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SMILE FOR THE CAMERA: Veteran Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer Charles Nibbs poses for the mother of a special needs child in the parking lot of a Frederiksted supermarket after he allegedly verbally abused her son at his work site. (PHOTO COURTESY: Liz Richards) FREDERIKSTED — A parent of

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BUCK ISLAND VIEW: Greg and Ashley Bouzianis realize their American dream to move to the tropical paradise of St. Croix on the latest episode of “Caribbean Life” set to air this Sunday at 9 p.m. local time on HGTV. CHRISTIANSTED — A Kansas City couple with two young sons makes

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For the second time in a six days, dangerous lighting fixtures sold exclusively at Home Depot have been recalled, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Panama-based Lumicentro Internacional recalled about 10,500 Hampton Bay 3-Light and Home Decorators Collection 4-Light Crystal Chandeliers because the 50-watt halogen lights

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THE CUBAN SNAKE: RONALD LABEET HAS CHANGED HIS NAME TO “ISHMAEL MUSLIM ALI” BUT THE FACT REMAINS THAT HE IS STILL RESPONSIBLE FOR THE VICIOUS MACHINE GUN MURDERS OF EIGHT INNOCENT PEOPLE ON A GOLF COURSE IN ST. CROIX IN 1972. HAVANA — For more than 30 years, Ronald Labeet

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GUEST OP-ED PIECE By Soraya Diase Coffelt Candidate for Governor On June 30, 2017, the V.I. Inspector General issued a 76 page written report with scathing findings entitled Audit of the Department of Education’s Inventory Controls Over the School Lunch Program. Among these findings was that $920,000 had been spent

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CHRISTIANSTED — The National Park Service and its supporters will be presenting a talk about historic archaeology at Estate Bethlehem Old Works this week. The lecture will be given by Steve Lenik on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the Christiansted National Historic Site. It is being sponsored

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TOP DOGS: St. Croix native Linval Joseph (left) poses with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton as part of a tourism promotional event for the 10,000 lakes state in the midwest United States. MINNEAPOLIS — Like most Minnesotans, Linval Joseph spent his Saturday morning fishing one of that state’s 10,000 lakes. But unlike

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‘PERP WALK’: Hubert W. “Blackest” Lee, Jr. gets some face time for the cameras at the Henry Rohlsen Airport in St. Croix when he returned from North Carolina on Saturday. FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands public got its first look here on Saturday at the third sexual assault suspect arrested

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BUCCANEER HOTEL BEACH: Has failed DPNR water quality testing several times this year already. The agency said that swimmers and fishermen should avoid using this beach for health reasons. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Five beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to

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DOUBLE DEALING: U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CPB) agent Vanessa N. Jackson, 27, is accused of shooting her 28-year-old boyfriend in the back and leaving him for dead by not calling for emergency help for him. FREDERIKSTED — A U.S. Customs agent on St. Croix who allegedly shot her 28-year-old

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