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[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — The blackout caused by Hurricane Maria in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico is the United States’ largest in history, according to a new report. Economic consulting firm Rhodium Group determined in a Thursday report that Maria caused 1.25 billion hours of electricity supply

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An Arizona man with a long rap sheet who was shot in the head at Tutu Hi-Rise two months ago has died, bringing the territory’s total homicide count to 50 for the year. Lee Jamal Seagojo, 28, of Phoenix, was air evacuated to hospital in

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Former RE/MAX broker Rosemary Sauter-Frett, accused of embezzling millions of dollars from real estate clients in the early 2000’s, has been taken into local custody over security concerns, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Sauter-Frett has been incarcerated since late September and is one

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CHRISTIANSTED — The St. Croix man who was shot to death in Sion Farm six days ago was a convicted sex offender in Florida, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Adrian Martinez, Jr., 32, was gunned down near the Mutiny Vodka facility on St. Croix about 8:47 p.m. on

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said that two men were in custody following a shooting and carjacking in the Kirwan Terrace section of St. Thomas. Police responded the call of a shooting and carjacking about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and found that a man had been shot, unofficial law enforcement

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON — U.S. territories, like states, borrow through financial markets. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) reviewed the territories’ fiscal year 2005-2015 public debt. Puerto Rico‘s debt grew to 66 percent of GDP and the territory is now in default. Its financial future is unclear until debt restructuring is

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The territory notched 49 homicides for the year over the weekend. Unofficial police sources said that 41-year-old Dwight Green and 21-year-old Brison Isaac were killed on St. Thomas on Sunday. Michael Hendrickson, 27, has reportedly turned himself in in connection with the killings, sources said.

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FAIR WARNING? The British and Canadian governments issued travel advisories on American territories in the Caribbean. Pictured: Cruz Bay after Hurricane Irma. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The United Kingdom has issued a travel advisory for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico warning its citizens that people here are

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CRUZ BAY: An aerial view of St. John’s biggest town from Sept. 10, 2017 — four days after Hurricane Irma. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CRUZ BAY –– The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) said there was a renewed focus on St. John on Wednesday where fully 100 percent of the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) continued to put more men, trucks and equipment in St. Thomas in its goal to restore full electricity to the capital island before St. Croix. And based on Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s plan to put a priority on St. Croix’s

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