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     Ann-Marie Campbell ATLANTA – The Home Depot has installed a 50-year-old native of Jamaica as its executive in charge of all U.S. stores, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Ann-Marie Campbell, who was born in Kingston, replaces veteran Marc Powers, another longtime employee who rose through the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 32-year-old St. Thomas man was sentenced on Thursday to six and a half years in prison for possessing at least 600 images of child pornography, federal authorities said. Donne W. Williams was given 78 months in prison and 15 years of supervised release for possessing child

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 23-year-old St. Thomas man who authorities said was the ringleader of a group of four men who removed the serial numbers from guns before shipping them here from Florida was sentenced to 15 months in prison by a federal judge on

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SENTENCED: Dwayne Fahie of Mariendahl CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 26-year-old St. Thomas man was sentenced in federal court to 17 months in prison after pleading guilty to illegal gun possession charges in August, authorities said. Dwayne Fahie of Estate Mariendahl was sentenced to 17 months in prison for possession of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continues to assess a viable way to incorporate the U.S. Virgin Islands into the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) to expedite the importation process. San Juan Field Office Assistant Director for Trade, Edward Ryan, and ACE Single Window Director, Stephen Hilsen, recently

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U.S, Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 24-year-old New York man was brought before a federal judge on St. Thomas on Sunday on charges that he smuggled 21 kilos of marijuana into the territory, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Deonte Bailey made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate

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             ARRESTED: Delano Somersall CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 26-year-old St. Thomas man who is accused of slugging a woman to steal her backpack near Yacht Haven Grande was arrested by police last week. Police said that Delano Somersall of Oswald Harris Court was arrested at

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     Finance’s Valdamier Collens CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Cash is no longer king with the Virgin Islands government. At least when it comes to government employees paying into their insurance fund. Finance Commissioner Valdamier Collens said today that cash will no longer be accepted accepted at Government Employees Retirement System

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The World Health Organization on Monday declared the spread of the Zika virus an international public health emergency, a rare move that signals the seriousness of the outbreak and gives countries powerful new tools to fight it. The outbreak of Zika, which is transmitted by mosquitoes, began in Brazil last

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When it comes to big wind power projects, we’re starting to throw caution to — well, the wind. Sandia National Laboratories — with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy — is setting out to create towering offshore wind turbines with blades 650 feet long. That’s two and a half

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