State Department reverses course on emergency passports

ST. THOMAS - The U.S. State Department has agreed to let Virgin Islanders continue - on an interim basis - to obtain emergency passports from the Miami Passport Agency by way of the V.I. delegate to Congress.

Earlier this month, the delegate and the Lt. Governor's Passport Office staff had been informed that as of July 11, any Virgin Islands resident needing an emergency or expedited passport would need to go to the San Juan Passport Agency to apply in person.

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The U.S. Virgin Islands senior women's basketball team will have to settle for fourth place. The V.I. lost the bronze medal game, 61-55, to the Dominican Republic on Saturday night as Centrobasket wrapped up in Monterrey, Mexico. Tanecka Carey scored 18

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