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First Lady Yolanda Bryan Hosting Easter Egg Hunts On St. John, St. Croix and St. Thomas
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CRUZ BAY — First Lady Yolanda Bryan is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt for children, which includes mini-parades, games, prizes and other treats at the Battery on St. John at 2 p.m. today. Mrs. Bryan also has Easter Egg hunts and fun children’s events scheduled for St. Thomas and St.

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Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett Shares More Details About Her VISA Waiver Act
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WASHINGTON U.S. Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett released the following statement of clarification regarding her Virgin Islands Visa Waiver Act’s (H.R. 5460) approval by the House Judiciary Committee: “The Virgin Islands Visa Waiver Act was passed out of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, which is one step

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ONE YEAR LATER: What Happened To Sarm Heslop? The British Woman's Mysterious Disappearance From St. John Examined By Dateline
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CRUZ BAY — Dateline broadcast an episode March 11 on the sad disappearance of Sarm Heslop in St. John, who went missing a year ago after boarding a yacht with her boyfriend, Ryan Bane. Sarm was last seen in Frank Bay on St. John. Since then, her family has been desperate

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Police Need Your Help To Capture Omar Stephens Wanted For Burglary of Café
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CRUZ BAY — Police need your help tonight to find a St. Thomas man wanted for a burglary at a Mongoose Junction café. Omar K. Stephens, 30, of St. Thomas, is wanted in connection to a burglary that happened today at the Sun Dog Café in St. John, the Virgin

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U.S. Virgin Islands Greenlights Caribbean Nationals' Visits By Waiving Visa Requirement
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The territory will no longer require a visa for visitors from neighboring Caribbean islands. The House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee approved The Virgin Islands Visa Waiver Act, making it possible for visitors from the Caribbean to receive a non-immigrant visitor visa exemption to enter St. Thomas, St. Croix and

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4 Major Hurricanes Forecast For 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season -Colorado State University
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FORT COLLINS — The 2022 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to include four major hurricanes with sustained winds of at least 111 miles per hour (178 km per hour), forecasters at Colorado State University said on Thursday. A total of 19 tropical storms with winds of at least 39 mph

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Health Officials Say 7 Cases of Highly Infectious 'Stealth Omicron' Variant Detected
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Health officials have confirmed the territory’s first few cases of the highly-infectious BA.2 Omicron sub-variant of COVID-19. In a statement released Thursday afternoon, the Virgin Islands Department of Health said five cases were identified on St. Croix and two on St. Thomas and they were confirmed as

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Governor Bryan Congratulates Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson On Her Ascension To The U.S. Supreme Court
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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan issued the following statement congratulating Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on her confirmation to the Supreme Court of the United States: “I join the chorus of Americans in the Virgin Islands and across the nation in congratulating Judge Brown Jackson on becoming the first African American woman

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Key Agency Heads Will Update Residents on Recovery On 'The Press Box' Today
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Office of Disaster Recovery Executive Director Adrienne Williams-Octalien; Public Works Commissioner Derek Gabriel; Chief Operations Officer of the Department of Education Dionne Wells-Hedrington and Sports, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Calvert White will give comprehensive updates on “The Press Box” at 5:30 p.m. today. The presentations will be made

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Outstanding Virgin Islanders Honored By Senators At Plaque Ceremony In St. Croix
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CHRISTIANSTED — Members of the 34th Legislature led by Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory hosted a Perma Plaque Ceremony at the Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room. Lawmakers honored and commended fourteen Virgin Islanders for their outstanding contributions to the community. The honorees are Kerra Samuel, Alwyn “Big Al” Baptiste, Alwyn

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