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WILMINGTON, Del. – The sale of the idled HOVENSA refinery and terminal assets has been postponed until next month, pushing back efforts by the Virgin Islands government to partially revitalize the mothballed facility. At a hearing in a U.S. bankruptcy court in the US state of Delaware Thursday, a government-preferred

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PHILIPSBURG — Police say a New Hampshire man was seriously injured in a boating accident recently in Sint Maarten. Jon Binney was heading to the Sint Maarten shore in a dingy Wednesday when he was hit by a speedboat and dragged underneath. “His entire pelvis is crushed his girdle the

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Eight refugees fleeing from Cuba were rescued by a Royal Caribbean cruise ship after they were spotted out at sea just before the sun came up on Sunday morning. The refugees were floating on a row boat that appeared to be attached to barrels, with backpacks and paddles inside. They

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Rakeem Christmas of St. Croix By MARK MONTIETH/Special To The V.I. Free Press INDIANAPOLIS – Frank Vogel has a mounting problem, one that threatens to keep him up nights and could, theoretically, infiltrate his locker room and do damage to his won-loss record. And he knows just who to blame

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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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