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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continues to assess a viable way to incorporate the U.S. Virgin Islands into the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) to expedite the importation process. San Juan Field Office Assistant Director for Trade, Edward Ryan, and ACE Single Window Director, Stephen Hilsen, recently

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PARIS — CGG has been awarded an extension to a major 3D seismic survey that the company successfully completed on the Caribbean coast, offshore Colombia, in late 2015. CGG is a French-based geophysical services company founded in 1931. The new survey follows on from the original 16,000-plus km2 survey CGG

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By WESLEY “WES THE BEST” SMALL/V.I. Free Press Columnist You May Fold Under Pressure! Our Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett recently delivered a knock out punch on Capital Hill. Department of Education spokesperson Danny Harris was undergoing grueling questioning from Congresswoman Plasket for over three hours. Harris is involved in some

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FREDERIKSTED – A 30-year-old St. Croix man was gunned down two streets away from the waterfront area Tuesday night, according to police. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of gunfire being discharged near the H&R Grocery Store on Queen Street at 7:39 p.m. on Tuesday, police said. A

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Danny Harris testifying before he collapsed WASHINGTON — Strong questioning by Rep. Stacey Plaskett and other U.S. lawmakers caused the Education Department’s chief information officer to physically collapse in the middle of his testimony on Tuesday. Danny Harris was undergoing grueling questioning from Plaskett and others about his work on

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U.S, Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 24-year-old New York man was brought before a federal judge on St. Thomas on Sunday on charges that he smuggled 21 kilos of marijuana into the territory, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Deonte Bailey made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate

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          John McCarthy THE LAST SHALL BE FIRST, OR TIED FOR SECOND THREE TICKETS TO PARADISE FROM THE BIBLE BELT THE VIEW FROM THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, MON By JOHN McCARTHY/Virgin Islands Free Press “How stupid are the people of Iowa?” Donald Trump asked in November.

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             ARRESTED: Delano Somersall CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 26-year-old St. Thomas man who is accused of slugging a woman to steal her backpack near Yacht Haven Grande was arrested by police last week. Police said that Delano Somersall of Oswald Harris Court was arrested at

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     Finance’s Valdamier Collens CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Cash is no longer king with the Virgin Islands government. At least when it comes to government employees paying into their insurance fund. Finance Commissioner Valdamier Collens said today that cash will no longer be accepted accepted at Government Employees Retirement System

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The World Health Organization on Monday declared the spread of the Zika virus an international public health emergency, a rare move that signals the seriousness of the outbreak and gives countries powerful new tools to fight it. The outbreak of Zika, which is transmitted by mosquitoes, began in Brazil last

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