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CRUZ BAY — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the public library on St. John will only be open three days a week. The change first went into effect this week. The Elaine Ione Sprauve Library and Museum of Cultural Arts located on St. John’s west end

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In a special session on January 23, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Board of Trustees approved policies to help implement Act No. 8155, the Virgin Islands Higher Education Scholarship Program. The Act requires that financial aid be granted to residents of the Virgin Islands for

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) are teaming up to help people prepare their federal income tax returns. BIR Director nominee Joel Lee and UVI Accounting Chair Aubrey Washington said UVI accounting students will provide tax help to the community.

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FREDERIKSTED – Senator Alicia Barnes issued the following statement after participating in a walking tour of the Arthur Richards Junior High School modular classrooms on Thursday morning. “I appreciated the Department of Education affording us the opportunity to have a walk-through of the Arthur Richards Jr. High School modular facilities,”

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Agrifest 2019 Set for Feb. 16-18: “VI Agriculture: Still Growing in 2019” The public is invited to attend the 48th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair of the Virgin Islands from Feb. 16-18 at the Rudolph Shulterbrandt Agricultural Complex, Estate Lower Love on St. Croix.  The theme is “VI Agriculture: Still Growing

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SAN JUAN — Three people from St. Thomas joined in a lively discussion about the future of today’s youths that was moderated by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in Puerto Rico this week. My Brother’s Workshop trainee and Charlotte Amalie High School senior Adajah Benjamin joined disaster risk

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Free tuition for Virgin Islands students, how can you argue against Act 8155? Dr. Hall seemed to outline a compelling case for providing free college tuition to any Virgin Islander who can maintain a 2.5 GPA. I say there are a number of questions that need to be answered before

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On January 4, 2019 Governor Kenneth E. Mapp signed into law Act 8155, entitled the Virgin Islands Higher Education Scholarship program. This bill was introduced by Senator Tregenza Roach, who now serves as Lieutenant Governor, and was unanimously supported by the 32nd Legislature. This Act is part of a national

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FREDERIKSTED — Students from St. Croix will have an opportunity to participate in the popular Youth Ocean Explorers (YOE) program this summer … for the first time. Based at the University of the Virgin Islands, YOE is a marine science-based summer enrichment opportunity that aims to increase students’ interest and

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NASSAU – A new study released yesterday by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), revealed that the Caribbean and Latin America will need 23 million health and education professionals by 2040. The new study is from the IDB’s latest series on The future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean. In

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