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CHRISTIANSTED Senate President Kenneth Gittens has urged Virgin Islanders to remain vigilant in protecting themselves against contracting measles in light of the 2019 outbreak now affecting 22 states. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control more than 700 people have been infected with measles, the greatest number since 1994

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CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner designee Gary Molloy said Monday he is inviting Employers, Not-For-Profit Organizations and Training Service Providers to participate in this year’s Summer Youth Work Experience and Training Program Virgin Islands Department of Labor (VIDOL). VIDOL is seeking the following:· Employers and agencies who are interested in providing a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. today thanked residents for having a safe, incident-free Carnival 2019 on St. Thomas. Governor Bryan, Lt. Governor Roach and other local officials ceremoniously opened the Carnival Village on Friday themed “Coggie’s Musical Ville.” This marked the first time Governor Bryan ceremoniously opened the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 33rd Legislature has held 24 committee meetings and called for over 400 pieces of legislation during its first 100 days, Senate President Kenneth Gittens today. The 15-member body was sworn into office on January 14, 2019. “Groundbreaking policy measures, community outreach, dedicated oversight of government operations

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There is nothing worse than spending hours in a car, a bus, or a plane waiting to reach your destination with nothing to do. Long hours without any sort of entertainment can feel even longer than they are. Online gaming can be the answer to your troubles before you get

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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico will host a qualifying round for the 3×3 basketball tournament that has become part of the FIBA World Cup. It’s actually the first-ever qualifier event for this particular subset of FIBA basketball. It will take place from May 4th to 5th. The qualifier will consist

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WASHINGTON — Legislation recently introduced in Congress would establish a grant program for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to fund development of renewable energy resources, microgrids and energy storage. The bill aims to improve the electric system on the two island territories. the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Junior Firefighter Corps will be hosting its first annual Easter Egg Hunt from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. today at the Omar Brown, Sr. Fire Station (across from Barbel Plaza). There will be food, drinks, games, face painting and much more. Children ages two

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. kickstarted Carnival 2019 on St. Thomas with the official opening of the Carnival Village themed “Coggie’s Musical Ville” on Friday. This marked the first time Governor Bryan ceremoniously opened the Carnival Village on St. Thomas for residents and visitors to experience. “Such a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At least a dozen St. Thomas student members of the not-for-profit Marine Vocational Program (MVP) can now continue and advance their marine education thanks to a donation of $15,000 from the NYC Eastern Caribbean Relief Fund Inc., founded and funded by Island Capital Group LLC. and Island

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