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Foreign Affairs Minister Bernard Nottage NASSAU — “Take that!” is what the United States seemed to be saying when it issued a travel advisory to citizens going to the Bahamas, just four days after the Bahamian government warned its citizens not to talk back to police officers in urban areas.

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­ MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Custom officers at Pearson International Airport seized approximately 19 kilograms of cocaine, hidden under a pile of hot peppers, in a cargo plane, coming from Trinidad and Tobago, late last month. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), in a statement, said the discovery happened on Thursday,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 27-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested and charged in federal court with trafficking firearms, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Mohammed Jubran, 27, made his initial appearance in U.S. District Court on Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in a one-count

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SUSPECT: MATHIEU CARTY MARIGOT — Mathieu Carty, a 21-year-old native of St. Martin, has been arrested in connection with the murder of Belgian tourist Wendy Montulet on July 9 and is due to be transferred to Guadeloupe for trial today. Wendy’s body was found in the bushes in Baie Nettle

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 50-year-old St. Croix man was ordered to serve just over four years in prison after pleading guilty to charges in federal court that he was a convicted felon in possession of a gun, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Misael “Salao” Melendez was sentenced in U.S.

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MARIGOT — Authorities in Sint Maarten are offering  a $2,793.30 reward for information leading to the arrest and capture of Kathron “Cuchi” Fortune, a convicted killer who escaped from prison and is wanted for questioning in the brutal stabbing death and rape of a Belgian tourist. The court in Sint

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — Spanish police say they have arrested 11 people — mostly Russians and Ukrainians — in an operation targeting foreign organized crime gangs involved in money laundering. Police said those arrested allegedly ran a network of companies through which they channeled money from Cyprus and Tortola

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Making it official that he is the unofficial gun violence problem czar of the territory, the No. 2 man at Government House went to the national media on Tuesday and announced that the Virgin Islands is undergoing a worrying uptick in gun violence. Citing police statistics, acting

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MURDERED: Wendy Montulet of Belgium MARIGOT — A 21-year-old Belgian tourist was found murdered on a deserted beach in St. Martin on Sunday. Her family says Wendy Montulet was found naked on the beach at Nettle Bay and that it was a sex crime. Montulet’s family sounded the alarm when she did not return

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DECEASED: Malik Benjamin of St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED — People living in the Gallows Bay area heard police sirens and saw police flashing lights late Sunday night and continued to see a police presence in nearby Altona Lagoon for parts of Monday afternoon as police reported the second double murder on St. Croix in

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