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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department’s Special Operations Bureau, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations and the U.S. Marshals Service executed a crime fighting initiative in the vicinity of building 21 & 22 at the Tutu High Rise Housing community on St. Thomas about 10 a.m. on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department patrol officers, crime scene technicians and detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau responded to a 911 call of shots fired in the Estate Thomas area on St. Thomas about 1:06 p.m. on Friday. VIPD officers apprehended three suspects: Javier Anderson DeJesus, Rory Tati-Liz

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has teamed up with one of the world’s leading environmental organizations, The Nature Conservancy, to help create a more resilient Caribbean, where tourism thrives while communities benefit and natural resources are used in a sustainable way. “It’s a perfect match

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By CECIL R. BENJAMIN/STATE CHAIRMAN OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEMOCRATIC PARTY On behalf of the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, I take this opportunity to pay tribute to all the working men and women of this territory for their contributions to a better standard of living for their families

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department patrol officers arrested Hubert Mervin Daniel, 39, of Pile Strade on St. Thomas at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday and charged him with extortion & threat of domestic violence. VIPD officers were dispatched to the Family Resource Center on Commandant Gade on St. Thomas on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Maybe for the first-time ever, a “minor” storm has had its eye zigzag directly over the two major U.S. Virgin Islands in one day. The National Hurricane Center said that the center of Tropical Storm Dorian passed directly over St. Croix about 8 a.m. today. Then, CNN

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CHRISTIANSTED — A hurricane watch has been issued for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian, where conditions are forecast to begin deteriorating as early as this morning. At 8:00 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time, the center of Dorian was located near latitude 17.1 North, longitude

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Police Department officers of the Major Crime Unit received notice of a dead body in a residential area of Anna’s Retreat on St. Thomas about 8 a.m. today, authorities said. When police arrived on the scene they observed the body of “a white male face

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas boat captain is accused of trying to deceive U.S. Customs and Border Security agents that two illegal St. Lucian men aboard his vessel had just gone for a day sail to the BVI and come right back again. Kalik Aaron, 22, Arkim Clersaint, 20,

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FREDERIKSTED — U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert for the District of the Virgin Islands announced that IONIAN SHIPPING & TRADING CORP., LILY SHIPPING LTD., STAMATIOS ALEKIDIS, ATHANASIOS PITTAS and REY ESPULGAR have been convicted and sentenced for various pollution, recordkeeping, and obstruction of justice crimes on the Motor Tanker (“M/T”) Ocean

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