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NARROWS IT DOWN: A police composite sketch of the accused East End St. Thomas serial rapist shows him to be a light-complected, stunted-short black man with a wide African nose. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said tonight that it is actively investigating a series

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GOV. RICARDO “SLICK RICKY” ROSSELLO “We’ll pay you when we can. What are you going to do? Bounce us out of the United States?” [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s government announced today another multimillion-dollar default as the crisis-wracked U.S. commonwealth seeks to restructure nearly $70 billion in public

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ITCHY SCRATCHY FEELING: Rhasheel “Rash” Charles (right) in a Facebook posting about his business prowess. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 30-year-old St. Thomas native admitted in federal court to conspiring to smuggle nearly eight pounds of cocaine into the territory. Rhasheel Charles pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in

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STATE OF SHOCK: Mapp paints a rosy picture of the territory’s economic prospects in his third State of the Territory address last night. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Government of the Virgin Islands has cut spending, made its operations more efficient and created conditions allowing for significant economic growth

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G.O.P. State chairman John Canegata [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Responding to the state of the territory address by Gov. Kenneth Mapp, Republican Party of the United States Virgin Islands Chairman John Canegata issued the following statement: “For too long the only answer has been to raise taxes and increase spending.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 30-year-old St. Thomas native was arrested on illegal weapons charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Jashawn Bailey was arrested Friday on a criminal complaint charging him with one count of possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, U.S. Attorney Ronald

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SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT IN SINT MAARTEN [ad name=”HTML-68″] PHILIPSBURG — A motorcyclist was injured when a subcompact car slammed into it on a popular Sint Maarten highway last night, according to authorities. The Sint Maarten Police Force said that the accident took place at 9:40 p.m. Sunday on the

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CBP Border Patrol Marine unit. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says law enforcement authorities have intercepted 126 undocumented migrants from the Dominican Republic, Cuba and Haiti in four separate events since January 20. The CBP said working under the Caribbean Border Interagency

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ISLA REFINERY IN CURACAO [ad name=”HTML-68″] WILLEMSTAD — Dutch-controlled Curacao and China’s state-run Guangdong Zhenrong have resumed suspended talks on a lease and upgrade of the island’s 325,000 barrels per day Isla refinery, Curacao government officials told the Virgin Islands Free Press. The MAN party that won Curacao’s general election

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BAD BEACH WARNING: Buccaneer Hotel on St. Croix [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Three beaches on St. Croix and one in St. Thomas failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said today

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