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MIAMI — A Florida federal grand jury indicted an unruly St. Croix passenger accused of interfering with a flight attendant while aboard an American Airlines flight last month, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. In a two-count indictment, Jason Felix, 35, is charged with “interference with a flight crew

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SAN JUAN — Memorial Day signaled the unofficial start of summer, the conch shell reveille rousing travelers dreaming of an ocean getaway. Then four days later, hurricane season shows up like an unwanted beach house guest . Just when you thought it was safe to jump on a water-centric holiday .

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NASSAU — The Caribbean lost more than $1 billion in tourism revenue after hurricanes deterred visitors during the costliest storm season on record, and recovery efforts could cost close to $6 billion, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) said on Wednesday. Powerful hurricanes Irma and Maria cut a deadly path through

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FREDERIKSTED — As we go into another hurricane season, homeowners especially are asked to seek help before evicting an unusual type of refugee from last season’s storms — bats. The twin hurricanes not only displaced humans, but colonies of Pallas’ Mastiff Bats that occupy roof spaces in the Virgin Islands,

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GUILTY PLEA IN FEDERAL COURT: JESUS DEL ROSARIO-RONDON CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Dominican Republic native admitted today that he wanted to get at least 33 pounds of cocaine to do a drug deal in St. Thomas. Jesus Del Rosario-Rondon, 39, of Santo Domingo pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Curtis

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police say a St. Thomas man beat a woman he knew after she refused to speak to him. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that a St. Thomas woman told to the Domestic Violence Unit on May 12 that she was assaulted by Norman Bryan, 55,

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NEWARK — The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says a number of Caribbean nationals have been arrested among 91 immigrants during a five-day immigration sweep in New Jersey. ICE said the operation targeted “at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and other immigration violators.” It said the operation was supported

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said an elderly man was discovered shot to death sitting in a chair in Estate Thomas on Sunday afternoon. The Virgin Islands Police Department’s Major Crime Unit was alerted to a foul odor coming from a residence in Estate Thomas about 1:06 p.m. Sunday. Thomas Willie,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said that she and other federal law enforcement and members of the District’s Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force will participate in a community meeting at the Contant Knolls Community Center on Thursday, June 21st at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A “minor” earthquake was recorded about 64 miles north of St. Thomas on Sunday afternoon. The quake, measuring 3.4 on the Richter Scale, happened about 1:31 p.m. on Sunday at a depth of 28 feet underground, the U.S. Geological Survey said. An aftershock measuring 3.1 on the

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