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DAMAGED FOR LIFE: Puerto Rico resident Michelle Flandez caresses her two-month-old son, Inti Perez, diagnosed with microcephaly linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. According to a report released Thursday on the impact of Zika virus in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, about 1 in 20

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St . Thomas man who was stabbed in the stomach last month while he was arguing with a woman that he did not know has died, according to police. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said it was notified on Saturday by hospital officials that the

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WATER MAIN BREAK: Near LBJ Pump Station in Estate Richmond should be fixed by 8 p.m. tonight according to the V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA). CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that a force main leak occurred at one of the pressure relief valves in the

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FRUITS AND VEGETABLES IN THE REGION: Nearly half of them go to waste, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). SANTIAGO, Chile – Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean announced their interest in promoting an international code of conduct to serve as a global guideline to

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COKI POINT BEACH: This St. Thomas beach has failed water quality testing in two out of the last three weeks, according to the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR). People are urged to avoid it and 10 other beaches territory-wide. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Eleven beaches in the territory failed

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DISNEY VERSION: Of Señor Sapo, a child favorite and now an educational character brought to you and your children by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. SAN JUAN —  Señor Sapo is coming! Señor Sapo is coming! Just who is this Señor Sapo? Well, read on gentle reader … Sr. Sapo is a very

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HEALTHY, HAPPY BABIES: A child in Winston-Salem, North Carolina relishes playing with a toy stroller as part of the national Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) and Maternal Child Health & Children with Special Health Care Needs Program. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Eight people have graduated from the Department of Health’s (DOH) Virgin Islands Nurse-Family

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HIV/AIDS AWARENESS: The V.I. Department of Health is joining with other government health organizations around the region to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS and encourage more people to get tested. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The V.I. Department of Health recognizes Thursday, June 8th, 2017, as Caribbean/American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day! This is an

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DOH MEDICAL DIRECTOR: Dr. Tai Camille Hunte-Ceasar has been hired by the Health Department. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The V.I. Department of Health said today that it has hired a new medical director. Dr. Tai Camille Hunte- Ceasar, a native of St. Thomas, has secured the position, Health Commissioner Michelle Davis

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FENDER BENDER: Two vehicles collided late this morning when the driver of the dark-colored sedan drove straight into the white SUV in the north bound lane near Five Corners in St. Croix. CHRISTIANSTED — A two-car accident occurred just before noon in Estate La Grande Princesse this morning when the

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