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CHRISTIANSTED — A 26-year-old St. Croix man who was found dead today on the ground near an elementary school in Sion Farm died from natural causes. That’s the word from the Virgin Islands Police Department about Raheem “Spare Ribs” Thomas of Sion Farm who was found dead early this morning.

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FREDERIKSTED — A 73-year-old St. Croix man is facing charges in connection with the rape of an 11-year-old girl in his household, authorities said. Verrol Harrington of Estate Coble was arrested at 7:01 p.m. Monday and charged with first-degree rape, first-degree aggravated rape and first-degree unlawful sexual contact, the Virgin

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix Senator Kenneth Gittens expressed his profound sympathies to the people of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Dorian and urged Virgin Islanders to join him in supporting local relief efforts. “Everyone of us know how difficult the recovery from a major

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MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas — Hurricane Dorian has left much of tourism-dependent Bahamas in ruins and relief officials today were preparing for an unfolding humanitarian crisis with the scale of the carnage only beginning to emerge. Aerial video recorded over the Bahamas’ Great Abaco Island showed mile upon mile of flooded neighborhoods,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department patrol officers, crime scene technicians and detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau responded to a 911 call of shots fired in the Estate Thomas area on St. Thomas about 1:06 p.m. on Friday. VIPD officers apprehended three suspects: Javier Anderson DeJesus, Rory Tati-Liz

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CHRISTIANSTED — Gunshots rang out just before midnight in Golden Rock on Saturday, leaving an unidentified man dead, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received reports of a “discharging of shots in the Golden Rock area” of St. Croix about 11:40 p.m. on Saturday, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas — Hurricane Dorian pounded the Bahamas today, peeling off roofs, snapping power lines and inundating homes with floodwater ahead of its expected advance on the U.S. coast, where more than a million people were ordered evacuated. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory at

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has teamed up with one of the world’s leading environmental organizations, The Nature Conservancy, to help create a more resilient Caribbean, where tourism thrives while communities benefit and natural resources are used in a sustainable way. “It’s a perfect match

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CRUZ BAY — A Haitian immigrant died after apparently taking his own life in St. John on Friday afternoon, authorities said. Virgin Islands Police Department officers from the Major Crime Unit responded to a residence in the area of Estate Adrian on St. John where they observed an unresponsive Feguera

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By CECIL R. BENJAMIN/STATE CHAIRMAN OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEMOCRATIC PARTY On behalf of the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, I take this opportunity to pay tribute to all the working men and women of this territory for their contributions to a better standard of living for their families

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