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CHRISTIQNSTED — A 9-year-old child is among the 21 COVID-19 patients currently being treated at territory hospitals, and with public schools in the territory set to reopen in just two weeks, Governor Albert Bryan says he is considering delaying a return to in-person learning if the numbers don’t improve. “Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating an armed robbery at the shopping mall next to the WICO dock just before midnight on Friday, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police officers to the Havensight Mall at 11:43 p.m. Friday to investigate an armed robbery, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested after federal authorities found 4,4 pounds of marijuana stashed in his luggage. Allany Peterson-Mendez, 25, of St. Thomas, was arrested on Friday at the Cyril E. King Airport on criminal charges related to his alleged possession of marijuana with intent to

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CHRISTIANSTED — The ringleader of a mother-and-daughter tax fraud scheme was given two more months in prison than her daughter by a federal judge. Patricia Henry, 52, was sentenced Friday to ten months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Wilma Lewis on one count of conspiracy to defraud the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police Commissioner Nominee Ray A. Martinez announced the appointment of Police Lieutenant Clayton Brown as Deputy Chief of Police for the island of St. John, and Vivianne P. Newton as Director of the Internal Affairs and Applicant Screening Bureau, effective July 21. Brown, a resident of St.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Due to the rise in COVID-positive cases in the territory, the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation has suspended the rental of facilities until further notice. To minimize exposure to the COVID-19 virus, DSPR has also suspended all sports and recreation activities for two weeks. Following the two week

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Back in 2019, millions of people were planning or dreaming of trips overseas or in their own country for the following year. Then the pandemic struck and travel plans were shelved. Very few people realized that it would be at least 2021 before they could think about going on vacation

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Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the opening session of the eleventh Caribbean Community (CARICOM)-United Nations General Meeting: Let me begin by thanking you for taking part in this eleventh CARICOM-UN General Meeting. The two years since our last Meeting have proved to be

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two St. Thomas men are claiming to be Arawak warriors in a bid to avoid jail time, as first reported in the Daily News. This controversy over indigenous affiliations has came to the forefront at Superior Court on St. Thomas recently, as two men say their rights

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Virgin Islands is doing twice as good as the rest of the Caribbean in terms of the number of vaccinations given, but still lags far behind the United States among those fully vaccinated — making herd immunity even harder to reach here — if not

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