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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Taylor Canfield has been named ‘2015 Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year’ for the third year in a row by the Virgin Islands Sailing Association (VISA), according to the Scuttlebutt Sailing News. Others under consideration were Cy Thompson, who is training for the Olympics in the Laser,

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Now no matter what type of mobile phone you have, Apple iOS or Google Android, you can get the Virgin Islands Free Press on your device of choice. On January 21, 2016 the Virgin Islands Free Press became the first media source in the territory to offer instant push notifications

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SAN JUAN – The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier was commissioned into service during a military ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Sector in Puerto Rico on Friday afternoon. According to a news release from the Coast Guard, Napier is the 15th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to be commissioned in

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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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                   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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