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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Coast Guard is currently assessing the territory’s ports, Government House said. The ports are tentatively scheduled to reopen at noon today and possibly earlier depending on the findings of the Coast Guard assessments. For more information call Monifa Marrero-Brathwaite, Public Information Officer for the Virgin

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SAN JUAN — A day before potential Tropical Storm Isaias was expected to bring rains and winds to Puerto Rico, at least 400,000 customers throughout the island were left without power. The outage affected multiple municipalities — from cities in the metropolitan area such as San Juan and Guaynabo to

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CHRISTIANSTED —  The next episode of Recovery in Focus will give viewers an update on recreational facilities throughout the territory. The episode’s guests include: Daryl Griffith, Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority executive director, Calvert White, commissioner of the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation, and Nereida Washington, director of campus operations

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands announced that all of its offices would close at 1 p.m. today, Government House said in a prepared statement. Additionally, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said that a curfew will go into effect at midnight tonight and last until noon on Thursday,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) said that Spirit Airlines has cancelled all flights from Orlando to St. Thomas scheduled for today. Additionally, Seaborne (Silver Airways) has no flights scheduled for today, Wednesday. But territorial airports are open and other flights are operating as normal. Travelers are encouraged

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CHRISTIANSTED – FEMA has approved $9 million dollars for the Department of Health to fund the architecture and engineering services necessary to reconstruct the Charles Harwood Medical Center in St. Croix through its Public Assistance Program. Built in 1952, the 82,400-square-foot medical center in Estate Richmond was the hub for all

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The government of the U.S. Virgin Islands is upping the ante in its quest to pierce the veil of secrecy that cloaked the life and wealth of financier Jeffrey Epstein, the deceased sex offender who accrued a fortune of at least $650 million under mysterious circumstances. At least

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CHRISTIANSTED — During a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. urged residents to stay vigilant and prepare for the weather system approaching the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico that is expected to become a tropical storm at some point today. “I know that this is an incredibly

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his weekly press briefing this afternoon, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. made a number of announcements, including the activation of the Department of Tourism online portal for passengers arriving in the territory; noting the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)l nominating two prosecutors for the Virgin

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Two million people visit the Virgin Islands every year and the islands thrive on tourism. Many people opt for package tours, or a beach holiday, but if you really want to experience the diverse landscapes and communities on the island, then a road trip is the way to go. You

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