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USVI Ready to Verify People Vaccinated Outside Territory, But Concerning Covid Data Keeps Bryan From…

Ernice Gilbert | November 21, 2021

Puerto Rico's travel portal is verifying individuals vaccinated on the U.S. mainland, while the USVI has been hesitant to send the feature live, with Governor Albert Bryan expressing concern that it would lead to more Covid-19 transmission. Puerto Rico, just 40 miles away form the USVI also has the highest Covid-19 vaccination rate in all of the U.S., according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Puerto Rico Department of Health.  Employees working at the San Juan International Airport were able to quickly verify a Consortium reporter's vaccination status during a recent trip, though this reporter was vaccinated in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Mr. Bryan last week told the Consortium that the USVI already has the capability to verify those vaccinated outside the territory, however he has been debating whether to…

USVI Native and Hitmaker Theron Thomas Signs Global…

Ernice Gilbert | November 20, 2021

Theron Thomas, a hitmaker whose written popular songs for some of the biggest names in music — Rihanna,…

Dept. of Health Defines What it Means to be Designated…

Staff Consortium | November 02, 2021

The V.I. Dept. of Health on Sunday issued what it deemed a clarification of Governor Albert Bryan's…

Abuse of Power: Covid-19 Task Force Shuts Down Entertainment…

Ernice Gilbert | November 01, 2021

The Covid-19 Task Force, created to help uphold local pandemic protocols put in place by the Bryan administration,…

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