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SAN JUAN — The Virgin Islands Free Press started receiving numerous reports from readers in December 2020 that United States Postal Service mail from the mainland destined for the U.S. Virgin Islands is not getting through to the territory after it is delivered to Puerto Rico to be sorted. PR

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who tried to mail a pound of cocaine disguised as candy bars to the U.S. mainland last year got just over a year in prison from a federal judge, authorities said. Kemo Riley, 43, of St. Thomas was sentenced for mailing a package

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CAGUAS — Firefighters in this city near Puerto Rico’s capital cheered when they recently got updated maps that include rural neighborhoods, confessing they sometimes had to rely on taxi drivers for directions during emergencies. That’s because more than 300,000 homes on the island have no formal address. The absence of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp announced on Thursday that his administration is working to address the severe bottleneck in sending and receiving mail through the United States Postal Service (USPS). Mapp said his team is seeking to address the postal delays by having mail routed directly from

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SAN JUAN — Three men were charged Tuesday with shipping cocaine from Puerto Rico to their home in Delaware through the U.S. Postal Service, according to city police. Officers were notified that two of the men had shipped about 130 grams of cocaine on Tuesday and went to their address in

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 An AK-47 machine gun and magazines CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 24-year-old St. Thomas native admitted in federal court that a cache of machine guns and other weapons in his luggage were his. Naeem Akil Smith of Estate Thomas pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas Thursday to trafficking

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