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CHRISTIANSTED — Eighty-seven Department of Health (DOH) staff and community stakeholders recently participated in two separate two-day Suicide Prevention training seminars. The first session was conducted on St. Croix with 57 participants and the second session was completed on St. Thomas with 30 participants. “The single most important reason why

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FREDERIKSTED — Limetree Bay Refining is inviting the public to attend a “community outreach and open house event” this week at the University of the Virgin Islands. The event will provide residents with the opportunity to learn more about the benefits and/or impact the facility may have on our community.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice, Public Safety and Veterans Affairs chaired by Senator Steven Payne, Sr. convened in a meeting at the Capitol Building on Wednesday and voted favorably for Bill No. 33-0126- An Act amending Title 3, chapter 1 of the Virgin Islands

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FREDERIKSTED — Police are investigating a shooting that left six people injured at the Floatopia event near Fort Frederik beach last night, authorities said. The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) and 911 received numerous calls of shots fired at a beach event in Frederiksted about 9:27 p.m. Sunday.  “All identified victims were transported in the Juan

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department continues to engage the community’s youths and families territory-wide by providing several enrichment programs and work ethics and entrepreneurship skills for hundreds of youths ages five through 17 during the summer months.   Through the Department’s Crime Prevention Bureau, several programs are conducted which includes the Summer Enrichment Program, Police Athletic League, Drug Education for Youth one Week Residential Camp, the PAL Mentoring

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FREDERIKSTED — In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as police week. This year national police week is being celebrated from May 12 to Saturday in the territory. Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police

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CHRISTIANSTED — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the vaccine Dengvaxia on Wednesday for the prevention of dengue disease endemic in areas like the U.S. Virgin Islands, European Union and 19 other countries. Dengue is a mosquito-borne virus that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — St. Thomas-Water Island Administrator Avery Lewis said he would like to acknowledge and commend all the people and agencies that worked tirelessly to make Carnival 2019 a resounding success. Administrator Lewis recognizes that success is the result of a community of persons working together to achieve a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two St. Thomas brothers appeared in federal court for a detention hearing today after they were arrested on illegal drug and guns charges. Thomas A. Olive, II, and his brother, Thorne A. Olive saw U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez for a preliminary detention hearing after their

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — First Lady of the Virgin Islands Yolanda Bryan said she “is pleased to invite children of the Virgin Islands to enjoy Easter Jamboree” events throughout the territory. Bryan’s team of volunteers have planned activities including Easter egg hunts, storytelling, face painting, games, entertainment and photo opportunities for

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