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MIAMI — We still have two X’s on the board, but we don’t expect either of them to amount to much of anything. Disturbance #1 is passing over the mountains of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Heavy rain in the high terrain is the primary threat. The disturbance is interacting

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — All public schools will be closed today in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. Virgin Islands-Puerto Rico Friendship Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day will also be celebrated on October 11. All public schools will reopen tomorrow. The Claude O. Markoe Elementary School will resume in-person learning on

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been testing small businesses. Running a small business can be a 24-7 endeavor. Managing employees, inventory, scheduling, services, and marketing can be challenging even in normal times. If you’re a small business owner, or you work for one, our online suite of services can help make

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MIAMI — Activity in the Caribbean is on the rise again, with forecasters monitoring two areas for potential development as a third peters out. A tropical wave located east-southeast of the far eastern Caribbean is forecast to move in the general direction of the Bahamas this week. It is expected

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SAN JUAN — With its acquisition of AT&T wireless operations in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico complete, Liberty Latin America is targeting another local communications company, Broadband VI. Pending regulatory approvals, Liberty Latin America announced this week its agreement to acquire Broadband VI, a fixed wireless internet provider in

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SAN JUAN — A Spanish-language countdown will be included for the first time in the “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” show this year, the Puerto Rico governor announced Thursday. The segment will be broadcast from Puerto Rico, where thousands are expected to gather at the island’s

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FREDERIKSTED — Accelerate VI, the University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park’s tech accelerator program, has been selected as a winner of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2021 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition. Accelerate VI, a program designed to help early-stage tech companies grow and scale their business from

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Forecasters are monitoring “a vigorous tropical wave” located about 500 miles east-southeast of the Windward Islands, the National Weather Service said today. The tropical wave is producing a concentrated area of cloudiness and thunderstorms near the wave axis, according to the NWS. Environmental conditions are forecast to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The VIPD is asking for the St. Thomas community’s assistance in locating 17-year-old Constance Brathwaite Phipps and 16-year-old K’Vante Brathwaite Phipps, who were last seen in Estate Wintberg yesterday, and who were each reported missing by family members. Constance is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police need your help this evening to find a missing teenager on St. Thomas, authorities said. Solimar Barnes, 15, has been missing for three days, family members told the Virgin Islands Police Department. Barnes stands 5-feet, 8-inches tall and weighs about 100 pounds. She has a light

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