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CHRISTIANSTED — During the weekly Government House briefing today, Government House Communications Director Richard Motta expressed thoughts and prayers on behalf of Governor Albert Bryan Jr. and Lt. Governor Tregenza A. Roach to residents of the British Virgin Islands as they struggle through a surge of COVID-19 cases that are increasing

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two lucky people won $200,000 in the first ever General Vaccine Lottery on Friday — but Government House, the program itself and lottery officials — all won’t say who won. Governor Albert Bryan announced in late June that under his promotional campaign “Vax To Win USVI” one

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan met virtually with new Office of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, who awarded the territory $3.4 million and assured the Governor that the Office of Insular Affairs OIA) will work with the Government of the Virgin Islands in its discussions with the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA)

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. announced that he is expanding the general vaccine lottery to include USVI residents who have received only one dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine — increasing the total prize amount from $1 million to $2 million — and will now hold 10 consecutive

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The U.S. Virgin Islands has the lowest COVID-19 positivity rate in the country: 2.84 percent as of April 27. That may seem like an easy feat given our small population of roughly 106,000 inhabitants. But several states have small populations as well, and they have yet to master the art

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan vetoed bills that would have given the Public Service Commission additional control over the financially troubled Water and Power Authority and would have changed the utility’s board membership. Bryan signed a bill that will institute qualification requirements for the PSC and will change the quorum

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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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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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KINGSHILL — Preliminary air quality testing conducted by the Virgin Islands National Guard Civil Support Team today found elevated levels of sulfur dioxide in the air near the Limetree Bay Refinery, Government House said. Today’s findings were the result of new monitoring instrumentation in place and the mobilization of VING’s

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan sent a letter to President Biden pledging the territory’s assistance in the U.S. Government’s efforts to help the people of India, who are suffering through an extreme surge of the COVID-19 virus that has resulted in more than 20 million cases and has inundated the Indian

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