FREDERIKSTED — Robert Godfrey, Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station and Professor of Animal Science, received the Fritz E. Lawaetz Award at the 2018 Senepol Cattle Breeders Association meeting held on August 8-11, 2018 on St Croix. The International Senepol Symposium held at the Buccaneer Hotel commemorated the 100th anniversary of
BIG FAT MESS: The territory’s public schools after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he applauds Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum “recommissioning” an Ivanna Eudora Kean High School generator that was used to keep tilapia fish alive on St. Thomas for her own personal use at her private
CHRISTIANSTED — At the time, Gov. Kenneth Mapp called it a “landmark” agreement. What that means is that it can be “easily seen from a distance.” It doesn’t mean if it’s good or bad. But that is the question. Whether Mapp negotiated a good deal for the territory with Limetree
WARM WELCOME: Kamal Latham, the CEO of the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) (left) shakes hands with Governor Kenneth Mapp at Government House in St. Thomas on Friday. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp met with the new CEO of the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority, Kamal Latham and
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Rules and Judiciary, chaired by Sen. Novelle Francis, held a meeting at the Capitol Building to vote and approve the nominations of Sheldon Turnbull and Laura Palminteri, DVM to serve as a member on the Virgin Islands Racing Commission for the St.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – New revenues to help fund critical services will be available in Fiscal Year 2019 as a result of the Virgin Islands government’s recent agreement to resume oil refining on St. Croix, Government House said. Governor Kenneth Mapp submitted an amended budget to the Virgin Islands Legislature on Friday addressing
BIG CHECK: (From left) Victoria Henry, Process Technology program director, David Hall, Fiona Jones, Vice President, Operations, Diageo USVI; and Erica J. Johnson, Director, Corporate and Community Relations, Diageo USVI. FREDERIKSTED — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) announced Wednesday the receipt of a $250,000 gift from Captain Morgan’s parent
FREDERIKSTED — The air in the Terminal Cruise Lounge at the Henry E. Rohlsen airport was electrified with excitement and filled with at least 175 people in attendance who came to view and comment on the proposed Terminal Expansion & Modernization of the aging facility on Tuesday. David W. Mapp
CARACAS — Venezuela’s PDVSA and NuStar Energy LP have reached an agreement over outstanding storage fees, allowing the state-run company to resume use of a key storage terminal in the Caribbean, the U.S. energy firm said on Monday. NuStar had suspended PDVSA several times since 2017 from using its St.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Finance chaired by Sen. Kurt Vialet, held a meeting at the Capitol Building on Tuesday, to receive testimony from the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDOA), and the West Indian Company Limited on the FY 2019 budget appropriations. VIDOA General Fund request