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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man who was caught driving a stolen vehicle taken during an armed robbery was arrested by police Friday afternoon, authorities said. Ja’Haile A. A. Clendinen, 18, of Altona & Welgunst, was arrested at 1:00 p.m. Friday and charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle,

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FREDERIKSTED — Three minors and a 19-year-old fired on police after crashing a stolen SUV in La Grange following a high speed chase early Friday night, authorities said. Police on patrol in downtown in the west end port town observed a white 2019 Kia Sportage reported stolen in a robbery

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TEAGUE BAY — in addition to investing in our natural resources, DPNR also invests in the next generation of Virgin Islanders who will inherit and care for our resources. In 2021, the East End Marine Park had two undergraduate students collect information about restored corals at the Park’s demonstration restoration

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — Conservation efforts to protect an endangered Asian turtle continue in the British Virgin Islands, according to noted philanthropist Sir Richard Branson. “Two very rare baby Burmese tortoises were recently born on Necker Island,” Branson said. “A beautiful species that is critically endangered. Really proud of the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — ICF International said it will support local disaster recovery efforts by implementing a workforce development program aimed at training Virgin Islanders for opportunities in hospitality, health care, information technology and other high-demand sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported recently. The company’s work as project manager for the Skills for Today initiative is part

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS), confirmed Thursday night that it closed the Anna’s Hope Head Start Administrative Office in St. Croix and the Knud Hansen Head Start Office in St. Thomas as a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. The offices will be

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KINGSHILL — A St. Croix man wanted on a fugitive warrant in Florida for giving a child an STD was arrested by VIDOJ agents this morning, authorities said. Jose Angel Garcia, 36, of Calquohoun, was arrested at 8:15 a.m. today and charged with being a fugitive from Justice in the

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BOGOTA — Some 9,000 migrants are stranded in a Caribbean municipality in Colombia amid a surge of people passing through on their way to north America following the re-opening of international borders post-lockdown, the Colombian migration agency said. The irregular migrants – who are mostly Haitians but also include Venezuelans

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan has ordered that the Territory’s public schools use virtual learning when they reopen on August 9 out of an abundance of caution for the safety of students, teachers and Department of Education personnel while the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus continues its rampant spread

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Some of the terms and acronyms people use when they talk about Social Security can be a little confusing. We are here to help you understand all you need to know. We strive to explain your benefits using easy-to-understand, plain language. The Plain Writing Act of 2010 requires federal agencies

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