EPA’s Judith Enck CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Nearly $5 million that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was holding in abeyance until the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources did a better job routinely testing air and water quality in the territory will now be released, according to Government House.
Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Velez SAN JUAN – The Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) dismantled a drug trafficking organization responsible for the transportation of multi-kilogram quantities of cocaine and drug money between Puerto Rico and the mainland United States, according to U.S. Attorney Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Velez. The Drug Enforcement Administration
Will Tutein of St. Croix LARAMIE, Wyoming – Sometimes, the stars simply align. Like last week, when Wyoming coach Craig Bohl, after his team’s sloppy defensive performance against New Mexico, decided to make some personnel changes in preparation for the Cowboys’ road contest at Appalachian State. Bohl just so
Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Velez SAN JUAN – A federal grand jury returned an indictment Wednesday against Jorge L. Pagán Kortright and his companies AWD Group Inc. doing business as El Torito USA, Inc., Allied Worldwide Distributors Inc., and All Wheel Drive Corp., for introduction of misbranded drugs into interstate commerce, conspiracy
COZUMEL, Mexico – Business Research & Economic Advisors (BREA) launched its analysis of spending related to cruise tourism and its impact on destinations’ economies. The triennial study engaged by the FCCA included a record 35 participating destinations throughout the Caribbean, Mexico and Central and South America. It found that cruise tourism
Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The Caribbean Association of Banks is expressing concern over the inclusion of 19 Caribbean islands and territories on a list of tax havens in the District of Columbia Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Support Act of 2015, which is awaiting
Please try to identify this man FREDERIKSTED – The police detective assigned to the animal aruelty case where a chicken was videotaped while being set a fire is seeking the assistance of the St. Croix community to solve the case, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. On September 28,
The road near Brewers Bay beach CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A male Hispanic man in his late 20’s or mid 30’s was found shot to death early this morning on Black Point Hill, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police were sent to Black Point Hill at 8:05 a.m.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A far-reaching, three-year FBI investigation brought operatives of a drug-peddling Mexican cartel into New England to talk business with undercover agents in Boston, St. Thomas and New Hampshire. There is video of the secretly-recorded meetings, showing new insight into the international investigation that led to the indictment
SAO PAULO – Tim Sheldon, President of Caribbean and Latin America operations at Marriott International announced Tuesday an expected 75 percent increase in Marriott’s Caribbean and Latin American distribution between 2015 and 2018 including a tripling of the company’s presence in Brazil with the addition of 11 new hotels in