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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment on November 5 charging Kevin Henley, 21, of Tortola, British Virgin Islands, with Bulk Cash Smuggling, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe. Henley was arrested on October 7, 2015, and was released on home confinement with electronic monitoring after

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U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 57-year-old St. Thomas man pleased guilty in federal court to marijuana distribution charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Alva Nicholas pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas to one count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, United

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Police Department reported four people on St. Thomas were arrested on charges ranging from drunk driving to assault over the weekend. Robert Johnson, 40, of Mountain Top was arrested at 5:51 p.m. Saturday at the Traffic Bureau and charged with driving under the influence

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By PHOEBE WARREN, Special To The V.I. Free Press This is the first post in a series called “Insight on the Issues” in which I will examine one specific issue in American politics and give each candidate’s stance. I will periodically do these posts but with no particular schedule so

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Want some good news this morning? How about that tourism numbers are up 10 percent compared to last year. And that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report no flu activity in the Virgin Islands. According to this week’s FluView report from the CDC, overall seasonal influenza activity

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U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 50-year-old St. Thomas man pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to charges related to official abuse of territorial power, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. George W. Lewis, Jr. who worked as VITEMA’s emergency planner, admitted in U.S. District Court to one

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It’s official. Maroon 5 announced Friday that their North American tour would begin next fall. But their world tour will include Theron and Timothy Thomas of R. City – whose song “Locked Away” – features M5 lead singer Adam Levine The 26-date tour of North America kicks off in San

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 39-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested on domestic violence-related charges Sunday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Greg Baron of Estate Hope was arrested at 5:29 a.m. Sunday and charged with second-degree assault and destruction of property-domestic violence, the VIPD said. According to the report,

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – PriceSmart, Inc. announced Friday that for the month of October 2015, net warehouse club sales increased 12.9% to $233.4 million from $206.7 million in October a year earlier. For the two months ended October 31, 2015, net warehouse club sales increased 12.7% to $449.9 million from

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – In order to strengthen their agricultural sectors and avoid or mitigate the negative impact of climate change, Caribbean countries should introduce and promote climate resilient food systems, said Juan Cheaz, senior program coordinator Agricultural Policy and Value Chains at the Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation

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