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CHRISTIANSTED — In advance of the upcoming Easter holidays, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has eased restrictions for churches, which now can have gatherings of up to 200 people or 50 percent of their capacity, whichever is less, Government House said today. The new limit goes into effect immediately and will remain

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PORT OF SPAIN — Brittany Baptise is a nurse at the Scarborough General Hospital in Trinidad and Tobago. Today is her day off and she smiles as she describes how nervous she was when she learned that she would be working in an intensive care unit (ICU) to treat COVID-19

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KINGSHILL — Two hours after midnight in St. Croix last month, a filmy vapor rose from a gargantuan oil refinery and floated over nearby homes as quietly as a jumbie in the night The fine mist of oil and water from Limetree Bay refining rained down on the community of

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KINGSHILL — Over the past few weeks, the players of the U.S. Virgin Islands’ senior men’s national soccer team have undergone some strenuous workouts. In training camp in Florida, and now practicing on St. Croix, the USVI’s players have had to learn a new system and a new approach to

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CHRISTIANSTED — Amid concerns raised by and appeals filed by non-governmental organizations, members of the community and the company itself, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has withdrawn its Clean Air Act “plantwide applicability limit” (PAL) permit for the Limetree Bay Terminals and Limetree Bay Refining facility on St. Croix originally

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Thousands of people get monthly Social Security benefits in Puerto Rico and United States Virgin Islands.  Some need help managing their money.  When we receive information that indicates you need help, we will assign a representative payee to manage your benefits for you.  We try to select someone who knows you and wants to help you.  A

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Royal Caribbean gave the local business community a preview of what to expect when its ships return to local waters. The answer is, of course, not as much as before COVID-19. In an online meeting sponsored by Governor Albert Bryan and Royal Caribbean Group, cruise line officials

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan testified remotely today before the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources and told federal lawmakers that Virgin Islanders are well-versed in resilience and building back; however, the territories lack the financial support from the federal government that would allow them to stay abreast of the constant

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan. and Missouri Governor Michael Parson, who co-chair the National Governors Association’s (NGA) Community Renewal Task Force, met via Zoom on Tuesday with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona to talk about how the NGA can most effectively work with the Biden Administration to further education in

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan said in today’s Government House weekly press briefing that he is working with other governors to proactively urge the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to lift its “No Sail Order” and allow the cruise lines to resume passenger operations in the United States. Governor Bryan

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