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ATLANTA — A Virginia native will represent the territory in an upcoming international beauty and talent pageant. Andrea Piecuch, 25, will be up on stage as the United States Virgin Islands’ hopeful in the Miss Universe 2019 competition in Georgia. It is the 68th edition of the international beauty pageant

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands announces the winners of the 6th annual Hackathon, which was held on both the St. Thomas and Albert A. Sheen Campuses on October 18 and 19, and October 25 and 26, respectively. The marathon app concept development competition was keenly contested

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KINGSHILL — Attorney General Denise George announced that Kyle Christopher and Delicia Daniel were arraigned Wednesday in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands on the formal criminal charges in the death of four-year old Aaron Benjamin. The Criminal Information, which is the formal charging document filed by the Attorney

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KINGSHILL — Two men and two women are charged with attempted murder in the Cool Out Bar shooting in July, authorities said today. Ana M. Magras, Melanie Adames, Jamarie K. Grigg, and Flavel Magras were arraigned today in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands on formal criminal charges of

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department would like to remind parents, children, and guardians handing out and collecting treats to remain alert and to stay safe this Halloween.   Motorist Safety Motorists are being asked to not only drive with extreme caution but also to drive extra slow in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice, Public Safety and Veterans Affairs chaired by Senator Steven Payne, Sr. convened in a meeting at the Capitol Building on Wednesday and voted favorably for Bill No. 33-0126- An Act amending Title 3, chapter 1 of the Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — A 29-year-old St. Croix man was arrested on drug charges after his vehicle was searched during a routine traffic stop. Asha Felix of #20A Estate Slob was arrested about 10:02 p.m. on October 16 and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, the Virgin

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FREDERIKSTED — Cynthia Arnold will lead a 70-person team at Diageo’s Captain Morgan distillery as she becomes the firm’s vice president of operations in the territory. Arnold joined Diageo U.S. Virgin Islands in December 2011 as finance manager. She moved into operations in 2017 and “played a key role in

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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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