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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said that he supports the decision by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to ground Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft out of an abundance of caution and in the interest of passenger safety. Governor Bryan reassured the traveling public that their safety

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Acting Police Commissioner Jason Marsh announced on Wednesday that he is initiating the “Do the Right Thing Vehicle Enforcement Campaign.” Effective immediately the Virgin Islands Police Department will be increasing enforcement of all unregistered vehicles and/ or unlicensed drivers in the territory, Marsh said. During these random

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man was given 12.5 years in prison today for taking an underage girl to Mariendahl to have sex. Osvaldo Tavarez, 48, of Estate Bovoni, was sentenced as a result of his conviction for transporting a minor for illegal sexual activity, United States Attorney Gretchen

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The man who was struck down dead by a motorist on Krum Bay Road in St. Thomas seven days ago has been identified by authorities. Juan Carlos Martinez Urena, 51, a native of the Dominican Republic, was killed just before 8:55 p.m. Wednesday by a vehicle traveling

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UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS — AARP announced the launch of “Stop Rx Greed” on Tuesday, a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for Virgin Islanders and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority said today that the public needs to arrive earlier if you are traveling via the Fredericks Terminal at Red Hook today. The construction of the St. Thomas parking garage sidewalk has begun and traffic at the terminal is impacted by trucks pouring

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said an underage girl was physically attacked by a St. Thomas man once she went inside his residence on Monday. Thierre Jonte Louis, 19, was arrested at an undisclosed residence and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. When the 17-year-old girl

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man is accused of entering a local bank and taking things from it when it was closed for business. Clement Bougouneau, 51, of St. Thomas, made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller on Monday, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. Bougouneau

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A man who was born in Mexico and crossed the United States’ southern border to enter here illegally eighteen years ago admitted so in federal court today. Edgar Ramirez aka Rodolfo O. Salinas, 36, of Mexico City, pleaded guilty to false claim of United States citizenship, U.S.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man who served federal prison time in 2012 for making bomb threats is facing a possible 10-year prison sentence after making similar threats against The Ritz-Carlton, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court. Rudy Cook, 50, was charged in a criminal information on

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