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FREDERIKSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. presented St. Croix teen Saeed Phillips with the Courageous Citizen Award for rescuing his friend from drowning after jumping off the Frederiksted Pier last month. Governor Bryan presented the award to Phillips on Tuesday during an assembly in the auditorium of the St. Croix

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FREDERIKSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. named attorney Denise George as Virgin Islands Attorney General and announced legislation proposing six-year terms for Virgin Islands attorneys general during a press conference at the Arthur Abel Complex on Thursday. Attorney George, also known as George Counts, is an 18-year veteran of the

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SAN JUAN — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. met with Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Roselló while in the capital city Tuesday. Governors Bryan and Roselló discussed the ongoing recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S Virgin Islands and preparedness efforts ahead of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season.  Each governor committed

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SAN JUAN — Ahead of the June 1, start of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season, Governor Albert Bryan Jr and VITEMA Director nominee Daryl Jaschen, on Tuesday, visited a FEMA distribution center housing equipment and other sustenance commodities essential to the U.S. Virgin Islands’ disaster preparedness and response. Governor Bryan

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr., announced the appointment of Dayna Clendinen as Director of the Virgin Islands Division of Personnel. Clendinen, who currently serves as the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works, is a Human Resource and Business Administration Professional with more than 18 years of leadership experience in public,

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CHRISTIANSTED – For the first time in 30 years, a Virgin Islands governor and his family are living full time in the historic Government House in the northeast town on St. Croix. Governor Bryan said first lady Yolanda Bryan and daughter Sumayah are excited about the privilege of living in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS) has been awarded a $725,112 Preschool Development Birth through Five Initial Grant (PDG B-5) from the Administration for Children and Families within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. The territory’s PDG

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said that he supports the decision by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to ground Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft out of an abundance of caution and in the interest of passenger safety. Governor Bryan reassured the traveling public that their safety

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CHRISTIANSTED — In an effort to improve mental health and behavioral services throughout the territory, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. signed an Executive Order declaring a mental healthcare emergency in the U.S. Virgin Islands due to a shortage of psychiatric physicians and behavioral health providers. The Governor’s Executive Order will facilitate

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WASHINGTON — Assistant Secretary of the Interior, Insular and International Affairs Doug Domenech presented a check to Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. for $2,228,901 this week. The monies represent an adjustment to the actual certified rum excise tax amounts for FY 2018. Certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, this

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