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TOKYO — Swimmers Natalia Kuipers and Adriel Sanes carried the flag high for the U.S. Virgin Islands during the cold opening of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. They were joined by archer Nicholas D’Amour, who ranks 23rd with 660 points after the men’s recurve qualifying round on Friday. He will now

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix residents living in Golden Rock say their complaints about loud music have fallen upon the deaf ears of local police. Monica Shaw said in the private Facebook group “St. Croix Sync Tank” that she called 911 dispatchers based in Kingshill to report loud music blaring from

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating after a dead body was found in the road near the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas on Saturday morning, authorities said. Joseph Jason Jackson, 49, was positively identified by relatives as the deceased, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911 Emergency

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man has been arrested on an illegal weapons charge, authorities said. E’Jaiey Grant, 23, of Oswald Harris Court, charging him with possession of an unlicensed firearm at 8:49 p.m. Friday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “During an inspection of a residence, police officers

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PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haiti became Latin America and the Caribbean’s first independent state of the colonial era and the first Black-led republic when it threw off French rule in the 19th century. But it has suffered cycles of violence, invasion and repression for most of its subsequent history, including the dynastic

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands National Guard Association presented a $1,000 scholarship award to McKayla Collins recently. The ceremony was held in a conference room named after the late Canegata.  Joined by her family, McKayla received the award from VINGA president Mr. Beresford Edwards and Mrs. Shenneth Canegata. McKayla, daughter

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Texas man who told federal officials he wasn’t a drug dealer because he planned to smoke nearly 10 pounds of marijuana all by himself was given probation today.. Jaheem Pemberton, 26, a resident of Austin, Texas, was sentenced to two years’ probation for possession with intent

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CHARLOTTE AMAKIE — A Dominican Republic man who thought he would make $200,000 by taking 2,500 pounds of cocaine from Venezuela to Puerto Rico — instead got 11 years in prison for his trouble. Dany Perez-Brito, 45 of Santo Domingo was sentenced today in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man told police he was shot coming out of a business near Frenchtown just before midnight on Tuesday, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Rosa’s Bar in Anna’s Fancy after getting a report of a gunshot victim at 11:57 p.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man was killed when a pickup truck crashed into him as he was trying to cross the road near Nisky Center on Thursday afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to a vehicular accident involving a pedestrian in the vicinity of

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