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June 24th, 2020
Uproar in USVI as Caucasian lawyer calls BLM a terrorist group

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Mark A. Kragel, who worked at the US Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) for a decade as its deputy legal counsel, is no longer employed at the authority, WAPA Communications Director Jean Greaux has confirmed to the Consortium.

June 14th, 2020
USVI has one of highest murder rates in world- Sen Myron D. Jackson

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- US Virgin Islands Senator, Mr Myron D. Jackson on Friday, June 12, 2020, said he was determined to press forward on Bill No. 33-0126, an act to establish an Office of Gun Violence Prevention under the Office of the Governor, which remained in the Committee on Rules and Judiciary held at the Legislature Thursday, June 11, 2020.

June 10th, 2020
USVI police arrest man seen throwing Molotov cocktails @ monument

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Police on Monday night, June 9, 2020, arrested 19-year-old Taylor Hasson of Grapetree Bay, St Croix, US Virgin Islands, on a Superior Court warrant in connection with the July 2019 incident where at least two men -- one of them Hasson -- were seen on video throwing Molotov cocktails at the Point Udall monument to ignite fires.

June 9th, 2020
Biden wins USVI Democratic Caucus

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands held its presidential preference and delegate selection caucus on Saturday, June 6, 2020, returning an expected result that saw presidential candidate Joseph Robinette Biden Jr aka 'Joe' capturing a dominant victory.

June 4th, 2020
New coronavirus case on STT after streak of negative results

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- St Thomas, US Virgin Islands, on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, recorded its latest coronavirus case after a streak of negative results, joining the island of St Croix, which saw its total confirmed cases climb to 30 following the confirmation of a new positive result on Saturday, May 30, 2020.

May 26th, 2020
USVI police trying to locate homicide suspect Jabaar Mactavious

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— The [US] Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) is searching for 29-year-old Jabaar Mactavious in connection with the homicide of Shaq’kil Roberts that occurred on April 16, 2020, in the Tutu area of St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI).

May 4th, 2020
STT man accused of coercing, raping minor on several occasions

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— On Thursday, April 30, 2020, at 8:18pm, police arrested Timothy Brewer, age 32 of Smith Bay, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) and charged him with first-degree rape and unlawful sexual contact after allegedly coercing a female minor to engage in sexual acts on several occasions.

April 27th, 2020
4th COVID-19 death in USVI

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) on Sunday, April 26, 2020, announced the fourth COVID-19 death in the US Virgin Islands (USVI).

April 23rd, 2020
3 caught smuggling more than $3M in cash into STT

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— US Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents have intercepted a vessel with three men on board entering Brewers Bay, US Virgin Islands (USVI), transporting more than $3 million inside duffel bags, CBP has announced.

April 21st, 2020
Armed masked men rob KFC on STT

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— Four masked men, one brandishing a firearm, on Monday night , April 20, 2020, stormed the Kentucky Fried Chicken Restaurant located in the Nisky Shopping Center on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) and robbed the establishment of an undisclosed amount of cash.

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