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YVETTE CLARKE: Who does she think she is? NEW YORK — Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY), says she is disappointed that former President Barack Obama did not posthumously pardon Jamaica’s first national hero, Marcus Garvey before leaving office. On his last day in office on Thursday, Obama commuted the sentences of

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BILLABLE HOURS? DPNR Commisioner Dawn Henry is coming up with new and inventive ways to spend your tax dollars under Gov. Kenneth Mapp. As an attorney, Henry has this down to a “t’.”   CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Dawn L. Henry, Esq., of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources is

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ANOTHER JUMPER: David Svyatetskiy CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Monday, January 09, 2017 at roughly 4:12 a.m., the Criminal Investigation Bureau was notified of an apparent suicide aboard the Norwegian Cruise Liner the “Escape.” Officials from the Norwegian Escape informed the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Investigation Bureau that a male

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EZRA NAUGHTON WASHINGTON — The Rev. Dr. Ezra A. Naughton, 90, an Episcopal priest, academician and teacher who retired in 2012 after five years as priest in charge at the Church of the Holy Communion in Southeast Washington, died Nov. 22 at his home in D.C. The cause was a

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SAN JUAN – Authorities in Puerto Rico say a carnival worker from New Jersey has died after being hit by a ride at a temporary amusement park in the U.S. territory. Police said late Tuesday that 59-year-old Jerry Green was operating a pendulum ride called “Skyfall” when he was hit.

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HOLIDAY SPIRIT: An employee of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB) reads to the children. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Some 400 DHS students received gifts from a three-day jubilee sponsored by the United States Virgin Islands Law Enforcement led by the Federal Bureau Investigation (FBI), Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) in collaboration

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U.S. Attorney Ronald “Happy-Go-Lucky” Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Department of Justice is sponsoring a free movie night for people with disabilities — five days before Christmas in St. Thomas, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe. “The purpose of this event is to celebrate and promote the remediation work

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World Aids Day dusk walk in St. Croix CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The World Aids Day Candlelight Vigil, held on Thursday, December 1st, a success in both districts. The Department of Health held simultaneous events on St. Croix and St. Thomas. On St. Thomas the Candlelight Vigil and reception was held

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DEATH CRUISE: Royal Caribbean has many varieties for tourists to choose from. SAN JUAN — Two Americans tourists have been found dead on a cruise ship in Puerto Rico. Joseph M. Ambrussi, 62, and William Alan Forsytte, 55, were found on Wednesday afternoon aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of

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Human Services Commissioner Roberts CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Department of Human Services Commissioner Designee Anita Roberts received a letter from Senator Marvin Blyden yesterday notifying her that Act No. 7897 has been signed into law. Act No. 7897 is an Act making appropriations for the operations of the Government of the

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