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A monkey stares out from its enclosure at the Dr. Juan A. Rivero Zoo in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico Danica Coto/AP SAN JUAN — The economic crisis afflicting Puerto Rico for the last decade has also taken a toll on the island’s only zoo, with critics saying it is sorely understaffed and struggling

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TOLEATHA CALLWOOD (PHOTO COURTESY: Mugshots.com) WEST PALM BEACH — A Florida appeals court has remanded a Virgin Islands divorce case involving the value of a property in St. Thomas. Calvin Callwood filed an appeal in the 4th District Court of Appeal in a case involving Toleatha Callwood, 43, after a

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SMILE FOR THE CAMERA: Veteran Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer Charles Nibbs poses for the mother of a special needs child in the parking lot of a Frederiksted supermarket after he allegedly verbally abused her son at his work site. (PHOTO COURTESY: Liz Richards) FREDERIKSTED — A parent of

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BUCK ISLAND VIEW: Greg and Ashley Bouzianis realize their American dream to move to the tropical paradise of St. Croix on the latest episode of “Caribbean Life” set to air this Sunday at 9 p.m. local time on HGTV. CHRISTIANSTED — A Kansas City couple with two young sons makes

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For the second time in a six days, dangerous lighting fixtures sold exclusively at Home Depot have been recalled, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Panama-based Lumicentro Internacional recalled about 10,500 Hampton Bay 3-Light and Home Decorators Collection 4-Light Crystal Chandeliers because the 50-watt halogen lights

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TOP DOGS: St. Croix native Linval Joseph (left) poses with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton as part of a tourism promotional event for the 10,000 lakes state in the midwest United States. MINNEAPOLIS — Like most Minnesotans, Linval Joseph spent his Saturday morning fishing one of that state’s 10,000 lakes. But unlike

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SELMO WATTS: Gets eight months in prison for stealing eight packages from the post office in Frenchtown — he got one month in prison for each package he stole. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man who tried to pick up his mail before it arrived at the Post Office

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THE DIE HAS BEEN CAST: RAHEEM “CAESAR” MILLER GETS NEARLY 10 YEARS IN PRISON CHARLOTTE AMALIE – U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez on Wednesday sentenced two men for their roles in the robbery of two St. Thomas jewelry stores that involved the use of guns, the U.S. Department of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp has proclaimed this Freedom Week in the U.S. Virgin Islands in accordance with Act. No. 8002. Freedom Week encompasses two significant dates in the Territory’s history – July 2, 1848 when a call went out to enslaved Africans to come to Fort Frederik in the town of

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STERN LOOK: In pleading guilty, Charles Banks IV, 49, of Atlanta, admitted to a judge that he bamboozled Tim Duncan into guaranteeing a $6 million loan used as part of an investment in a sports-merchandise company, Gameday Entertainment LLC that Banks was chairman of. In total Banks allegedly stole $13.5 million from the

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