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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp and Lt. Governor Osbert Potter are encouraging residents and visitors to take part in the upcoming Virgin Islands Carnival celebrations and to enjoy the festivities responsibly. Governor Mapp, by proclamation, has granted administrative leave for government employees. The public is reminded that most government offices will

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MID-ISLAND ST. CROIX — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said that effective at 7:00 p.m., Thursday April 19, 2018 the Ann Schrader Command (Zone A) at Estate La Reine, Kingshill will close to complete repairs to the building. “The  building is experiencing a major sewage and plumbing problem which

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LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May apologized to 12 Caribbean nations on Tuesday for immigration officials’ harsh treatment of people from those countries who migrated to Britain as children after World War II. The “Windrush generation” were invited to Britain to plug labor shortfalls between 1948 and 1971, but some

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MISSING MAN: MITCHEL MICHAEL,80, OF ST. LUCIA FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is asking  for the community’s help as officers continue to search for a missing person Mitchel Michael, 80, a native of St.Lucia. Michael is a black man with brown  eyes, a dark complexion and a bald

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FREDERIKSTED — The 4th Annual Virgin Islands Literary Festival and Book Fair is scheduled for April 13 and 14, 2018 on the Albert A. Sheen Campus of the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) on St. Croix. The program will be chaired, for the third year in succession, by Alscess

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COPENHAGEN — A Trinidad and Tobago artist has made history by collaborating to create the first public monument to a black woman in Denmark. Tobago-born, St. Croix-based artist, La Vaughn Belle, collaborated with Copenhagen-based Jeannette Ehlers, to create “I Am Queen Mary,” a tribute to Mary Thomas, a 19th-century freedom fighter who

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Danny Glover, award winning actor, producer, political activist, and humanitarian will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands 2018 commencement ceremonies. The ceremony will first take place on the St. Thomas Campus on May 17, 2018, then on the Albert A. Sheen Campus

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MIAMI – Former President Bill Clinton formally launched the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery at the University of Miami in Coral Gables this morning. The meeting brings together at least 350 leaders from government, business, and civil society to discuss and develop solutions that address immediate

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp has extended Passover and Easter greetings to all Virgin Islanders with the hope that it will be a time of peace and celebration after what has been a challenging period in local history. “Whether you find yourself camping, in church or just relaxing with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Over the weekend, children with varying abilities flocked to the “Cultivating Inclusion – Easter at the Movies” event hosted by Gov. Kenneth Mapp. On Saturday, over 200 children on St. Thomas, and 250 more on St. Croix on Sunday, filled Caribbean Cinemas for a private screening of Sherlock

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