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SAN JUAN — Authorities say a shootout outside a gas station bar east of the Puerto Rican capital has left four people dead and five wounded. Police Superintendent Jose Luis Caldero said authorities were searching for those responsible for the shootings that occurred early Sunday in the community of Corozal,

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ONLY EMPLOYABLE AT UVI: Alleged Deadbeat UVI Professor Chenzira Davis-Kahina FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix Sovereigns! The director of the “Caribbean Cultural Center at the University of the Virgin Islands,” facing foreclosure of her home by 1Firstbank Puerto Rico, decided she was not really “Chenzira Davis-Kahina” but actually “Royal Daughter Sat

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SAN JUAN — U.S. authorities in Puerto Rico announced today the largest onshore seizure of illegal drugs in the history of the island: 3,933 lbs. of cocaine. “We have made large seizures at sea, but never on land,” Ricardo Mayoral, acting special agent in charge of U.S. Immigration and Customs

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SAN JUAN — Three young children were killed and their father was found hanged in an apparent murder-suicide in southern Puerto Rico, police said Wednesday. Officers found the bodies of two girls and a boy inside a home in the coastal city of Ponce after receiving a call about a

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands is coming closer to a home schooling alternative in the territory — but many question whether that is such a good thing. Studies have shown that when parents are abusive to children — home schooling can ensure that the parents’ mental and/or physical abuse goes

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CBP agents intercepted 283 pounds of suspected cocaine off of Aguadilla, in northwest Puerto Rico. Christopher Woody/Google Maps SAN JUAN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations intercepted a small wooden vessel carrying two men and $3.6 million in cocaine on Sunday, the latest sign that smuggling routes

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TEACHER OF THE YEAR: Kendra Vicars CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Thomas-St. John District, named Kendra Vicars, a Speech and AP English Language and Composition teacher at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School, as its 2017 Teacher of the Year at a selection luncheon held Sunday,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations office held its first Global Entry enrollment event in St. Thomas recently. The event was held October 14 to 15 at the Cyril E. King International Airport security office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Forty-seven United States Virgin

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SANTO DOMINGO — Drones are proving to be a good means of mapping man-made changes in the landscape over difficult terrain. Geophysicist Till Sonneman and his archaeological colleagues are experimenting with drones in the inaccessible areas of the Caribbean. Columbus as turning point In the widescale NEXUS1492 research project professor

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A possible outbreak of Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) — popularly known as “pink eye” has been identified in the St. Thomas district, according to local health officials. The V.I. Department of Health was notified by a St. Thomas ophthalmology practice that 30 patients have been diagnosed with a

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