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ROAD TOWN, Tortola —Two police stations have been temporarily closed across the British Virgin Islands as several officers are among 12 new COVID-19 cases sussed out by contact tracing. In a join to a joint statement issued Sunday by BVI Governor Augustus Jaspert and BVI Health Minister Carvin Malone, the

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KINGSHILL — The Office of Disaster Recovery said that the Judiciary of the Virgin Islands has received an obligation of $1,486,421 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance Program. These funds will cover renovations and the cost to replace the contents for multiple facets of the district’s operations, including

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has extended the local moratorium on tenant evictions, in place since March, but with conditions and limits. The moratorium was set to expire today, but Bryan announced the extension at a press conference last week. While hoping to help residents unable to pay their rent, Bryan

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BETHLEHEM — Virgin Islands National Guard Capt. Maria Bruno issued the following prepared statement at 10:47 p.m. Saturday: “According to a press release by the Virgin Islands Police Department, Aaron Henry, a member of the V.I. Air National Guard was arrested on Aug. 27 and charged with two counts of rape,

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr., announced this morning that he will sign an Executive Order extending the territory’s current Stay at Home order for one more week. The restrictions under the current Stay At Home Order are set to expire at 6 a.m. on August 31. Governor Bryan’s new

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. believes pre-departure testing at U.S. mainland airports as well as strict adherence to public health protocols will help contain the spread of COVID-19 locally and throughout the Caribbean. Speaking Wednesday during a Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) “Caribbean Tourism Fireworks” discussion hosted by

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works is advising the public that while VITRAN’s Fixed Route service remains suspended residents will see buses on roadways starting Monday. The buses will be used for Mass Transit Bus Operator training purposes only and will continue until Friday September 4, according to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In the past year, the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDA) in conjunction with the UVI Cooperative Extension Service Environmental Health and Climate Team, successfullyapplied for and became a part of the U.S. Drought Monitor which shows the location and intensity of droughts across the United States

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be conducting testing for Virgin Islands Veterans during the period of August 31 through September 28 on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John. This second round of COVID-19 testing will be conducted at VA Clinic locations on St.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services (DHS) today announced the distribution of food assistance to over 13,000 children (from schools that participated in the School Lunch Program) totaling over $4.9 million additional dollars to the territory via an Electronic Benefit Transfer System (EBT). After much anticipation, Pandemic EBT

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