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The U.S. Virgin Islands made the top ten list of preferred destinations among the ranks of America’s richest travelers. Surprisingly, Mexico with its risk of kidnappings of wealthy Americans, came in first among those for whom money is no object and the world is at their well-heeled, designer-clad feet. That’s

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              WAPA CEO Hugo Hodge Jr.  CHRISTIANSTED – Hugo Hodge Jr. will be forced to quit the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority after eight years on the job after a vote to renew his contract deadlocked in a 4-4 tie. Half of the

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              ARRESTED: Moses Laronde CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 21-year-old St. Thomas home invader who broke a window in broad daylight to gain entry to a house in Estate Bovoni was nabbed by a timely police response as he exited the residence. Police said that

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We always hear plenty of different stories about the modelling industry and not all of them have been to kind over the years, with plenty of negativity being shown from within the modelling world. In the past, we have heard how there is plenty of cattiness and jealousy among certain

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — A major new study has revealed that the global seafood catch is much larger and declining much faster than previously known. The study, by the University of British Columbia near Vancouver, reconstructed the global catch between 1950 and 2010 and found that it was 30 per cent

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                 Reseacher William Lau NEW YORK – Hurricanes in the Caribbean and Atlantic oceans will grow more than twice as powerful and damaging as ocean temperatures rise from global warming, a new study says. Warming seas could produce more rainfall and far more

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 View from Agnes Fancy, Estate Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and one woman critically wounded in Agnes Fancy early this morning. Police received a report at 1:29 a.m. today that gunfire had been discharged in Agnes Fancy. When police arrived on

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The V.I. Free Press app is available for free now in the Apple Store! There are more mobile devices than people on the planet. Over five billion mobile subscribers – about 77% of the world’s population – are online. This new type of simple access for consumers is catching on

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            ARRESTED: Asiana Thurmond CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 19-year-old St. Thomas woman was arrested Sunday evening after police said she broke into her boyfriend’s residence and destroyed all of his belongings. Asiana Thurmond of Nordsideve was arrested at 5:30 p.m. Sunday and charged with third-degree

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         Health’s Juan Figueroa-Serville V.I. Health Commissioner Juan Figueroa-Serville passed along the following communiqué  from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta: In May 2015, the World Health Organization reported the first local transmission of Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere, with autochthonous (locally acquired)

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