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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is pleased to announce the revitalization of the K9 Corps in the St. Thomas/St. John District, thanks to a generous donation by Southland Gaming. In April, executives from Southland Gaming presented a donation of $43,000 to the VIPD to increase the K9

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HONOLULU — To protect historic lands from invasive goats, Hawaii officials will distribute the live animals to the public via a lottery. Hawaii officials will hold the lottery as a way to remove at least 700 goats from Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park, which is an important cultural and

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has appointed Kristen Hodge to serve as the Director for U.S. Virgin Islands Joint Recovery Office. Hodge officially began June 20, 2021, and will focus on the Territory’s priorities to repair and rebuild its infrastructure with a focus on equity for a recovery

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department would like to express gratitude to community stakeholders and its employees for input and the spirit of engagement during the development of its 2021 — 2014 Strategic Plan. The process to develop and sustain a holistic strategic plan required time and effort. The

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 ORLANDO — The U.S. Virgin Islands’ management of the COVID-19 public health crisis along with savvy marketing tactics are being credited for the confidence airlines have placed in adding and increasing service to both St. Croix and St. Thomas. Speaking at the recent 2021 Routes Americas air service development event in Orlando,

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In this article we will take a look at the 25 best Caribbean islands to visit during COVID. Why The Caribbean Islands? The Caribbean is one of the most striking tourist destinations in the world. With more than 7000 islands, the archipelago is situated between North America and South America.

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PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haitian President Jovenel Moise was shot dead by gunmen with heavy-caliber weapons in his private residence early this morning, sparking an international outcry amid fears of a descent into chaos in the impoverished Caribbean nation. The assassination, which drew condemnation from Washington and neighboring Latin American countries, coincided with a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Celebrity Edge will be the first cruise ship to return to St. Thomas since March 2020 when it arrives just before noon today. The U.S. Virgin Islands tourism industry has benefitted from an increasingly popular charter yacht business and Airbnb visits in the months after the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Kansas native who slashed a St. Thomas restaurant owner with a knife over an unpaid meal tab will undergo a court-ordered mental health evaluation. Micah J. Nofsinger, 26, of Kansas City, was arrested at about 11 p.m. Saturday and charged with third-degree assault and using a

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HAVANA — Tropical Storm Elsa strengthened late on Sunday as its center approached south-central Cuba with the Caribbean island nation’s government issuing hurricane warnings for the provinces of Cienfuegos and Matanzas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecast Elsa would strengthen some more before it moves over Cuba. Elsa had arrived earlier

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