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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hindus are seeking a public holiday in the U.S. Virgin Islands on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair with USVI Hindu community as they had to be

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FREDERIKSTED — Virgin Islands Police Department officers donned their new uniforms in what was dubbed a “reveal” on social media. The actual display of the uniforms took place behind the modular offices of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in Estate Golden Grove on Thursday afternoon. Police top brass and rank

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE— JetBlue Airways began new twice-weekly nonstop service from New York JFK to St. Thomas this weekend. Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and First Lady Yolanda Bryan were there to greet passengers as they arrived on the tarmac at Cyril E. King Airport on Saturday afternoon. “Coronavirus has transformed airline

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CHRISTIANSTED — In response to rumors and misinformation about the reopening of bars and nightclubs, as well as the guidelines and restrictions pertaining to restaurant operations, Government House is clarifying those guidelines and restrictions as outlined in Governor Albert Bryan Jr.’s 19th Supplemental Executive Order. The 19th Supplemental Executive Order,

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly COVID-19 press briefing, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. said the reopening of the territory’s bars and nightclubs — which becomes effective on Monday, November 9 — is the next step in relaxing existing restrictions and finding ways to move forward during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  Education

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Health Department announced Tuesday night that a 58-year-old woman from St. Thomas became the 23rd COVID-related death in the territory. The announcement comes one day after Health officials issued a release that a 65-year-old man from St. Croix became the 22nd COVID-related death. Tuesday’s

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PUEBLO, Colorado — Responsible scientific reviews in the United States and abroad conclude that marijuana smoke contains known carcinogens. Prolonged marijuana use is causally associated with pulmonary problems, dependence, and some mental health problems. Marijuana use is correlated in troubling ways with a wide variety of other debilitating behavioral, mental,

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FREDERIKSTED — Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor said his department needs the community’s help to solve the latest rash of shootings that left one person dead and several injured over the weekend — and fielded questions about whether officers are dissatisfied with his leadership. A letter purportedly signed by three police

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has signed two pieces of legislation, one extending the current State of Emergency and the other authorizing the Government of the Virgin Islands (GVI) to purchase property on St. Croix.  The 33rd Legislature passed Bill No. 33-0424 on October 6 authorizing an extension until December 8

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Finance Commissioner Kirk Callwood, Sr. was abruptly fired this week after issuing more than $100,000 in unauthorized stipends to employees in his department. Government House spokesman Richard Motta, Jr. said the governor asked for Callwood’s resignation on Monday after learning that the Finance commissioner used

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