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MASHED UP: The inside of the Cyril E. King International Airport after Hurricane Irma hit Sept. 6. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two months after Hurricane Irma, there’s a FEMA blue tarp covering the roof of the Cyril E. King International Airport — and airlines say that that is just not good

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA)’s public information officer admitted today that restoring electricity to hard hit St. Thomas and St. John after Hurricane Irma’s passing has been “a challenge.” All of St. Croix’s 10 feeders have been restored to “some level of power” five

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BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME? The ultimate white elephant, Denver’s International Airport in Colorado, is being studied exhaustively by Gov. Kenneth Mapp, who believes that bigger is better, where airports are concerned. CHARLOTTE AMALIE –  Is this for the birds? Or not? Gov. Kenneth Mapp says that he wants

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GUILTY PLEA: Kinia Blyden CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Eleven people admitted in federal court that they participated in a drug trafficking and money laundering operation between St. Thomas, Pittsburgh and Detroit. Five defendants pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez to drug trafficking and money laundering conspiracy, U.S.

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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Field Operations office held its first Global Entry enrollment event in St. Thomas recently. The event was held October 14 to 15 at the Cyril E. King International Airport security office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Forty-seven United States Virgin

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ARRESTED: Kinia Blyden CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 2011 St. John Festival Queen Kinia Blyden has been arrested in connection with what federal prosecutors say was a conspiracy to smuggle at least eight kilograms of cocaine through security at the St. Thomas airport to the mainland United States. When Blyden, 23,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Puerto Rico native who tried to bribe a U.S. Customs agent in an effort to smuggle five Brazilians through the St. Thomas airport was sentenced to prison in federal court on Tuesday. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Miguel Rodriguez-Ramirez, 45, of Puerto Rico, to 18 months’ imprisonment and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 20-year-old native of Georgia pleaded guilty in federal court to marijuana smuggling related charges on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Keenan Powell-Ryder of Gainesville, Ga. made that plea in U.S. District Court to possession with intent to distribute marijuana, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe. According

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 24-year-old St. Thomas man pleaded guilty in federal court this week to attempting to smuggle at least 44 pounds of  marijuana into the territory, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Deonte Damari Bailey pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, U.S. Attorney

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