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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] TEGUCIGALPA — A 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck the Caribbean region between the coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands on Tuesday night and the Virgin Islands government caused widespread panic when the Lieutenant Governor held a press conference the next day and told people to

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RUN IT UP THE FLAGPOLE: The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) promises to put the American and Virgin Islands flags on every flagpole in the territory before power is returned to normal customers. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — WAPA REMINDS PUBLIC THAT BILLS NOW BEING RECEIVED ARE FOR PRE-HURRICANE ELECTRICAL

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN – Sea Star Holdings Inc., parent company for Seaborne Puerto Rico LLC, Seaborne Virgin Islands, Inc. and affiliates (“Seaborne” or “the Company”), announced the company has commenced a voluntary reorganization proceeding under Title 11 of the U.S. Code in order to implement new

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED – Since hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the territory in September, federal assistance has been “consistently flowing to survivors and communities to repair, recover and rebuild. So far, more than $456 million in federal funding has been provided.” The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

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FREDERIKSTED — One person was killed and two children were injured in separate incidents here, causing the closing of the Crucian Christmas Festival early. One man was arrested and charged with the murder of 31-year-old Curtis Phipps of St. Croix after an argument at the Children’s Festival Village escalated from

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — “In order to continue protecting the lives and property of residents of the United States Virgin Islands,” Gov. Kenneth Mapp said that he has extended the State of the Emergency until next month. The State of Emergency declared effective on September 5, 2017 at 12:01 a.m., due to

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FREDERIKSTED — Lt. Governor Osbert Potter officially opened the Crucian Christmas Festival Food, Arts and Craft Fair on Wednesday by recognizing this year’s fair honorees, former senator Lilliana Belardo de O’Neal and her husband, Humberto de O’Neal. The O’Neals are renowned fixtures in the St. Croix community, known for their

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ROYAL MESS: Flooding damage to a reading room at the University of Puerto Rico at Humacao. SAN JUAN — Hurricane Maria, the 10th most intense Atlantic hurricane on record, made landfall in Puerto Rico on September 20, causing widespread flooding and damage to infrastructure. Three months later, 35 percent of all

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested Thursday for allegedly raping a woman on New Year’s Day. Stedroy Blake Jr., 37, of Upper Love, was arrested February 2 and charged with harassment by written communication, disturbance of the peace, and contempt of court. Blake was charged pursuant to the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED – Gov. Kenneth Mapp has been lauded for his leadership in the face of two Category 5 hurricanes, Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria, in  Inc.com, a weekly magazine for entrepreneurs and business owners. His direct communication style is described as being “exemplary,” by Melanie Curtin, who

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