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WASHINGTON – A dozen new Zika cases are raising worries that the virus may be more easily contracted through unprotected sex than originally believed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday that they’re investigating 12 cases where the women’s only known exposure to the Zika virus was through

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DONALD TRUMP SAYS RUBIO HAS BIG EARS MARCO RUBIO SAYS TRUMP HAS SMALL HANDS THE SUPER VIEW FROM THE VIRGIN ISLANDS By JOHN McCARTHY/Virgin Islands Free Press Like it or not, Trump is the new Reagan. The Reagan who increased the number of federal employees, fired the air traffic controllers

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is asking the public to re-examine the events that led to two people being murdered earlier this year. If anyone has any information about the two murders, one that happened earlier this year and one from 2013, please contact the VIPD or Crimestoppers.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Airline bookings to the U.S. Virgin Islands have dropped sharply since health warnings were first issued for the territory on January 22, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. In the one month since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) put a travel alert on

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CHRISTIANSTED – A federal judge sentenced a 25-year-old St. Croix man on Thursday to more than two years of additional prison time after transmitting a threat from his prison cell over social media to a woman who had a restraining order against him. Kamoui Francis was given 27 months in

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CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture invites persons who are interested in putting their fruit orchards on a fruit farm tour scheduled for Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. The farm was supported by Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) program funding. Persons are asked to meet at

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   PR Health Secretary Ana Ruis SAN JUAN – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Tuesday that blood should no longer be collected from regions where the Zika virus is circulating, and that blood needed for transfusions be obtained from areas of the country without active transmission. Following the

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The Zika virus might be more damaging to a fetus than research to this point has previously suggested, potentially causing a range of life-threatening birth defects, a new report says. The stillborn baby of a 20-year-old Brazilian woman infected with Zika had almost no brain tissue, which is a birth

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MIAMI – The Medicare administrator contracted to work in the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Florida has reduced the number and kinds of eye procedures that will be paid for by the federal government. First Coast Service Options, Inc. (FCSO) said today that four types of specific eye care procedures

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By WESLEY SMALL/V.I. FREE PRESS COLUMNIST Who Are The Real Pirates Of The Carribean? These days you can’t even take a pleasure cruise off shore without getting mugged at sea! Recently the V.I. Free Press reported a chilling story of a French National who was shot, stabbed, beaten, and robbed

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