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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After returning to the territory from meetings with cruise industry executives, Governor Albert Bryan Jr, signed into law today several bills including one that would make medicinal cannabis accessible to qualified patients here. Governor Bryan signed into law The Virgin Islands Medicinal Cannabis Patient Care Act, which

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CHRISTIANSTED – In his first scheduled meetings out of the territory, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. will be heading to Miami to attend two days of “introductory” meetings with key cruise industry officials. He will be accompanied by his Commissioner of Tourism nominee, Joseph Boschulte. Among the valued and critical industry

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands signed off on a reciprocal driver’s license agreement with Taiwan on Thursday, according to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office. The agreement, signed in the presence of Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and Taiwan’s representative, allows licensed drivers from the Virgin Islands and Taiwan

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Juan F. Luis Hospital along with Governor-Elect Albert Bryan, Jr., Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, Plessen Healthcare and the V.I. Health Department welcomed back many of the previously evacuated dialysis patients. The ceremony was held at the Palms of Pelican Cove on Sunday. “It was an honor

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CHRISTIANSTED — Joseph Ponteen has been appointed acting attorney general, following the sudden resignation of Attorney General Claude Walker. Ponteen, who had been serving as chief deputy attorney general, said he received a letter from Governor Kenneth Mapp appointing him to the position effective December 8. The fourth attorney general

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp offered a message of condolence Saturday morning on the passing of 41st U.S. President George H.W. Bush. “On behalf of the people of the Virgin Islands, Lt. Governor Potter and I send our condolences to the entire Bush family, as well as to our fellow Americans,

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By ROBERT WHITE Dear Editor: This is an open letter to Gov. Kenneth Mapp. Win or lose in politics there is still the “HOW WILL THEY REMEMBER ME?’ Remember you got a great number of votes from St. Croix. There are still weeks remaining of your rule. How will WE

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CHRISTIANSTED — U.S. Virgin Islands Governor-elect Albert Bryan & Lieutenant Governor-elect Tregenza Roach will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Wednesday to announce the beginning of the transition to a new administration and to introduce key leadership of their transition team. As Governor-elect Bryan moves ahead with the transition,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has issued a proclamation heralding the upcoming Thanksgiving Day and providing administrative leave for all non-essential Government of the Virgin Islands (GVI) employees this Friday. “The holiday season is upon our territory, and we all look forward to the gathering of family and friends on

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INCUMBENT GOVERNOR KENNETH MAPP CAMPAIGNS UNSUCCESSFULLY IN ST. THOMAS ON RUNOFF ELECTION DAY. CHRISTIANSTED — Voters from around the Virgin Islands turned out in record numbers to “change course now” from current Governor Kenneth Mapp to new Governor-Elect Albert Bryan, Jr. As of 9:07 p.m. in territorial polling, the Democratic team

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