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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor announced the appointment of Lieutenant Mario M. Brooks as Assistant Police Commissioner on Tuesday. Assistant Commissioner Brooks has been with the Virgin Islands Police Department for 25 years, working in various sections of the department, to include the Special Operations and Criminal

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Hiring a criminal defense attorney is something that nobody really expects to end up doing. By the time you realize you need one, you are already under immense pressure from being arrested. But, with so many lawyers available, choosing the right one for you can be a daunting task. According

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman who presented herself as a top Virgin Islands National Guard commander and a local fashion model was sentenced to one year in prison after being convicted of 48 counts of wire fraud and one count of theft of government money. Aesha Rivers, 44, of

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Conference calls can cover a wide variety of topics, but almost all calls and meetings follow the same rules for success. Meetings can end up being quite boring, thus losing the attention of the group and derailing the entire point of the call. Keeping a conference call organized and planning

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. Friday announced that the U.S. Virgin Islands has been awarded $14.9 million in federal funding to implement a Health Information Exchange (HIE) for the territory’s approximately 29,000 Medicaid recipients and to continue promoting the use of certified electronic health record technology by healthcare providers.

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GUAYANILLA, Puerto Rico — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn on Tuesday, killing one man, injuring at least eight other people and collapsing buildings in the southern part of the island. The quake was followed by a series of strong aftershocks, part of a 10-day series of temblors spawned

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SAN JUAN — A 5.8-magnitude quake hit Puerto Rico before dawn today, unleashing small landslides, causing power outages and severely cracking some homes. It was one of the strongest quakes yet to hit the U.S. commonwealth that has been shaking for the past week. There were no immediate reports of

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KINGSTON — The Caribbean Investigative Journalism Network (CIJN) just launched with the unveiling of four deep dive exposés produced by over a dozen Caribbean journalists. CIJN is a project of the Media Institute of the Caribbean (MIC) which is headquartered in Jamaica. The four long-form multimedia investigative stories were led by

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If there is one thing that most people share, it is the concern about financial security and money in general. Sooner or later, most people find themselves in debt –– whether that is credit card payments, mortgages, or anything. There are those that try to think of innovative solutions to

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SAN JUAN — A 4.9-magnitude earthquake hit Puerto Rico on Thursday in the latest of a rare string of quakes that has frightened many in the U.S. commonwealth. The most recent quake occurred eight miles south of Guayanilla at a shallow depth of four miles and was felt in the

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