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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. issued the following statement today on the proposed use of a one-time $39 million Medicaid reimbursement to the government of the U.S. Virgin Islands:“The Bryan-Roach Administration has made its priorities clear to the public and will continue its work toward those priorities.” “Since taking

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix man has been charged with trying to export 18 bricks of cocaine weighing about 42 pounds on a commercial airline flight leaving St. Thomas. Mikhail “NastyMik” Munoz, 31, of Campo Rico, was charged with possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The U.S. Attorney’s Office in St. Thomas said today that Raphi Joseph has been arrested on a complaint charging him with transportation of stolen goods, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. According to court documents unsealed today, the United States Postal Inspection Service was previously alerted that

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CHRISTIANSTED — Traditional water usage patterns imply 90 percent of households in the USVI collect and store water in cisterns. Unfortunately, there is little available information on the quality of this water. There is no evidence-based guidance available for the use and/or management of household cistern water. Recent surveys suggest

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. signed a proclamation recently recognizing African Heritage Week and African Liberation Day, which takes place on May 25th annually. About 200 million people in the Americas identify as being of African descent and millions more live in other parts of the world outside of the African

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Staged readings will take place by island resident actors in St. Thomas on Saturday. The readings have been gleaned from plays that were submitted for this year’s New Playwrights Festival at the Pistarckle Theater. The event takes place Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Pistarckle Theater at

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MIAMI — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. will lead the territory’s delegation at the annual Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) in Florida this week. Governor Bryan will hold high-level discussions with leaders from the travel and tourism sector and the international investment community at the Miami summit from today to Thursday.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As a part of the VIPD’S Initiative in “Meeting the People” Deputy Police Commissioner Celvin G. Walwyn visits a local church every other Sunday.  The idea is that many people do not attend town hall meetings, but they will attend church on Sunday, Walwyn, an evangelical Christian

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today that her office will be hosting a multi-district training this week, focusing on the investigation and prosecution of transnational organized drug trafficking crime as part of the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) program. “The principal mission of OCDETF

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix native became the fourth person arrested in connection with the non-fatal assault rifle shooting of local marshal 12 days ago. Kadeem Baptiste, 23, of St. Croix was arrested about 3 p.m. on Saturday and charged with misprision of a felony, the Virgin Islands Police

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