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MIAMI — Tropical storm watches were issued for various Caribbean islands this evening for what soon could become the sixth named tropical storm of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. Watches were in effect for Martinique, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic, according to a

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MIAMI — Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are warning they may be making a last-minute call on a storm system quickly approaching the Virgin Islands. “Tropical storm watches or warnings could be required with shorter-than-normal lead times for the Leeward Islands, Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico,” the NHC warned

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MIAMI — A cluster of storm clouds approaching the Caribbean Sea stands a 30 percent chance of forming a tropical depression, a slight increase in its chances from yesterday, according to the 8 a.m. update from the National Hurricane Center. It is forecast to move west-northwest across the eastern Caribbean

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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 — A tropical wave in the Atlantic basin is forecast to become a tropical depression over the weekend or by early next week, according to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center. Closer to the U.S., another system is showing a low chance for development. The next two names on the 2021

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With more people learning online, we would like to highlight some of the digital resources we have for educators. Chances are a student will know someone who receives retirement, disability or survivor’s benefits. This could be a way to relate our many programs to a new audience. Showing young people

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SAN JUAN — Governor Albert Bryan said he attended the first-ever Blue Tide Caribbean Summit in Puerto Rico today because he wants to grow the “blue economy” in the territory.. “In the USVI, we have traditionally governed and operated with our back to the water. However, we have an opportunity now,

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Some of the terms and acronyms people use when they talk about Social Security can be a little confusing. We are here to help you understand all you need to know. We strive to explain your benefits using easy-to-understand, plain language. The Plain Writing Act of 2010 requires federal agencies

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Viequensians taking $100,000 cash to St. Thomas on a boat not using operational lights were arrested Monday and charged with smuggling. Julius Alvarez-Gonzalez, 31, and Jimmy Yovanny Garcia-Quinonez ,22, of Vieques, Puerto Rico, were arrested on criminal charges related to their alleged involvement in concealing or

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CHARLOTTE AMAKIE — A Dominican Republic man who thought he would make $200,000 by taking 2,500 pounds of cocaine from Venezuela to Puerto Rico — instead got 11 years in prison for his trouble. Dany Perez-Brito, 45 of Santo Domingo was sentenced today in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas

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