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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — All in-person Kindergarten classes at the Joseph Gomez Elementary School will be dismissed at 11 a.m. today, due to an electrical service interruption affecting classrooms, the Virgin Islands Department of Education said. Parents are asked to pick up their children from the school campus, according to the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The official celebration of the United Nations World Tourism Organization’s (UNWTO) World Tourism Day 2021 (September 27), around the theme “Tourism for Inclusive Growth”, resonates particularly well in the territory. Especially because of the rich diversity of our peoples and the colorful tapestry of history woven throughout the centuries by

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For the 28th time, Governor Albert Bryan on Friday issued a Supplemental Executive Order pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bryan’s latest order extends the current eviction moratorium in the territory to December 31, 2021 as a federal ban on evictions expired August 26 after the U.S. Supreme

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise. N. George announces the filing of a criminal charge against Senator Marvin Blyden for willfully exposing the public to a contagious disease after testing positive for COVID-19. Following a DOJ investigation. Senator Blyden is alleged to have tested positive for COVID-19 on September 15,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A New York woman was wanted in Chicago was detained by federal officers at the St. Thomas airport on Thursday afternoon, authorities said. Daisy Urena, 33, of Brooklyn, New York, was arrested at 4:30 p.m. Thursday after learning she was a fugitive from justice, the Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is advising the community that the autopsy performed on the body found in the bushes near a residence in Smith Bay on September 17 has been ruled a homicide. “The identification of the victim is being withheld, pending notification of next of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The territorial hospital board chairman confirmed Thursday that both Luis and Schneider hospitals will be getting new chief executive officers. “The Territorial Hospital Board is involved in a search process for permanent CEOs for both hospitals. Dr. Luis Amaro and Dyma Williams were not chosen for the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory on Monday announced that the Virgin Islands Legislature will establish a Committee on Ethical Conduct by week’s end to probe reports that Senator Marvin Blyden, a frequent top vote-getter on St. Thomas, flouted protocol after twice testing positive for COVID-19. It is the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — According to the Virgin Islands Department of Health, anyone who knowingly exposes others to COVID-19 could face punishment of fines or imprisonment, elected officials should be of no exception! And rather further underscores the importance of holding them accountable! Senator Marvin Blyden tested positive for COVID-19 twice

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Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has repeatedly said it’s his job to keep residents safe from the ravages of COVID-19, going as far as mandating the use of plastic utensils at restaurants and restricting beach access on weekends and holidays. The Bryan administration continues to urge residents to get vaccinated and,

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