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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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FREDERIKSTED — The 4th Annual Virgin Islands Literary Festival and Book Fair is scheduled for April 13 and 14, 2018 on the Albert A. Sheen Campus of the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) on St. Croix. The program will be chaired, for the third year in succession, by Alscess

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp’s Hurricane Recovery and Resilience Task Force is hosting several community meetings in order to inform and engage the public on its efforts. Space is still available for those interested in participating in the first of the meetings, the Housing Information Session, scheduled for Thursday,

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CRUZ BAY — the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said that the Elaine Ione Sprauve Public Library (EISPL) has reopened since March 19th on St. John and is ready to serve the community between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Available services include loaning of books and

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CHRISTIANSTED – While the assessment of damage and losses is still being completed for educational facilities across the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has qualified the USVI for $107 million in assistance for temporary classrooms for the 2018-19 school year, which begins on September 4, 2018.

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health (VIDOH) said it is “pleased” to offer the 2018 Disease Reporting Requirements training for School Nurses & Administrators. As we develop best practices for disease surveillance in the territory, it is important to maintain engagement and readiness with our key community healthcare

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Danny Glover, award winning actor, producer, political activist, and humanitarian will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands 2018 commencement ceremonies. The ceremony will first take place on the St. Thomas Campus on May 17, 2018, then on the Albert A. Sheen Campus

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SAN JUAN — A Puerto Rico teachers union filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the island’s education department seeking to stop the U.S. territory from creating charter schools and offering private school vouchers as part of an overhaul of the education system. The lawsuit filed by the Association of Puerto Rican

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