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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The New York Times Company was forced to sue the U.S. Virgin Islands government in order to get needed documents about one of the late Jeffrey Epstein’s businesses in the territory, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The fourth-largest newspaper in America sued USVI Lieutenant Governor

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CHRISTIANSTED — Senator Kenneth Gittens said that a local program to aggressively fight white collar crime would most likely pay for itself. “When we go after crimes like fraud, corruption and tax evasion it often means we also curtail losses to the Government or even gain new revenue,” Senator Gittens

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands is reporting close to a 50 percent increase in stay over arrivals this year, a clear signal that tourism in the territory is on a strong rebound. Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte announced that according to the U.S. Virgin Islands Bureau of Economic Research, the territory welcomed 347,725

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SAN JUAN —  AT&T, Inc. said it would sell its wireless and wireline operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to Liberty Latin America, Ltd. for $1.95 billion, as the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier cuts its huge debt pile. The deal comes as the company faces calls from

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — V.I. Attorney General Denise George today released a statement expressing disappointment upon learning that the 33rd Legislature in its 2020 Budget rejected the funding proposed for the White Collar Crime and Corruption section of the V.I. Department of Justice. The change was proposed by Governor Albert Bryan,

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ATLANTA — “This is me giving you my true authentic self unapologetically,” said Yassin Hall as she stood before those attending her latest book launch before taking the spotlight off of herself to make attendees a part of the conversation. Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Day which falls on October

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CRUZ BAY — St. John Deputy Police Chief David Cannonier said that the search for missing Kentucky native Lucy Schuhmann is still ongoing.   Recently the VIPD deployed its K-9 unit cadaver dogs to join in the search with the National Park Service Rangers, St. John Rescue and other law enforcement entities

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FREDERIKSTED — During the month of September, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) once again began ramping up their enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on unrestrained drivers and impaired driving.  Seatbelts are the best defense against impaired, aggressive, and distracted drivers. Using your seatbelt during a crash helps keep you safe and secure inside your

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SAN JUAN — Tourists have told how they woke up late Monday night when their high-rise buildings started “moving from side to side strongly.” “Doors, lamps, hanging plants all swinging rather hard,” one person tweeted. The 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck north of Isabela in Puerto Rico on Monday, the United

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CHRISTIANSTED — Tropical Storm Karen slowed to a tropical depression as it made its way towards the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico today while Tropical Storm Lorenzo formed in the Atlantic Ocean. According to the National Hurricane Center’s 5 p.m. update, Karen’s maximum sustained winds had decreased to 35

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