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FREDERIKSTED — Police were dispatched to the parking lot at Plaza Extra West in Estate Plessen in reference to a pedestrian vehicular accident about 11:33 a.m. on Sunday. According to the police report, a three-year-old boy ran out into the parking lot in front of a moving vehicle, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman died of natural causes in the street yesterday — an autopsy has revealed, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a female lying on the roadway unresponsive in Estate Thomas about 6:41 a.m. Tuesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert A. Bryan, Jr. and Senators Novelle Francis, Jr. Myron Jackson, Janelle Sarauw and Brian Smith join an elite bipartisan group of 74 elected officials from 30 states and including one territory as recipients of the “2019 Capitol Caregivers Award.” These leaders are recognized for championing Bill

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KINGSTON — A major 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit off the northwest coast of Jamaica today about 78 miles west of the Cayman Islands. But no tsunami warning was issued. The quake struck at latitude 19.3, longitude 78.8 and released the energy equivalent of 84 atomic bombs at 2:10 p.m. today at

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Raises for Schneider Regional Medical Center hospital executives must be put on hold until rebuilding efforts are well underway, Senator Kenneth Gittens said today. Given the current state of the territory’s hospitals, Senator Gittens said he was appalled that several hospital executives would be granted significant raises.

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CHRISTIANSTED — A hand-picked bodyguard for former Governor Kenneth E. Mapp was arrested on brutal assault charges this week, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Yahya K. Daniel, 40, of Estate St. John was arrested about 11:57 p.m. Thursday and charged with simple assault & battery-domestic violence, the Virgin

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CHRISTIANSTED – Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. issued the following statement today on the death of Ann E. Abramson: “Our community has lost an icon and a prominent historical figure. Mrs. Abramson was a trailblazer for Crucian women in business and politics and was indeed a pillar of the Frederiksted community.”

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AUSTIN, Texas — About 1,300 service members from the National Guard and the Army Reserve are now providing shelter for thousands of Puerto Ricans left homeless by a series of earthquakes that devastated the island more than two weeks ago. In addition to the Puerto Rico National Guard, Ohio and

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CHRISTIANSTED — Buck Island Reef National Monument is seeking applicants for the position of “sea turtle research assistant” (intern) to conduct sea turtle research and monitoring. The deadline to apply is tomorrow. This will be the 33rd year of the Buck Island Sea Turtle Research Program, a long-term monitoring, research

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Caribbean Writer (TCW) announces a call for submissions for Volume 35 under the 2020 theme: Diasporic Rhythms: Interrogating the Past, Imagining a Future.” Submissions that explore the ideas resonating within the region and its diaspora are desired. The Caribbean Writer invites submissions “that explore this theme

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