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CHRISTIANSTED — During today’s Government House weekly press briefing, Assistant Health Commissioner Dr. Nicole Craigwell-Syms reported that active COVID-19 cases continued to decline territory-wide. Residents can get vaccinated at no cost at the Community Vaccination Center (CVC) located in each district; both facilities accept scheduled appointments and walk-up requests for the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Health Department said that Lupin Pharmaceuticals has voluntarily recalled batches of two blood pressure drugs last month because they may contain high levels of a substance that could cause cancer. “The recall is due to the potential presence of a probable human carcinogen based

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the Territory by sampling for Enterococci, Bacteria and Turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:   

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources is pleased to announce that the Division of Fish and Wildlife has started the BOATING AND ANGLING INFORMATION TRIAL (B.A.I.T.), a fourteen-month research study on vessel activity. The study is funded by the National Oceanic

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WASHINGTON — V.I. Attorney General Denise George reminds the public that Oral arguments before the United States Supreme Court in U.S. v. Vaello Madero begins at 11 am this morning. The V.I. Department of Justice (VIDOJ) on behalf of the Government of the Virgin Islands,, filed an amicus brief in

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CHRISTIANSTED — During Monday’s Government House weekly press briefing, Governor Albert Bryan discussed the Virgin Islands Department of Education’s return to in-person learning, which will be phased in beginning in January 2022 and President Biden’s announcement this week that he is lifting the international travel ban and will begin allowing

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CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority advises the motoring public that King Street on St. John will be closed to vehicular traffic from November 10, 2021 – December 1, 2021. The road closure is needed to allow ongoing work on an underground electrical project that extends

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan thanked President Biden and the U.S. Congress for working together to pass the president’s $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, which will help the local government maintain its efforts to restore the territory to full economic recovery. “This is a landmark package of legislation that will

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NEW YORK — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Justice has served Barclays Bank in the United Kingdom with a court order to provide any documents linked to sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. V.I. Attorney General Denise George is seeking information on transactions, correspondence and investments linked to the financier. The

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Health Department has said that a 59-year-old St. Croix man is the 82nd person to die from COVID-19 in the territory. The announcement came just eight days after the department notified the public that a 77-year-old woman on St. Croix had died of the disease,

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