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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Dominican man and a Haitian man admitted in federal court today that they arranged to pick up cocaine that they sent through the U.S. mail to St. Thomas. Tommy Ramirez, 29, of the Dominican Republic and Ramon Clavel, 55, of Haiti, plead guilty today in U.S.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After a two-day trial, a federal jury found a St. Thomas man guilty of illegal gun charges. Rehelio Trant, 39, of Estate Contant, is guilty of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert said. Trant faces a maximum sentence of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FORT-DE-FRANCE – The media in Martinique is reporting the “very rare” phenomenon of hailstones falling there. According to news outlet France-Antilles, the event took place on Monday afternoon mainly in the areas of François and Lamentin, much to the surprise of residents. “The Franciscans have received

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REPEAT OFFENDER? Kareem Harrigan (far right, mouth open) was sentenced to one year today. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Hidden Valley man was sentenced today to a year behind bars because he pleaded guilty to a gun crime that occurred in August, the Virgin Islands Free

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community and solid waste haulers that the section of the Scrap Metal yard that collects and stores vehicles will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays and closed at 4 p.m. daily.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May apologized to 12 Caribbean nations on Tuesday for immigration officials’ harsh treatment of people from those countries who migrated to Britain as children after World War II. The “Windrush generation” were invited to Britain to plug labor shortfalls between

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Government House said that Governor Kenneth Mapp left to go Puerto Rico today. Sandra Goomansingh, the official spokeswoman for Mapp, said today that the reason for the visit was “a personal trip.” In Mapp’s absence, Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter will serve as

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ATLANTA –– U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty said that she continues to put the word out that the territory is open for business. Addressing a broad range of consumers and industry stakeholders over the past week in Atlanta, Chicago and New York, Commissioner Nicholson-Doty thanked partners for their support

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community that the Bovoni Landfill will resume its regular operating hours effective Friday, April 20, 2018. The Landfill will be open on Sundays from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — Kendra Kent won the coveted title of Miss University of the Virgin Islands on Saturday April 14, at the St. Croix Educational Complex Gymnasium on St. Croix. Kent won the ambassadorial competition after competing against two other contestants. In addition to the crown,

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