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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix woman has been arrested after allegedly discharging a firearm carelessly in Mount Pleasant West, authorities said. Michelle D. Wakefield, 34, of Estate Cane Carlton, was arrested at 7:05 a.m. Wednesday and charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, discharging or aiming a firearm, carrying firearms openly or

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — The British Virgin Islands Ministry of Health and Social Development has issued a health alert as a result of an increased level of gastroenteritis reported in the territory. According to the Public Health officials, gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach and small

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CHRISTIANSTED — Nurse practitioners, epidemiologists, registered nurses, and other healthcare staff were among the first Virgin Islanders to receive the much-anticipated Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday. Minutes after the vaccine shipment was delivered from the Department of Health by the V.I. National Guard, Registered Nurse Hope Bagley delivered the first

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HAMDEN, Connecticut — A Connecticut woman has been arrested after authorities found three dead animals in her home and seized more than two dozen cats along with dogs, squirrels and a blind owl, police said Wednesday. Hamden police said Donna Scirocco turned herself in Tuesday because of an arrest warrant

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BRIDGETOWN — FanDuel has secured a new route to the Caribbean and LatAm markets courtesy of a strategic business agreement announced this week with The CAGE Companies (An RLJ Companies Majority Owned Company) and its subsidiary, CAGE Sports BV.  Under the terms of the deal, FanDuel Group will be able to expand its sportsbook to

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SANTIAGO, Chile — The Latin America and the Caribbean region will experience a contraction of -7.7 percent in 2020 but will have a positive growth rate of 3.7 percent in 2021, due mainly to a statistical rebound that will nonetheless be insufficient for recovering the economic activity levels seen prior

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works says it “has spearheaded several key initiatives with the goal of improving the quality of life for all Virgin Islanders.” One of these projects is a Landscaping Pilot Program which officially mobilized in December, according to DPW. The contractor for

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WASHINGTON — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced Wednesday that it will mobilize $1 billion to help Latin American and Caribbean countries acquire and distribute COVID-19 vaccines. The funds will complement $1.2 billion in resources that the IDB has committed in 2020, as well as other funds already programmed for

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FREDERIKSTED — Police are looking for a 37-year-old security guard on St. Croix wanted for an incident of reckless endangerment with a firearm, authorities said. Tony “Big T” Elizee of Frederiksted is wanted for questioning by the VIPD’s Criminal Investigation Bureau, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. If you spot

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas need your help to find a missing 14-year-old girl. The Virgin Islands Police Department said Kaydie James of Estate Donoe is a missing or runaway minor and asked the public to contact police if you see her. Police described James as a Black

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