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CHRISTIANSTED — APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, said this week that it has signed a 12-month contract with the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) to provide 25 megawatts of power generation using liquid petroleum gas (LPG). The project features a retrofitted GE TM2500+ mobile

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World Aids Day dusk walk in St. Croix CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The World Aids Day Candlelight Vigil, held on Thursday, December 1st, a success in both districts. The Department of Health held simultaneous events on St. Croix and St. Thomas. On St. Thomas the Candlelight Vigil and reception was held

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MAPP’S BODYGUARD: Neal Chesterfield CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A “dignity” bodyguard for Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp based on St. Thomas has admitted in federal court to trying to deliver nearly 50 pounds of high-grade cocaine to the U.S. mainland, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. On Thursday, Neal A. Chesterfield,

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BERT DONADELLE: CAN BRING MORE POT HERE IN 3 MONTHS CHARLOTTE AMALIE – District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Bert Donadelle, Jr., 26, of Georgia, to three months’ imprisonment and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, United States Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

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DEATH CRUISE: Royal Caribbean has many varieties for tourists to choose from. SAN JUAN — Two Americans tourists have been found dead on a cruise ship in Puerto Rico. Joseph M. Ambrussi, 62, and William Alan Forsytte, 55, were found on Wednesday afternoon aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of

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MAPP: Has $ for limos, but NOT to pay income tax refunds CHRISTIANSTED — In a letter submitted to Senate President Neville James today, Governor Kenneth Mapp has again requested that the Legislature act on his capital projects plan and increase the line item for hospital repairs from ten million dollars

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WILLEMSTAD — Commodity trader Guangdong Zhenrong Energy Co. Ltd is in talks to secure funding for a $5.5 billion plan to upgrade an oil refinery and build a natural gas terminal in Curacao, giving China a foothold in a strategic oil hub in the region, the Virgin Islands Free Press

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STUMPING FOR CLINTON: V.I. Delegate Stacey Plaskett CHRISTIANSTED – Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett joined First Lady Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton at a major campaign rally for the Clinton/Kaine Campaign in North Carolina on Thursday. Plaskett who, endorsed Clinton as the Democratic presidential nominee in April, joined First Lady Michelle Obama and several other member of Congress

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ELECTION DAY PROGRAM: U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe said today that Assistant U.S. Attorney Alphonso Andrews will lead the efforts of his office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 8, 2016 general elections. AUSA Andrews has

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Unidentified wanted man arrested by CPB on St. Croix CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two wanted fugitives were captured by federal officials in separate incidents at the St. Thomas airport recently, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB). CBP Pre-clearance inspections at the Cyril E King International Airport in St. Thomas and

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