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VALDIVIA, Chile — Texas incoming freshman Jarrett Allen scored seven points to go along with a team-high 10 rebounds as Team USA defeated the Virgin Islands 107-63 at the FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Valdivia, Chile on Wednesday. Allen also had four assists, a block and a steal in his start

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At the opening of a two day Caribbean Homeland Security Conference and Training Event, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said he’d like to see more of a focus on being able to secure borders in the territory and Puerto Rico. Addressing an audience that included U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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                     Maho Bay in St. John NEW YORK — Two of our Virgin Islands rank high in an annual survey conducted by Travel + Leisure magazine. Virgin Gorda in the British Virgin Islands ranked No. 1 in a survey of the best

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday it has called off a search for 15 people reported missing in an attempt to reach the U.S. Virgin Islands. Survivors who were rescued Monday near the British Virgin Islands told officials that 13 Cubans, a Colombian and a Dominican were

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VIRGIN GORDA – Coast Guard rescue crews area actively searching waters between the British Virgin Islands and Sint Maarten on Thursday for possible survivors of a capsized migrant vessel. Two Sint Maarten and two Cuban migrants who were traveling aboard the capsized vessel were rescued by a Good Samaritan vessel

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) said on Wednesday that there are 15 new cases of Zika in the territory. According to the weekly surveillance report, the total number of confirmed positive cases in the territory now stands at 47 — 18 cases on St. Croix and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Good luck finding Charizard, Kondommn or Pikachu on the fiercely popular Pokémon Go app here. Obsessed gamers in the territory trying to get in on the mobile game action have been left in the lurch by the virtual reality app, which is available for download in the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Making it official that he is the unofficial gun violence problem czar of the territory, the No. 2 man at Government House went to the national media on Tuesday and announced that the Virgin Islands is undergoing a worrying uptick in gun violence. Citing police statistics, acting

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PEEVED AT HONDA: AG Claude Walker CHRISTIANSTED — Attorney General Claude Walker has sent a scorching letter to a Chicago attorney representing Honda, saying that the carmaker’s “shortcomings” in repairing faulty airbags are “treacherous and unacceptable.” The letter, sent to Chicago attorney Eric Mattson, shared Walker’s concerns over the fact that a St.

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 The infinity pool at Cheney Bay Resort CHRISTIANSTED — Two beaches in St. Croix failed in water quality testing done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said today that Chenay Bay and Grapetree Bay on the East End of St. Croix should be avoided

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