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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After returning to the territory from meetings with cruise industry executives, Governor Albert Bryan Jr, signed into law today several bills including one that would make medicinal cannabis accessible to qualified patients here. Governor Bryan signed into law The Virgin Islands Medicinal Cannabis Patient Care Act, which

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department said that it is “aware of information being shared on social media in which an individual reported being followed by a white sedan which  tried to stop her with WHITE  strobe lights on and she felt her life was in danger.” “The VIPD is

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CHRISTIANSTED – In his first scheduled meetings out of the territory, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. will be heading to Miami to attend two days of “introductory” meetings with key cruise industry officials. He will be accompanied by his Commissioner of Tourism nominee, Joseph Boschulte. Among the valued and critical industry

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Dominican Republic bar owner was shot to death at the Peace and Love Bar on Market Street in downtown on Thursday night. Juana Mateo Perez, 42, of Santo Domingo was identified as the woman shot to death when an unidentified masked man ran into the bar and

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CHICAGO — RxBar is recalling more than a dozen of its protein bar flavors that may pose a threat to consumers with peanut allergies. The company announced Tuesday that there may be undeclared peanuts in the following varieties with “best by” dates ranging between Jan. 14, 2019, and Oct. 19,

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PORT-AU-PRINCE — A teenage boy died after falling from an eighth-floor balcony of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Haiti. The 16-year-old was trying to enter his room on Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas cruise ship through a nearby balcony on Friday when he slipped and fell to his

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SAN JUAN — A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances is asking a court to invalidate more than $6 billion worth of debt issued by the U.S. commonwealth, a move that would hit bondholders. The board said late Monday the debt includes all general obligation bonds that were

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FREDERIKSTED — Human Services said that people who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in the territory will get them early this month. According to acting Human Service Commissioner Felicia Blyden, the Food and Nutrition Services under the U.S. Department of Agriculture has provided notice to states and territories

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Every company usually starts out small. They may have either a single proprietor or just a few employees to help them get off the ground. Starting a business is never easy. Many of them fail before they reach their first year. For the companies that do succeed, they thrive because

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said on Friday that it had reached an agreement with a New York power company to improve its electric system in the territory. “The ongoing recovery effort by the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority to restore, improve and modernize the

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