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Saturday, January 23, 2021

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MLK: Where Do We Go from Here; Chaos or Community?

This year the Source cannot escape marking the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth with the farsightedness of his final book, finished on a four-week retreat to Jamaica in 1966 – 55 years ago – and published in June 1967.

Small Clinic Takes Lead in STJ’s COVID Vaccination Effort

Island Health & Wellness Center, which opened in 2017, has taken on the task of providing COVID-19 vaccinations to the estimated 5,000 residents of St. John.

V.I. Guard Members Arrive in Washington D.C. for Inauguration

Members of the Virgin Islands National Guard arrived in the Washington, D.C., area Saturday to support federal and district authorities leading up to the 59th presidential inauguration, which will take place on Wednesday.

WICO Board: V.I. Might Not See a Cruise Ship this Year

The U.S. Virgin Islands has not seen a cruise ship since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and might not see another this year, the West Indian Company Ltd. board was told at its Friday meeting.

Two VIPD Officers Charged in Miami Drug Smuggling Case

Two Virgin Islands Police officers – Teshawn Adams and Shakim Mike – were among a group of men charged in connection with an alleged drug smuggling scheme that investigators said began on St. Thomas.

Health Officials Urge Patience as Vaccine Demand Overwhelms Workers

Health Department officials are urging patience as the people who are already responsible for COVID-19 testing, contact tracing and care roll out a vaccination program without any additional manpower.

Police Announce a Suspect Arrested in Gallows Bay Homicide

Officials of the V.I. Police Department announced at a news conference Friday afternoon that they had arrested 23 year-old Rajah Caul and charged him with the Jan. 12 murder of Michael Cruz.

Storm-Demolished Tutu High Rise and Donoe Apartments to be ‘Reinvented’

V.I. dignitaries helped to kick off a redevelopment that officials said would replace and “completely reinvent” the former Tutu High Rise and Donoe public housing complexes that were torn apart by hurricanes in 2017.

Magens Bay Board Grapples with Onslaught of Charter Yachts

As more and more charter yachts seek harbor in Magens Bay during the COVID-19 pandemic that has prevented them from traveling to neighboring Caribbean destinations, the authority that governs the beach park is facing new headaches.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Some Basic Questions and Answers

The COVID-19 pandemic has now been with us for a year and is currently surging out of control. During the past year, we have learned a lot, and the virus has continued to mutate, requiring us to continue learning.

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