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ADRIAN L. FOSTER OF MIAMI CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Florida woman admitted in federal court that she lied about construction contracts she was given in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Adrian L. Foster, 50, of Miami, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court before Judge Curtis Gomez, to one

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FUTURE GOVERNOR AND FIRST LADY? UVI’s VI TECH Stack Says Albert Bryan Jr. (pictured here with Yolanda Bryan his wife) will get the most votes in tomorrow’s elections. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands says it interviewed 800 people, of those interviewed, 86 percent said that they

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp approved four more road repairs contracts on Friday, soon bringing relief to residents who use Pilgrims Terrace Bypass, Estate Work and Rest Route 622, West Airport Road Route 64 at Estate Diamond and Hermon Hill Road in Christiansted. The Department of Public Works (DPW) reports

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Four days before the election, Governor Kenneth Mapp announced a $27 million federal government plan to “expand and modernize the territory’s airports.” Mapp said Friday that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (USEDA) has notified the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) that USEDA is considering awarding $27 million

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp advised Senate President Myron Jackson on Friday that he has approved funds for a special election so Virgin Islands’ voters can consider the initiative put forth by citizens to make changes to the structure of the Legislative Body. Bill No. 32-0329, now Act No. 8127, provides

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CHARTER YACHT CIMARRON ON ST. JOHN CRUZ BAY – A St. John man was arrested today and charged in the drowning death of a crew member aboard his vessel. Richard Smith, 65, was arrested on an indictment charging him with seaman’s manslaughter, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. Smith made his

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WANTED BY THE FBI, U.S. MARSHALS SERVICE, VIPD: PAUL “BOGUS” GIRARD, 30, OF ST. CROIX FREDERIKSTED — The FBI is still looking for accused armed robber Paul “Bogus” Girard. Virgin Islands Police Department spokesman Glen Dratte said today that the reward money it is offering for information leading to the arrest and capture

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic and a native of Venezuela admitted in federal court that they came to the United States illegally. Juan Lorenzo Matias Peralta, 38, of Santo Domingo and Dionis Alexander Luis Gomez, 31, of Caracas, pleaded guilty Wednesday in Magistrate Court before U.S.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – After 15 years of indifference, the U.S. Postal Service and the U.S. Attorney’s Office says you can no longer mail drugs through the U.S. postal system — if you do, they will prosecute you! U.S. Postal Inspection Service Inspector in Charge James Buthorn and U.S. Attorney Gretchen

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man told police that as soon as he got home in Estate Bordeaux he parked his car and someone started shooting at it. On Monday, October 29th, 2018 at about 9:24 p.m., Richard N. Callwood Command Patrol Officers were dispatched to the area of

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