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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who allegedly threatened to kill a mechanic because he had not finished repairing his car fast enough — has been arrested by police on illegal gun charges. Allan E. Stevens, 42, of Charlotte Amalie, was arrested about 9 a.m. Sunday and charged with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three men and one woman were shot — and two of them are dead after gunfire erupted at a St. Thomas disco late Sunday night, authorities said. A concerned citizen called 911 and reported multiple shots fired at Mi Bloque VI located in Altona & Welgunst about

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FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix Senator Alicia Barnes said today she acknowledges that WAPA’s distribution of potable water to residents west of the Kingshill storage tank continues to be a problem. Considering this, Senator Barnes is once again calling on Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. to activate the resources of the Virgin

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man admitted in federal court to running a marijuana growing operation and tampering with his Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority meter to lessen his electricity bill. Jaheem Benjamin, 31, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one federal count of manufacture of marijuana and one local count

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Small Business Administration announced the launch of the 2019 Emerging Leaders Initiative for executives of small businesses poised for growth in emerging markets. This intensive executive entrepreneurship series includes nearly 100 hours of classroom time. Participants are provided with the opportunity to work with a

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr., announced the appointment of Dayna Clendinen as Director of the Virgin Islands Division of Personnel. Clendinen, who currently serves as the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works, is a Human Resource and Business Administration Professional with more than 18 years of leadership experience in public,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Chaos in Antigua’s cruise industry could be a boon for the territory, West Indian Co. Ltd. officials said this weekend. Antigua has undertaken the renovation and privatization of its port through the Turkish-based company Global Ports Holding, which operates several European cruise ports. Carnival Cruise Line, which

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CHRISTIANSTED – For the first time in 30 years, a Virgin Islands governor and his family are living full time in the historic Government House in the northeast town on St. Croix. Governor Bryan said first lady Yolanda Bryan and daughter Sumayah are excited about the privilege of living in

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HAVANA –– British Prince Charles and his wife Camilla embark on a Caribbean tour on Sunday during which they will become the first British royals to visit Communist-run Cuba, even as the island faces rising hostility from the U.K.’s closest ally, the United States. The royals will kick off their

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS) has been awarded a $725,112 Preschool Development Birth through Five Initial Grant (PDG B-5) from the Administration for Children and Families within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. The territory’s PDG

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