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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is advising the general public that there is a telephone scam being perpetuated on residents in the territory. The VIPD has received reports of residents getting telephone calls that appear to be from the Department’s main number in St. Thomas (340-774-2211), from

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The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean, located to the east of Puerto Rico. It is one of the most visited Caribbean destinations for adventurous, sun-seeking Brits. Over the past 50 years, the BVI has built up a reputation as being the playground of

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PHILADELPHIA — A Third Circuit judge Tuesday questioned whether the U.S. Virgin Islands was protected by the Tax Injunction Act from a suit challenging the constitutionality of the territory’s timeshare tax, saying the law’s language appears to apply to states only. U.S. Circuit Judge Michael Chagares during oral arguments asked

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PHILIPSBURG — Rouge Et Noir Casino was ordered closed as of 1 p.m. on Wednesday by the Minister of TEATT Ludmilla de Weever since the establishment violated their ministerial decree which clearly states that they are not supposed to have an open entrance on Cannegieter Street in Sint Maarten. Even

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CANCUN — U.S. airlines are adding flights, and in some cases COVID-19 testing programs, for travel to Mexico and the Caribbean, a region central to carriers’ strategies to tap into pockets of holiday demand before a vaccine makes its way around the world. Beachside resort destinations in areas like Cancun

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Somebody asked on social media today if $51.00 is too much to pay for about seven pounds of oxtail? Well, it depends where you are buying the oxtails from and who you ask, as the Virgin Islands Free Press found out. The store in question, King’s Food Market in Richmond,

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WASHINGTON — Broadband VI was the winning applicant for the Virgin Islands contract. The company, founded in St. Croix, will receive $84.5 million of funding over the next decade toward the cost of providing service to 46,039 locations. “Today’s announcement is a big win for residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands,” said

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CHRISTIANSTED — DLCA Commissioner Richard Evangelista said he received a robotic call Tuesday saying there is a pending legal action against him and failure to return the call to discuss the matter may result in the issuance of an arrest warrant. If you receive a similar call, it is likely

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FREDERIKSTED — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor wishes to advise the public that the Christmas Season is fast approaching and there are those among us who seek to prey on those in the community whom they consider vulnerable. The VIPD receives numerous calls from victims that have been victimized through

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BASSETERRE — The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis recently reopened for international tourism, welcoming travelers from the United States and around the world. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis announced that the country has withdrawn from the “Caribbean bubble”, which means travellers from all CARICOM Member States are now part of

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