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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – When it comes to buying a slice of paradise, Sir Richard Branson might be the most prominent name you can think of today, having purchased Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. But the Virgin Group founder was certainly not the first, because 99 years ago today

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – For the third time in four days, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 7:46 p.m. last night and registered 3.0 in magnitude on

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CHRISTIANSTED – The 31st West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference hosted by the University of the Virgin Islands on St. Croix kicks off this weekend. Representatives from Caribbean agricultural institutions, agricultural economists, and agriculture policymakers will meet from Sunday August 9 to Friday August 14 at the Buccaneer hotel in Estate

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FREDERIKSTED – A 29-year-old Upper Love man died in an automobile accident Sunday morning after the pickup truck he was driving veered off the main road and struck a tree, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said they received a report from the 911 Emergency Call Center at

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 22-year-old Bolongo Bay man was arrested this weekend on assault and burglary charges, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Ruben J. George was charged at 3:50 p.m. Saturday with first-degree burglary, third-degree assault, grand larceny, destruction of property, disturbance of the peace, and use of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police are investigating a report of a stabbing over the weekend after a 59-year-old man sought treatment in the St. Thomas hospital, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The stabbing victim, when interviewed by police on Saturday about 4:24 p.m. at the Roy Lester Schneider Regional

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 27-year-old Paul M. Pearson Gardens man was arrested on domestic violence and related charges this weekend, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Joseph Alexander Lee of Estate Thomas was charged at 10:30 a.m. Saturday with second-degree assault-domestic violence, grand larceny, disobeying a lawful order, violation

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 25-year-old Lytton Fancy man was arrested this weekend on robbery and related charges Saturday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Christian J. Rojas was charged at 12 p.m. Saturday in connection with a robbery that took place on June 19, the VIPD said. On Saturday

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ANTHONY BOURDAIN LEAVES ME HUNGRY FOR ‘SM’ORES WHERE THE RUBBER HITS THE ROAD AT MYSTIC PIZZA THE VIEW FROM THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS  By JOHN McCARTHY/Virgin Islands Free Press  I am probably not the first American to eat at a red, white and blue fast food joint when traveling in

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Rashawn Ross of St. Thomas MONTREAL – Everyone should be lucky enough to love their job as much as Dave Matthews loves his. And judging by the perma-grins on stage, it must be love that leads Matthews and his cohorts to play such famously long sets. Wednesday’s three-hour Bell Centre show for

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