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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Former RE/MAX broker Rosemary Sauter-Frett, accused of embezzling millions of dollars from real estate clients in the early 2000’s, has been taken into local custody over security concerns, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Sauter-Frett has been incarcerated since late September and is one of two

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CHRISTIANSTED — The St. Croix man who was shot to death in Sion Farm six days ago was a convicted sex offender in Florida, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Adrian Martinez, Jr., 32, was gunned down near the old Island Dairies facility on St. Croix about 8:47 p.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said that two men were in custody following a shooting and carjacking in the Kirwan Terrace section of St. Thomas. Police responded the call of a shooting and carjacking about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and found that a man had been shot, unofficial law enforcement sources said.

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WASHINGTON — U.S. territories, like states, borrow through financial markets. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) reviewed the territories’ fiscal year 2005-2015 public debt. Puerto Rico‘s debt grew to 66 percent of GDP and the territory is now in default. Its financial future is unclear until debt restructuring is complete. Guam‘s

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The territory notched 49 homicides for the year over the weekend. Unofficial police sources said that 41-year-old Dwight Green and 21-year-old Brison Isaac were killed on St. Thomas on Sunday. Michael Hendrickson, 27, has reportedly turned himself in in connection with the killings, sources said. Green and

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FAIR WARNING? The British and Canadian governments issued travel advisories on American territories in the Caribbean. Pictured: Cruz Bay after Hurricane Irma. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The United Kingdom has issued a travel advisory for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico warning its citizens that people here are particularly vulnerable

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CHRISTIANSTED — Five beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said on Friday that three beaches in St. Croix and two on St. Thomas are not considered safe

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CRUZ BAY: An aerial view of St. John’s biggest town from Sept. 10, 2017 — four days after Hurricane Irma. CRUZ BAY –– The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) said there was a renewed focus on St. John on Wednesday where fully 100 percent of the electrical distribution

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ST. THOMAS FIRST! Subcontractors in St. Thomas hired by WAPA work feverishly to restore power to the capital island. Electrical restoration on St. Croix is moving at a snail’s pace — by design. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) continued to put more men, trucks

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FREDERIKSTED — Police said they need your help to solve a fatal stabbing that happened in Williams Delight over the weekend. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a fatal stabbing at 7:42 p.m. Saturday, unofficial police sources said. Police arriving on the scene found Berchan Joseph, 55,

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