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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Perennial unsuccessful senatorial candidate Wayne “Facts Man” Adams died on St. Thomas over the weekend. Adams was 57. Adams is a candidate for the Senate on the ballot in the St. Thomas-St. John District again this year. He is survived by his mother, Doreen Adams, also of

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CHRISTIANSTED — Two people were arrested today charged in the murder of a St. Croix woman found shot to death in her car on the Melvin Evans Highway two weeks ago, authorities said. Effrail Jones, Jr., 23, of La Grande Princesse and Estefani Rodriquez, 21, of La Grande Princesse, were

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CHRISTIANSTED — AARP in The Virgin Islands said it has been “advocating for revision and re-establishment of the Commission on Aging.” AARP in The Virgin Islands provided testimony in support of Bill No. 33-0367, an act amending the Virgin Islands Code to change the composition of the Commission on Aging, during a 33rd Legislature

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SAN JUAN — Fishing fleets that haul in huge catches, sometimes illegally, from around the world are a security challenge that has already caused armed encounters, senior U.S. military officials said this month. Illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, as it’s known, exploits countries’ inability to regulate their waters and poses

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SANTO DOMINGO — When it comes to the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic has the most cases by far, 110,122 cases as of today. But when you look at per capita data, the Dominican Republic actually trails the U.S. Virgin Islands. According to MJS

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Carl Nicholas Decicco, 35, of St. Croix, was sentenced today for failure to register as a sex offender, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced. U.S. District Court Judge Robert A. Molloy sentenced Decicco to nine months and two weeks in federal prison followed by a period

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FORT HUNTER LIGGETT, Calif. — The 1st Battalion, 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as the Borinqueneers, is a Puerto Rico-based unit that, as of 2018, has been part of the California Army National Guard’s 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. But until six months ago, that relationship existed only on paper.

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) repatriated 36 of 38 migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Saturday, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage Thursday in Mona Passage waters south of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. Two women in the migrant group who required medical attention ashore, were medevaced

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DENVER — The United States asked the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday to examine American Samoa’s political relationship with the United States and overturn a lower court’s ruling that determined those born in the Pacific Islands are in fact American citizens. American Samoa has been a U.S. territory since

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department put out a wanted posted on a St. Thomas man on Wednesday night. Jahkeel Clarke, 28, is wanted for questioning in connection to an assault on Kronprindsens Gade Wednesday, the VIPD said on Twitter. “The above subject is wanted in connection with

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