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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Labor Commissioner Gary Molloy said there is an updated policy “to safeguard employment security benefits and increase access to resources by waiving various work search requirements.” The President of the United States of America declared a National Emergency in response to the novel coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Marvin Blyden called upon the Department of Public Works to “expeditiously” complete all ongoing infrastructure projects while the social distancing provisions of the governor’s executive order are still in place. St. Thomas Senator Blyden also said that he is in communication with DPW Commissioner Nelson Petty Jr.

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