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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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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 — The crew of a Boat Forces Detachment St. Thomas 33 Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement rescued a kayaker in distress west of Perseverance Bay Sunday evening, authorities said. Coast Guard watchstanders in Sector San Juan received a call from a Saint Thomas 911 Emergency Service operator

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. believes pre-departure testing at U.S. mainland airports as well as strict adherence to public health protocols will help contain the spread of COVID-19 locally and throughout the Caribbean. Speaking Wednesday during a Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) “Caribbean Tourism Fireworks” discussion hosted by

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CHRISTIANSTED — A motorcyclist killed in a head-on crash in Mount Welcome on Tuesday night has been identified, authorities said. Richard M. “Derryck” Boehm, 55, of Cane Bay was riding a motorcycle when it collided with an off-road vehicle on the East End Road near Spyglass Hill shortly before 8:37

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CHRISTIANSTED — In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has ordered the territory to return to “Stay at Home” status, or the orange level, which means the closure of non-essential businesses, restaurants limited to take-out, delivery or drive-through service

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ALBANY, N.Y. — Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the U.S. Virgin Islands and two states have been added to New York’s mandatory 14-day quarantine travel list. Four states, Alaska, New Mexico, Ohio and Rhode Island have now been removed from the list. “Our numbers continue to remain low and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Georgia man who went missing Thursday afternoon was found early the next day on the shoreline at Cabrita Point on the far eastern end of St. Thomas, authorities said. Robert James Holliday Jr.’s girlfriend reported him missing to the 911 Emergency Call Center at 7:58 p.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Government House issued the following statement on Friday in response to information circulated about plans to renew COVID restrictions on businesses and other community activities: “Neither Governor Albert Bryan Jr., Government House nor the administration’s COVID-19 Task Force have made any official announcements concerning beach closures, added restrictions to restaurants’

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ATLANTA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning to Americans not to travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands if they don’t have to. In its warning, the CDC cited an increased risk of the coronavirus in the territory and limited medical resources for those who

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