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SANTO DOMINGO — The U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association boys’ and girls’ teams will travel to the Dominican Republic to compete in an International Soccer Tournament, held by the Caribbean Football Union. The teams left the territory yesterday and are scheduled to return on August 30, 2021. The Caribbean Football Union (CFU)

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SAN JUAN — Tropical Storm Grace formed this morning with a forecast that threatens the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico by the end of the weekend. The tropical wave grew into the 2021 hurricane season’s seventh named storm, and as of the National Hurricane Center’s 8 a.m. advisory is

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SANTO DOMINGO —The U.S. Geological Survey reported a “minor magnitude” earthquake was recorded in the Dominican Republic late this morning. The jolt happened near El Valle, Provincia de Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic 11:16 a.m. today, —  about one hour and 35 minutes ago, according to the USGS. A minor magnitude

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FORT-DE-FRANCE — France’s health minister on Sunday appealed for volunteer doctors and nurses to travel to the overseas territories of Guadalupe and Martinique as a wave of COVID-19 infections overwhelms hospitals on the two Caribbean islands. Health Minister Olivier Veran said the first medical staff would fly out on Tuesday,

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MIAMI — The National Hurricane Center is monitoring three disturbances in the tropical Atlantic this morning. For the moment, 92L (#3 on graphic) which would be called “Fred,” is expected to bring rain activity to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico during a Tuesday-Wednesday timeframe, the National Weather Service

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MIAMI — The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins today. But with the news that people in the active hurricane belt should be on guard against the storms from June to November — came the grim warning that improperly installed generators kill more people in the aftermath of the deadly cyclones

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KINGSTOWN — La Soufriere volcano shot out another explosive burst of gas and ash on Friday as a cruise ship arrived to evacuate some of the foreigners who had been stuck on a St. Vincent island coated in ash from a week of violent eruptions. The explosions that began on

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KINGSTOWN — The U.S. Embassy is coordinating with Royal Caribbean Cruises for a transit opportunity for U.S. citizens who wish to depart St. Vincent on Friday, 16 April to Dutch Sint Maarten. Boarding on the Celebrity Reflection will begin at 7:00 A.M. and will depart Kingstown Port, St. Vincent at

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TURNER HOLE, St. Croix — Spring is finally here, and Divi Resorts is celebrating the season with 30 percent off 2021 travel to Aruba, Barbados, Bonaire, St. Croix, and Sint Maarten. Rates are as low as $145 per night (room only) and $195 per person, per night (all-inclusive). Plus, travelers who sign up for Divi’s Devotion Discount program will also receive an additional

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PHILIPSBURG — As part of the “PJIAE Good News” campaign, we are delighted to publicize that the “Brown Pelican” trio statues will soar once again at the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM). During an elaborate unveiling ceremony, the sculptures were erected as beautification for the roundabout at the Airport Road

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