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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp and Lt. Governor Osbert Potter said that they will attend a briefing tour on the progress of the Veterans Drive Improvement Project, by representatives of American Bridge Company. The briefing tour will take place at 4:00 p.m. today. All participants are asked to meet

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U.S. COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT IN NEW JERSEY CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Dominican Republic native was given 10 years in prison by a federal judge for bringing nearly 13 pounds of cocaine to the territory. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez re-sentenced Tomas Liriano Castillo, 44, to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has reportedly flown the coup in disgust after finishing second in the governor’s race on Tuesday. Sources close to Mapp say he is like a jilted lover who can’t believe he is no longer wanted by an adoring Virgin Islands electorate. Mapp is so

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man who allegedly brandished a firearm during a jewelry store robbery and duct taped employees to threaten and intimidate them faces 40 years in prison if convicted and sentenced to the maximum. On November 1, 2018, a federal grand jury returned a six count

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Eastern Caribbean Center of the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will conduct the 2018 Virgin Islands Community Survey (VICS) during the months of November and December 2018. This scientific survey of a sample of households is a follow-up to the one conducted in 2016.  The

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FORCED SMILES: SOME OF GOV. KENNETH MAPP’S SUPPORTERS ON ST. THOMAS TODAY CHRISTIANSTED — Steady rains on all three U.S. Virgin Islands did not dampen territorial residents’ spirits when it came to voting this election day — with 50 percent of all eligible voters casting a ballot. As of 9:49

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ADRIAN L. FOSTER OF MIAMI CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Florida woman admitted in federal court that she lied about construction contracts she was given in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Adrian L. Foster, 50, of Miami, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court before Judge Curtis Gomez, to one

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FUTURE GOVERNOR AND FIRST LADY? UVI’s VI TECH Stack Says Albert Bryan Jr. (pictured here with Yolanda Bryan his wife) will get the most votes in tomorrow’s elections. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands says it interviewed 800 people, of those interviewed, 86 percent said that they

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WORK UNDERWAY: MEVLIN H. EVANS HIGHWAY PROJECT ON ST. CROIX CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp approved four more road repairs contracts on Friday, soon bringing relief to residents who use Pilgrims Terrace Bypass, Estate Work and Rest Route 622, West Airport Road Route 64 at Estate Diamond and Hermon

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Four days before the election, Governor Kenneth Mapp announced a $27 million federal government plan to “expand and modernize the territory’s airports.” Mapp said Friday that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (USEDA) has notified the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) that USEDA is considering awarding $27 million

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