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STORMY WEATHER: The skies threatened on St. Croix for two days but never produced much moisture. Here is a picture from taken on Miracle Mile in Estate Golden Rock on Tuesday. CHRISTIANSTED — If you thought that the skies above St. Croix looked a little more gray than normal on

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By SORAYA DIASE COFFELT SPECIAL TO THE V.I. FREE PRESS The Virgin Islands public has been informed that there were recent arrests of three individuals on corruption charges involving the alleged misuse of over $2 million in federal funds associated with the REAL ID program. The individuals arrested, of course,

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FREDERIKSTED — No, no, no and a bottle of rum! Rum peddling pirate Captain Morgan is forcing a rival to walk the plank — successfully winning a lawsuit against a suspiciously similar buccaneer-branded booze called Admiral Nelson for trademark infringement. Canada’s federal court ruled June 12 that consumers could easily

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Bret is expected to weaken as it moves across the region today while a second, larger system rolling across the Gulf of Mexico appears to be intensifying. As of 8 a.m. today Bret was located about 20 miles east of Margarita Island, a popular tourist resort

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MIAMI — A tropical storm warning has been issued for a trio of islands in the Caribbean Sea as a “disturbance” continues to develop off the northeast coast of South America, the National Hurricane Center announced Sunday afternoon. The system is expected to intensify into a tropical storm today as it

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One electrical supply distribution company is leading all the rest in the region — Electrical Conductors, LLC. Founded in 2005 and well-established by 2012, Electrical Conductors, LLC is one of the fastest growing electrical distributors serving the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean. Their team highly-qualified and

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SAN JUAN — The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee that oversees Puerto Rico on Thursday said the bankrupt island’s federal oversight board was dragging its feet on approving a $9 billion power utility restructuring. Utah Republican Rob Bishop, who chairs the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources, said the

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CARACAS – The 2018 Caribbean Series baseball tournament, originally slated to be held in Venezuela, has been relocated to Mexico, the Caribbean Professional Baseball Confederation said, amid a wave of violent protests in that South American country. The confederation did not specify why the tournament, which brings together the champions of

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SAN JUAN —Seaborne Airlines said that it is pleased to announce that non-stop service between the carrier’s hub in San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport and Antigua and Barbuda, V.C. Bird International Airport, will resume starting Friday, July 21, 2017. Seaborne Airlines and the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority have

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CREATIVE CHEF: Nandi Furet of St. Thomas showed she had the right stuff when it comes to culinary creations. Furet, a senior at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School, got top honors at the 2017 Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami. MIAMI — Ivanna Eudora

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