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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. will testify virtually before the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 24. Governor Bryan, as well as the Governors of all the U.S. territories, will appear via Zoom to discuss President Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan and how

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CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Police Department has released more information about the search for 41-year-old Sarm Joan Lillian Heslop, who was last seen on March 7 aboard the 47-foot catamaran Siren Song moored off of Frank Bay in St. John. According to police, Ryan Bane, the owner of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, the chairwoman of President Biden’s COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force, will be the guest on the “Press Box” at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 25 on the Government House Facebook page. Dr. Nunez-Smith has also asked six additional federal agencies to be represented on the COVID-19 Health

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CRUZ BAY — A TV celebrity bartender from Texas has been arrested for assaulting a woman on St. John, authorities said. Russell Davis, 37, of Chocolate Hole, was arrested at 1:15 p.m. Thursday and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Davis is accused of assaulting

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Education, Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education will host a series of activities to commemorate Virgin Islands History Month in March. For this year’s celebration, the theme is “There Is Virgin Islands History All Around Us,” which seeks to “bring focus to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The numbers are in, and Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte said the territory did far better than its neighbors during the 2020 tourist season. Where stay-over visits to the Caribbean fell 65.5 percent based on reports from the Caribbean Tourism Organization — and global tourism decreased

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JACKSONVILLE — The Florida/USVI Poison Information Center is announcing a new website for residentsof the U.S. Virgin Islands in conjunction with National Poison Prevention Week. The new website can be found at usvipoisoncontrol.org and features information on home safety, outdoor hazards, as well as ways for residents to order free

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CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Department of Health will offer COVID-19 vaccinations to residents on St. John from 8 a.m. to noon – beginning March 20 — on every Saturday through the end of April at the DeCastro Clinic. Additionally, the Community Vaccination Center on St. Thomas has extended its

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — When the investigation into Sarm Heslop‘s disappearance was just five days old, the Virgin Islands Police Department held a press conference in St. Croix touching on that issue and others. St. Croix Deputy Police Chief Sean Santos, Sr. was asked a question by Virgin Islands Daily News

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CHRISTIANSTED — If a Virgin Islander took a shot today — it was probably a Cruzan Rum shot — not the COVID-19 vaccine. That’s because the USVI has the third-lowest rate of coronavirus inoculations among the eight overseas American territories and freely-associated states. According to the latest statistics from the

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