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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr., Office of Disaster Recovery Director Adrienne L. Williams-Octalien and Virgin Islands Emergency Management Agency Director Daryl Jaschen met with Federal Emergency Management Agency Acting Administrator Peter Gaynor and FEMA’s U. S. Virgin Islands Recovery Director Jacquelyn Heyliger to expedite major recovery projects in the

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix Senator Kenneth Gittens is calling for public hearings to be held territory-wide before the 33rd Legislature acts on Governor Albert Bryan, Jr.’s bill to allow for non-medical cannabis use.  “Such a sweeping change to public policy and the extensive accompanying regulations beg for community review and input,” Gittens said.

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who was facing first-degree murder charges for the killing of Terrance Moorehead in 2015 confessed to the crime moments before trial was set to begin in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, authorities said. Menelik Petersen, 25, agreed to the guilty plea in

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With so many new digital conference calling apps on the market, it can be quite challenging to find one that fits both your business’s specific needs and its budget. A good conference calling app should be easy to use, affordable, versatile, and offer great customer service. Here, we’ll discuss what

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The job of business managers doesn’t come easy. They’re responsible for overseeing everything going on in the workplace. They put their effort into creating a balance between maximizing work efficiency and maintaining a healthy work environment for their employees. In their efforts to do so, they’re always seeking best practices

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BOGOTA — Fifteen countries in the Americas agreed on Tuesday to ban 29 Venezuelans, including the oil-producing country’s president, Nicolas Maduro, and his close allies, from traveling within their borders as part of diplomatic efforts to push him to step down. The meeting included representatives from Argentina, Brazil, the United

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Rotary Club of St. Thomas East’s Annual Breakfast with Santa event helps the club to raise money in support programs at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School, (such as the culinary program or the school’s Interact Club). The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday December

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SAN JUAN — A television producer for ABC Puerto Rico drowned over the weekend, authorities said. Sara Arroyo Rodríguez, 48, was identified by police as the woman who drowned. Police said she was in the ocean with her sister in the popular tourist beach of Isla Verde on Sunday. The

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ORLANDO — Three U.S. Virgin Islands men are in custody for a fatal shooting of a man in the downtown area of the third largest city in Florida last month. Jahkeel Daiquon O’Neil, 21; Jahkiel Shaquille “Ayee Flea Dehdan” Gumbs of St. Croix, 24; and De’Ondre “Deo” Simmonds of St.

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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico police have arrested the stepdaughter of a woman killed last month in a drive-by shooting while in her car with her two biological daughters, authorities said. Police said Wednesday that 29-year-old Keishla Pérez was charged with first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder. William

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