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General Howell gets some help with her uniform from Gov. Mapp CHRISTIANSTED – Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp hosted an official promotion and pinning ceremony for Virgin Islands National Guard Adjutant General Brig. Gen. Deborah Howell at Government House on St. Croix Friday. The ceremony was held in a room filled

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KINGSHILL — Police said over the weekend that they are investigating a complaint from a man who said that he was robbed and assaulted while working in a St. Croix housing community. The man told police he was working on an apartment in Candido Guadalupe Terrace at 9:33 a.m. on

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CHRISTIANSTED – The price for the cheapest gasoline on St. Croix has fallen 36 cents compared to last month, according to the latest survey of gas stations by the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs. The lowest price on island is $2.679 per gallon for self-service regular unleaded gasoline, the

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FREDERIKSTED – A body was found burning in a vehicle that firefighters were called to extinguish late Thursday night south of the Henry Rohlsen Airport, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call at 10:30 p.m. Thursday of a burning vehicle in Estate

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Paul Sabers CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Arrest warrants have been issued for four men including one government worker for allegedly manipulating a public bidding process to defraud the territory’s government between 2012 and 2013, according to the Virgin Islands Attorney General. Two men, businessman Edward McKenzie, 59, of Miami and former

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PHILLIPSBURG – Three Syrians traveling with fake Greek passports are being held in the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten, authorities said, while officials in the Central American nation of Honduras reported detaining a Syrian and two Pakistanis traveling by bus Saturday. The St. Maarten public prosecutor’s office said that

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A new study examines the steady decline of the U.S. Merchant Marine fleet, which today numbers less than 100 vessels in international trade, and warns that U.S. global competitiveness and maritime security – particularly in light of a fast-emerging China — is at grave risk unless investment is made to

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Cobray M 12 with silencer and magazines CHRISTIANSTED – A 34-year-old St. Croix man was arrested on federal illegal gun charges Wednesday, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Curtis Winston Venner on a criminal complaint charging him with possession of a firearm by convicted felon, possession of ammunition by a

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DENVER – Rashawn Ross of St. Thomas and Ryan Zoidis will join Soulive for two shows at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom on November 20 and 21, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Eric Krasno made the announcement on Facebook, calling Zoidis and Ross the “OG” Shady Horns. “It’s been a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 29-year-old St. Thomas woman was arrested late Wednesday night after police said she stabbed her husband in the hand during a domestic dispute. Elizabeth Veloz of Estate Conant was arrested about 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, according to police. Veloz was

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