NEW RVIPF ADMINISTRATION OFFICE SERVICE ARRANGEMENTS

In keeping with heightened COVID restrictions, the Administration Office within Royal Virgin Islands Police Force will change the process for accepting police certificates, police report and visa waivers. Persons requiring a police certificate can place a completed application along with supporting documents, i.e., two passport-size photos for one single application and copy of passport profile … Continued

USVI HOSPITALIZATIONS SURGE TO 15 WITH THREE VICTIMS VENTILATED AS DELTA VARIANT IS SUSPECTED IN TERRITORY

VI CONSORTIUM Health officials in the U.S. Virgin Islands are ramping up their calls to the public to get vaccinated, as the highly transmissible and deadly Delta Covid-19 variant — which British Virgin Islands health officials believe is responsible for the calamitous situation in the BVI — has also been suspected in the U.S. Virgin … Continued

AT LEAST 120 DEAD AND 1,300 MISSING IN GERMANY AND BELGIUM FLOODS – ‘MANY’ MORE DEATHS EXPECTED

SKY NEWS More than 120 people have been killed and hundreds more are missing after catastrophic flooding across Germany and Belgium, which has left several villages cut off and sparked fears that a dam could burst. Officials have warned communities in both countries “are still in danger” following Thursday’s catastrophe, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel … Continued

ONEMART SUPERMARKET WILL NOT RELEASE UNVACCINATED WORKERS

President and CEO of the One Mart Supermarket group, Mark Vanterpool, says unvaccinated staff will keep their jobs respecting their decisions not to accept the COVID-19 vaccine at this time. Vanterpool commented: “Several weeks ago, our Supermarket group adopted a policy of not scheduling unvaccinated employees to work physically at any of our company’s properties. … Continued