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SAN JUAN — The three-star general is leaving Puerto Rico, ending his mission of providing relief from the devastation of Hurricane Maria. Troops are being pulled out, too, along with helicopters that have flown supplies and equipment to communities cut off by landslides and broken roads. Yet government statistics say

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His eyes bulged out, as the tip of the pistol slammed into the back wall of his throat. The perspiration glistened on the crow’s feet that laced the outer points of his eyes. The warm lulling fog was everywhere again. Perhaps brought in by a Caribbean breeze, it had engulfed

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HIGH WIRE ACT: An airman with the 85th Engineering and Installation Squadron from Keesler Air Force Base, Miss., works atop a radio tower at Cerra de Punta Mountain near Ponce, Puerto Rico, Oct. 20, 2017. The 85th EIS are working to reestablish and improve radio communications for local emergency personnel and

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FREDERIKSTED — Some 63 kidney patients were evacuated from St. Croix as part of a humanitarian mission of the U.S. military. Air Force Major Gavril Goodman was on one of the first humanitarian evacuation flights that landed in St. Croix five days after the Category 5 hurricane destroyed the island’s

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RAKED BARE: A speed limit sign stands tilted and a power line that snapped it half lays on a building, after the passage of Hurricane Irma in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The last of the late-summer tourists were gone today

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Fort Bragg soldiers from the 44th Medical Brigade deployed to St. Thomas this morning to help those affected by Hurricane Irma. “From the pictures I’ve seen, it’s [really damaged], but anything I can do to help and get them back to where they need to be so they

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Fresh off a “culture of rape” involving the hazing-style rapes of female members of the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) for decades with impunity in St. Croix and St. Thomas … Government House spokesman Sam Topp on Saturday announced via radio the names of six U.S. Army

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An improvised explosive device (IED) was discovered outside a popular grocery store in Red Hook, St. Thomas early this morning, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Authorities removed the device — in the form of an ordinary pressure cooker — about 9:40 a.m. today in front

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Ron de Lugo Federal Building in St. Thomas By JOHN McCARTHY/Virgin Islands Free Press CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Ron de Lugo Federal Building closed Tuesday afternoon due to a “suspicious package” that was received by the U.S. District Court, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. According to information the

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  Sgt. Dazarene Lescott of the U.S. Army CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 39-year-old U.S. Army sergeant was arrested on St. Thomas for allegedly hitting a man over the back of his head with a mobile device in an incident police called a domestic dispute. Police said Dazarene Lescott of Estate

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