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SENTENCED: ESTANISLAO DE JESUS [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Estanislao De Jesus, 47, of the Dominican Republic, to 41 months’ imprisonment followed by four years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute cocaine. Judge Gomez also ordered De Jesus to pay

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UNDER FIRE FOR POOR WORK ETHIC (JUST LIKE MAPP): Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett whines that she and other delegates have no vote, but she has taken no concrete steps to do anything about it. WASHINGTON — Just as the newly-convened 115th Congress began this week, Virgin Islands Non-voting Delegate to

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI — In a recent study, researchers from Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that the rates of death from cervical, breast, prostate and colon cancers are two to nine times higher in the Caribbean compared to

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         ARRESTED: Isaiah George [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that the following arrests took place: On Saturday, December 31, 2016, at approximately 12:54 p.m. Isaiah George, 32 of Estate Bolongo was arrested after he was identified as the individual who

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“I SWEAR TO DO MY VERY BEST (WHEN I AM SOBER) IN THE NEW YEAR OF 2017.” Embattled Gov. Kenneth Mapp [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Sunday January 1, 2017 about 12:12 a.m. a citizen called the 911 Emergency Call Center and reported shoots fired in the area of

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The Boy Scouts of America building near the Ron de Lugo Federal Building, St. Thomas [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Friday, December 30, 2016, at about 2:35 p.m., officers responded to the Boy Scouts of America building, located on Veterans Drive, in regards to a gunshot victim, according to

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The site of two armed robberies in the last 13 months was again the venue for a terrifying armed robbery — this time with three men packing guns instead of one. On Friday, December 30, 2016 at about 10:16 p.m., a citizen called the 911

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ARRESTED: Eustache Emmanuel Stevens of Estate Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three St. Thomas natives have been arrested by police in connection with illegal gun possession charges. On Thursday, December 29, 2016 three men were arrested and charged for possession of unlicensed firearms in continuation of ongoing initiatives conducted by the

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FAILED WATER TEST: John Brewers Bay beach in St. Thomas near the University of the Virgin Islands CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in the territory — three in St. Thomas and one in St. John — failed water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] HAS UMPTEEN BODYGUARDS TO ‘PROTECT HIS PERSONAL DIGNITY’: But no one in the bloated territorial government has been assigned by Gov. Ken Mapp of New York to get matching federal funds to fight Zika virus on par with Puerto Rico. The question is: why not? SAN JUAN —

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