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NEW YORK — Two mysterious parties, labeling themselves Jane Doe and John Doe, have filed separate legal briefs in an attempt to limit the public release of personal information that could connect them to an underage sex trafficking operation allegedly run by New York financier Jeffrey Epstein and his partner,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Committee on Housing, Transportation, Infrastructure and Telecommunications met to hear testimony on the status and future of telecommunications services in the territory today. Committee Chair, Senator Marvin Blyden, underscored the importance of telecommunications in connecting the territory within its borders and to the rest of the

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HAVANA — Cuba has jettisoned rhetorical restraint toward the United States and is broadcasting footage of military defense exercises in the face of threats and new sanctions from the administration of President Donald Trump. The island nation had turned the other cheek over the last two years in the face

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CASTRIES — On the first leg of his Caribbean tour, Britain’s Prince Charles touted a “vital blue economy,” built on sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, as part of the solution to climate change, noting that rising sea levels represent an especially severe threat to nearby island nations.

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CRUZ BAY— Members of the 33rd Legislature have begun the process of revamping local insurance regulations in order “to better protect Virgin Islands property owners.” After hearing testimony from insurance companies and Virgin Islands officials on Wednesday, Senators were largely in support of Bills No. 33-0015 and No. 33-0016. The

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas moving company employee ambushed a co-worker in its Estate Thomas break room and shot him dead this morning, authorities said. Russell Moolenaar, 36, of Charlotte Amalie, was arrested by police and charged with first-degree murder, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. An employee of

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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s health department says a drug meant to control opioid overdoses can now be sold without a prescription, a move meant to reduce a spike in opioid deaths across the U.S. commonwealth. Health Secretary Rafael Rodriguez said Tuesday that naloxone will be sold as a nasal

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WASHINGTON — The White House says President Donald Trump will meet with leaders of five Caribbean nations on Friday in an effort to strengthen cooperation on security and trade issues. The meeting at Mar-a-Lago, the president’s Florida resort, will feature the leaders of the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Port Authority hosted two groups of students at the Henry Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix recently. VIPA’s Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighters partnered with Bohlke International Airways to provide nursery school and high school students a tour of the behind-the-scenes operations at the Henry Rohlsen Airport

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MONTEGO BAY — The Sandals Foundation – the philanthropic arm of Sandals Resorts International – celebrated 10 years of “fulfilling its promise to the Caribbean community” on Monday. Sandals invests in sustainable projects that improve Caribbean schools and build capacity in the education system, restore and conserve marine wildlife and

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