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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man charged with buying firearms in a straw purchase, who attempted to import them into the U.S. Virgin Islands, has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors, according to court documents. Michael Kelly, pleaded guilty to one count of trafficking firearms in interstate and foreign commerce, which

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Frontier Airlines is now offering service between San Juan, Puerto Rico and St. Thomas every Saturday.  This is the third route the airline has added to the USVI since it began service to the territory in February of this year. Virgin Islands Port Authority and Virgin Islands

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CRUZ BAY — The Federal Emergency Management Agency, through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, awarded the Department of Public Works up to $1,906,374 to construct a retaining wall and install a drainage system at Fish Fry Drive on St. John. The popular roadway lies to the west of the Theodore Eric Moorehead

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TEGUCIGALPA — As climate change threatens coral reefs around the world, conservation experts in Latin America have enlisted an unlikely ally to try to preserve them: the insurance industry. The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System — the world’s second largest which runs from southern Mexico to Honduras — will soon be

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — With the U.S. Postal Service becoming further disrupted by policy changes, restrictions on employees overtime and reduction in productive machinery, the results are being felt on a significant level in both the USVI and Puerto Rico. Wait times at local post offices can range between 30 min

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan promoted Virgin Islands National Guard Adjutant General Kodjo Knox-Limbacker to the rank of Major General during a brief ceremony that took place at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas. The rank is the equivalent of a two-star general

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Office of the Governor and Royal Caribbean Group will host the fourth session of the USVI Community Business Forum series that will take a closer look at the cruise giant’s expected return to the territory this summer. The USVI Community Business Forum IV is scheduled for 9-11

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Crime Stoppers USVI is in receipt of an anonymous reward of $10,000.00 allocated for information leading to the arrest of the rapist reported in the East End, St. Thomas USVI. This community reward is in addition to the maximum reward of $2,500.00 offered by Crime Stoppers. If

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BRIDGETOWN — The Caribbean is vital to the strategic interests of the United States. It is the U.S. “front door” for maritime logistics, finance and tourism and generations of immigrants from the Caribbean that have helped shape U.S. society and culture Given the strategic position of the Caribbean it is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is hosting a free summer camp on St. Thomas for kids ages 8 to 13 starting in one week. It’s called the “Character Is Power” Police Summer Camp and is being hosted by the VIPD’s Crime Prevention Unit starting June 21. De’Khoya

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