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NEW YORK — In a scathing report in its “Debtwire” column, Forbes Magazine said on Monday that the territory risks “capsizing” under its current debt load. The only difference between the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico — despite Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s claims to the contrary — is that investors

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WASHINGTON –Hepatitis C alone kills more people in the United States on a yearly basis than HIV. And the first report of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) on viral hepatitis reveals the enormous scale of this silent epidemic in the Caribbean and Latin America,  and advocates an organized response

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GUILTY PLEA: Shawn McIntosh CHRISTIANSTED – A 24-year-old St. Croix man admitted in federal court that he was a criminal in possession of a firearm, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Shawn McIntosh pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Golden Rock today to being a felon in possession

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SANTIAGO, Chile – A new joint report by two United Nations agencies says  overweight and obesity is on the rise throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, affecting every country, except Haiti. The report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says overweight and obesity

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CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Dawn L. Henry, Esq., of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources is pleased to announce that the Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums (DLAM) is hosting a USVI/DK Archives Joint Centennial Project, through a collaboration with the Territorial Archives. The joint collaboration with the Danish National

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WASHINGTON – Virgin Islands Republican Chairman John Canegata released the following statement after leading the territory’s delegation in attending the inauguration of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence: “It was a tremendous honor to join fellow Virgin Islanders in representing our territory at the inauguration of the forty-fifth

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Jevon Williams (left) and John Canegata. WASHINGTON — The Virgin Islands delegation to the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump met with the U.S. Senate today to bring awareness to critical issues facing the territory. Leading the delegation in meeting with the Republican majority on the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy

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PHILADELPHIA — The federal appeals court in Philadelphia will soon begin posting video recordings of oral arguments on the court’s website — a decision that directly affects the territory, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Chief Judge D. Brooks Smith of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said

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WANTED FOR MURDER: Isaiah D. Rodgers FREDERIKSTED — On January 18, 2017 Isaiah D. Rodgers, 28, was brought back to the territory on a warrant for his arrest. Rodgers is wanted for Murder in the First Degree, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD). On March 11, 2016 Rodgers

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ARRESTED: Bryan Donaldo on St. Croix FREDERIKSTED   — January 16, 2017 at 4:44 pm Marco A. Gomez 35-year-old was Charged and arrested for kidnapping (DV). No bail was set and Gomez was transported to the Golden Grove Detention Facility. On January 16, 2017 at 5:00pm, Jarixsa Camacho 24-year-old was charged

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