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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three people — one from Los Angeles, one from St. Thomas and one from St. Croix pleaded guilty to marijuana smuggling related charges in federal court on Monday, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Clarence Griffin, 44, of California, Robert Brown, 29, of St. Croix, and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are reporting from St. Thomas that a second shooting incident occurred in Bovoni within 48 hours of a drive-by shooting that took place on Saturday in which a 14-year-old boy was injured by gunfire. On May 16, 2016 about 1:28 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center

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SAN JUAN — According to the International Labor Organization and the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), unemployment is set to rise in the Latin America and Caribbean labor markets. The U.N. organizations state that the evolution of labor markets in Latin America and the Caribbean during

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CHRISTIANSTED —Republican Party of the Virgin Islands chairman John Canegata on Sunday questioned the moral character of Bill and Hillary Clinton on the eve of the former president’s speech at Island Center on St. Croix. “After being rejected by Democrats in 20 primary and caucus contests for a 74-year-old socialist

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police say a 14-year-old is the latest person to be shot in a drive-by shooting in broad daylight — this time near a shopping area on St. Thomas on Saturday morning. The most recent incident was reported to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) on  Saturday, May

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett is encouraging Virgin Island students to write the President of the United States asking him to visit the Virgin Islands before he leaves office in 2017. Students who elect to participate in the Congresswoman’s letter writing initiative will be asked to write a one

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Friday, May 13, 2016 at approximately 2:30pm, officers from the Investigation Unit responded to a report of a robbery that took place in the vicinity of 1st Avenue in Estate Thomas. Upon arrival to the scene, officers made contact with the victim who stated that while walking

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[wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 28-year-old St. Thomas man was shot near the Tutu Hi Rise, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). Thursday, May 12, 2016 at approximately 8:25am, the 911 emergency center dispatched officers to the vicinity of Tutu Hi Rise in reference to a

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) put supermarkets in the territory on notice that “deplorable” conditions will no longer be tolerated. DLCA Commissioner Devin Carrington said that unclean floors, rotting food on the shelves and many other dangerous and unsanitary conditions visible in Virgin Islands supermarkets

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 24-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested at the airport on charges that he tried to smuggle a huge cache of guns, many of them Glock pistols, into the territory, according to federal authorities. Naeem Akil Smith was arrested charged with the unlawful possession of 18 firearms,

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