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CHRISTIANSTED — As first reported in the Virgin Islands Free Press, the Bank of St. Croix in Peter’s Rest was held up by a lone gunman early Thursday morning who was captured by police less than a mile away from the site of the robbery about 11 minutes later. Official

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police on St. Croix arrested a 32-year-old man in connection with a bank robbery in Peter’s Rest this morning. Adam Mason was arrested on a charge of first-degree robbery. According to a press release, officers took Mason into custody approximately 11 minutes after the robbery was first reported

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] SANTO DOMINGO — The discovery of a dismembered body of a woman this week in the Dominican Republic has put the spotlight on high levels of femicides in a country where one woman has been killed every two days in June alone. The victim was Dominga Bautista Lora,

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STORMY WEATHER: The skies threatened on St. Croix for two days but never produced much moisture. Here is a picture from taken on Miracle Mile in Estate Golden Rock on Tuesday. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — If you thought that the skies above St. Croix looked a little more gray than

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ARRESTED: Syed Zain Gilani at the Boston offices of Safr in Massachusetts on Friday afternoon. [ad name=”HTML-68″] BOSTON — The attorney for the man accused of being the mastermind of a five-year $2 million scam that allegedly defrauded the Virgin Islands government of Real ID funds says that his arrests

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ACCUSED OF OFFICIAL CORRUPTION BY V.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL WALKER: Jerris Browne [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Justice said Monday that it has filed public corruption charges against two former Bureau of Motor Vehicles officials and a local business owner, in relation to issues connected to

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By SORAYA DIASE COFFELT SPECIAL TO THE V.I. FREE PRESS [ad name=”HTML-68″] The Virgin Islands public has been informed that there were recent arrests of three individuals on corruption charges involving the alleged misuse of over $2 million in federal funds associated with the REAL ID program. The individuals arrested,

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LOADS AND LOADS OF PIPE: Gov. Kenneth Mapp says that the V.I. Department of Agriculture under his control has been working as fast as possible to get needed water to farmers at Community Gardens in St. Croix. [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDOA) said that

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — No, no, no and a bottle of rum! Rum peddling pirate Captain Morgan is forcing a rival to walk the plank — successfully winning a lawsuit against a suspiciously similar buccaneer-branded booze called Admiral Nelson for trademark infringement. Canada’s federal court ruled June 12 that consumers

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI — Tropical Storm Bret is expected to weaken as it moves across the region today while a second, larger system rolling across the Gulf of Mexico appears to be intensifying. As of 8 a.m. today Bret was located about 20 miles east of Margarita Island, a popular

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