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ATLANTA — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded an initial 90-day emergency contract to implement the USVI vector control plan, an important part of the territory’s response to Zika. Vector Disease Control International (VDCI) was selected by CDC as part of a national vector control contract

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BIRMINHAM, Ala. — Southern Med Law has launched a Zika virus Microcephaly birth defect Information page to provide the public with updates on the Zika virus outbreak and its possible association with microcephaly. The microcephaly birth defect is a congenital condition that leaves newborns with abnormally small heads and an underdeveloped

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MARIGOT — Thirteen countries across the Caribbean participated in this year’s Caribbean Waterbird Census (CWC) and in the cases of Anguilla, Bonaire and Jamaica, more than one count was conducted by different organizations and citizen scientists. A total of 321 checklists were submitted, and despite the ongoing drought across the region,

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FREDERIKSTED – Police are investigating the shooting of one man and one woman that occurred  near the Good Hope condominiums last night. According to preliminary report, the 911 Emergency Call Center received a call via radio from an on-duty officer of shots being fired around the Whim and Campo Rico

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MID-ISLAND, St. Croix— Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 1:11am, officers responded to the call of a disturbance in Sunny Acres, Christiansted. Upon arrival to the scene, officers observed fellow VIPD officers already at the scene with a black male individual detained on the ground in handcuffs. According to the complainant,

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FREDERIKSTED — Sunday, March 13, 2016 at about 11:00 a.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a possible discharge of gunfire in the vicinity of the Campo Rico “Turf” area. Upon arrival at the scene, officers observed a male individual bleeding from his upper right thigh sitting

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         ARRESTED: Oronde Gumbs CHRISTIANSTED — Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 1:07 p.m., officers responded to the call of a break-in that occurred at Estate Catherine’s Rest. Responding officers met with a man who said that while he was inside of his home, a male individual with

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Rep. Stacey Plaskett (Democrat-V.I.) MIAMI — In the run-up to Tuesday’s Florida Democratic presidential primary, the Hillary Clinton campaign announced its “Hillary for Florida” Caribbean Leadership Council – a diverse group of grassroots and community leaders in the Caribbean-American community committed to electing Hillary Clinton as president of the United

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FREDERIKSTED — Saturday, March 12, 2016 at roughly 3:26pm, officers were dispatched by the 911 Emergency Call Center, in a response to a shots fired in the vicinity of the Concordia Gas Station. Upon arrival to the scene, officers received information that a maroon Mercedes Benitez had been involved in

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police said they found a 36-year-old former prison inmate riddled with bullets but still clinging to life as he lay on the ground near Sunny Isle on Friday night. Emergency Medical Technicians were able to keep Darien Griffith of Old Castle Coakley alive for the ride to the

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