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CREATIVE CHEF: Nandi Furet of St. Thomas showed she had the right stuff when it comes to culinary creations. Furet, a senior at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School, got top honors at the 2017 Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami. [ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI —

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NOT WELCOME HERE! Three men associated with the vessel Singularis and guests of Yacht Haven Grande were asked to leave the marina this week after flying the Confederate flag on the dinghy tied to the larger yacht. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A dinghy that flew the Confederate flag next

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was ordered by a federal judge to serve five years in prison after admitting to trying to sell nearly nine pounds of cocaine in the territory. Reinaldo Morone, 44, was sentenced on Wednesday to 60 months in prison for conspiracy to

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JUDGE CURTIS GOMEZ: Ordered Walid John, 37, to serve 10 months in prison on federal gun conviction. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A federal judge ordered a St. Thomas man on Wednesday to serve nearly one year in prison for being a person with a gun after being convicted of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic entered a guilty plea in federal court on Wednesday to charges that he fired a Glock machine pistol in St. Thomas in August. Cristian Lopez-Moncion, 35, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas to possession of a

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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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DAMAGED FOR LIFE: Puerto Rico resident Michelle Flandez caresses her two-month-old son, Inti Perez, diagnosed with microcephaly linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. According to a report released Thursday on the impact of Zika virus in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, about 1 in 20

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FREE AS A JAIL BIRD: Denis Davydov, a Russian national with HIV in the USA. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A gay Russian national with HIV was detained by federal customs officials in St. Thomas and could be deported back to Putin’s authoritarian police state under new protocols established by

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ARRAIGNMENT SET: Shaquielle Correa [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Croix man accused of being one of four men who robbed Gems and Gold Corner in St. Thomas of $161,000 worth of jewelry four years ago made his initial appearance in federal court on Tuesday. Shaquielle Correa, 21, appeared

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CHRISTIANSTED – A former Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) major and acting commander made an initial appearance in federal court on Monday on charges that she has stolen hundreds of thousands of dollars from the U.S. Department of Defense. Aesha Rivers, 41, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Court Judge George Cannon

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