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I have reported on many tragic stories in the Virgin Islands, however, it’s the stories of our troubled youth that seems to surgically slice away pieces of my heart the most! According to the U.S.V.I.Kids Count Data Book for 2014, nearly 7% of St. Croix teens between the ages of

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By WESLEY SMALL/V.I. FREE PRESS COLUMNIST Who Are The Real Pirates Of TheCarribean? These days you can’t even take a pleasure cruise off shorewithout getting mugged at sea! Recently the V.I. Free Press reported a chilling story of a French National who was shot, stabbed, beaten, and robbed by three

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“Life’s A Beach” by WESLEY SMALL/V.I. FREE PRESS COLUMNIST “Singing For Their Supper!” The Virgin Islands school lunch program is running out of money. How much you ask? Oh, just about 4.6 million dollars! What’s that you say? This is only the second month of the year! How can that

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By WESLEY “WES THE BEST” SMALL/V.I. Free Press Columnist You May Fold Under Pressure! Our Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett recently delivered a knock out punch on Capital Hill. Department of Education spokesperson Danny Harris was undergoing grueling questioning from Congresswoman Plasket for over three hours. Harris is involved in some

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By Wesley Small/V.I. Free Press Columnist I have worked in the news business for nearly 30 years during my broadcasting career. I started at WABC-TV (Eyewitness News) in New York city. Besides murder, domestic violence cases always sickened me. I can’t believe that I am still reporting on this issue

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By WESLEY J. SMALL/V.I. Free Press Columnist Will the real Granny Mapp please stand up! Sadly, once again we see an example of a government official verbally attacking another. This is not the first time and ceratinly not the last. However, usually we see these type of attacks during an

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