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KINGSHILL — A St. Croix man was arrested Tuesday and charged with brutally beating and raping a woman who told police she was in fear for her life after his repeated assaults. Marcus Gomez, 39, of Mon Bijou, was charged with several domestic violence crimes, including first-degree rape, first-degree assault,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The territorial hospital board chairman confirmed Thursday that both Luis and Schneider hospitals will be getting new chief executive officers. “The Territorial Hospital Board is involved in a search process for permanent CEOs for both hospitals. Dr. Luis Amaro and Dyma Williams were not chosen for the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory on Monday announced that the Virgin Islands Legislature will establish a Committee on Ethical Conduct by week’s end to probe reports that Senator Marvin Blyden, a frequent top vote-getter on St. Thomas, flouted protocol after twice testing positive for COVID-19. It is the

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Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has repeatedly said it’s his job to keep residents safe from the ravages of COVID-19, going as far as mandating the use of plastic utensils at restaurants and restricting beach access on weekends and holidays. The Bryan administration continues to urge residents to get vaccinated and,

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CHRISTIANSTED — Virgin Islanders are mourning former Senator Holland Redfield II, who died Saturday in a Florida hospital after a long illness. Affectionately known by the nickname “Dyke,” Redfield, 78, served six terms as a St. Croix senator before becoming a talk radio icon who helped guide the territory through

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NEW YORK CITY — As the nation mourns the loss of those who died in the September 11, 2001, attacks, one Virgin Islands resident will be honoring the sister she lost that day. Denise Torres-Hodge, a social worker at Schneider Regional Medical Center on St. Thomas, will read names of

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One of the biggest sports states in the U.S. is Florida with double-digit million-dollar revenues. There are hundreds of professional sports teams in Florida. The biggest of them have millions of fans worldwide. The biggest sports teams in Florida have been chosen from two criteria; the highest revenues and the

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Relatives and friends are advised of the passing of Venetia Natashia Fredericks on August 11, 2021, at the age of 45 on St. Croix. Venetia Natashia Fredericks is survived by her mother, J. Patricia Jackson; father, Atmore “Flakes” Fredericks Sr.; children, T’Keyah, T’Quan, and T’Quani Registe and T’Keyjah Austrie; grandchildren,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The takeover of AT&T cellular assets in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico by Liberty Communications was supposed to be seamless to customers. However, now some Virgin Islanders are finding out it was so seamless, they never made the switch. In recent days, AT&T has begun

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The very first VRC Oaks took place 160 years ago, when Palestine took out the inaugural edition of the race in 1861, and ever since then it has continued to grow in both popularity and prestige. Today, the Group 1 stayers event is one of the most significant in the

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