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CHRISTIANSTED — Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation (DSPR) Commissioner nominee Calvert White announced today a partnership with the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN) to provide free WiFi access to St. Croix residents at Cramer’s Park beach. The partnership with viNGN will provide internet connectivity at Cramer’s Park

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By GARY POKORNY The Virgin Islands is in critical condition! New leaders have been elected. They are searching for ideas and a plan to take the boat off the rocks. I have been outspoken for the need to balance the General Fund not next year, but now. If they can’t

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. announced St. Thomas native and former professional basketball player and mainstay on the Virgin Islands National Team Calvert White as Commissioner of the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation on Friday. White, 43, currently serves as Acting Commissioner of DSPR and has served

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FREDERIKSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said on Friday he would start an Inmate Work Program to assist in the clean up of towns and roadsides and other beautification efforts in the territory. The Inmate Work Program is a joint initiative between Government House, the Bureau of Corrections (BOC) and

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CHRISTIANSTED — Four beaches in the territory failed to meet established water quality standards for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Chenay Bay, Cramer Park, Halfpenny and Protestant Cay beaches on

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MIAMI — Visitors are increasingly seeking interactive travel experiences that allow them to make human connections, as well as use their mobile devices to explore new destinations. This was just one of the many takeaways from the 2019 Seatrade Cruise Global Conference, Senate President Kenneth Gittens said Thursday. He said

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — First Lady of the Virgin Islands Yolanda Bryan said she “is pleased to invite children of the Virgin Islands to enjoy Easter Jamboree” events throughout the territory. Bryan’s team of volunteers have planned activities including Easter egg hunts, storytelling, face painting, games, entertainment and photo opportunities for

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MIAMI — Demand for culturally relevant and eco-tourism attractions continues to grow and the territory must do more to support their development, Senate President Kenneth Gittens said on Tuesday. During the second full day of the 2019 Seatrade Cruise Global Conference, key industry players spoke to international tourism’s new dynamics

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. announced today the appointment of Jessica Gallivan and the reappointment of Judges Debra Watlington, Douglas Brady and Kathleen Mackay to the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands. Jessica Gallivan, who is currently a magistrate judge with the Superior Court has been nominated by Governor

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MIAMI – Senate President Kenneth Gittens said today that given the catastrophic hurricanes of 2017 and the rapid changes occurring within the cruise industry that it was critical for Virgin Islands officials to continue to work closely with cruise lines, travel agents, vendors and other tourism partners. Senator Gittens, who

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