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THREE TIMES IS NOT A CHARM: For Water Bay beach in St. Thomas, which has failed to meet established water quality standards three weeks in a row, according to the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR). CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should

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STORMY WEATHER: The skies threatened on St. Croix for two days but never produced much moisture. Here is a picture from taken on Miracle Mile in Estate Golden Rock on Tuesday. CHRISTIANSTED — If you thought that the skies above St. Croix looked a little more gray than normal on

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ARRESTED: Syed Zain Gilani at the Boston offices of Safr in Massachusetts on Friday afternoon. BOSTON — The attorney for the man accused of being the mastermind of a five-year $2 million scam that allegedly defrauded the Virgin Islands government of Real ID funds says that his arrests on territorial

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ACCUSED OF OFFICIAL CORRUPTION BY V.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL WALKER: Jerris Browne CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Justice said Monday that it has filed public corruption charges against two former Bureau of Motor Vehicles officials and a local business owner, in relation to issues connected to the implementation

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By SORAYA DIASE COFFELT SPECIAL TO THE V.I. FREE PRESS The Virgin Islands public has been informed that there were recent arrests of three individuals on corruption charges involving the alleged misuse of over $2 million in federal funds associated with the REAL ID program. The individuals arrested, of course,

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ST. JOHN’S PRISTINE BEAUTY: No longer on the list of UNESCO biosphere reserves thanks to the Trump Administration in Washington. WASHINGTON — The United States government has quietly withdrawn St. John’s Virgin Islands National Park from the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves program, the Virgin Islands Free Press has

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MIAMI — A tropical storm warning has been issued for a trio of islands in the Caribbean Sea as a “disturbance” continues to develop off the northeast coast of South America, the National Hurricane Center announced Sunday afternoon. The system is expected to intensify into a tropical storm today as it

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One electrical supply distribution company is leading all others in the region — Electrical Conductors, LLC. Founded in 2005 and well-established by 2012, Electrical Conductors, LLC is one of the fastest growing electrical distributors serving the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean. Their team highly-qualified and expert

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COKI POINT BEACH: This popular beach in St. Thomas has failed water quality testing two weeks in a row. Overall, five of the seven beaches that failed in Rock City last week also did not meet established water quality standards this week. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Ten beaches in the territory failed

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SAN JUAN — The tropics may get a little more interesting by the end of the week. Computer forecast models for days have been suggesting a system could form in the western part of the region and now the National Hurricane Center is highlighting that possibility as well. The hurricane

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