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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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INTERCEPTED: 283 lbs of coke SAN JUAN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operations agents seized 328 pounds of cocaine from a vessel near Puerto Rico on November 15, in what is the latest sign that traffickers may be returning to once popular Caribbean smuggling routes. A

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NHC projections for Tropical Depression 16 MIAMI — A late-season tropical depression has formed in the southwestern Caribbean and forecasters say it’s expected to become a tropical storm. The depression’s maximum sustained winds early Monday are near 35 mph (56 kph) with additional strengthening forecast. The U.S. National Hurricane Center

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FREDERIKSTED – On Veterans Day, Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI) in partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), recognized four veterans who reside at the LSSVI Housing Communities, as well as the AmeriCorps members who support them. The event, held at both the Flambouyant

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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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