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CHRISTIANSTED — Following Friday’s vote to reprogram funds to pay Vitol, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. thanked senators of the 33rd Legislature for working collaboratively with the executive branch to address the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority’s propane supply crisis. “Thank you to the senators who voted in favor of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Veteran Reuters photographer Lucas Jackson started building his underwater photography skills in a New York City pool months before he was ready to dive into the ocean waters off Florida and St. Thomas. His mission: Capture images of scientists at work on coral reefs threatened by climate

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MIAMI — A dentist who was allegedly shot by a U.S. Virgin Islands man in a ambush outside of her office in Hialeah last month has died. Ralph Benjamin, 39, and Hector Ledesma, 34, now face murder charges after the dentist, Carmen Ramirez, 59, died on December 19 exactly one month

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CHRISTIANSTED — During a follow-up meeting at Government House, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and all 15 senators of the 33rd Legislature said they have identified funding to meet the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority’s outstanding obligation to its propane supplier Vitol. The Legislature has scheduled an Emergency Legislative session for Friday, December 27, 2019, at 10

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has appointed Ishmael Smittie as the new warden for the Criminal Justice Complex on St. Thomas, effective December 9. Smittie has more than 32 years of correctional experience. He rose through the ranks from correctional officer to captain while working in at least

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The world’s largest airline American Airlines launched a pair of new winter flights to St. Thomas. American Airlines said the new service to St. Thomas started from Chicago (ORD) and Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) on December 21, 2019. Flights from Chicago O’Hare International Airport will serve Cyril E. King International Airport on Saturdays,

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Death is the hardest part of life that we have to deal with. It’s never easy to move on from your grief and tend to the affairs you have to deal with when a loved one dies. You might find yourself in charge of sorting out their property, money, vehicles,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Staff of the Virgin Islands Department of Justice demonstrated the spirit of giving this holiday season by donating to the less fortunate in our community. Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George said she is pleased to announce that the Department has adopted two families for the holiday

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Unfortunately, car accidents are very common across the United States. Most automobile accidents are relatively minor, but many of the major car accident events are caused by human error. Due to the risk of fatality in severe vehicle accidents, it is of utmost importance for drivers to take every safety

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was convicted in federal court on Thursday for his role in trying to run a pipeline of guns with obliterated serial numbers between Atlanta and the USVI, authorities said. Shawn Bernard Tyson was found guilty of being a felon in possession of ammunition

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