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WCSC is dedicated to ending violence and assisting survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and other crimes. We operate a 24-hour hotline to offer in-person crisis intervention with trained victim advocates at police stations and hospitals., and other free and confidential services for survivors and families in ...See More need on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.. Show Less
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The islands are at risk of losing land because of rising ocean water levels, and it has already lost coral reef areas because of pollution.1 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Division of Environmental Quality have embarked on multi-year protection projects to monitor pollution levels, prevent erosion, clean up contaminated areas, and replant native species to preserve the biodiversity.2

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1 https://epa.as.gov/

2 http://www.reefresilience.org/case-studies/northern-mariana-islands-land-based-pollution/

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Fight News 
2016 Olympian and son of Julian Jackson, Clayton Laurent Jr made a big splash on his debut fight, stopping Wayman Carter in the second round after a series. See more..
Barron's 
Seeing few options for improvment to the territory's finances, Fitch Ratings took its credit rating on the U.S. Virgin Islands down all the way to triple-C from B. That's a steep three-notch downgrade, bringing it to a level that indicates significant ... See more..
Reuters 
“We have a government that we can't afford, and now all of it is converging,” said Holland Redfield, a former six-term U.S. Virgin Islands senator who hosts a radio talk show about politics in the territory. “We're getting to the point where we may ... See more..
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Financial Times 
After Puerto Rico, credit rating agencies are increasingly sounding the alarm over debts issued by the United States Virgin Islands – another US territory whose bonds are causing consternation among investors. On Wednesday S&P Global lowered its rating ... See more..
Marketplace.org 
Marketplace® is your liaison between economics and life. Noted for timely, relevant and accessible coverage of business news across both audio and digital ... See more..
Urgent Communications 
​U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp announces his decision to accept the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) deployment plan offered by FirstNet and AT&T, making the group of Caribbean islands the first territory to “opt-in” to the ... See more..
Anchor of Gold (blog) 
But, the U.S. Virgin Islands has its own national team, which Vanderbilt played today and lost by a score of 81-78. There's probably not much to take away from this, given that (a) Vanderbilt was playing a team consisting more or less of professional ... See more..
Amsterdam News 
NEW ORLEANS (Aug. 10, 2017)—The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism continues building links with the important African-American community with ... See more..
WMUR Manchester 
The new jackpot for Wednesday's drawing is $650 million, which would be the third-largest jackpot in U.S. history. The prize has grown so large because no one has matched all six balls in more than two months, so the jackpot has grown after every drawing. See more..
Virgin Islands Daily News 
The U.S. Virgin Islands' under-15 boys national soccer team wrapped up play at the 2017 CONCACAF U-15 Boys Championships on Friday with a 2-1 victory over Anguilla in Bradenton, Fla. The win sends the USVI team home with a 3-1 record in the ... See more..
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