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CHRISTIANSTED — After a three-day trial, a former Virgin Islands National Guard major and acting commander was convicted of fraud charges in federal court on Thursday. Aesha Rivers, 43, of St. Croix, was found guilty following a jury trial in U.S. District Court of 48 counts of wire fraud; one

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FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix Senator Alicia Barnes said today she acknowledges that WAPA’s distribution of potable water to residents west of the Kingshill storage tank continues to be a problem. Considering this, Senator Barnes is once again calling on Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. to activate the resources of the Virgin

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said that Colonel Ivan Udell will be the Acting Adjutant General of the Virgin Islands National Guard and retired Lieutenant Colonel Elwyn Browne his Chief of Staff.  Col. Udell currently serves as the deputy chief of staff for operations and plans at the VING

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FREDERIKSTED — “When the Weather Channel becomes our favorite channel on TV, it comforts us to know it is now also the favorite channel of the Michigan National Guard, who has shown a commitment for assistance when the next big storm threatens our islands,” said Brig. Gen. Deborah Howell, Virgin

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Natural Resources committee told Fox News host Tucker Carlson last night that he and the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee want answers from Governor Kenneth Mapp about his gun seizure orders. They have given Mapp until August

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) issued instructions today on what soldiers should do if they received checks from the government that bounced, the V.I. Free Press has learned. Under the first heading on the February 12 memo titled “Information Regarding Returned Checks”

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Gov. Kenneth Mapp has renewed a controversial executive order that authorized the scandal-plagued Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) to seize the firearms and ammunition of law-abiding Americans living in this U.S. territory and the larger Caribbean. Mapp issed the declaration of a State of Emergency

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) turned 44, on Oct. 19. Noticeably the uniform of the day was white hazmat suits, gloves and surgical masks worn by Guard members who cleaned schools and public facilities on the island of St. Croix that have yet to reopen

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RAKED BARE: A speed limit sign stands tilted and a power line that snapped it half lays on a building, after the passage of Hurricane Irma in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo) [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The last of the late-summer tourists were

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Fresh off a “culture of rape” involving the hazing-style rapes of female members of the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) for decades with impunity in St. Croix and St. Thomas … Government House spokesman Sam Topp on Saturday announced via radio the names of six

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