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FREDERIKSTED — Police are asking the public to watch out for a “phone cloning” scam currently being used to dupe people in the territory. Criminals make victims believe they are receiving a text message from a loved one in distress who needs an electronic cash transfer. The Virgin Islands Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting for the Turpentine Run project in St. Thomas on Wednesday. The public is invited to attend the meeting at Bertha Boschulte Middle School auditorium at 9-1-12A Bovoni in St. Thomas from 5 to 7 p.m. on

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MIAMI —  Two shipping vessels have been reported “abandoned” and “adrift” in the Caribbean today. One was described by the Maritime Bulletin as being a coastal shipping vessel and the other is a “cargo ship” that was reported abandoned and adrift in “Caribbean waters” on March 29. In other maritime

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — My Brother’s Workshop will host “Mystery Under the Big Top” on April 6th from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Under the Solar Awning at Montessori School. It will be a night of circus-themed sleuthing and fun. Tickets are $75 each and all proceeds from the evening’s event will

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LONDON — Blending 80’s / 90’s dancehall style with coolly authentic reggae – Mr Williamz‘ passionate dedication to music and his experience within the genre sound through on his latest single: ‘Your Style’ – featuring the melodic tones of the internationally acclaimed reggae artist Pressure Busspipe.Known by reggae fans world wide as an original

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — About 11,700 Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority customers on five St. Thomas and St. John feeders are without electrical service this morning. WAPA said the “power interruption” is the result of a” tripped generating unit at the Randolph Harley Power Plant” on St. Thomas. “Customers on

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Mid-Island, ST. CROIX – Litter, debris and brush have been removed from the La Reine Fish Market with the comprehensive cleanup being the first phase in the rehabilitation process, Senate President Kenneth Gittens said today. Senator Gittens thanked the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, Department of Public Works, Virgin

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CHRISTIANSTED — A frantic St. Croix woman called the 911 operator to report that she been “punched and strangled” by her boyfriend on Sunday evening. Alexander St. Rose Jr., 20, of Mary’s Fancy, was arrested and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said today. On March

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BRIDGETOWN — British Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla Parker Bowles recently kicked off their 13-day tour of the Caribbean. The future King of England and his wife will make stops on ten different islands and take part in 50 separate engagements. Despite their hectic schedule –the London natives took some

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STAVANGER, Norway — Viking Sky cruise ship passenger Rodney Horgen can pinpoint the moment when he thought he was facing the end: when a huge wave crashed through the ship’s glass doors and swept his wife 30 feet across the floor. Horgen, 62, of Minnesota, was visiting Norway on a

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