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Some 17 countries and territories in the Americas have supplied data indicating that they may have eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, according to a new report by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), unveiled on World AIDS Day Tuesday. Still, an estimated 2,500 children in the

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ARRESTED: Julio Ramos of Paul M. Pearson Gardens CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police on St. Thomas are reporting three arrests took place over the weekend on charges ranging from domestic violence and a purse snatching to disturbing the peace. *On Saturday about 1:04 p.m., Lorna George said she was attacked in

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MUG SHOT: Alvery Smith of Contact Towers CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police on Sunday arrested a 50-year-old St. Thomas man on charges related to the alleged embezzlement of $1.4 million from MoneyGram franchises he managed in the territory with his wife Ana Garcia. Alvery Smith of Estate Bakkeroe was charged with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A kitchen explosion injured two employees at the Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Beach Resort in St Thomas late Sunday morning, according to Government House. Firefighters were taken by the hotel’s security staff to the kitchen area where they discovered that the fire had already been

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 64-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested for separate incidents of stealing and property destruction over the last two months – one of them on Thanksgiving Day, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Malik Cheatham, 64 of Solberg was arrested Thursday and charged with two counts

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Coakley Bay Condominiums in St. Croix Home prices have risen sharply, but not enough to trigger an increase in the maximum loan that can be purchased or guaranteed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac next year. The baseline conforming loan limit will remain at $417,000 in 2016 for the 11th

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Rain falls on Queen Street in Christiansted CHRISTIANSTED – Heavy rains drenched parts of St. Croix Saturday with nearly three inches of rain being recorded by the National Weather Service and a flash flood and rip current warnings remain in effect. Rough seas and choppy waves of up to seven

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Milt Newton of St. Thomas MINNEAPOLIS — Kent Amos sat in his Washington, D.C., living room 36 years ago, three lost boys standing before him. Amos and his wife Carmen were embarking on a new mentoring program for wayward children, and 14-year-old Milt Newton was among the first three candidates

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – All beaches in the territory are closed due to the possibility that runoff from storm water could have made them unsafe for swimming or fishing, The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said Friday. “Due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP)

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Judge J. Paul Oetken CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands urged the Second Circuit this month to affirm a New York district court’s dismissal of an $84 million tax refund suit filed by an oil refinery, saying that its tax laws are distinct and it has exclusive jurisdiction over such

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