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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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VIRGIN ISLANDS ELECTIONS OFFICIALS ON ST. THOMAS TODAY CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The supervisor of elections said that she “is happy” to report “the steady rise” in voters with the 3 p.m. count in the 2018 Gubernatorial Run-Off Election. So far, a total of 5,160 people have cast their ballots in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he joins American citizens throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands and across the globe today in honoring veterans of the United States Armed Forces – heroes who have sacrificed themselves to protect our freedom and way of life. “It takes remarkable men and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp and Lt. Governor Osbert Potter said that they will attend a briefing tour on the progress of the Veterans Drive Improvement Project, by representatives of American Bridge Company. The briefing tour will take place at 4:00 p.m. today. All participants are asked to meet

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has reportedly flown the coup in disgust after finishing second in the governor’s race on Tuesday. Sources close to Mapp say he is like a jilted lover who can’t believe he is no longer wanted by an adoring Virgin Islands electorate. Mapp is so

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