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Jihadi Terrorist Rachid Rafaa Remains At Large According To Martinique Authorities
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WANTED: Rachid Rafaa PHILIPSBURG – Alleged Jihadi terrorist Rachid Rafaa remains at large and people in the Eastern Caribbean are asked to stay vigilant. According to Martinique authorities, Rafaa had been under house arrest there since May 2014 as part of a deportation order. Rafaa disappeared from the house he was

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Curacao Beats St. Thomas To Cement Its Place In The Little League World Series
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CHRISTIANSTED — Curacao finished its domination of the seven-team Caribbean regional tournament Saturday with a 5-0 win over St. Thomas at Canegata Ballpark to earn a berth in the Little League World Series. The Pariba League team from Willemstad outscored its opponents 61-1 in six tournament games. It defeated St.

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FRENCH JUSTICE? 21-Year-Old Murder Suspect Mathieu Carty Raped And Beaten To Death In Guadeloupe Prison Cell
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DEAD: MATHIEU CARTY MARIGOT — Mathieu Carty of French St. Martin was beaten to death in his Baie Mahault prison cell in Guadeloupe last week, according to France Antilles. Seven co-detainees, reportedly in the same cell with Carty, are the prime suspects in his murder, authorities in Guadeloupe said. Carty,

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Virgin Islands Soccer Organization Chief Might Bow Out Of Bid For CFU President
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    HILLAREN FREDERICK CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hillaren Frederick, the president of the Virgin Islands soccer organization and one of three candidates for the presidency of the Caribbean Football Union is considering stepping aside to allow incumbent Gordon Derrick a free pass. The Antiguan is facing a strong challenge from

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Team USA Routs Virgin Islands U18 Basketball Squad 107-63
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VALDIVIA, Chile — Texas incoming freshman Jarrett Allen scored seven points to go along with a team-high 10 rebounds as Team USA defeated the Virgin Islands 107-63 at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Valdivia, Chile on Wednesday. Allen also had four assists, a block and a steal in his start

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EN GARDE! Days After The Bahamas Issues A Travel Warning About America, The U.S. Embassy Issues A Travel Advisory About Bahamian Violent Crime
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Foreign Affairs Minister Bernard Nottage NASSAU — “Take that!” is what the United States seemed to be saying when it issued a travel advisory to citizens going to the Bahamas, just four days after the Bahamian government warned its citizens not to talk back to police officers in urban areas.

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HOT TAMALE! Canadian Customs Officials Find 19 Kilos Of Cocaine Hidden In Hot Peppers in Cargo Plane From Trinidad
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­ MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Custom officers at Pearson International Airport seized approximately 19 kilograms of cocaine, hidden under a pile of hot peppers, in a cargo plane, coming from Trinidad and Tobago, late last month. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), in a statement, said the discovery happened on Thursday,

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BVI Illegal Alien Smuggler Given Light Sentence of Three Months In Prison By Judge Gomez
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A British Virgin Islands native was sentenced on Thursday in federal court for smuggling immigrants illegally into the United States. Ashemba Frett, 22, of Tortola was given three months in prison and three years of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez for encouraging and

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Puerto Rican Human Trafficker Who Tried To Get Five Brazilians Into The USA Through St. Thomas Gets 18 Months
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Puerto Rico native who tried to bribe a U.S. Customs agent in an effort to smuggle five Brazilians through the St. Thomas airport was sentenced to prison in federal court on Tuesday. U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Miguel Rodriguez-Ramirez, 45, of Puerto Rico, to 18 months’ imprisonment and

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Experts: Obituary Has Yet To Be Written For The World's Coral Reefs
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HONOLULU  — As the largest international gathering of coral reef experts comes to a close, scientists and policy makers are moving ahead with plans for action to save the world’s reefs, which are being rapidly damaged. “We are not ready to write the obituary for coral reefs,” James Cook University

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