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MAN FOUND DEAD IN ST. THOMAS [CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said that a man was found dead in his apartment in St. Thomas early this morning, but no foul play is suspected. On  April 4, 2017, at approximately 8:13 a.m., the  911 Emergency Call Center received a call in reference

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HGTV’S ‘CARIBBEAN LIFE’ ON STX CHRISTIANSTED — A popular house-buying reality show on HGTV will feature a Colorado couple trying to find their dream home on St. Croix. HGTV’s “Caribbean Life” airs tonight at 9 p.m. and will depict Pauline and Michael who “are tired of the cold Colorado winters

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HOLDING COURT: Ryan Zinke on St. Croix (PHOTO CREDIT: VIGOP) CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke made a bold statement in the U.S. Virgin Islands on Thursday to celebrate Transfer Day in his own special way. While Transfer Day is always celebrated in the U.S. Virgin

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MEETING OF THE MINDS: Uniformed Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) top brass rolls out the red and white carpet for the distinguished law enforcement officers from Denmark visiting the territory for Centennial. FREDERIKSTED — Two Danish chapters of the International Police Association are in the territory to attend the Centennial

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A TIME TO BUILD … SHELTER: Graphic created by the Mapp-Potter Administration to show their support for abused women of the territory. CHARLOTTE AMALIE –  Following the murder conviction of former Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Captain Enrique Saldana, Gov. Kenneth Mapp has expressed his appreciation for the work of

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HISTORIC PHOTO OF DANISH SLAVERY IN THE V.I. FREDERIKSTED — The Moravian Church in Denmark in conjunction with several Danish citizens have released a statement apologizing for the atrocities of slavery in the Virgin Islands, as its former territory reflects on the Transfer Centennial and one hundred years under the

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    MASTER CHEF: Jerome Grant WASHINGTON — The former chef at the Carambola Beach Resort on St. Croix has made a “magical” ascension to one of the most visible ethnic eateries in our nation’s capital. Jerome Grant, the rising star executive chef of D.C.’s Sweet Home Cafe in the

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BOUGHT AND SOLD: Virgin Islands in 1917 CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It’s been on everything from car license plates, to colorful t-shirts to posters in cyberspace — and after years of promotion and hype — the grand Centennial Celebration of the Virgin Islands transfer from Denmark to the United States is

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POLICE COMMISSIONER DELROY RICHARDS SR: “Advancement comes with increased responsibility.” [CHARLOTTE AMALIE — During a ceremony today at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center, another 31 members of the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) were promoted to supervisory rank. Two lieutenants were promoted to the rank

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PHILIPSBURG — Many islands in the Caribbean have a complicated history, because in most cases several different countries have governed them at different points in history. Dutch Sint Maarten, affiliated with the Netherland Antilles, is no different. The capital city today is named after a Scottish slave trader named John

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