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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – In accordance with the proposal submitted in March 2018 to the Government Employees Retirement System (GERS) and the United States District Court for the Virgin Islands, Commissioner of Finance Valdamier Collens, said to all government employees that the Department of Finance has remitted payment of all outstanding

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas say they are investigating a non-fatal shooting that happened in Estate Bovoni-Nadir Tuesday morning. According to police, the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report at 9:48 a.m. Tuesday of a man being treated for a gunshot wound at the Schneider Regional Medical

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In his communication to Senate President Myron D. Jackson, U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp approved 14 bills brought forward by the 32nd Legislature of the Virgin Islands, signing them into law. At the same time, the territory’s chief executive vetoed three bills in their entirety. Expressing deep concern with sections

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CHRISTIANSTED — During a Cabinet meeting on St. Croix on Tuesday, Governor Kenneth Mapp thanked his leadership team and other members of his Administration for “working tirelessly” with the U.S. Virgin Islands community and federal officials to submit proposals which resulted in the approval of critical funds for the recovery and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of Dominica who was arrested after a fight in April faces 10 years in prison after admitting in federal court to being an illegal alien with a gun. Lester Gabriel Charles, 35, of Roseau pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Curtis Gomez to possession of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of Dominica was given 6.5 years in prison by a federal judge for a cocaine conspiracy conviction. Kenneth James, 51, of Roseau, was sentenced before District Court Judge Curtis Gomez, to 78 months incarceration for conspiracy to distribute cocaine, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A government contractor teaching computer skills for the Department of Labor has been given 1.5 years in prison by a federal judge for alien smuggling and identification fraud. Dean Baptiste, 53, of St. Thomas, was sentenced Wednesday on separate indictments charging conspiracy to traffic illegal aliens and bank

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police say they are investigating a peace officer who fired a gun into the air to try to break up a fight outside the Windward Passage Hotel on Monday night. Virgin Islands Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. said he was aware of the situation after being provided

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Senate chair of the Health Committee for the Legislature says her office will be vetting a bill that would require local doctors who work in Virgin Islands hospitals to share some of their fees with the health facilities they work in. Senator Nereida “Nellie” Rivera-O’Reilly said in

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ARRESTED ON ST. THOMAS AND HELD IN STATE CUSTODY: GLENROY FRANCIS SR. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man is charged with statutory rape in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a minor early this year. Glenroy Francis Sr. 50, is charged with a rape that took place between

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