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Free College Tuition Proposal Supported by Two Gubernatorial Candidates is Ill-timed Given V.I. Government’s Huge Outstanding Debt and Our Crumbling Infrastructure COMMENTARY BY: SORAYA DIASE COFFELT Two gubernatorial candidates have expressed publicly their support for legislation to give free tuition to every high school graduate in the U.S. Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man is recovering from stab wounds after he was attacked in Estate Nadir on Thursday night. Police went to the Schneider Regional Medical Center about 11:35 p.m. Thursday to interview the victim of the attack. The man told told police at the hospital that

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested after police said he took a woman’s car and ditched in the Red Hook area after a joy ride. Shamauri A. Camsel, 23, was arrested about 11:40 a.m. on Friday and charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle, the Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Lucia native who was expelled from the territory in 2014 for “moral turpitude” was given 137 days in prison on Thursday for coming to the United States illegally. Isidore Francis Isidore, 61, of St. Lucia, was sentenced today for improper entry by an alien, U.S. Attorney

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches in territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Lindbergh Bay beach on St. Thomas and Oppenheimer beach on St. John have high

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal grand jury on Thursday returned indictments against two Dominican Republic nationals charging that they were illegal aliens. A federal Grand Jury returned separate indictments against Ezequiel Rivera Gomez aka Francisco Mejia, 44, and Luis Miguel Recio Fernandez, 29, alleging that they illegally re-entered the United

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INDICTED BY A FEDERAL GRAND JURY: K’MOI CORRASPE OF ST. THOMAS CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three men were indicted by a federal grand jury on Thursday. A federal Grand Jury returned three separate indictments against K’Moi Corraspe, 24, Michael Hendrickson, 27, and Gamba Potter, 33, each for allegedly possessing illegal contraband

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two parents got in a brawl outside an elementary school on St. Thomas and one parent was stabbed and another arrested. The incident led to Ulla Muller Elementary School being put on lockdown for a brief period, eyewitnesses said. On Thursday, September 13, 2018 at about 7:45 a.m. the 911 dispatch reported that two

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Isaac became less organized today as it moved across the eastern Caribbean on its way toward Central America, the National Hurricane Center said. The center of the storm was located 80 miles west-southwest of Dominica and 240 miles southeast of St. Croix, the NHC said in its 2

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested on assault and illegal gun charges on Wednesday. On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at approximately 11:20 p.m., units from the Richard N. Callwood Command along with units from the Criminal Investigation Bureau traveled to Sib’s Restaurant about an assault victim. Upon

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