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CHRISTIANSTED — Tropical Storm Karen slowed to a tropical depression as it made its way towards the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico today while Tropical Storm Lorenzo formed in the Atlantic Ocean. According to the National Hurricane Center’s 5 p.m. update, Karen’s maximum sustained winds had decreased to 35

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SAN JUAN — Tropical Storm Karen formed just east of the Windward Islands and has sustained winds of 40 mph. A tropical storm warning has been issued for Trinidad and Tobago, along with Grenada and its dependencies. A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within

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CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Police Department said it is currently looking for a tourist from the U.S. mainland who has been missing for four days. Lucy Schuhmann, 48, a visitor from Louisville, Kentucky was last seen at her rental unit in Coral Bay on Wednesday, according to the VIPD. The owner of

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CRUZ BAY – The Virgin Islands Police Department was notified of an unresponsive Caucasian male at a villa in the Catherineberg area on St. John at about 9:37 p.m. on Sunday. The unresponsive male was identified as Albert O’Neill, 81 of Colorado. Upon arrival, VIPD officers on the scene contacted O’Neill’s

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has teamed up with one of the world’s leading environmental organizations, The Nature Conservancy, to help create a more resilient Caribbean, where tourism thrives while communities benefit and natural resources are used in a sustainable way. “It’s a perfect match

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CRUZ BAY — A Haitian immigrant died after apparently taking his own life in St. John on Friday afternoon, authorities said. Virgin Islands Police Department officers from the Major Crime Unit responded to a residence in the area of Estate Adrian on St. John where they observed an unresponsive Feguera

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By CECIL R. BENJAMIN/STATE CHAIRMAN OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS DEMOCRATIC PARTY On behalf of the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, I take this opportunity to pay tribute to all the working men and women of this territory for their contributions to a better standard of living for their families

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Maybe for the first-time ever, a “minor” storm has had its eye zigzag directly over the two major U.S. Virgin Islands in one day. The National Hurricane Center said that the center of Tropical Storm Dorian passed directly over St. Croix about 8 a.m. today. Then, CNN

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CHRISTIANSTED — A hurricane watch has been issued for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico ahead of Tropical Storm Dorian, where conditions are forecast to begin deteriorating as early as this morning. At 8:00 a.m. Atlantic Standard Time, the center of Dorian was located near latitude 17.1 North, longitude

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CRUZ BAY — Virgin Islands Police Department officers of the Major Crime Unit were notified of a body found hanging in an apartment in Glucksberg area of St. John about 3:25 p.m. on Sunday. “Upon arrival on the scene, officers observed the body of a white male suspended in the

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