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24 September 2021 In a joint statement, the Executive Secretaries of the United Nations Regional Commissions have called for enhanced regional cooperation to develop nature-based and technological solutions for capturing CO2 emissions from the atmosphere and ensuring its long-term storage. This week’s High-level Dialogue on Energy will be the first

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A New York woman was wanted in Chicago was detained by federal officers at the St. Thomas airport on Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Daisy Urena, 33, of Brooklyn, New York, was arrested at 4:30 p.m. Thursday after learning she was a fugitive from justice, the Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is advising the community that the autopsy performed on the body found in the bushes near a residence in Smith Bay on September 17 has been ruled a homicide. “The identification of the victim is being withheld, pending notification of next of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The territorial hospital board chairman confirmed Thursday that both Luis and Schneider hospitals will be getting new chief executive officers. “The Territorial Hospital Board is involved in a search process for permanent CEOs for both hospitals. Dr. Luis Amaro and Dyma Williams were not chosen for the

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MIAMI — A tropical storm churning in the eastern Atlantic transformed into Hurricane Sam this morning and forecasters say it has a good chance of rapidly intensifying into a major hurricane by tomorrow. Sam — the 18th named storm of the highly active 2021 Atlantic hurricane season — is currently producing top winds of

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SUNNY ISLE — Two men were injured — one seriously — in a shooting that took place near St. Croix’s oil refinery late this morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center was notified of two male gunshot victims who entered the Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center for

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SUNNY ISLE — Officers of the VIPD Special Operations Bureau executing a routine traffic stop on a black sedan near the St. Croix oil refinery discovered an unlicensed firearm near the passenger inside the vehicle, authorities said. Raheem Christian, 28, of Beeston Hill, was arrested at 12:00 p.m. today and

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Sam formed far in the Atlantic Ocean today and is expected to strengthen into a hurricane tomorrow and a major hurricane — Category 3 or higher — by early next week. The forecast track shows Sam tracking close to the eastern edge of the Caribbean by Tuesday. From

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MIAMI — Tropical Depression Eighteen has formed in the eastern Atlantic Ocean and will become a hurricane by this weekend. However, it’s uncertain whether it will strike the Leeward Islands next week. This new system is about 2,000 miles east-southeast of the northern Leeward Islands in the eastern Atlantic Ocean

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CHRISITIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. released the following statement on the passing of former St. Croix Senator Edgar Iles: “We have lost a dedicated community leader with a long and storied legacy of service to the people of the Virgin Islands. As a St. Croix senator, a labor advocate,

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