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WASHINGTON — Witt O’Brien’s LLC Governor Kenneth Mapp’s high-paid consultants, said yesterday that they have release their first-year progress report on the U.S. Virgin Islands’ recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. This report was issued by the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), with the support of Witt O’Brien’s, its “lead

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CHRISTIANSTED — The initiative changing the composition of the territory’s unicameral Legislature would disenfranchise voters and violate the principle of one-person, one-vote that has formed the basis of apportioning legislatures since a series of U.S. Supreme Court rulings in the early 1960s. “I applaud citizens of all political backgrounds stepping up

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ARRESTED ON ST. CROIX FOR ALLEGED ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: JOSE C. ACOSTA CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man has been arrested on domestic violence-related charges after he allegedly slapped a woman and hit her in the chest in at least two separate incidents. Jose C. Acosta, 55, was arrested

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ULCIER “FIRE” CRUMP AKA BRANDON NESBITT OF ANTIGUA FREDERIKSTED — An Antigua man who was shot to death at a West End bar last month was using an alias to conceal his true identity, authorities said. Ulcier “Fire” Crump aka “Brandon Nesbitt,” 33, was killed after gunshots rang out at the El

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said today that the St. Croix Transfer Station and Anguilla Landfill are now closed. The facilities were temporarily closed today due to heavy smoke caused by a fire which started in the mulch pile at the entrance of the facility on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The prices of U.S. Virgin Islands bonds, a bellwether of the public markets’ confidence in the territorial economy, have roared back, Government House said today. As of last week, bond sales show a more than 100 percent increase on the value of some Virgin Islands bonds from

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FREDERIKSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said that it in monitoring the fire that began at the Anguilla Landfill in the early morning hours Sunday. The fire reportedly originated in the mulch section at the entrance to the Anguilla Landfill about 3 a.m. on Sunday, according

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  NEW YORK — The price of some U.S. Virgin Islands bonds’ on the secondary market has more than doubled since the end of last year, The Bond Buyer reports today. According to the Electronic Municipal Marketplace Access web site, on December 28, 2017 a customer bought $2 million of

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FLOOD PLAN: Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter (left) and Gov. Kenneth Mapp discuss flood mitigation plans on Thursday. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp shared flood mitigation plans for various communities and is urging residents to give their input before the government proceeds further. Taking part in a town hall meeting

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said this morning there is an active fire in the mulch section at the entrance of the Anguilla Landfill. The fire ignited today at about 3 a.m., according to VIWMA. The Virgin Islands Fire Service, VIWMA contractors and staff are working

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