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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that two beaches in St. Thomas and one in St. Croix are considered unsafe to swim

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) advises all USVI public beach users of the policy adoption by DPNR of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) established Beach Action Value (BAV) in future weekly Beaches Environmental Assessment and Coastal Health (BEACH) advisories.  The new BAV threshold value for Enterococci

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FREDERIKSTED —  A veteran St. Croix Senator has written a letter to Attorney General Claude Walker this week asking him to investigate the V.I . Medical Examiners Board for possible federal antitrust violations. Sen. Nereida “Nellie” Rivera-O’Reilly said she wrote an email to Walker on Feb. 20 and then followed

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CHRISTIANSTED — The money for services at St. Croix’s only hospital, the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center, primarily goes into the pockets of local medical doctors, rather to the health facility itself. That was the bombshell announcement that came from Troy de Chabert-Schuster, the vice chairman of JFL’s

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KINGSTON — The Caribbean island nation that has given the world reggae music, jerk cuisine and Usain Bolt and is heavily dependent on tourism, has recorded a reported one hundred and fifty-eight murders so far this year. Jamaica reached the shocking numbers in less than 50 days of 2018. The latest

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CHAMBLEE, Ga.  — Juanita Edwards’s children, grandchildren and pets are waiting for her here on St. Croix. The Big Island’s air would be salty and familiar: Before the monster storms of 2017, she had never left the Caribbean. But if she went home now, she would quickly die. Edwards, 84, requires

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MISSING ATTORNEY: Mark Moroney CRUZ BAY — Police in St. John are searching for a well-known British lawyer who has gone missing. Mark Moroney, 70, has been missing since Sunday evening from his home in the Chocolate Hole area of St John. According to police, he had gone outside about 8

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BRIDGETOWN — An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 jolted several Caribbean islands on Friday but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Center (SRC) of the University of the West Indies said that the quake, which occurred at 1.43 pm (local time), was

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SECRET HARBOR BEACH ON ST. THOMAS IS ONE TO AVOID, ACCORDING TO DPNR CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in the territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that all of

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PORT OF SPAIN — Days ahead of the annual Carnival celebrations on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, the Foreign Office has warned a terrorist attack on the Caribbean nation is “very likely.” In an unusual late-night announcement, the FCO said: “The Trinidad and Tobago authorities have arrested some individuals who

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