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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department, on its Twitter feed, confirmed that an attempted bank robbery took place at Oriental Bank in Estate Diamond this morning. Police went as far as Annaly Bay in Frederiksted in searching for the suspect, whose image was circulated by the VIPD on Twitter

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that effective Sunday, green waste and seaweed will only be accepted at the Anguilla Landfill Monday through Saturday. “There will be no green waste or seaweed disposal on Sundays,” VIWMA spokeswoman Melody Rames said. Residents are urged to practice backyard

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands will re-open its borders to international travelers beginning on Saturday, Tourism officials said on their website today. Territorial officials began allowing hotels and accommodation providers to accept new leisure travel reservations on September 12. The reopening comes nearly one month after the government closed the USVI’s

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The explosion of legalized sports betting in the United States has caught the attention of Puerto Rico’s government. The 2018 U.S. Supreme Court 6-3 decision to overturn the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act enables all U.S. states to legalize sports betting, including online wagering. Previously, Puerto Rico Gov.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands has been listed by Travelzoo’s American members as the destination they would most like to visit in the Caribbean over the next two years. Travelzoo, a leading global travel company with 30 million members worldwide, reports the Caribbean should be prepared for a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George asked the public to continue to be vigilant about Internet scams circulating in our community. Many residents have reported receiving emails or texts requesting their Netflix username, password, or the payment method. This is a scam targeting Netflix members seeking to steal personal

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George advised residents of scams circulating in our community using fraudulent checks and money orders. The Virgin Island Police Department’s Economic Crime Unit in St. Thomas and St. Croix have reported an increase in counterfeit checks and money order cases in the last several

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FARIBAULT, Minnesota — Normally when a product recall is announced due to undeclared ingredients, it’s something simple, like the company forgetting to put onions or garlic on its ingredients label. A new recall from Faribault Foods, Inc., which produces the popular Progresso line of soups, is a little bit different.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The oldest of 12 residents of the Queen Louise Home for the Aged being treated at Schneider Hospital on St. Thomas has died. The unnamed 101-year-old woman died Tuesday, the Department of Human Services said. While she tested positive for COVID-19, the cause of death is still

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — The High Court of the British Virgin Islands has enforced a $646 million award against a company owned by beleaguered Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, finding that the ICC Court was right to appoint all five members of the arbitration tribunal itself. The decision affects

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