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CHRISTIANSTED — A Frederiksted man shot dead a Sion Farm man near a popular Sunny Isle-area convenience store this afternoon, authorities said. Anselmo Cruse, 33, of Castle Burke was arrested and charged with voluntary manslaughter, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Cruse allegedly admitted that he shot to death Shamal “Indian”

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CHRISTIANSTED — The only movie theaters in the U.S. Virgin Islands — owned wholly by the same Puerto Rican company that currently owns the Sunny Isle Shopping Center in St. Croix — has decided that the show cannot go on any longer in the territory. Officially called “Sunny Isle Developers” the Puerto

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — President Donald Trump has approved Governor Albert Bryan, Jr.’s request for an emergency disaster declaration for the weather system that moved through the territory today. Bryan submitted the request on Monday in advance of the storm’s “impact,” if any. The territorial governor also issued an executive order declaring

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SAN JUAN — A day before potential Tropical Storm Isaias was expected to bring rains and winds to Puerto Rico, at least 400,000 customers throughout the island were left without power. The outage affected multiple municipalities — from cities in the metropolitan area such as San Juan and Guaynabo to

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CHRISTIANSTED —  The next episode of Recovery in Focus will give viewers an update on recreational facilities throughout the territory. The episode’s guests include: Daryl Griffith, Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority executive director, Calvert White, commissioner of the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation, and Nereida Washington, director of campus operations

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands announced that all of its offices would close at 1 p.m. today, Government House said in a prepared statement. Additionally, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said that a curfew will go into effect at midnight tonight and last until noon on Thursday,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) said that Spirit Airlines has cancelled all flights from Orlando to St. Thomas scheduled for today. Additionally, Seaborne (Silver Airways) has no flights scheduled for today, Wednesday. But territorial airports are open and other flights are operating as normal. Travelers are encouraged

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CHRISTIANSTED – FEMA has approved $9 million dollars for the Department of Health to fund the architecture and engineering services necessary to reconstruct the Charles Harwood Medical Center in St. Croix through its Public Assistance Program. Built in 1952, the 82,400-square-foot medical center in Estate Richmond was the hub for all

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The government of the U.S. Virgin Islands is upping the ante in its quest to pierce the veil of secrecy that cloaked the life and wealth of financier Jeffrey Epstein, the deceased sex offender who accrued a fortune of at least $650 million under mysterious circumstances. At least

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine was centered near Latitude 15.1 North, Longitude 62.1 West at 8 a.m. today. The system is moving toward the west-northwest near 23 miles per hour. On the forecast track, the system will move near or over Puerto Rico tonight, near or over Hispaniola on

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