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SAN JUAN — When the USVI senior women’s basketball team squares off against Colombia at Coliseo Roberto Clemente in Puerto Rico at 12:10 p.m. on ESPN+, the current team will try to start a winning streak to erase three previous losses to their current opponent in Americup competition. It’s a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Office of Disaster Recovery announces that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, through its Public Assistance Program, awarded the Virgin Islands Department of Public Works $26,394,709 for eight road projects in both the St. Croix and St. Thomas/St. John districts. The obligations will cover costs to rebuild

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CRUZ BAY — Police responded to a bomb threat call about the Westin St. John Resort Villas about 10 a.m. today. “The investigation revealed the resort received a phone call stating a bomb was going to explode on the property,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said. “The male caller allegedly called

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CRUZ BAY — A charity fundraiser for a Good Samaritan is almost halfway to its $50,000 goal to raise money for a St. John resident who was left partially paralyzed in a brutal attack about 10 days ago. Rupert Gervin Walters, 46, is wanted for a third-degree assault that occurred

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly press briefing today, Governor Albert Bryan said that he has instituted a $100,00 lottery to encourage residents to get vaccinated. The Government of the Virgin Islands will give away $100,000 a week for 10 consecutive weeks beginning Tuesday, July 6, to Virgin Islands residents who are

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FREDERIKSTED — It’s official. The U.S. Virgin Islands has a state fabric … although we’re officially still a territory. After years of development, the madras fabric design was finally unveiled at a ceremony at the Frederick Dorsch Cultural Center in Frederiksted on Saturday morning. It took a legislative act to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by former Bureau of Motor Vehicles Director Jerris Browne, leaving the door open for prosecutors to refile criminal charges against him, as first reported in the V.I. Daily News. Browne was one of three men accused in June

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WASHINGTON — Investors considering doing business in the U.S. Virgin Islands will find out what this United States territory has to offer at the virtual 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit starting tomorrow. Wayne L. Biggs Jr., CEO of the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority, will lead the authority’s economic development team

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KINGSHILL — The U.S. Virgin Islands men’s soccer team squares off against El Salvador at the Bethlehem Soccer Stadium tonight. The Group A CONCACAF soccer match will be played at the Bethlehem Soccer Stadium in Upper Bethlehem at 7 p.m. today. “We have been preparing, and hopefully the boys will perform,” USVI head coach Gilberto Damiano

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WASHINGTON — America’s diversity is and always has been the defining strength of our Nation — in every generation, our society, spirit, and shared ambitions have been refreshed by wave after wave of immigrants seeking out their American dream.  Throughout our history, Caribbean Americans have brought vibrant cultures, languages, traditions,

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