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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – An Hispanic man was found riddled with bullets and lifeless at the side of the road in Estate Wintberg on Thursday night, according to police. A call came in to the 911 Emergency Call Center about 10:29 p.m. Thursday that someone had been shot multiple times near

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                  Sen. Marvin Blyden chairs committee meeting. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Committee on Housing, Public Works and Waste Management met today to take testimony on emergency housing and get an update from the Waste Management Authority at the Legislature. Representatives from the

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                   Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands government said today that it has an action plan to prevent the spread of the Zika virus. The Preliminary Action Plan was established this week with the assistance of Health Commissioner nominee,

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Epidemiologist Dr. Esther Ellis WASHINGTON – Nine months after the Zika virus was first discovered in South America, international health organizations are still struggling with how to confront what appears to be the largest global public health crisis since Ebola decimated eastern Africa in 2014. U.S. researchers have blasted the

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SANTO DOMINGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents last week arrested two Dominican men who were trying to enter Puerto Rico inside a container on board a vessel arriving from Rio Haina. According to cbp.gov, Oscar Guillermo Aquino-Perez, 30, along with another undocumented man, both from the Dominican

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RIO GRANDE CITY – Border Patrol agents arrested a Salvadoran sex offender Tuesday in Texas near the Rio Grande. Agents arrested Oscar Alejandro Herrera-Rodriguez, 29, a citizen of El Salvador, on Tuesday, according to the federal criminal complaint against him. “The defendant claims to have illegally entered the United States

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The government of Japan and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) launched the $15 million Japan-Caribbean climate change partnership (J-CCCP) on Thursday, in line with the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius and to drive efforts to limit the temperature

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands will welcome some of the world’s leading marathoners for a special cruise marathon next week. The USVI Department of Tourism and the St. Thomas Association of Roadrunners (STAR) are partnering with international adventure-travel company Z Adventures to host the St. Thomas Cruise Marathon, set

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EMBATTLED: Hugo Hodge Jr. CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said it worked all night and into the morning today as part of a clean-up effort to remove 50 gallons of oil that seeped into the ocean in front of its Estate Richmond plant. WAPA Acting Chief

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NEW YORK – A Long Island woman who recently traveled abroad is one of New York’s first confirmed cases of the Zika virus, which health officials say is spreading ”explosively” across the Americas. The news comes as U.S. officials are urging travelers to the Caribbean and Latin America, the Virgin

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