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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Virgin Islands has been ranked third in U.S. News & World Report’s newly released list of Best Places to Visit in the Caribbean. The British Virgin Islands was ranked No. 1 in the Caribbean category of the publication’s annual Best Vacation Destinations list, according to a news

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) launched an Inclusive Childcare Laboratory and Diagnostic Center on the St. Thomas Campus today. The new facility is intended to enhance the educational experience of pre-service teachers who will be supervised by professors as part of their studies – while

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CHRISTIANSTED — A five-year-old girl died and four other people were injured during a two-car accident that occurred Sunday night on Estate Hope Road, authorities said. Two of the surviving injured were children under 18. The accident occurred on the part of Estate Hope Road that includes the long stretch

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FREDERIKSTED — A heated argument escalated into shootings that left two men and one boy injured near Rainbow Beach this afternoon, authorities said. Police say two men in their 20s were taken to the Juan F. Luis Hospital for treatment and one minor arrived by ambulance, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHRISTIANSTED — A routine traffic stop near Five Corners yielded the arrest of a St. Croix man allegedly with an illegal gun and drugs in his car. Mitchell P. Hanley Jr., 31, was arrested and charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Bail was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on Saturday in the Administration and Conference Center Building on the St. Thomas Campus, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new Master of Arts in Social Work (MSW) degree Program and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (BFA)

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CHRISTIANSTED — Tania Tomyn, CEO of RetroLock Corporation of California, recently traveled to the U.S. Virgin Islands. She fell in love with the Caribbean as a young girl when her parents had a second home on St. Croix, which has become their full-time residence for the past decade. Her passion for the

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CHARLESTON — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has launched a vigorous summer campaign to market the islands’ unique carnival and festivals. Following the passage of Legislative Act 8153, Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte now has the department actively promoting and managing festival tourism with a busy summer schedule in place

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CRUZ BAY — Owners of derelict vehicles stored in the Virgin Islands Port Authority’s parking lot adjacent to the Theovald E. Moorehead Dock and Terminal at Enighed Pond, St. John have until June 28 to remove their vehicles from the lot. Abandoned vehicles left in the parking lot will be

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The two airports in the territory have passed FAA inspections, the Virgin Islands Port Authority reports. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) completed its annual inspections of the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas and the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix on Friday. Each airport was

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