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FREDERIKSTED — The bumbling, stumbling lazy Keystone Kops who make up the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) admit that they can’t find two men on this 84-square-mile island. The first person wanted on criminal charges is Malachai Francis, who is wanted in a domestic violence case for second-degree assault, unofficial

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that all three beaches are on St. Thomas and are not considered safe to swim or

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CHRISTIANSTED – After Hurricane Irma devastated much of St. Thomas and St. John three months ago, St. Croix became a base of operations for first responders, who began life-saving and life-sustaining missions to support survivors. But within two weeks, fierce winds and torrential rains from Hurricane Maria struck St. Croix,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Gov. Kenneth Mapp has renewed a controversial executive order that authorized the scandal-plagued Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) to seize the firearms and ammunition of law-abiding Americans living in this U.S. territory and the larger Caribbean. Mapp issed the declaration of a State of Emergency for the

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IT’S RAINING MEN! Assistant Public Works Commissioner Roan Creque enjoys some good times with his “back” street buddies in St. Thomas. Despite the tiff between Creque and Gov. Kenneth Mapp, sources said that they are still sweet on each other. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Loose cannon Roan Creque has been sacked!

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TOURISTS POSE: If photo opportunities could restore the Virgin Islands back the way it was before the hurricanes, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) would have already restored the territory. Here, FEMA Administrator Brock Long, 42, shows what is most important to him — a photo of him here after

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CHRISTIANSTED — Gov. Kenneth Mapp described the official opening and dedication of Magens Bay on St. Thomas this Thursday, December 7 with Royal Caribbean International as a “great, great sign of progress.” Addressing reporters at Government House on St. Croix on Monday, the governor thanked the cruise company for being

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Monday night he will give the orders to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to burn 35 percent of hurricane tree and plant debris by incineration — because it will be faster and cheaper. Mapp said native hardwood trees such as mahogany trees

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CHRISTIANSTED – Gov. Kenneth Mapp thanked members of the 32nd Legislature of the Virgin Islands for authorizing the territory’s government to enter into a Federal Emergency Management Agency Community Disaster Loan. Senators approved the Government’s borrowing initiative during Friday’s session. “By their affirmative vote, Senators have strengthened the cash liquidity of the

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