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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Dominican Republic national got two years in prison after he was deported from New York in 2019 for selling cocaine and returned to the United States five months later. Jose Fatima Rosario-Remigio of Santo Domingo was sentenced Wednesday on his conviction for illegal re-entry into the

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NEW YORK — A federal judge on Wednesday handed a partial victory to U.S. Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George, who is pursuing a civil racketeering complaint against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, partially granting her access to an ongoing civil lawsuit that involves the disgraced financier and close associates. USVI

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PHILIPSBURG — Rouge Et Noir Casino was ordered closed as of 1 p.m. on Wednesday by the Minister of TEATT Ludmilla de Weever since the establishment violated their ministerial decree which clearly states that they are not supposed to have an open entrance on Cannegieter Street in Sint Maarten. Even

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two of three men who allegedly kidnapped a St. Thomas man from his home and took him to another location seven months ago were arrested last month, authorities said. Eduardo Delli and Alejandro Santana of the Dominican Republic were each arrested and charged with kidnapping, unauthorized possession

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who was captured on video surveillance removing a gun from a dead shooting victim at Four Winds Plaza last month has been charged with obstruction of justice-related charges. Suni R. Abiff, 39, of Estate Mariendahl, was arrested at 10:37 a.m. Wednesday and charged

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KINGSHILL — A St. Croix man will likely spend the rest of his natural life in prison after a plea bargain agreement in which he admitted to raping and sodomizing two 8-year-old children, authorities said. Elroy Edwards, 62, of Barren Spot, was convicted in Superior Court of first-degree aggravated rape-child

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — New Jersey commercial fisherman Michael Foy, who was held prisoner in a crude British Virgin Islands jail cell for more than four months, has finally returned home. Foy was imprisoned in June after being charged with “illegal entry and unlicensed fishing” after being told by the BVI customs

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard intercepted two illegal voyages Sunday off the coast of Puerto Rico, the Coast Guard 7th District said this week.  Puerto Rican Border Patrol (FURA) detected a 20-foot vessel with 12 migrants aboard, 11 Dominican Republic and one Guatemalan migrant — including 11 adult males and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A brother-sister duo who ran a gun trafficking operation that moved scores of assault rifles between Atlanta and St. Thomas were sentenced in federal court on Tuesday. Shawn Bernard Tyson, 34, of St. Thomas, was found guilty after a two-day trial of being a felon in possession

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FREDERIKSTED — Some of the terms used to describe the Wednesday night before Thanksgiving are “Blackout Wednesday” and “Drunksgiving.’’ We view it as an alarming tradition that people need to seriously consider altering. Perhaps even more than New Year’s Eve, the night before Thanksgiving has become the most alcohol-fueled night

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