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Dear Editor: After COVID claimed more than 300,000 lives, Americans received word in December that two vaccines had been granted emergency authorization in the United States. Now, as the first Virgin Islanders have begun to receive their vaccinations, questions are emerging about who should get the first doses and how

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WASHINGTON — Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States today, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors. Biden’s inauguration came at a time of national

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan and Americans With Disabilities Act Coordinator Julien Henley were joined by Cabinet members at Magens Bay Beach this morning for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil new accessibility aids for disabled persons that are part of the Virgin Islands Accessible Beaches Initiative. Also on hand

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Starting on January 26, travelers entering the United States and its territories will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test before boarding the aircraft at their embarkation points. But the new rule does not apply to residents traveling from the USVI to the mainland.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Starting on Monday, Garden Street will be closed to north and south bound traffic between Main Street and Back Street in St. Thomas, the Public Works Department said. This closure will allow the contractor, Island Roads, to install the remaining ACO drainage system, base slab, Eurocobble pavers,

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CRUZ BAY — An elderly St. John woman took a hammer to her boyfriend and would not let him leave her house on Monday, authorities said. Carmen H. Martie, 63, of Estate Pastory was arrested at 7:30 a.m. Monday and charged with false imprisonment-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was shot after a silver sedan with four men wearing clown masks drove-up to him and opened fire on Sunday afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to a discharging of shots in the Gallows Bay business district at 5:07 p.m.

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WASHINGTON — The Virgin Islands National Guard arrived Sunday at the National Capital Region to support federal and District authorities leading up to the 59th Presidential Inauguration. Virgin Islands soldiers and airmen join other states, territories to the District of Columbia to support law enforcement agencies to ensure a safe transition

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman who was savagely beaten and raped downtown remains in critical condition due to the injuries she sustained early Sunday morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Sub Base in reference to an unresponsive female lying in the roadway at

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WASHINGTON — Truth caught up with Donald Trump after years of giving chase. The twice-impeached president painted a fantasy world in office, starring himself. In this world, he did things bigger, better, more boldly than all who came before him while facing enemies more pernicious than any in creation. In

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