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BRIDGETOWN — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said 32 countries and territories in the Americas have reported the presence of at least one of the three “variants of concern” of the virus that causes COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, according to a new Epidemiological Update. These variants may increase transmissibility of the

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HAMILTON — Cruise operator Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd said today it would require mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for all guests and crew when it restarts trips from U.S. ports in July. The company’s announcement follows the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) latest guidance last week to the cruise

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man wanted in an April Fool’s Day domestic violence incident has voluntarily surrendered himself to police without incident, authorities said. Hasani J. King, of Charlotte Amalie West, was arrested at 1:45 p.m. Saturday and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, disturbance of the peace-domestic violence

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police need your help to find a St. Thomas man wanted for questioning in connection to an open assault case, authorities said today. Hasani King, 30, is wanted in connection to an assault that happened on April 1 in Patriot Manor, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — When Winston Ledee saw a Coast Guard vessel heading toward his boat at 6:30 in the morning, the lobsterman didn’t think twice until it was on top of him, and he dove into the water the instant before it plowed through his boat and continued on its

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CHRISTIANSTED — A food delivery business whose star rose with the COVID-19 pandemic has filed for bankruptcy protection from debts of $1.1 million owed to banks and local restaurant owners already struggling to stay in business. Incorporated in Clearwater, Florida., Island Direct filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in United States

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — People are up in arms about the maintenance of a trash bin site on St. Thomas. Residents say the dumpster site — maintained by the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority — is unsightly, unhealthy and dangerous to navigate in its current condition. People on social media begged

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CRUZ BAY — For the first time ever, British police are assisting the VIPD in the investigation into the disappearance of a 41-year-old woman who went missing from a catamaran in St. John more than three weeks ago. Sarm Heslop vanished from the Siren Song, a 47-foot yacht owned and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating a shooting at a Contant bar that left two men seriously injured — one of them critically — on Wednesday night, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to the Schneider Regional Medical Center in reference to two gunshot victims at 8:54

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Rotary St. Thomas II in partnership with Toastmasters and Rotaract created an amazing virtual reading program for 3rd graders from Lockhart Elementary School. The program began on November 7, 2020 and 38 students participated together each Saturday morning for 20 weeks. Guests of the Board of Education,

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