgage company to provide a college scholarship for a qualified student on St. Croix. The Rotary Club said that Ocwen Mortgage Servicing, Inc. is offering a four-year $5,000 per year scholarship to a deserving student

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Attorney General  Claude Walker CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Department of Justice said Tuesday that it is holding $600,000 in child support funds it has collected but cannot distribute because it can’t find the people it belongs to. V.I. Attorney General Claude Walker began “Operation Save Our Children” in late

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MUM’S THE WORD: Juan Figueroa-Serville ATLANTA – The Virgin Islands government is the only state, territory or commonwealth in the United States not to report its flu statistics to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Nearby Puerto Rico is reporting high

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HONOLULU – The Polynesian voyaging canoe that recently completed a 3,500-mile trek across the Atlantic Ocean is now on its way to the Caribbean. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that the Hokulea left Brazil Friday for the next part of its around-the-world journey. The crew is expecting an 18-day, 2,400-mile trip

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  Thomas Barrows III CLEARWATER, Fla. — Thomas Barrows III of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, and Joe Morris of Annapolis, Maryland, have earned a spot on the U.S. Olympic sailing team in the 49er class, while Bora Gulari of Detroit and Louisa Chafee of Warwick, Rhode Island, won a spot

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Crime is a booming business in the U.S. Virgin Islands. With that in mind the U.S. Attorney’s Office is hiring more prosecutors for its offices in the territory, according to an advertisement in the Latin American Herald Tribune. “The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of the

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CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said Sunday that it is well aware of the people in St. Croix who are without electricity. WAPA said that portions of Estates Cotton Valley and Solitude began experiencing “an electrical service interruption” at 8:20 a.m. today. But WAPA said it

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