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CHRISTIANSTED — One Health Department peace officer and two security guards confronted a coconut vendor in the parking lot of Kmart at the Sunny Isle Shopping Center late this morning. A crowd of people gathered late this morning in the south end of the Kmart parking lot to hear the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. John man whose body was prepared at a funeral home in St. Thomas made the journey back to his home island in a casket on the boat he used to pilot. Captain Ceneca E. Lindo, 36, died in a motorcycle accident in Estate Adrian on

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Health Department confirmed Wednesday that a 76-year-old St. Croix resident’s death is related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “After further investigating cause of death and ensuring notification of next of kin, the Virgin Islands Department of Health is saddened to confirm the territory’s twenty-fifth death

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly press briefing today, Governor Albert Bryan said that 10,000 stimulus checks for a total of $9.5 million have been printed and put in the mail to go out to Virgin Islanders. Bryan also announced that the Bureau of Internal Revenue has established a hotline

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CRUz BAY — The Virgin Islands Police Department is advising the community that there have been occurrences of COVID-19 at the Leander Jurgen Command located in St. John. “Some employees may have been exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said. The VIPD will temporarily close

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly press briefing VITEMA Director Daryl Jaschen said there is a new hotline for people to call if you are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination now. “Currently, the territory is still serving Phase 1A and Phase 1B, and as a result the 28-plus providers

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is on a mission to educate travelers that the territory is an American overseas territory.  And as such, travel to St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas or Water Island is within the United States’ domestic jurisdiction. Though not part of the

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FREDERIKSTED — People who held a party at Rainbow Beach yesterday in contravention to COVID-19 protocols — and then left their garbage there — have drawn the wrath and disgust of concerned citizens on social media this morning. “Did you leave your trash at our Beautiful Rainbow Beach yesterday after

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WASHINGTON — Virgin Islands Association DC Inc. donated 10,000 disposable three-ply masks to the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health to help halt the spread of COVID-19 in the territory. Virgin Islands Association DC’s president, Nicole George, presented the masks to the commissioner of Health Justa Encarnacion on Friday. George

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Starting on January 26, travelers entering the United States and its territories will be required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test before boarding the aircraft at their embarkation points. But the new rule does not apply to residents traveling from the USVI to the mainland.

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