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  [ad name=”HTML-68″] NASSAU — The U.S. Virgin Islands’ men’s beach soccer team did about as poorly as a team could do — embarrassing the territory by going 0-6 in the 2017 CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championships. On Sunday in consolation-round play, the USVI Team lost to Barbados 3-1, meaning that

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INTERIOR’S NIKOLAO PULA [ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON, D.C. — Acting Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Nikolao Pula has approved an adjustment payment of $18,173,711 million to the Virgin Islands government for fiscal year 2016 rum excise tax actuals, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The amount has been certified

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] The Virgin Islands Free Press spiked a Letter to the Editor by Ezril Dusky in the Sunday edition of the V.I. Freep because as an online newspaper, we do not wish to appear to be taking a stand against transgender teachers teaching in territorial public schools. The V.I.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — For the second time in less than 30 days, the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has warned the public to avoid using the Buccaneer Hotel Beach as it could pose a serious health risk to those who go in and around its waters. DPNR

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas woman who federal authorities said was responsible for a string of jewelry store robberies in St. Thomas has been found guilty after standing trial. On February 23, 2017, Aracelis N. Ayala a/k/a “Gordita” a/k/a “Fluff,” 34, was found guilty by a federal

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ARRESTED: Darwin Puello-Mateo [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 19-year-old St. Thomas man was taken into police custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest. On Thursday February 23, 2017 at about 4:53 p.m. Darwin Puello-Mateo, 19, of Contant, was present at the Criminal Investigation Bureau when he was

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic was given 10 years in prison by a federal judge for bringing 12 pounds of cocaine into Hull Bay. Tomas Liriano Castillo, 44, was sentenced to 121 months in prison on Tuesday for conspiracy to possess cocaine with the

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JUMPER: Margaret Fagenson [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A prominent St. Thomas philanthropist and wife of a Wall Street executive jumped to her death from a skyscraper in New York City recently. Margaret Fagenson, 68, jumped off the terrace of her 14th floor Upper East Side apartment just before 11 a.m. at

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WEIRD SCIENCE: Hannah Davis is testing the limits of Derek Jeter’s Über gene pool by feeding their first-born child a diet of gummy bears and salt. [ad name=”HTML-68″] NEW YORK — Her best accessory! Hannah Davis debuted her baby bump in New York City on Valentine’s Day, just one day after

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STAR STUCK: Hannah Davis [ad name=”HTML-68″] NEW YORK — St. Thomas native Hannah Davis had to be rescued by New York City firefighters after she got stuck in an elevator for nearly 30 minutes at a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition event, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Davis, an American

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