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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan today issued the following statement on the death of long-time Rotarian and retired Port Authority Marine Director Austin “Babe” Monsanto. He was 94. “It is with great sadness that Yolanda and I learned of the passing of Austin “Babe” Monsanto.   “As a veteran, an educator, a long-serving

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department Training Academy held commencement exercises for 16 new peace officers at Lockhart Elementary School in St. Thomas on Wednesday. These peace officers completed nine months of virtual and in-person law enforcement training, and will go on to work at the Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said during his weekly press conference on Monday that the pilot phase for COVID testing at the territory’s airports began over the weekend. In June, the V.I. Department of Tourism created a portal where travelers can upload negative tests prior to travel into the

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard set port condition X-ray for all ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands at 2 p.m. Wednesday, due to Tropical Depression 13 possibly arriving here within 48 hours. USCG cautioned the maritime community to remain vigilant as this depression has the

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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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