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NEW YORK — A lawyer for Jeffrey Epstein’s estate on Tuesday blamed the attorney general of the U.S. Virgin Islands for its inability to begin payouts to victims of the late financier’s sexual abuse. At a hearing in federal court in Manhattan, the lawyer Bennet Moskowitz said Virgin Islands Attorney

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FREDERIKSTED — Members of the media are invited to cover and photograph the University of the Virgin Islands student convocation featuring the former United States Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 25, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating the double murder of two men fatally shot in their own vehicle outside a St. Thomas downtown east housing project late Sunday night, authorities said. On February 16 at approximately 11:30 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of shots fired in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man who was shot by police in 2014 was arrested just after midnight in connection to the shooting death of a construction worker near Veterans Drive on St. Thomas last year, authorities said. Azamba Galloway, 29 of Kirwan Terrace, was arrested about 12:24 a.m. Saturday by officers

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NEW YORK — Department of Human Services Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez participated in an event and panel discussion hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Thursday titled: Youth Poverty in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands: Updates and Policy Recommendations. The purpose of the event was to bring

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands opened up a new and explosive front in the battle over Jeffery Epstein’s $600 million estate last week when it included one of the sex offender’s companies, Southern Trust, as a co-defendant in the case. With that late amendment, the attorney general’s office

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A brave St. Thomas deli owner fought back against three armed robbers — but was pistol-whipped for his trouble, authorities said. Police are seeking three masked men for an armed robbery at the Nidal Deli and Grocery in Estate Dorothea on St. Thomas’ northside Wednesday night. On

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BEIJING — The serious threat to U.S. hegemony in the Pacific posed by China is hardly a secret. Chinese aggression in the South China Sea, including the construction of artificial islands in the waters of the Philippines, has been an issue for several years now. Then there is the increased

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man driving with tinted windows was pulled over by police in a routine traffic stop and discovered to have two illegal weapons in his vehicle, authorities said. Korda Cornelius, 45 of Contant Knolls, was arrested by VIPD Special Operations Bureau officers about 1:25 p.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The world’s largest electric vehicle maker apparently wants its environmentally-committed customers to just throw its LEAF battery pack replacements away when they don’t work. But one St. Thomas automobile dealer is trying to do something about that. Nissan green car batteries cost conservationists a whopping $35,000 each!

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