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A tropical wave located a few hundred miles southeast of the Cabo Verde Islands is producing a large area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms and is likely to undergo tropical development as it moves west across the Atlantic towards the Caribbean.
On Tuesday, Bob Malacarne, president of the board of St. John Rescue, heard welcome words – "You've got your certificate of occupancy – spoken by Marvin Vaughan, the construction manager for the V.I. Housing Finance Authority.
A virtual forum on Tuesday brought student athletes together with coaches, officials, media and other figures from the territory's sports community to brainstorm how to get them back into action.
A study out of the UW School of Medicine forecasts worldwide COVID-19 deaths could top four million by the end of the year, and the U.S. Virgin Islands is likely to see some of the worst fatalities per capita in the world.
Coastweeks, an annual beach cleanup event, will have to be delayed this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. During Coastweeks, the U.S. Virgin Islands contributes beach cleanup data to the International Coastal Cleanup, which is organized by the Ocean Conservancy.
Hurricanes. Pandemic. Economic shutdown. What’s a Virgin Islands entrepreneur to do? Whatever it takes, say the determined ones. For Sybille Sorrentino, that means expanding her outdoor recreation business to include online retail sales.
The tropical depression that formed Sunday night has developed into Tropical Storm Paulette, the National Hurricane Center announced in its 11 a.m. Monday update, but the system does not appear to pose a threat to the V.I.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. expects to issue an executive order moving the V.I. to the Safer-at-Home phase of its COVID-19 strategy on Tuesday, including allowing dining in at restaurants, but the Stay-at-Home order will remain in effect through Labor Day.
For years, St. John residents have been looking at the vocational programs including carpentry, culinary arts and marine trades offered by My Brother’s Workshop and asking, “Why can’t we have something like this on St. John?”
The Department of Health reports a 59-year-old St. John man has died of COVID-19, marking the first fatality from the virus on the island.