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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp advised Senate President Myron Jackson on Friday that he has approved funds for a special election so Virgin Islands’ voters can consider the initiative put forth by citizens to make changes to the structure of the Legislative Body. Bill No. 32-0329, now Act No. 8127, provides

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CHARTER YACHT CIMARRON ON ST. JOHN CRUZ BAY – A St. John man was arrested today and charged in the drowning death of a crew member aboard his vessel. Richard Smith, 65, was arrested on an indictment charging him with seaman’s manslaughter, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. Smith made his

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WANTED BY THE FBI, U.S. MARSHALS SERVICE, VIPD: PAUL “BOGUS” GIRARD, 30, OF ST. CROIX FREDERIKSTED — The FBI is still looking for accused armed robber Paul “Bogus” Girard. Virgin Islands Police Department spokesman Glen Dratte said today that the reward money it is offering for information leading to the arrest and capture

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in the 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 two of the beaches to avoid are on St. Thomas and two of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic and a native of Venezuela admitted in federal court that they came to the United States illegally. Juan Lorenzo Matias Peralta, 38, of Santo Domingo and Dionis Alexander Luis Gomez, 31, of Caracas, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Magistrate Court before U.S.

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ONCE BUT NO MORE: U.S. ATTORNEY GRETCHEN B.F. SHAPPERT SAYS YOU CAN’T MAIL DRUGS ANYMORE CHARLOTTE AMALIE – After 15 years of indifference, the U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Attorney’s Office says you can no longer mail drugs through the U.S. postal system — if you do, they will

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man told police that as soon as he got home in Estate Bordeaux he parked his car and someone started shooting at it. On Monday, October 29th, 2018 at about 9:24 p.m., Richard N. Callwood Command Patrol Officers were dispatched to the area of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has condemned the attack on worshipers at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that took place over the weekend. Mapp said that his administration joins communities across the United States in mourning the loss of life, and offered prayers of support to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today that Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) Alphonso Andrews will lead the efforts of her Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 6, 2018, general election. AUSA Andrews has been appointed to serve

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