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FREDERIKSTED — Seaborne’s Puerto Rico flights are canceled today and Cape Air’s morning flights to Puerto Rico and inter-island St. Thomas-St. Croix flights also are cancelled, Government House said. “Cape Air flights may resume later Thursday depending on weather conditions,” a prepared statement from the Joint Information Center said. “Cyril

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Coast Guard is currently assessing the territory’s ports, Government House said. The ports are tentatively scheduled to reopen at noon today and possibly earlier depending on the findings of the Coast Guard assessments. For more information call Monifa Marrero-Brathwaite, Public Information Officer for the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) said that Spirit Airlines has cancelled all flights from Orlando to St. Thomas scheduled for today. Additionally, Seaborne (Silver Airways) has no flights scheduled for today, Wednesday. But territorial airports are open and other flights are operating as normal. Travelers are encouraged

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his weekly press briefing this afternoon, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. made a number of announcements, including the activation of the Department of Tourism online portal for passengers arriving in the territory; noting the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)l nominating two prosecutors for the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism announced the launch of phase one of a new online portal that will pre-screen and assist with the certification process of all travelers prior to their arrival in the territory. The goal is to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The U.S.

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) recently completed the first phase of the Gallows Bay Port Transformation Project, which converts the port from mixed-use passenger and cargo facility to an upscale mini-cruise and yacht seaport. All cargo activities will be relocated from Gallows Bay in Christiansted to the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A confirmed COVID-19 patient was taken off of a cargo ship docked behind Hassel Island on Thursday and brought to St. Thomas for needed medical treatment, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Despite the fact that the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA), St. Thomas Rescue, Schneider

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Air and Army National Guard said it began assisting with passenger screening for COVID-19 at the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas and the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix yesterday. Virgin Islands guardsmen assist the Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) in screening

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FREDERIKSTED — Members of the Virgin Islands National Guard met at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport to discuss screening protocols for incoming passengers on Wednesday. The screening protocols will provide additional measures to prevent further exposure and infections amongst the population, according to VING. These Department of Health protocols consist of

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SAN JUAN — An Australian man has fallen to his death from a cruise ship as it approached the U.S. Virgin Islands, authorities said. The man was traveling on Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas en route to St. Thomas on Wednesday when he fell overboard. A Royal Caribbean spokeswoman

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