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CHRISTIANSTED — A Puerto Rican subcontractor has signed a plea deal with federal prosecutors that includes a possible three-year prison sentence and a promise to pay $1.2 million in restitution for paying kickbacks on a government contract, authorities said. Reinaldo Cruz Taura, the president of Puerto Rico-based RCT Mechanical Engineering,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George welcomed representatives from the National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute (NAGTRI) to the territory during opening remarks at the Windward Passage Hotel St. Thomas on Tuesday. The NAGTRI Faculty of trainers are in the territory holding a four-day trial advocacy training for

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SAN JUAN — Spirit Airlines has announced that it will expand service to Puerto Rico with two new routes in December. In addition to nonstop flights launched from Baltimore, Philadelphia and Tampa to San Juan earlier this year, the airline will introduce daily flights from Boston, Mass., and Newark, N.J.,

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HARTFORD, Connecticut — Two lawyers linked to the so-called Panama Papers are asking a federal judge to stop Neflix’s upcoming release of “The Laundromat,” which they say defames them as criminal masterminds and may affect criminal cases against them. Panamanian lawyers Jürgen Mossack and Ramón Fonseca filed a defamation lawsuit

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SAN JUAN — At least six people were killed during a massacre at a public housing project in Puerto Rico on Monday night. Videos recorded by residents captured the terrifying moment a group of armed men stormed the Ernesto Ramos Pianini residential complex in Río Piedras at 6:45 p.m. One

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CHRISTIANSTED — During a ceremony at Limetree Bay Refinery, LLC Friday evening, officials of Limetree presented certificates of completion for Basic Operator Training to 19 residents of St. Croix as they train to become Refinery Process Operators. The men and women completed a rigorous six-week training program and were the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A rogue U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer who allegedly duct taped about 2.2 pounds of cocaine to his underwear prior to boarding a flight to Puerto Rico had his day in court in St. Thomas yesterday. Former TSA officer Miguel Batista, Jr., 26, appeared before U.S.

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In a world dominated by digital marketing tactics, businesses are constantly thrown curveballs on whether to work with a local based or Los Angeles Digital Marketing Agency for example. The dilemma people have to consider though is that choosing the right marketing agency can make or break a company’s cyber

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It is rather incredible when you come to think about the number of things we do online now. Entire businesses are created in cyberspace, and you could literally spend every waking hour online doing everything from talking to your loved ones to work. The internet has drastically changed our lives,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A BVI native was given a less-than-one-year sentence by a federal judge for being an illegal alien in the territory carrying a concealed, loaded semi-automatic weapon. Ashan Westcott, 29, of Road Town, Tortola, was sentenced on Thursday for possession of a firearm by an illegal alien, United

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