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  NARCO SUBMARINE: The U.S. Coast Guard boards vessels by force, sometimes at night, in extremely dangerous operations. CHRISTIANSTED – Seven Venezuelan men were arraigned in federal court today on drug smuggling conspiracy-related charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Felix Gomez, 37; Roman Jose Aguilera Gig, 37; Jesus

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BLUEBEARD’S BEACH: The same St. Thomas has failed water quality testing twice in three weeks, according to DPNR. Swimmers and fishermen are urged to avoid it, the environmental agency said. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For the second time in three weeks the same beach in the territory failed water quality testing and

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TAXING FOR SUCCESS: Gov. Kenneth Mapp, Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty and BIR Director Marvin Pickering stand with airbnb officials after signing off on the tax agreement. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands government and Airbnb signed a “groundbreaking agreement in the Caribbean” today which will allow the platform to collect

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MOOT COURT COMPETITION: The questions and answers are moot (debatable) for the future attorneys who participated in the 23rd Annual Virgin Islands High School Appellate Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Virgin Islands Bar Association, Westlaw and Viya. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 23rd Annual Virgin Islands High School Appellate Moot

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The shooting spree in St. Thomas continued for the fifth time in five days when a man was shot near Nisky Center this morning. On May 18, 2017 at approximately 10:00 a.m., citizens called the 911 Emergency Call Center reporting that a vehicle fired several shots in

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FREDERIKSTED — On May 17, 2017 at approximately 7:05p.m, officers were dispatched by the 911 Emergency Call Center to Campo Rico, Frederiksted, in reference to a suicide. Upon arrival officers made contact with a family member who stated he found his brother hanging from the ceiling in his bedroom. Officers

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two St. Thomas residents were sentenced in federal court today to 1.75 years and 2.25 years respectively in prison for their admitted roles in illegally trafficking firearms — including an AK-47 assault rifle, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Mohammed Jubran, 27, of St. Thomas, was

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SUPPORT WHEN YOU NEED IT: You too can engineer your own recovery from drug or alcohol addiction with the help of a substance abuse support group you can join through the Virgin Islands Department of Health. CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Health (DOH), Division of Mental Health, Alcoholism and Drug Dependency

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MANSION GLOBAL PICKS USVI: A top online property listing service said today that the U.S. Virgin Islands is one of the best places in the Caribbean for United States natives to relocate for the best tax rates. The online news source also mentioned St. Lucia and the Cayman Islands as

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SETTING THE STAGE FOR SUCCESS: Ivanna Eudora Kean Principal Stefan Jurgen gives introductory remarks at the first Math Bowl held Monday, May 12 in the school’s library.     CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The CAHS math wizards emerged as winners in the first St. Thomas-St. John District High School Math Bowl, held Friday, May

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