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CHARLOTTE AMALIE  – Three natives of the Dominican Republic appeared in federal court over the weekend to hear charges that they tried to smuggle $30 million worth of cocaine into the region. Edwin Vargas, 31, Dany Perez-Brito, 44, and Lenin Cornelio-Perez, 32, all of Santo Domingo, were charged with conspiracy

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are saying a St. Thomas man found dead in an abandoned house in Anna’s Retreat today met with foul play.  Earl C. Brown, 32, was found laying face down in a pool of blood with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds about 12:58 a.m. today,

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JESSUP, Maryland – Del Monte Foods has recalled incompletely sterilized cans of one of its corn products from nine Caribbean countries, because of potential contamination. The recall of Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red and Green Peppers applies to 64,242 cases of the product which had been sent to multiple distributors and

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who has sought to open U.S. offshore waters to oil and gas drilling despite environmental protests, will be leaving his post at the end of the year, President Donald Trump tweeted today, the latest high-profile departure from his administration. Trump did not give

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Coast Guard and Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) crews seized $30 million worth of cocaine and apprehended three smugglers this week, authorities said. The Coast Guard said it seized an estimated 2,606 pounds of cocaine during an exercise in international waters off the U.S. Virgin Islands

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FREDERIKSTED — “When the Weather Channel becomes our favorite channel on TV, it comforts us to know it is now also the favorite channel of the Michigan National Guard, who has shown a commitment for assistance when the next big storm threatens our islands,” said Brig. Gen. Deborah Howell, Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that the sewage receiving area at the Mangrove Lagoon Wastewater Treatment Plant has reopened in St. Thomas. The Mangrove Lagoon Wastewater Treatment Plant is located in Estate Bovoni. VIWMA said it thanks “the community for their patience and cooperation.”

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that the Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (Regional) is hosting Outreach Services throughout the territory.  If you are someone who has a disability, someone who lives with or aids the disabled, and or persons who are

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said it and contractors are working diligently to address a blocked sewer line in the wooded area between Brookman Road and Price Mart. Sewage is currently being rerouted to a secondary channel in the Estate Nadir gut system. Residents should

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SAN JUAN — Thursday was a somber day at the Cockfighting Club of San Juan. The rows and rows of cubbies that usually house up to 80 roosters waiting to fight were mostly empty. On this day, only 26 birds were on display. Miguel Ortiz, a regular at the club

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