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SANTO DOMINGO — When it comes to the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic has the most cases by far, 110,122 cases as of today. But when you look at per capita data, the Dominican Republic actually trails the U.S. Virgin Islands. According to MJS

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BRIDGETOWN — China is behind Barbados’ snap decision to remove the British Queen as its head of state. That’s the shocking claim of a conservative member of the UK Parliament who said that a Chinese investment of $490 million in Bridgetown’s tourism infrastructure forced the Barbadian leader’s hand in the

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ORLANDO —  A Florida mother said she experienced a travel nightmare after being booted off of a flight after boarding. Tiffani Jett said that she wasn’t able to get her 2-year-old daughter to cooperate with wearing a face mask on board. Jett said she felt humiliated. Southwest Airlines said it is

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SAN JUAN — A man accused of raping an Ohio teen almost 40 years ago was arrested in Puerto Rico last week. Investigators say Julio Rentas, now 67, is charged with raping a 14-year-old girl after sneaking into her Cleveland, Ohio bedroom on January 4, 1981. Rentas was originally arrested

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who was arrested for firing a gun at a gas station in 2017 was arrested on Monday for allegedly firing a gun at a housing project, authorities said. Dekumar Rogers, 46, of Oswald Harris Court, was arrested at 5:15 a.m. Monday and charged

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Bill No. 33-0346, written to establish an oversight management committee for the Water and Power Authority (WAPA), will be heard in the Committee on Rules and the Judiciary today. This legislation is the brainchild of Senators Sarauw, Frett-Gregory and Vialet who have been working on this legislation

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly press briefing, Richard Motta Jr., Director of Communications for the Office of the Governor, said that the Pandemic Electronic Benefits (P-EBT) program continues to issue cards to eligible students and asked for the public’s patience as the Department of Education begins the 2020-2021

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — The trial of American longline fisherman Michael Foy, imprisoned since June in the British Virgin Islands, has been delayed nearly a month by local court officials. Foy’s family and attorneys said that they were not given any explanation for the delay. British Virgin Islands Director

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FREDERIKSTED — Police are investigating the death of a 20-year-old St. Croix woman who died from a gunshot wound inside a car on the highway Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Renyisha Rivera of St. Croix was identified by next of kin as the gunshot victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police were called to the Schneider Regional Medical Center to investigate a woman’s complaint that she had been raped by a home invader in St. Thomas on Saturday evening, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to the Schneider Regional Medical Center Emergency Room in

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