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GUILTY PLEA: Kinia Blyden [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Eleven people admitted in federal court that they participated in a drug trafficking and money laundering operation between St. Thomas, Pittsburgh and Detroit. Five defendants pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez to drug trafficking and money laundering

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — With continued and strengthened implementation of a regional food security plan, the Caribbean and Latin America could become the first developing region to completely eradicate hunger, the head of United Nations agricultural agency said today. “This region has all the necessary conditions to achieve this,

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Paul M. Pearson Gardens housing project on the Charlotte Amalie waterfront in St. Thomas. It has been the scene of multiple shooting deaths, including of unwitting tourists who have wandered by there at night, in the last 25 years. Former Sen. Celestino A. White, the former “King of St. Thomas,”

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    ARRESTED: Cuthbert Desouza [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — On January 24, 2017, at 11:30a.m. 47-year-old Cuthbert Desouza was arrested for third-degree assault, police said. On January 14, 2017 Cuthbert Desouza assaulted his girlfriend with a pickax handle, breaking her arm in the process, according to the Virgin Islands Police

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TERROR TOURISM: Welcoming American visitors to the “Emerald Isle” hasn’t always been a priority for Puerto Ricans, who still take pride today in having blown up a bomb on the floor of the U.S. Congress in the 1950’s. [ad name=”HTML-68″] VIEQUES, Puerto Rico –  A small island long known as

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LOOKING BUSHED IN THE BVI: President Barack and Michelle pose for photos with Necker Island attendants. [ad name=”HTML-68″] NECKER ISLAND, BVI—  President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle arrived in the British Virgin Islands on Monday after jetting in to our region on Richard Branson’s jet. The former first couple posed

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said today that they got reports of shots fired near Ross Taarneberg by the Charlotte Amalie High School about 9:06 p.m. on Monday. When police arrived on the scene described to dispatchers they found two Hispanic men lying on a dark roadway by the

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    ARRESTED: Charles Richards [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — On January 22, 2017, at approximately 3:50 a.m. Officers were on mobile patrol on Northside Road (Miracle Mile Golden Rock), while traveling officers noticed a vehicle stopped on the side of the road in the vicinity of the U.S. District Court.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) says that it is currently investigating a rape that occurred early today. The woman said that as she was leaving her residence to go to work at 5:25 a.m. today, an unknown black man ran up to her and

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YVETTE CLARKE: Who does she think she is? [ad name=”HTML-68″] 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

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