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SANTO DOMINGO — The death toll in one Caribbean nation hit 20 this morning, which was just under the total number of cases across the region just last night as the regional confirmed cases of COVID-19 spiked past 1,100. The Dominican Republic saw its death toll double today as it

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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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“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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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — With the latest updates from the Department of Health it has become evident, that as a territory, we need to be more “proactively” aggressive in regards to containing COVID-19 and the “potential healthcare fallout,” a St. Thomas senator said. As of this afternoon, the Department of Health has

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services (DHS), the Bureau of Motor Vehicles and the Virgin Islands Elections System, according to ACT NO. 805, hereby notifies the public that all persons who 60 years and older and persons with disabilities who live alone, are invited to enter their names

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CHRISTIANSTED — Following the State of Emergency Declaration by Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. on Friday, the Caribbean Centers for Boys & Girls V.I. said it is canceling after-school programs due to COVID-19. “In keeping with all safety advice and precautions as recommended by the U.S. Department of Health and Human

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CHRISTIANSTED — To help ensure the safety and well-being of the U.S. Virgin Islands community, its staff, clients and stakeholders, the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) has adjusted its operations on both St. Thomas and St. Croix due to the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Staff will operate remotely

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FREDERIKSTED — While on a conference call with The Chief National Guard Bureau, Brigadier General Kodjo Knox-Limbacker led a staff walk-through of the 210th Regional Training Institute and the dining facility, at the Estate Bethlehem compound on Monday. The Virgin Islands Department of Health is the lead agency for the

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KINGSTOWN — In the Caribbean and Latin America, Jamaica, Panama and Honduras are all confirming that they have at least one case of the novel coronavirus. And the COVID-19 viral disease that has swept into at least 114 countries and killed more than 4,000 people is now officially a pandemic,

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