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By SORAYA DIASE COFFELT SPECIAL TO THE V.I. FREE PRESS The Virgin Islands public has been informed that there were recent arrests of three individuals on corruption charges involving the alleged misuse of over $2 million in federal funds associated with the REAL ID program. The individuals arrested, of course,

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MIAMI — A tropical storm warning has been issued for a trio of islands in the Caribbean Sea as a “disturbance” continues to develop off the northeast coast of South America, the National Hurricane Center announced Sunday afternoon. The system is expected to intensify into a tropical storm today as it

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said a St. Thomas man was shot to death in his car on Saturday afternoon. Jahkima Moore, 32, was killed Saturday afternoon in a fatal drive-by shooting on Scott Free Road, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said. According to the police, at 5:54 p.m. Saturday

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One electrical supply distribution company is leading all others in the region — Electrical Conductors, LLC. Founded in 2005 and well-established by 2012, Electrical Conductors, LLC is one of the fastest growing electrical distributors serving the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean. Their team highly-qualified and expert

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ARRESTED: Tasanique Murrel CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Wednesday, June 15, 2017 officers along with the Criminal Investigation Team were notified to travel to Home Depot, St. Thomas, in reference to an employee who embezzled money. Contact was made with the Lost Prevention manager who stated that he was notified of

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COKI POINT BEACH: This popular beach in St. Thomas has failed water quality testing two weeks in a row. Overall, five of the seven beaches that failed in Rock City last week also did not meet established water quality standards this week. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Ten beaches in the territory failed

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ARRESTED: Troy Ettienne of Lovenlund CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who was arrested by police for armed robbery in February — was arrested again four month later — this time for allegedly using counterfeit bills to buy pizza. Troy Ettienne, 28, of Estate Lovelund was arrested after the

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SAN JUAN —Seaborne Airlines said that it is pleased to announce that non-stop service between the carrier’s hub in San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport and Antigua and Barbuda, V.C. Bird International Airport, will resume starting Friday, July 21, 2017. Seaborne Airlines and the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority have

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CREATIVE CHEF: Nandi Furet of St. Thomas showed she had the right stuff when it comes to culinary creations. Furet, a senior at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School, got top honors at the 2017 Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami. MIAMI — Ivanna Eudora

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NOT WELCOME HERE! Three men associated with the vessel Singularis and guests of Yacht Haven Grande were asked to leave the marina this week after flying the Confederate flag on the dinghy tied to the larger yacht. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A dinghy that flew the Confederate flag next to the

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