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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. kickstarted Carnival 2019 on St. Thomas with the official opening of the Carnival Village themed “Coggie’s Musical Ville” on Friday. This marked the first time Governor Bryan ceremoniously opened the Carnival Village on St. Thomas for residents and visitors to experience. “Such a

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) enforcement officer was arrested just after midnight in connection with the alleged rape and sodomy of a St. Croix woman. Carlos Ayolo, 52, of St. Croix was arrested after 12:05 a.m. Friday and charged with first-degree rape, the Virgin Islands

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SAN JUAN — U.S. sanctions on Venezuela have led the New York Federal Reserve to crack down on Puerto Rico’s $50 billion offshore banking industry, according to four sources and a document seen by Reuters. The development will prevent the island’s offshore banks, several of which are owned by citizens

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. celebrated the profession of electrical linemen this week for “National Lineman Appreciation Day” today. Bryan said that he wishes to honor all Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) line personnel, and linemen who remain in the territory following the post-hurricane restoration for their

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. today announced Kimberley Causey-Gomez as Commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS). Causey-Gomez, who is a former 12-year employee with DHS, served as Assistant Commissioner and Administrator for the Division of Children, Youth and Families with the department before her departure

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WASHINGTON — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. addressed a host of issues related to the ongoing hurricane recovery efforts in the territory during a recent meeting with Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson in the nation’s capitol. During the meeting with Secretary Carson, Bryan highlighted several key

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CHRISTIANSTED — Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation (DSPR) Commissioner nominee Calvert White announced today a partnership with the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN) to provide free WiFi access to St. Croix residents at Cramer’s Park beach. The partnership with viNGN will provide internet connectivity at Cramer’s Park

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CHRISTIANSTED — A vehicle assigned to Government House’s Executive Security Unit was involved in an auto collision in St. Croix this morning. The accident occurred after 7 a.m. on Queen Mary Highway in the vicinity of Gateway Service Station, Government House spokesman Richard Motta said. Emergency medical personnel responded to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. honored media icon and nationally syndicated radio talk show host Tom Joyner by proclaiming today April 11 as “Tom Joyner Day” in the territory. Governor Bryan is scheduled to meet with Joyner during a welcome back event for Joyner’s Fantastic Voyage Cruise hosted

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — First Lady of the Virgin Islands Yolanda Bryan said she “is pleased to invite children of the Virgin Islands to enjoy Easter Jamboree” events throughout the territory. Bryan’s team of volunteers have planned activities including Easter egg hunts, storytelling, face painting, games, entertainment and photo opportunities for

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