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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor announced recently that he has appointed Steven Phillip as the Chief of Police in the St. Thomas/St. John District and Richard Velazquez as Deputy Chief of Police for the island of St. Thomas. Chief Phillip is a 19-year veteran of the Virgin

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDA) is asking livestock farmers to prepare now to reduce disaster-related losses to their farms in the face of hurricane season. “Building on lessons learned from the hurricanes of 2017, it is critical that farmers take precautions now for the 2020 hurricane

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — Тhе gоvеrnmеnt оf thе Вrіtіѕh Vіrgіn Іѕlаndѕ hаѕ nоtіfіеd аll nоn-nаtіоnаlѕ thаt thеу must lеаvе оnсе thеу hаvе lоѕt thеіr јоbѕ аnd аrе unаblе tо fіnd wоrk duе tо СОVІD-19. Тhе rеаѕоn fоr thе dесіѕіоn іѕ that аll nоn-nаtіоnаlѕ whо lоѕt thеіr јоbѕ wіll now

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FREDERIKSTED — The last day of a national moratorium on evictions was Friday and the Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) said it is encouraging its residents to enter into a repayment plan if they are behind on their rent — and is giving them an additional month to do so.

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BRASILIA — Coronavirus cases in Latin America and the Caribbean surged on Sunday, briefly overtaking the total in North America thanks to Brazil’s numbers alone, an Agence France-Presse tally showed. As the worldwide case count passed 16 million, Latin America and the Caribbean recorded the highest number of infections, taking

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MIAMI — NOAA’s National Hurricane Center in Florida issued a Tropical Weather Outlook at 8 a.m. today, due to the presence of Invest 92-L that will likely form into a tropical cyclone over the Atlantic Ocean. Invest 92-L is a broad area of low pressure associated with a tropical wave

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man said his car was damaged by gunfire as he was driving through Grove Place in the early morning hours on Sunday. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police officers to Grove Place after a report of discharging of shots came in at 2:10 a.m.

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) said it is closely monitoring Invest 92-L, a tropical wave in the central tropical Atlantic, for possible development over the next few days. According to the National Hurricane Center, the broad area of low pressure is producing a wide area

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FREDERIKSTED — A woman was on the phone with a 911 operator telling her that a former star basketball player was under attack — when suddenly she heard sounds like he was being shot to death on Thursday morning, authorities said. Jonathan Adrian Fontenelle, 28, of Grove Place was positively

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CHRISTIANSTED — As the world continues to navigate the challenges presented by COVID-19, the Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center Hospital provided this update on the measures and additional protocols that it has implemented to help ensure a safe environment for our patients, caregivers, staff and community, which include:

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