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PHOTO IN QUESTION: One of the photos (censored) of Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett that was allegedly leaked to the Internet by two of her own staffers in her congressional office in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two former employees of V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett have

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man learned today that he will serve six years in prison for having a gun handy during a drug deal. N’kel Morton, 23, of Mariendahl, was sentenced to 72 months in prison for possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense,

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WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs has awarded the U.S. Virgin Islands a $250,000 grant for the development and implementation of a 2017 Consumer Price Index (CPI). U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke presented the grant award to Gov. Kenneth Mapp during their

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THE CUBAN SNAKE: RONALD LABEET HAS CHANGED HIS NAME TO “ISHMAEL MUSLIM ALI” BUT THE FACT REMAINS THAT HE IS STILL RESPONSIBLE FOR THE VICIOUS MACHINE GUN MURDERS OF EIGHT INNOCENT PEOPLE ON A GOLF COURSE IN ST. CROIX IN 1972. HAVANA — For more than 30 years, Ronald Labeet

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GUEST OP-ED PIECE By Soraya Diase Coffelt Candidate for Governor On June 30, 2017, the V.I. Inspector General issued a 76 page written report with scathing findings entitled Audit of the Department of Education’s Inventory Controls Over the School Lunch Program. Among these findings was that $920,000 had been spent

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‘PERP WALK’: Hubert W. “Blackest” Lee, Jr. gets some face time for the cameras at the Henry Rohlsen Airport in St. Croix when he returned from North Carolina on Saturday. FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands public got its first look here on Saturday at the third sexual assault suspect arrested

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WHITEFISH, Mont. — U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke informed American Samoa Gov. Lolo Moliga, Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo, and CNMI Gov. Ralph DLG Torres that he has approved a total of $3,489,427 in energy grants for the three territories. Zinke and the governors were attending the Western Governors

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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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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s financial oversight board voted today to allow the PREPA power utility to restructure its $9 billion debt load through a form of bankruptcy, potentially heralding a messy end to three years of arduous out-of-court talks. The seven-member board unanimously authorized a bankruptcy filing at a

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may take action against bankers from Barclays Plc and Morgan Stanley for their roles in Puerto Rico bond sales, according to filings with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). According to records filed with FINRA, the SEC’s staff has recommended

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