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SPRINT’S CLAUDIO HIDALGO SAN JUAN — Sprint (NYSE:S) and PR Wireless, doing business as Open Mobile, today announced an agreement to combine their businesses in Puerto Rico, together with Sprint’s business in the U.S. Virgin Islands, into a new joint venture. The joint venture between two of the key players

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CARIBBEAN HOSPITALITY SCHOLARSHIPS MIAMI – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) has advised the application deadline for its scholarship program is Thursday, March 30, 2017. Scholarships are open to Caribbean students and industry professionals pursuing higher education or professional development in the hospitality and tourism field and are

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WHERE THE ASSAULT TOOK PLACE IN STT: At the Double Play Bar on Kronprindsens Gade. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man told police he was minding his own business inside a Paul M. Pearson Gardens area bar when a man suddenly grabbed him from behind and hit him over

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CAN’T ACHIEVE A GOAL WHEN NO GOAL IS SET: Beverly Nicholson-Doty is following the chief executive’s (Gov. Kenneth Mapp’) approach to governance with an unfocused, scattershot approach to tourism success that is not bearing significant fruit. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Building on the increase in stay-over arrivals last year, the U.S. Virgin

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    CIGNA’S Scott Evelyn BLOOMFIELD, Conn. — The Cigna Foundation today announced that $250,000 in grants are available over the next three years to non-profits in the U.S. Virgin Islands with community health workers helping those living with obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes and other chronic conditions. Community health

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ROME. Georgia — A Floyd County jury convicted St. Thomas’ Jamal Nevin Foreman of the murder of a 28-year-old Georgia man after a club let out early in the morning of July 20, 2014. Foreman, 28, was found guilty on charges of murder, aggravated assault and aggravated battery and possession

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 Red Hook port area of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man admitted in federal court today that he sold crack cocaine near a local high school. Tomolah Foy, 23, of St. Thomas pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to possessing with intent to distribute crack cocaine, U.S.

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GUILTY PLEA: Selmo Watts CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man admitted in federal court today that he broke into a U.S. Post Office and stole mail. Selmo Watts, 34, of St. Thomas pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to breaking into a Post Office, U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said.

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CHARGED: Spencer Wayne Allen CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 25-year-old native of the U.S. mainland has been charged in the firebombing of federal buildings in St. Thomas that has rocked this tiny American territory. Spencer Wayne Allen, 25, of Texas was arrested on Tuesday on a criminal complaint charging him with

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AN ACT OF TERROR? If so, it represents the first time such a thing has happened in the history of the U.S. Virgin Islands. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Fires were deliberately set at three buildings associated with the U.S. federal government in the territory early Tuesday, including one that destroyed a Navy

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