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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Energy Office (VIEO) in partnership with V.I. Water and Power Authority (WAPA) and the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said it has worked “diligently” to create a sustainable renewable energy industry within the territory. The closing of the Net Energy Metering (NEM) program

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Cruise ships are an integral cog in the tourism industry of the Virgin Islands. Water Island does not allow cruise ships to dock, since it is a relatively small island found in the Charlotte Amalie harbor with only a handful of residents on the island. This fabulous destination is easily

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Data is the most precious commodity of the 21st century, even more valuable than oil, and that’s saying something in our still oil-dependent economy. Data, especially when it’s properly sorted, can be used to train AI and develop better machine learning algorithms, and that’s what will give most companies their

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CASTRIES — After being hit with an “Avoid non-essential travel” warning by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention because of the coronavirus, St. Lucia recently got some good news: it was moved to the “No Health Warning” list. “The key here is confidence,” St. Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet said. “Confidence

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Attorney General Denise George has subpoenaed 21 years’ worth of dead pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s flight logs, reportedly striking fear in the hearts of high-profile passengers who have not yet been exposed as Lolita Express riders. Passenger logs for Epstein’s four helicopters and three planes have

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department said that the Records Bureau office on St. Thomas will open to the public on Wednesday, September 23 and Friday, September 25. Effective Monday, September 28, Records Bureau offices across the territory will resume normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating the death of a man who was spotted floating in the Caribbean Sea between St. Thomas and St. John on Monday afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call from a woman on a boat at 3:19 p.m. Monday saying that

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said during his weekly press conference on Monday that the pilot phase for COVID testing at the territory’s airports began over the weekend. In June, the V.I. Department of Tourism created a portal where travelers can upload negative tests prior to travel into the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — During their COVID-19 response efforts, My Brother’s Workshop (MBW) was able to prepare and serve 37,923 meals to the vulnerable community members on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix. Their “Meals on Wheels” program has ended, however, there are still people in the community in need

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands’ Matching Fund Securitization Corporation will seek to refinance nearly $1 billion in outstanding matching fund bonds this week. The Legislature approved the deal in a Special Session held Thursday night. Senators passed the bill on an eight-to-six vote. The Matching Fund Securitization Corporation is

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