Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off St. Croix

ST. CROIX - Two fishermen are recovering at home after their fishing boat capsized, triggering a rescue mission to save them.

Ricardo Castrodad, U.S. Coast Guard spokesman, said Monday afternoon that a Coast Guard boat crew rescued the two men Monday, after their 21-foot Boston Whaler vessel capsized about seven nautical miles northeast of St. Croix.

The two fishermen have been identified as Juan Reyes Serrano, 49, and Benigo Rodríguez, 27, who both are residents of St. Croix.

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ST. THOMAS - Charlotte Amalie High School swept both boys and girls volleyball matches against archrival Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on Tuesday but needed to go extra sets to determine the outcome during doubleheader action at the CAHS gym. Charlotte

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ST. CROIX - Criminal Investigation detectives are seeking assistance from the community to help them locate the persons responsible for robbing the Bank of St. Croix in Peter's Rest during mid-morning hours Tuesday. V.I. Police spokeswoman Melody Rames s


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