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CHRISTIANSTED — Authorities have charged 33-year-old Aneudis Acevedo with leading federal law enforcement on a high-speed boat chase after a shooting Sunday on Buck Island. Acevedo, of St. Croix, made his initial appearance Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge George Cannon, Jr. after he was arrested by National Park Service rangers,

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CHRISTIANSTED — A melee involving scores of people on Buck Island led to a shooting and a high-speed-boat chase on Sunday. No serious injuries were reported. “A physical altercation with more than 20 individuals broke out on the monument that led to multiple shots being fired,” Acting Park Superintendent Reggie

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CHRISTIANSTED — Buck Island Reef National Monument is seeking applicants for the position of “sea turtle research assistant” (intern) to conduct sea turtle research and monitoring. The deadline to apply is tomorrow. This will be the 33rd year of the Buck Island Sea Turtle Research Program, a long-term monitoring, research

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Friends of the National Park Service will be holding a discussion called: “Getting To Know Buck Island’s Sharks” this week. The group said that the informative talk takes place on Wednesday, November 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Guinea Company Warehouse on Company Street in Christiansted. (Click for Map). Grace

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. discussed upgrading the Visitor’s Center at Salt River National Park during a meeting at Government House today with Assistant Secretary of Insular Affairs Douglas Domenech and National Park Service Deputy Director Dan Smith. Bryan said he is reviewing an agreement between the Government

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The National Park Service awarded the territory at least $10 million dollars in supplemental funding to the Virgin Islands State Historic Preservation Office (VISHPO). The NPS funds are primarily intended to replace the “historic and archaeological resources” in the U.S. Virgin Islands that were “impacted” by Hurricanes

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ADRIAN L. FOSTER OF MIAMI CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Florida woman admitted in federal court that she lied about construction contracts she was given in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Adrian L. Foster, 50, of Miami, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court before Judge Curtis Gomez, to one

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man wielding a golf club at an historic fort who tried to avoid detention by a park ranger by jumping into the Caribbean Sea was given three months in prison by a federal magistrate today. Uriah “Kunta” Gaston, 36, of Estate Strawberry, was sentenced in U.S.

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was arrested for threatening to kill National Park Service rangers, trying to avoid capture by swimming to a sailboat, and clinging to its dinghy while the owner rowed to officers waiting on shore, according to an affidavit filed in federal court. Uriah “Kunta” Gaston,

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) started salvage operations for vessels displaced by the recent hurricanes in the areas of Salt River Bay and Long Reef on St. Croix on Thursday. “DPNR prioritized these areas because the displaced vessels and hazardous materials aboard are impacting these

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