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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Cuba couldn’t defend its house, but three days later achieved a paramount victory in its intentions to return to the most significant continental stage. The Cuban national team recovered from its defeat in Havana in the first game after defeating the U.S. Virgin Islands, 91-64, at the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. took action on 18 bills and one resolution and sent them down to the 33rd Legislature last week. Bryan approved 13 bills and vetoed five of the measures. Among the bills Bryan approved is Bill No. 33-0034, which establishes pay to members of the Virgin

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands National Guard hosted its annual All-Hazards workshop at the Estate Bethlehem compound on St. Croix from February 18 to 20. The workshop comprised of members from the VING, other military branches, local government and organizations essential to providing local support to the territory. The goal is

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FORT LAUDERDALE — Silver Airways, America’s leading independent regional airline, said it is proud to announce the history-making milestone appointment of Cindy Guay as the first female Captain to fly the ATR-600 series aircraft in the United States, including both the ATR 42-600 and ATR 72-600. In addition, Captain Guay

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CHRISTIANSTED — Attorney General Denise George announced Monday that the Virgin Islands Department of Justice has arrested a man who misrepresented himself as a licensed contractor to perform work repairs to the homes of five St. Croix families. V.I. Department of Justice Special Agent, Leonardo Carrion, Sr. conducted a fraud

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Office of Disaster Recovery and the Virgin Islands Department of Education said Monday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) had approved industry standards that will ensure newly-constructed schools and office buildings can withstand future catastrophic weather events and meet professional norms for providing service.  “This approval will green

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CHRISTIANSTED — Attorney General Denise George said tonight that the Virgin Islands Department of Justice (VIDOJ) arrested a St. Croix resident who misrepresented himself as a licensed contractor to perform work repairs to a someone’s home. V.I. Department of Justice Special Agent Gisselle Quinones conducted a fraud investigation and executed

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CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Richard Evangelista revealed the findings of the latest territory-wide market basket survey. The market basket survey, completed on February 14, is designed to inform consumers of which stores have the best prices no matter the brand on staple grocery items. The number of items compared on each

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MIAMI — Shares of cruise line operators fell on Friday after the U.S. Department of State said Thursday that U.S. citizens should “reconsider” traveling on cruise ships to or within Asia over concerns about COVID-19, the novel coronavirus has sickened more than 76,000 people worldwide. Carnival Corp. CCL, -1.91% was down 1.5%, Norwegian

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SAN JUAN — A federal judge on Friday denied a request to move an upcoming corruption trial against former Puerto Rico Education Secretary Julia Keleher to the U.S. mainland. The decision in the high-profile case was celebrated by many in the U.S. territory who argued that Keleher should be tried

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