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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three men were arrested for smuggling 90 pounds of cocaine by boat into St. Thomas early Sunday morning, authorities said. On November 22, 2021 Erickson Bolivar, a Venezuelan national, Keisy Jesus, a Dominican Republican national, and Yehudi Robles, a United States citizen from Puerto Rican living in

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SAN JUAN — Coast Guard air and surface units ended the search for an overdue 20-foot blue and white boat Monday afternoon, after the vessel was found ashore near Punta Salinas in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. Four men are reportedly in the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol as their

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BRIDGETOWN — Barbados, a former British colony, will next week ditch Queen Elizabeth as head of state, breaking its last remaining imperial bonds with Britain nearly 400 years since the first English ship arrived at the Caribbean island. Barbados casts the removal of Elizabeth II, who is queen of Barbados

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FORT-DE-FRANCE — Gunshots were fired overnight at police in Martinique for the second night running, French media reported today, in a sign that unrest triggered by COVID-19 restrictions that has also rocked the nearby island of Guadeloupe. BFM TV, quoting police forces, reported that shootings lasted for several hours and

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POINTE-A-PITRE — French President Emmanuel Macron said violence in Guadeloupe over COVID-19 restrictions had created a “very explosive” situation, as a general strike entered a second week on Monday and many stores remained shuttered after nighttime looting. Hours before Macron’s prime minister and lawmakers from the Caribbean archipelago were to

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PORT-AU-PRINCE — Two of the 17 American and Canadian Christian missionaries taken hostage in Haiti last month have been released, the group that arranged for their trip to the Caribbean nation said today, without giving further details. “We have learned that two of the hostages in Haiti were released,” Ohio-based

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LE GOSIER — Residents in the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, an overseas territory of France, expressed dismay today after protests against COVID-19 restrictions erupted into rioting and looting for the third day in a row, prompting French authorities to send in police special forces. Road blockades by protesters made traveling

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Colorado and Brown each will look to leave the territory on a two-game winning streak when they meet in the fourth-place game at the Paradise Jam basketball tournament in St. Thomas tomorrow. The Buffaloes (4-1) are coming off an 84-76 overtime victory Saturday against Duquesne in a game in which

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SAN JUAN —Three earthquakes unsettled parts of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico in the last 24 hours. A moderate 3.6 magnitude quake struck 60 miles north-northwest of St. Thomas. None of the earthquakes that struck our portion of the Caribbean were strong enough to generate a tsunami; and

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This is an open letter to the owners and management of Seaside Market & Deli in Estate Mount Welcome. You need to take back control of your Gallows Bay specialty store which has been overrun by anti-social Creole-speaking Caribbean natives who spout foul language at will and play expletive-laced reggaeton

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