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KINGSHILL — The 911 Emergency Call Centers in the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts was experiencing service interruptions on Wednesday. Residents unable to reach 911 are asked to please contact the VIPD directly at the following numbers:   St. Thomas: (340) 774-2211, St. Croix: (340) 778-2211, and St.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating an armed robbery-carjacking that began when the perpetrators purposely crashed into the victims’ car on Veteran’s Drive just after midnight on Monday, authorities said. The victims reported they came to a stop at the traffic light near Vendor’s Plaza just before 12:29 a.m. Monday,

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections said it first learned that an inmate at the John Bell Adult Correctional Facility tested positive for COVID-19 at 3:50 p.m. Tuesday. The disease first presented in the inmate as mild flu-like symptoms. It was the first confirmed case of the novel

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HAVANA — COVID-19 continues to inflict a devastating toll on the Americas, with Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador and Paraguay among the countries with the world’s highest weekly death rates, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said today. Cases have more than doubled in the United States over the last week,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Viequensians taking $100,000 cash to St. Thomas on a boat not using operational lights were arrested Monday and charged with smuggling. Julius Alvarez-Gonzalez, 31, and Jimmy Yovanny Garcia-Quinonez ,22, of Vieques, Puerto Rico, were arrested on criminal charges related to their alleged involvement in concealing or

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A male nurse with no criminal history is facing significant prison time after police say they found illegal guns in his apartment at Oswald Harris Court, as first reported in the Daily News. E’Jaiey Grant, 24, of Charlotte Amalie, was arrested Friday and charged with possession of

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BRIDGETOWN — Antonio Mellino, the Executive chef at Quattro Passi will open QP Bistro the 22, October 2021 and Quattro Passi at The Cliff at the end of November. Quattro Passi in Nerano, Italy, is acclaimed as the best on the Amalfi Coast with two Michelin stars. Bringing the flavours

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MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s president today asserted his country’s right to send fuel to Cuba and said U.S. sanctions on the island were “inhumane,” after a diesel cargo shipped by Mexico’s state-run oil company Petroleos Mexicanos arrived in Cuba’s Havana port. Mexico’s left-leaning President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has criticized the

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SAN JOSE — Relentless rainfall in the Caribbean region caused at least two deaths amid severe flooding and major infrastructure damage in northern and eastern Costa Rica, authorities said on Monday. Two people were killed and another two were missing, according to the Red Cross in Costa Rica. Some 3,000

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CHRISTIANSTED — After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health is saddened to confirm the territory’s thirty-sixth death related to COVID-19. The coronavirus victim was a 50-year-old man on St. Croix, according to the VIDOH. “After further investigating cause

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