US Virgin Islands

July 13, 2024

‘The Virgin Islands cannot take the hit of a trash strike’

The thought of the V.I. Waste Management Authority calling for a strike is another one of those, “Are you kidding me?” moments — especially now, in […]
July 13, 2024

Social Security to expand access to some benefits through upcoming changes

Agency transitioning authentication services to The Social Security Administration is set to implement new rules to make it easier for beneficiaries to access certain benefits and increase […]
July 13, 2024

Steel pan instructor convicted of producing child pornography

CHRISTIANSTED — A federal jury convicted a St. Croix man on production of child pornography and second-degree rape charges, authorities said. Dante Edison James. 28, now […]
July 12, 2024

Here’s what seems to work in Miami to keep deaths down as temperatures soar

MIAMI (AP) — Despite a record 46-day streak of triple digit feels-like temperatures, Miami’s unprecedented brutal summer last year wasn’t that deadly, contrasting with the rest […]
July 12, 2024

Haiti’s prime minister says Kenyan police are crucial to controlling gangs, early days are positive

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AP) — Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that recently deployed Kenyan police will be crucial to helping control the […]
July 12, 2024

2 brazen bank robbers face charges in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN — Special Agent in Charge Joseph González, of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) San Juan Field Office, announced the arrests of Orlando Tirado-Santiago (Tirado-Santiago) […]
July 11, 2024

Police investigating double homicide at Four Winds Plaza in St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two people are dead and two injured after a “senseless and disturbing” shooting at Four Winds Plaza on St. Thomas Wednesday night. Lamar […]
July 11, 2024

23-year-old man shot to death in Golden Rock

CHRISTIANSTED — Police are investigating a shooting in Golden Rock that left a 20-year-old St. Croix man dead this morning. Tyree Rentas was positively identified by […]
July 11, 2024

US asks Haiti to prioritize electoral council amid gang violence and a humanitarian crisis

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AP) — U.S. officials have asked Haiti’s prime minister to prioritize the establishment of an electoral council as the country strives to rebuild its government amid […]
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