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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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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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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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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Tourists visiting the Windward Passage Hotel on the main street in St. Thomas were struck down in broad daylight by a St. Thomas driver, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said that the incident occurred while the two tourists tried unsuccessfully to cross the street

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DALLAS – The Derek Jeter Rumor That Refuses to Die — the stories that alleged that the future Yankees Hall of Famer gave one-night stands swag-filled gift baskets — stayed alive for one more round of questioning this week. And this time, it was Jeter’s fiancée Hannah Davis of St. Thomas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 12-year-old boy was arrested Monday night and charged with the statutory rape of a female minor, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said that the unnamed boy was arrested about 10:20 p.m. on Monday and charged with first-degree aggravated rape. Police said that the

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             ARRESTED: Kareem Huggins CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 29-year-old St. Thomas man was arrested on illegal gun charges near Barbel Plaza on Sunday police said today. Kareem Huggins of Estate Contant was arrested at 3:32 a.m. after being stopped during a police initiative on Alton

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MIAMI – Carnival, Royal Caribbean International and Norwegian cruise lines are allowing pregnant women to reschedule their journeys if they had booked a cruise to a destination where a Zika virus health warning is in effect. “Royal Caribbean will assist any pregnant women who do not feel comfortable sailing to countries

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