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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department said it is closing non-essential offices indefinitely as part of its efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the territory. The Central Records Bureau offices, Firearms Bureau offices and fingerprinting services territory-wide are closed until further notice, according to the VIPD. Additionally,

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) Commissioner Richard Evangelista urged consumers to practice social distancing when shopping.  On Wednesday, DLCA and Commissioner Trevor Velinor of the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) invited major grocery retailers across the Territory to meet via teleconference to discuss and share

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is notifying the public that the rack rate issued by Limetree Bay effective March 30-April 5, 2020 is lower for Regular and Premium by 25.35 percent and 30.77 percent respectively from the prior week’s rate. The new price for Regular

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SANTO DOMINGO — The Dominican Republic has the most new cases of the deadly Chinese virus COVID-19 in the region — six coronavirus patients have died there so far. The DR now has 392 confirmed cases of novel virus, with 80 new cases added Monday. A shocking 775 cases have

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CHRISTIANSTED — In a press conference to update residents about the territory’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. called for a Territorial Day of Prayer to take place on Monday. “As we continue to do everything within our power as a government to mitigate the spread of

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has proposed legislation requesting that the Virgin Islands Legislature approve the use of $60 million to supplement government operations in anticipation of a COVID-19 related economic downturn. The 33rd Legislature is scheduled to take Bryan’s proposed legislation up during a legislative session tomorrow. The

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“Everything seems to be one gigantic mistake. We console ourselves by saying that everything has happened as it should not have happened. But it is we who are mistaken, not history. We must learn to look reality in the face; if necessary, we must invent new words and new ideas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the USVI Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Family Assistance announced that their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP – formerly known as Food Stamps), cash, and energy assistance programs are ready to serve existing and new clients through conducting interviews via

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) told solid waste haulers that the Anguilla Landfill is closed due to slippery road conditions caused by heavy rains recently affecting St. Croix. The landfill closure has prevented the transfer of residential solid waste from the Peters’ Rest Convenience Center (PRCC)

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CHRISTIANSTED — In a time of coronavirus, there was a celebrity spotting on St. Croix’s beautifully-scenic North Shore. Longtime St. Croix resident Michael Belcheff said he struck up a conversation with Canadian-born American funnyman Dan Aykroyd at Leatherback Landing Bar & Restaurant (formerly Eat At Cane Bay) about 4 p.m.

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