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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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By Troy A. de Chabert-Schuster, State Director AARP in The Virgin Islands On December 12, 2019 the U.S. House of Representatives took a vital step to lower prescription drug costs and passed the Lower Drug Costs Now Act. This bipartisan bill offers real relief to the millions of Americans who

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SAN JUAN — A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit southern Puerto Rico today at a shallow depth, raising concerns about unstable infrastructure in a region that has been hit by quakes every day for nearly a month. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred at a depth of eight miles

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is advising the motoring public of two scheduled activities that will have pedestrians on the roadways tomorrow. The St. Croix 50K Marathon will take place from downtown Christiansted, head west on Northside Road, and head back into downtown Christiansted. The race is scheduled

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Police Department’s Training Academy has begun new law enforcement recruit classes on St. Thomas and St. Croix. The classes started on January 13. In the St. Thomas/St. John District, there are 17 recruits in the VIPD Training Academy. In that class there are 13

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating to see if a faulty engine or pilot error is the reason a Sea Flight commuter plane crash landed just minutes after takeoff from the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas. Sea Flight #394SF with seven passengers and one

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CHRISTIANSTED — Attorney General Denise George announced that a St. Croix Superior Court jury found Kenson Barley guilty of first-degree unlawful sexual contact stemming from his sexual assault of a nine-year-old girl in St. Croix. Barley, 45, of Estate Glynn, now faces up to 15 years in prison. Virgin Islands

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