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The monitor on the left shows the readout of the thermal camera King Airport. The brighter parts of the image are hotter. (Photo provided by VIPA)

Pandemic Answer Desk: Are All Airline Passengers Being Screened?

A Source reader wants to know if all airline passengers are being screened for COVID-19 upon entering the territory.
Senate President Novelle Francis presides over the Legislature Wednesday. (V.I. Legislature photo)

Legislature Extends State of Emergency

Senate President Novelle E. Francis Jr. announced Saturday that the 33rd Legislature has opted to allow the automatic extension of the state of emergency that Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. requested on July 5.
Smoke rises from a fire at the Anguilla Landfill. (Susan Ellis photo)

13th Fire in a Year Shuts STX Landfill Thursday

A fire broke out at the Anguilla Landfill Thursday morning around 6 a.m. It was put out by noon and the landfill will open at 6 a.m. Friday, according to Waste Management Authority spokeswoman Melody Rames.

Jump in COVID-19 cases at Limetree Bay Prompts Safety Changes *UPDATE- New Numbers*

Limetree Bay Terminals oil storage company and Limetree Bay Refining, the affiliated companies at the former Hovensa refinery on St. Croix, announced an increase in COVID-19 positive cases at the facility Thursday.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. announces his 'Healthier Horizons' initiative during Monday's news update.

Bryan Introducing ‘Healthier Horizons’ to Increase Health Care Access

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr introduced “Healthier Horizons,” a package of public health measures to increase residents’ access to affordable health care and modernize the delivery of mental and behavioral health services.

Labor Waives Unemployment Work Search Requirements During Pandemic

The V.I. Department of Labor is temporarily waiving many of the work search and other requirements to receive unemployment insurance, to increase access to resources during the pandemic.
Gov. Albert Bryan, Jr. explains Monday why he is extended the territory’s stay-at-home order for another month, to April 30. (Image captured from Government House live stream)

Bryan: Stay-At-Home Order Extended to April 30

Following the lead of federal leaders and public health organizations, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. announced Monday that the territory’s stay-at-home order has been extended a month, until April 30.
'We are hoping for the best, but we are preparing for the worst,' Gov. Albert Bryan said Monday in discussing the new coronavirus. (Source photo by James Gardner)

Bryan Confirms USVI’s Second Case of Coronavirus

The second case of the new coronavirus in the USVI was confirmed Monday by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. The territory’s first case, on St. Croix, was confirmed Friday. Monday’s case is from the St. Thomas/St. John District.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. discusses his administration's priorities toward reducing property and homelessness during a meeting with members of the Virgin Islands Interagency Council on Homelessness Tuesday in Government House on St. Croix. (Government House photo)

Bryan Signs 26 Bills, Vetoes 4, Line-Item Vetoes 1

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. took action on 31 bills, approving 26 of them – including two measures that strengthen penalties for driving under the influence – vetoing four others and using his line-item veto on another, Government House announced.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. delivers his State of the Territory address. (Photo by Alvin D. Burke Jr.)

State of the Territory: Bryan Says Good News Is Starting to Outweigh Bad

After a year of “trials and triumphs,” Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said the “state of our territory is on the mend” because of the focus his administration has put into three key mandates: stabilizing the government to rebuild pubic trust, recovery and rebuilding efforts and laying a solid foundation to restore the economy.

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