The Virgin Islands are geologically and biogeographically the easternmost part of the Greater Antilles, the northern islands belonging to the Puerto Rican Bank and St. Croix being a displaced part of the same geologic structure. Politically, the British Virgin Islands have been governed as the western island group of the Leeward Islands, which are the northern part of the Lesser Antilles, and form the border between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The archipelago is separated from the true Lesser Antilles by the Anegada Passage and from the main island of Puerto Rico by the Virgin Passage.
Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico and the U.S. and British Virgin Islands as Tropical Storm Karen continues to move slowly across the southeastern Caribbean Sea.
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Tropical Storm Karen gained strength on Tuesday (September 24) as it barreled towards Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands nearby, with powerful winds picking up speed and torrential rainfall threatening..
Tropical Storm Dorian in the Atlantic is moving toward Puerto Rico with winds of 70 miles per hour. A hurricane warning has been issued for the Virgin Islands, as well as Vieques and Culebra. According..
Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands were lashed with gusts near 100 miles per hour as Hurricane Dorian shifts course. But the storm could get stronger as it churns across warm ocean water. WCBS chief.. CBS News - Published
The storm is expected to slam into the Virgin Islands and northeastern Puerto Rico on Wednesday. By the holiday weekend, it could be threatening Florida as a Category 2 hurricane. NYTimes.com - Published
Days after Jeffrey Epstein apparently hanged himself in jail, agents raided his private resort in the Virgin Islands. But they haven't checked out Epstein's ranch in New Mexico. Mola Lenghi explains.. CBS News - Published
Congress is now investigating Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide, with new reports raising questions about the federal jail where he was being held. Government investigators raided the alleged sex.. CBS News - Published