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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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WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $616.9 million in airport infrastructure grants, the third allotment of a total of $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding. The grants include $8.2 million to the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) for infrastructure

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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 — Members of the Committee on Finance chaired by Sen. Kurt Vialet, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Monday, to receive testimony from officials from the Virgin Islands Carnival, Festival & Cultural Organization of St. John, The Crucian Christmas Festival, The Department of Tourism and the

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TYRONE LAKE’S WINNING ENTRY FREDERIKSTED — Tyrone Lake of St. Croix is the winner of the Junior Division of the 2018 Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Foundation Children’s Environmental Poster Competition. The 11-year-old Alexander Henderson Elementary School honor roll student topped the regional competition with a poster entitled “Present and Future.”

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SAN JUAN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently installed a new Federal Inspection Station at Puerto Rico’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport. The $6 million station uses advanced technology and allows passengers to move through a single point of control, speeding up entry to the island. It incorporates

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BEEF ISLAND — The body of a pilot was pulled from the waters off Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Wednesday afternoon after his plane crashed in the sea during takeoff. The pilot was the only person on board when the plane took off from the runway at the airport

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LIMIN’ IN BELIZE: St. Croix’s own Tim Duncan took his girlfriend and three children on a vacation to Belize last week. BELMOPAN — Perhaps trying to get the feel of the Caribbean climate without the harsh glare of recognition, St. Croix’s own Tim Duncan was spotted in Belize last week.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – With the June 20 launch of the USVI Hotel & Tourism Association’s online job bank, employers and candidates have a new hub for listing and searching available jobs. Employers can log on today to begin advertising available positions and searching for qualified candidates while job candidates can

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CHRISTIANSTED — People searching Google for news stories about the Virgin Islands got more than they bargained for this morning. The top seven out of 10 stories that appeared on the Internet said they were by “East County Magazine” and written about one hour ago — but with a click

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