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[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN – Authorities in Puerto Rico say a carnival worker from New Jersey has died after being hit by a ride at a temporary amusement park in the U.S. territory. Police said late Tuesday that 59-year-old Jerry Green was operating a pendulum ride called “Skyfall” when he

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A boat captain with 25 years experience running marine businesses has added another tow boat to the options available to the marine community here. Capt. Robert Manley, a maritime jack-of-all-trades, got his sea legs as a youngster fishing off the New Jersey coast. After several years of

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SAN JUAN — Three men are in custody after police in Puerto Rico seized shipments of cocaine worth an estimated $13.5 million during two operations. Police said today that they seized 25 bricks of cocaine worth an estimated $12.5 million from a 35-foot wooden boat off Puerto Rico’s east coast

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FINED $40 MILLION FOR ILLEGAL DUMPING: PRINCESS CRUISE LINES WASHINGTON, D.C. — A cruise line that regularly stops in St. Thomas has to pay a $40 million penalty for intentional illegal discharges from one of its vessels, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. According to a Dec. 1 Justice

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DEATH CRUISE: Royal Caribbean has many varieties for tourists to choose from. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — Two Americans tourists have been found dead on a cruise ship in Puerto Rico. Joseph M. Ambrussi, 62, and William Alan Forsytte, 55, were found on Wednesday afternoon aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship

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“My personal dignity is at stake here.”–Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The commissioner of Property and Procurement came to the governor’s defense to say that the chief executive is one of only two people authorized by law to have his own government vehicle for personal and government business. Property and Procurement

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ON THE BALLS: Gov. Ken Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Following much discussion and deliberation the membership of the St. Thomas – St. John Agriculture and Food Fair Committee has made the decision to cancel the 33rd Annual Agriculture and Food Fair “based on logistical and numerous other challenges. A meeting

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    FCC Commisioner Mignon Clyburn WASHINGTON — An FCC commissioner is recommending that satellite viewers in the territory receive their local PBS member station instead of content from stations in Puerto Rico. WTJX, which used to be powerfully-run by Mapp No. 2 man Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter, has been

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SAN JUAN –  Dozens of FBI agents are seizing documents and electronic equipment at the city hall of a financially struggling town in northern Puerto Rico. The special agent in charge of the FBI’s San Juan division said Tuesday that agents were serving a search warrant at the government offices

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 30-year-old Puerto Rico native pleaded guilty in federal court to arms trafficking charges, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. On Friday, Raji Yusuf, 30, admitted in U.S. District Court in St. Thomas to trafficking in firearms, U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said. Sentencing is set for

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