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  INSULAR AFFAIRS’ Nikolao Pula ADVERTORIAL: For more information about how you can help some who has a problem with gambling during problem gaming month of March, please press play below: WASHINGTON — The Office of Insular Affairs approved three technical assistance grants totaling $1.7 million to the four United

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A TIME TO BUILD … SHELTER: Graphic created by the Mapp-Potter Administration to show their support for abused women of the territory. ADVERTORIAL: To hear more about how you can help someone who has problem with gambling during problem gaming awareness month of March, please click on the following message

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BOUGHT AND SOLD: Virgin Islands in 1917 ADVERTORIAL: To hear more about how you can help someone who has problem with gambling during problem gaming awareness month of March, please click on the following message below:   CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It’s been on everything from car license plates, to colorful

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FISCAL AUSTERITY MEASURES: Gov. Kenneth Mapp said today that the government will receive a Revenue Anticipation Note (RAN) in the amount of $40 million from Banco Popular to ensure the government will continue to be able to make payroll for the months of March and April. ADVERTORIAL: To hear more

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MORE ‘BUSY WORK’: The Mapp-Potter Administration has appointed more commissioners, directors and attorneys general in its first two years than any other gubernatorial administration in Virgin Islands history. Many of Mapp’s appointees have quit or been fired and then need to be replaced. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three justices of the Supreme

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CAN’T ACHIEVE A GOAL WHEN NO GOAL IS SET: Beverly Nicholson-Doty is following the chief executive’s (Gov. Kenneth Mapp’) approach to governance with an unfocused, scattershot approach to tourism success that is not bearing significant fruit. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Building on the increase in stay-over arrivals last year, the U.S. Virgin

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    CIGNA’S Scott Evelyn BLOOMFIELD, Conn. — The Cigna Foundation today announced that $250,000 in grants are available over the next three years to non-profits in the U.S. Virgin Islands with community health workers helping those living with obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes and other chronic conditions. Community health

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INTERIOR’S NIKOLAO PULA WASHINGTON, D.C. — Acting Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Nikolao Pula has approved an adjustment payment of $18,173,711 million to the Virgin Islands government for fiscal year 2016 rum excise tax actuals, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The amount has been certified by the

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NEW YORK — One of the nation’s top “injury-claim” law firms — one that represented Attorney General Claude Walker in his quixotic bid to bring down Exxon Mobil with baffling Global Warming claims and conspiracy theories  — made a lateral hire this week. Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, a top

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SURROUNDED BY INCOMPETENTS: Gov. Kenneth Mapp: “I know it’s too little, too late. But what do I care? The taxpayers are paying ALL of my bills for the next two years! CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp submitted to Senate President Myron Jackson the proposed bill known as the “Virgin

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