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THE HAGUE — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Netherlands raised its travel advisory for Sint Maarten from yellow to orange this weekend. People are urged to only travel to and from the island for urgent reasons. The ministry decided to advise against vacation travel to Sint Maarten and

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. began his weekly COVID-19 briefing on Monday with a plea to residents to unite against the gun violence that has been plaguing the territory and come forward with information about recent homicides. “Today, I want to address another serious public health and safety issue

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is notifying the motoring public that a portion of the Melvin Evans Highway, from the Williams Delight intersection eastbound to the West Airport Road intersection, will be closed for roadwork Tuesday, August 4 at 9 a.m. The roadwork is expected to continue through

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MARIGOT — United States tourists cannot cross the border from Dutch Sint Maarten to French Saint starting today, according to The Daily Herald, a Philipsburg, Sint Maarten newspaper. The report says the announcement is until further notice. Sylvie Feucher, prefect of Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy, has previously said that, due to a high number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases

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FREDERIKSTED — Seaborne’s Puerto Rico flights are canceled today and Cape Air’s morning flights to Puerto Rico and inter-island St. Thomas-St. Croix flights also are cancelled, Government House said. “Cape Air flights may resume later Thursday depending on weather conditions,” a prepared statement from the Joint Information Center said. “Cyril

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — During a storm-impact press conference this morning, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said that he lifted the curfew as of 6 a.m. today and that government offices will reopen at 10 a.m. today. The territory’s seaports were still closed as of the governor’s press conference, and the U.S.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Coast Guard is currently assessing the territory’s ports, Government House said. The ports are tentatively scheduled to reopen at noon today and possibly earlier depending on the findings of the Coast Guard assessments. For more information call Monifa Marrero-Brathwaite, Public Information Officer for the Virgin

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SAN JUAN — A day before potential Tropical Storm Isaias was expected to bring rains and winds to Puerto Rico, at least 400,000 customers throughout the island were left without power. The outage affected multiple municipalities — from cities in the metropolitan area such as San Juan and Guaynabo to

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CHRISTIANSTED —  The next episode of Recovery in Focus will give viewers an update on recreational facilities throughout the territory. The episode’s guests include: Daryl Griffith, Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority executive director, Calvert White, commissioner of the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation, and Nereida Washington, director of campus operations

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands announced that all of its offices would close at 1 p.m. today, Government House said in a prepared statement. Additionally, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said that a curfew will go into effect at midnight tonight and last until noon on Thursday,

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