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BAD BEACH WARNING: Buccaneer Hotel on St. Croix [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Three beaches on St. Croix and one in St. Thomas failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said today

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    ARRESTED: Cuthbert Desouza [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — On January 24, 2017, at 11:30a.m. 47-year-old Cuthbert Desouza was arrested for third-degree assault, police said. On January 14, 2017 Cuthbert Desouza assaulted his girlfriend with a pickax handle, breaking her arm in the process, according to the Virgin Islands Police

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    ARRESTED: Charles Richards [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — On January 22, 2017, at approximately 3:50 a.m. Officers were on mobile patrol on Northside Road (Miracle Mile Golden Rock), while traveling officers noticed a vehicle stopped on the side of the road in the vicinity of the U.S. District Court.

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MAPP: “I got mines paid up front. What about you? I don’t need no stinkin’ GERS!” [ad name=”HTML-68″] NEW YORK — In a scathing report in its “Debtwire” column, Forbes Magazine said on Monday that the territory risks “capsizing” under its current debt load. The only difference between the U.S.

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WASHINGTON –Hepatitis C alone kills more people in the United States on a yearly basis than HIV. And the first report of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) on viral hepatitis reveals the enormous scale of this silent epidemic in the Caribbean and Latin America,  and advocates an organized response

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GUILTY PLEA: Shawn McIntosh [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – A 24-year-old St. Croix man admitted in federal court that he was a criminal in possession of a firearm, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Shawn McIntosh pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Golden Rock today to being a felon

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] SANTIAGO, Chile – A new joint report by two United Nations agencies says  overweight and obesity is on the rise throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, affecting every country, except Haiti. The report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says overweight

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BILLABLE HOURS? DPNR Commisioner Dawn Henry is coming up with new and inventive ways to spend your tax dollars under Gov. Kenneth Mapp. As an attorney, Henry has this down to a “t’.”  [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Dawn L. Henry, Esq., of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources

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G.O.P.’S JOHN CANEGATA [ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON – Virgin Islands Republican Chairman John Canegata released the following statement after leading the territory’s delegation in attending the inauguration of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence: “It was a tremendous honor to join fellow Virgin Islanders in representing our territory at

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Jevon Williams (left) and John Canegata. WASHINGTON — The Virgin Islands delegation to the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump met with the U.S. Senate today to bring awareness to critical issues facing the territory. Leading the delegation in meeting with the Republican majority on the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy

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