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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works is advising the public that they will continue to see buses on roadways in the coming week, as the bus operator training has been extended until May 8. The department previously notified the community that while VITRAN’s Fixed Route service remains suspended, the

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CHRISTIANSTED — One of the territory’s leading Republican activists is dead. Herb Schoenbohm, who chaired the Republican Party of the U.S.Virgin Islands from 2000 until 2012, died Wednesday at the age of 84. Minnesota-born Schoenbohm relocated to the USVI in the late 1960s. The St. Croix resident was a recognizable

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CHRISTIANSTED — From the inception of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor Juan J. Luis Hospital said it identified that its internal healthcare workers are the persons on the island of St. Croix that are the most at risk, given that their jobs are to care for the sickest in the

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FREDERIKSTED — As part of our continued Crime Prevention and Community Policing initiative, the VIPD Crime Prevention Bureau presents the following suggestions that when followed, reduces burglaries and robberies within our community. To avoid robberies: If possible, do not walk alone during late-night hours. Walk in groups whenever you can

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs will be issuing license plates to those eligible Veterans who were not able to replace their original style VA plates. Plates will be issued at the office in your respective district on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12

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FREDERIKSTED — Ocwen Financial Corporation donated gift certificates worth $7,700 to benefit low-income families in the Early Head Start program and front line workers at Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands on Wednesday. “The very generous gesture highlights the selfless dedication and heroic work of LSSVI staff, who care

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CHRISTIANSTED — During a press conference Wednesday to update residents on COVID-19, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. said the government received $75 million from the federal CARES Act, which will allow for the Government of the Virgin Islands to provide a subsidy for V.I. Water and Power Authority ratepayers, assist the

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BRIDGETOWN — Social protection systems are coming under considerable pressure with the implementation of mitigation strategies to control the spread of COVID-19 in the Caribbean.  Efforts to mitigate the negative effect of the pandemic on the well-being of those most at risk are now underway across the Caribbean. Attention is

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HO CHI MINH CITY — Vietnam’s biggest listed firm Vingroup said on Friday it will produce ventilators for the Southeast Asian country’s fight against the new coronavirus. The company has entered into a licence agreement with Medtronic for its PB560 ventilator production, the company said in an emailed statement, adding

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CHRISTIANSTED — To support JFL’s COVID-19 response, the Juan F. Luis Hospital administration said that it has been “working around the clock to ensure a higher level of care to all patients requiring treatment.” Thank You For Donations and Support The hospital administration said it “thanks the community for supporting

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