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GOVERNOR KENNETH MAPP REAPPOINTED LAUREL HEWITT SEWER TO THE VIPA BOARD CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has nominated Lennox Joseph to the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority Board of Directors. The term of appointment is four years. Joseph will represent the St. Croix district and will replace Pablo

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has approved contracts to oversee the reconstruction of Government House on St. Thomas and the Battery on St. John, which houses the Office of the Governor. Each structure was heavily damaged during Hurricanes Irma and Maria last year. Jaredian Design Group, local

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CHRISTIANSTED — Rising public and private sector salaries and the rebuild of a more resilient infrastructure are some of the many things Virgin Islanders have to celebrate this Labor Day, Governor Kenneth Mapp said this weekend. “More people are now earning a living wage, and we’re poised to dramatically improve the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp and Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter will host thanksgiving services across the territory next month to commemorate the one-year anniversaries of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which struck the islands last September. The first praise and thanksgiving service will be held on St. Thomas on Sunday,

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he “has lauded efforts to recognize past and present athletes from the greater Virgin Islands.” Speaking at the 6th annual Thorvald McIntosh and Gerard Alphonso Hall Sports Award Dinner on St. Croix on Saturday. Governor Mapp commended the awards committee, which he said

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BIG FAT MESS: The territory’s public schools after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he applauds Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum “recommissioning” an Ivanna Eudora Kean High School generator that was used to keep tilapia fish alive on St. Thomas for her own personal use at her private

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CHRISTIANSTED — At the time, Gov. Kenneth Mapp called it a “landmark” agreement. What that means is that it can be “easily seen from a distance.” It doesn’t mean if it’s good or bad. But that is the question. Whether Mapp negotiated a good deal for the territory with Limetree

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WARM WELCOME: Kamal Latham, the CEO of the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) (left) shakes hands with Governor Kenneth Mapp at Government House in St. Thomas on Friday. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp met with the new CEO of the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority, Kamal Latham and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Government House said Wednesday that Governor Kenneth Mapp attended a meeting conducted by WICO, with representatives of Disney and MSC Cruise Lines on August 17. Attending the meeting were WICO’s President-Chief Executive Officer, Clifford Graham along with Edward Thomas, WICO Board Secretary, Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – New revenues to help fund critical services will be available in Fiscal Year 2019 as a result of the Virgin Islands government’s recent agreement to resume oil refining on St. Croix, Government House said. Governor Kenneth Mapp submitted an amended budget to the Virgin Islands Legislature on Friday addressing

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