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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that the Cancryn Pump Station is temporarily offline due to mechanical failure. VIWMA’s contract partners and staff are working to repair and place the pump station back online since Friday. Updates on changes that may affect public health and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach in the territory failed to meet established water quality standards for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Vessup Bay beach on St. Thomas had a high bacteria

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FREDERIKSTED — John Woodson and Arthur Richards Junior High schools will resume classes on Tuesday following the results of air samples collected at their shared Woodson campus indicating moderate and elevated levels of mold spores in limited areas of the campus. Following the collection of 55 air samples by Adcon

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas — For the first time ever, the IAEA’s School of Radiation Emergency Management celebrated the certification of trainees from the Caribbean. The successful completion of the School’s two-week course by the 23 students represents a crucial transfer of knowledge to the participating Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states. Reflecting their

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Airline passengers are being advised to arrive at least two and a half to three hours earlier for flights departing from the Cyril E. King International Airport on St. Thomas, according to the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA). “Entrance to the terminal may be delayed during the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three beaches in the territory failed to meet established water quality standards for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Bluebeards and Secret Harbor beaches on St. Thomas had a

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following: 

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PORT OF SPAIN — An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rattled Trinidad and Tobago today, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake, which occurred at 10:33 a.m. was the second tremor to hit the Caribbean today after one with a magnitude of 3.9 shook St.

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Juan F. Luis Hospital along with Governor-Elect Albert Bryan, Jr., Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, Plessen Healthcare and the V.I. Health Department welcomed back many of the previously evacuated dialysis patients. The ceremony was held at the Palms of Pelican Cove on Sunday. “It was an honor

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following: 

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