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CHRISTIANSTED — A 37-year-old St. Croix man wanted for questioning in an animal cruelty case was gunned down in a La Grande Princesse bar early this morning, authorities said. Carlos Enrique “Choco” Diaz of Sally’s Fancy was shot to death outside of Anna’s Bar sometime before 3:30 a.m. today, the

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CHRISTIANSTED — The “partial privatization” of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority may represent the best opportunity for reliable and affordable service, Senator Kenneth Gittens said Friday.  The St. Croix Senator is calling for investigative hearings on WAPA so that legislators have an opportunity to chart the best course

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SAN JUAN — When people think of the Caribbean, it’s the turquoise seas, clean beaches, coral reefs teeming with fish, turtles and balmy breezes that come to mind. For us, this paradise is what we call home. We depend upon its riches for sustenance and, often, to make a living. It

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA) Director Daryl Griffith on Thursday pushed back against one of the subcontractors hired for the Emergency Home Repair Virgin Islands (EHRVI) program who improperly served construction liens on ten homeowners who had their hurricane-damaged homes repaired

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FREDERIKSTED — A 79-year-old St. Croix man has been charged with negligent homicide after he struck and killed a teenage boy while driving near an elementary school last month. The driver, Laurely E. Henry, was arrested on a bench warrant signed by a Superior Court judge issued Thursday charging him

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FREDERIKSTED — One of four men arrested in 2017 for his involvement in an East End carjacking-rape incident that shocked St. Croix was found shot to death inside a house in Concordia Bay about 10:38 a.m. Tuesday, authorities said. Link Baltimore, Jr., 20, was arrested in May 2017 along with

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WASHINGTON — Komal Samaroo, a leading Caribbean business personality, wants the Caribbean region to be better positioned to benefit from its trading relations with the United States through the removal of trade barriers and expanded American investment in the region. Komal Samaroo, chairman of the West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers

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CHRISTIANSTED — A person of interest in a murder and other crimes is now in custody, authorities said. Abijah Isaac, 19, of Sion Farm, was arrested on a warrant Tuesday and charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession or sale of ammunition, and possession of a controlled substance, the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Cane Bay Films is pleased to announce that filmmaker Johanna Bermúdez-Ruiz’s recent short film, Soléne won the Special Jury Award at the International Outfest Film Festival, Dominican Republic! Bermúdez-Ruiz stated, “It was truly a great honor to receive this award and we are sincerely grateful to Outfest for

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — FirstBank V.I. is warning its customers in the U.S. and British Virgin islands: “If it seems suspicious, don’t trust it!” “If you’ve received an email with the subject line regarding any type of transaction in your account, do not open it,” FirstBank V.I. said on Facebook. “Delete the

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