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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Health Department confirmed Monday evening that an 85-year-old St. Thomas woman is the territory’s 28th death related to COVID-19. The deceased woman’s next of kin was notified, but the name of the woman was not released. According to the VIDOH, 16 of the COVID-19

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola (CMC) — The administration of British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie will be exploring reports that private companies have been terminating employees who have declined to take the COVID-19 vaccine. Following published reports, Fahie stated that although he is a full advocate for vaccination, people have the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) confirmed on Wednesday that one Charlotte Amalie High School (CAHS) senior and two Ivanna Eudora Kean High School (IEKHS) seniors have tested positive for COVID-19. The cases at the two high schools were made known within hours of each other

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In 2020, when literally the whole world went online because of the pandemic, many people started looking for work opportunities online and discovered the sphere of webcam. We decided to learn how much one can make on a webcam site, and found a real story of Emma from Washington. She

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Ten people were arrested in one day on St. Thomas for fudging their COVID-19 tests prior to boarding a flight to the territory, authorities said. Savonne Hunter, 38, of Lindenhood, New Jersey; Chalayaa Downing, 29, of New Jersey; Sashay Clegg, 36, of Morrisville, Pennsylvania; Laurie Downing, 60

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Social Security offices are currently open only for in-person appointments for limited, critical situations, depending upon local office conditions. However, you can continue to apply for a replacement Social Security card online and by mail. Before requesting a replacement card, please remember that you might not need the physical card.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Saturday May 1, Governor Albert Bryan sent down proposed legislation to Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory requesting a 60-day extension to the current State of Emergency he proclaimed in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The current State of Emergency extension is set to expire

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan announced at Monday’s Government House weekly press briefing that the $1,400 stimulus payments from the American Rescue Act will be mailed out to tax filers who are eligible this week. The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) sent out $600 checks to 41,524 — or 92

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KINGSTOWN — Officials in St. Vincent said today that they were extremely worried about a COVID-19 outbreak given the lack of water and more positive cases being reported as thousands of evacuees fleeing the erupting volcano crowd into shelters and private homes. About a dozen cases have been reported in

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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s health secretary announced Thursday that all public and private schools in the U.S. territory would close for two weeks amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. The closures would go into effect April 12, roughly a month after some 100 of the island’s 858 public schools

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