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NEITHER LEAN NOR MEAN: Territorial Police Chief Winsbut McFarlande and Police Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested on Thursday and charged in connection with the East End carjacking rape that happened in May. Cristobal Perez Jr. was arrested on charges that he conspired with

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ARRESTED: Hansel Castillo on St. Croix FREDERIKSTED — Three men were arrested on Friday and being held in connection with the carjacking-robbery of an off-duty Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer and his female companion. Hansel Castillo, 27,  and Luis Angel Fraticelli, were charged with first-degree robbery in a gunpoint

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] MID-ISLAND ST. CROIX — An off-duty Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officer and his female companion were shot in the vehicle he was driving by three men who robbed them of cash. The incident took place before 10:30 a.m. in broad daylight on the Northside

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SHOT TO DEATH: Juan Carlos Ilarraza, 26, of St. Croix ORLANDO — Police are still looking for answers as to why a former St. Croix resident who was wanted for murder here was shot to death earlier this year in Orange County, Fla. About 3:20 a.m. on April 8, deputies

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By POLLY HOPPIN As health professionals with expertise in the links between air pollution and human health, we are writing to express our grave concern about and opposition to the proposed plan to dispose of wood debris on the Virgin Islands by burning them in air curtain incinerators. Burning of

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ESTATE BODY SLOB, Kingshill — Saying senators have not offered an alternative to handle the massive amount of debris created by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Thursday vetoed legislation that would ban any controlled burning by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Mapp has said that all options must

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CHRISTIANSTED – Gov. Kenneth Mapp said that he met with all of his Cabinet members on St. Croix and that all of them are happy to report that none of them are hurting after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. “I thought the public ought to know this,” Mapp said, “because it

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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s post-hurricane plight has drawn attention to the Jones Act, the 1920 law that compels all maritime commerce between United States ports to be carried on ships built, owned and crewed by Americans. The law is adding to the island’s problems, and should be set aside

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Free Press has confirmed that the local government conducted a “test burn” on the South Shore of St. Croix Wednesday. The test burn took place for at least two hours and maybe longer, the V.I. Free Press has learned. Yet Patrick Loch of the U.S.

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — By graduation date, May 2017, 100 percent of the School of Nursing (SON) Class of 2017 at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) was eligible to sit the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Of the 12 graduate students that took the

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