December 2021

Omicron continues to spread on the USVI

December 31, 2021 in Regional

The omicron variant continues to cause coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on the US Virgin Islands to reach new highs. The Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) reported that 258 new infections were recorded. These new cases took the territory’s active infections to 1,251 up to December 29. The island...

Bermudians lose millions to internet fraudsters in 2021

December 30, 2021 in Regional

Police say internet fraudsters have swindled Bermuda residents out of almost four million US dollars this year. The police said that “entire life savings” had been lost in some cases and authorities had managed to recover only US$40,600 of the haul. Detective Chief Inspector, Sherwin Joseph, of...