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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Attorney here advised residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands that the Agricultural Improvement Act (P.L. 115-334) prohibits animal fighting everywhere in the United States, including the territories. “Law enforcement officers in our communities have received recent reports that cockfighting matches are continuing, even though the

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SAN JUAN — A federal judge on Monday ruled that it is unconstitutional to deny Puerto Ricans living in the U.S. commonwealth access to three federal welfare programs in a major decision cheered by many. However, the judge also granted a two-month administrative stay of the injunction at the federal

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. began his weekly COVID-19 briefing on Monday with a plea to residents to unite against the gun violence that has been plaguing the territory and come forward with information about recent homicides. “Today, I want to address another serious public health and safety issue

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A man working for a contractor doing the remodeling work at the St. Thomas airport has been charged with dealing cocaine after allegedly admitting to hiding 10 pounds of cocaine in a men’s room wall inside the air terminal, authorities said.. Keilin Lopez Lopez has been charged

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FREDERIKSTED — Two St. Croix men were arrested on illegal gun charges after spotted leaving a beach with weapons, according to a Tweet by the VIPD on Twitter. Rosniel Diaz Bautista and Marcus Daniel were arrested for firearms violations, police said. “VIPD STX Nab Two With Guns Leaving Beach,” the

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is notifying the motoring public that a portion of the Melvin Evans Highway, from the Williams Delight intersection eastbound to the West Airport Road intersection, will be closed for roadwork Tuesday, August 4 at 9 a.m. The roadwork is expected to continue through

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands National Guard 631st Engineer Utilities Detachment conducted annual training in St. Thomas recently. The unit completed several community projects on St. Thomas during two weeks at the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School and the Bertha C. Boschulte Junior High School. At the Ivanna Eudora Kean

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MARIGOT — United States tourists cannot cross the border from Dutch Sint Maarten to French Saint starting today, according to The Daily Herald, a Philipsburg, Sint Maarten newspaper. The report says the announcement is until further notice. Sylvie Feucher, prefect of Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy, has previously said that, due to a high number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases

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MIAMI — The Miami Marlins, one of the most under-the-radar teams in sports, have been in the news lately. Sort of. A network TV news anchor referred to them this week as the Miami Dolphins. She later apologized and corrected herself, saying they were actually the Florida Marlins. The next

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FREDERIKSTED — Seaborne’s Puerto Rico flights are canceled today and Cape Air’s morning flights to Puerto Rico and inter-island St. Thomas-St. Croix flights also are cancelled, Government House said. “Cape Air flights may resume later Thursday depending on weather conditions,” a prepared statement from the Joint Information Center said. “Cyril

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