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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man faces new federal charges in connection to a shotgun robbery of Gems and Gold Corner on September 19, but two other wanted, unnamed suspects remain at large. Jamari Benjamin, 23, of Estate Nadir, was brought in for questioning about four hours after the

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — A Black death-row inmate who was convicted of kidnapping and killing a Texas teenager in 1994 has been scheduled for execution in November, the Justice Department said. If the lethal injection goes ahead as scheduled Nov. 19, Orlando Hall would be the eighth person executed this

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said today that Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) Alphonso Andrews will lead the efforts of his Office in connection with the Justice Department’s nationwide Election Day Program for the upcoming November 3, 2020, general election. AUSA Andrews has been appointed to

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KINGSTON — COVID-19 has dealt Caribbean universities funding and enrollment challenges that they have never faced before. In light of that, the University of the West Indies (The UWI) held a “landmark” meeting to find solutions to the mounting problems. This first-ever virtual Development Partner Forum focused on “Investing in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who allegedly brandished a weapon in front of two people in late July has been charged with assault, authorities said. Youhan Lawrence, 40, of Bellevue was arrested at 4:10 p.m. Saturday and charged with third-degree assault, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Investigation

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Frederiksted men holed up in a $170-per-night resort in Lindbergh Bay were arrested Saturday after they reported to police that someone tried to rob them at their hotel — because police found a stolen firearm in their possession. Mallek Ilarraza, 23, and Omarion Francis, 18, each

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department said that one of its own line management officers was arrested on domestic violence related charges late Saturday night. Jamale Griffin, 38, of Enfield Green, was arrested at 11:20 p.m. Saturday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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SAN JUAN — The campaigns of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are rallying people in a place where U.S. citizens cannot cast ballots but have the ear of hundreds of thousands of potential voters in the battleground state of Florida. The candidates are targeting Puerto Rico

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LAS VEGAS — President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden went on offense today, with each campaigning in states they are trying to flip during the November 3 election that is just over two weeks away. Trump began his day in Nevada, making a rare visit to church

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In June 2020, the Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS) received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) to implement an emergency Pandemic EBT program (P-EBT). P-EBT was and is granted as a one-time issuance, not a monthly benefit, according

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