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FREDERIKSTED ― Governor Kenneth Mapp reiterated his call for the University of the Virgin Islands Class of 2018 to consider helping with the territory’s recovery effort. During his remarks at the Albert Sheen Campus Friday on St. Croix, he reminded the graduates that there are presently numerous job opportunities with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp congratulated the 2018 graduates of the University of the Virgin Islands at the 54th commencement ceremony on Thursday. Families, friends and well-wishers packed the UVI Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas to witness the occasion. Mapp encouraged the graduates to consider applying for government and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) has received $13.1 million in new federal assistance from the United States Department of Education (USDOE) under the Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations program. Governor Kenneth Mapp learned of the grant award during a phone call this week with U.S.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Timed to be heard on radio just before Mother’s Day arrived, gubernatorial candidate Warren Mosler is questioning how Gov. Kenneth Mapp can claim to honor our “mothers and fathers” while at the same time stealing “their retirement funds.” In the radio spot No. 9 heard on WJKC Communications

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 24th Annual Virgin Islands High School Appellate Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the Virgin Islands Bar Association, was held on May 1 – 3, 2018. Six schools participated in the competition this year, with a total of twelve teams. The participating schools from St. Croix were:

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FOUND GUILTY: YAIRA COTTO FLORES SAN JUAN — A federal jury in Puerto Rico has found a teacher guilty of transporting a 14-year-old male student to a motel with the intent to have sex. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Friday that Yaira Cotto Flores was the student’s English teacher at

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The entire community is invited to attend the 24th Annual Virgin Islands High School Appellate Moot Court Competition, hosted by the Virgin Islands Bar Association which will be held as follows: May 1, 2018, Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas at 10:00 a.m. May 2,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Join us as we celebrate the fortitude and buoyancy of the University of the Virgin Islands. UVI celebrates its tenacity in our troupe presentation called “The Beauty of Resilience.” Our presentation salutes the herculean efforts and contributions the University of the Virgin Islands has exhibited in the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE -– The territory’s recovery from last fall’s devastating hurricanes continues to progress with the approval of the contract for the engineering, construction and installation of 240 temporary classrooms by Governor Kenneth Mapp. The agreement also provides for 19 large Sprung structures that can serve as cafeterias and gymnasiums. V.I. Education Commissioner

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FREDERIKSTED — Kendra Kent won the coveted title of Miss University of the Virgin Islands on Saturday April 14, at the St. Croix Educational Complex Gymnasium on St. Croix. Kent won the ambassadorial competition after competing against two other contestants. In addition to the crown, Kent, a 21-year-old junior criminal

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