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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A BVI boat captain who was caught smuggling illegal aliens into the U.S. Virgin Islands has been given no jail time by a federal judge after pleading guilty to a lesser included charge. Juwon Cordelle Potter, 25, of Road Town, Tortola, was sentenced to one year probation

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two St. Thomas men face criminal charges after allegedly trying to bring at least 11 pounds of cocaine into the territory by sea, authorities said. Russell Robinson and Trevor Stephen appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller on a criminal complaint Tuesday, charging the men with conspiring

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominican Republic national who fired on federal agents with an assault rifle on a beach used for offloading large shipments of narcotics faces a possible life sentence after a guilty plea in federal court, authorities said. Rammer Guerrero Morales, of Santo Domingo, appeared before U.S. Magistrate

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SAN JUAN — A mayor pleaded guilty yesterday to engaging in a bribery scheme in which he received cash payments in exchange for awarding Puerto Rico municipal contracts to an unnamed company (Company A). Meanwhile, a Puerto Rico contractor was arrested today for allegedly paying bribes and kickbacks to the

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BRUSSELS — Leaders from the European Union (EU) and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) met virtually yesterday. The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, chaired the meeting, representing the EU alongside President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

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SANTO DOMINGO — Playing on home soil, Dominican Republic knew that they had a big responsibility to perform in front of a home crowd, and they delivered with their performance against Virgin Islands as they took on their first game of Group C. The Dominican Republic had no mercy for

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SAN JUAN — Discover Puerto Rico, the Island’s non-profit Destination Marketing Organization (DMO), is rolling out the red carpet for travelers to start 2022 in Puerto Rico. In partnership with the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino and JetBlue, the DMO will grant one person and a guest a once-in-a-lifetime trip to ring in the New

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter aircrew and the crew of a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement medevaced a passenger from the sailing vessel Orion Monday, approximately 18 miles south of St. Thomas. Medevaced is a 66-year-old man, U.S. citizen, who sustained a head injury aboard

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PORT OF SPAIN — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising against travel to the twin-island Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago, regardless of vaccination status. In Europe, Poland also made the list along with Niger in Africa and Papua New Guinea in Oceania. The four destinations were moved

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CARACAS — Tens of millions are going hungry in Latin America and the Caribbean as the COVID-19 pandemic sharpens a regional malnutrition crisis to its worst levels in decades, according to the United Nations. In just one year — from 2019 to 2020 — the number of people living with hunger in

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