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The worst drought in five years is creeping across the Caribbean. From the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to Cuba to St Lucia, crops are withering, reservoirs are drying up and cattle are dying while forecasters worry that the situation could only grow worse in the coming months. Thanks to

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IRVINE, Calif. – If you’ve got bottled water in the fridge or pantry, you might want to check if it’s included in a recent recall of several brands under the Niagara umbrella, after the company issued a voluntary recall last week for all spring water products produced from its Pennsylvania

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CHRISTIANSTED – People who live and work in an around Gallows Bay are encouraged to attend a Town Hall meeting Thursday June 25 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Terminal Building at the Christiansted port. Citizens and businesses near the Gallows Bay Port and Terminal say the transportation of

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  CHRISTIANSTED – A 32-year-old Estate Richmond man was found shot to death early this morning outside a popular nightclub, according to police. Police said Roy “Uncle Roy” Henry, Jr. was riddled with bullets when he exited the Lyme Club in Estate La Grande Princesse after 3 a.m. today. When

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CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) secured a key permit May 20 necessary to move forward with a mid-July commissioning of a St Croix power plant conversion project that will use propane as its feedstock. WAPA said it filed for the marine work permit with the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp says he has renounced his state-funded residence on the island of St. Thomas out of economic concerns. Mapp made the announcement in a statement May 30 following public criticism of government expenditures. The government paid $14,500 a month plus $50,000 in incidental expenses to

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CHRISTIANSTED – Police are asking for your help to find a 24-year-old St. Croix man wanted in connection with a domestic assault, according to the VIPD. Akeem Herbert is wanted for first-degree burglary, grand larceny, aggravated assault and battery-domestic violence, police said. Herbert is a black male, with a dark

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FREDERIKSTED – The Virgin Islands Police Department needs your help tonight to locate a 20-year-old Frederiksted man. Khadeem Rosario is wanted for second-degree burglary-domestic violence, according to police. Rosario is an Hispanic male with a light complexion, brown hair, brown eyes, stands 5-feet tall and weighs 130 pounds. He has

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CHRISTIANSTED – People with access to the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority grounds in Estate Richmond purposely torched equipment and transportation valued in the hundreds of thousands of dollars in protest over off-island workers being hired to do jobs local workers could do. Sen. Novelle Francis, Jr. – a

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  Mick Jagger famously said you’ll never make a saint of him. But plenty of Caribbean islands vied for the saintly destination name. Christopher Columbus named the Virgin Islands after St. Ursula and the 10,000 virgins, but only the virgin part stuck. The New York Post did a rundown of the

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