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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Owners of an idled oil refinery in St. Croix, that was once among the world’s largest, plan to invest $1.4 billion to refurbish and restart a portion of the plant, they said. ArcLight Capital Partners, a private equity firm expects the former HOVENSA

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp announced Monday an agreement which would reopen one of the world’s largest refineries, create hundreds of jobs in the territory and shore up the solvency of the Government Employees Retirement System (GERS). Governor Mapp said the $1.4 billion agreement was

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FILE PHOTO: An abandoned truck is seen outside the installations of the Hovensa petroleum refinery in St Croix on June 28, 2017. REUTERS/Alvin Baez/File Photo[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Owners of an idled oil refinery in St. Croix, that was once among the world’s largest, plan to invest $1.4

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — About 10,000 people on St. Thomas were without power today after one of the units at the Harley power plant tripped this morning. The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) said at least 9,900 customers on three St. Thomas electrical feeders

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said today it will cut water service to customers in Questa Verde condominiums on Monday, July 2nd, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. During this time, service will be interrupted to allow WAPA’s contractor to interconnect

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — FBI investigators along with local police converged upon the entrance of the Cyril E. King International Airport this morning after a report came in that the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands and nine other flags that normally hang on a welcome monument

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PROUD CHEF: Ralph Motta of St. Croix at the competition in Miami. In the photograph is Motta’s passion fruit pan-seared yellowtail snapper with sweet plantain purée, cilantro mash potato, cilantro lime shrimp, and scotch bonnet glaze with roasted coconut. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] MIAMI – Trinidad and Tobago is the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — Are economic conditions in the territory so bad that the Virgin Islands government needs to be overseen by a federal advisory board just like Puerto Rico? That is one of the suggestions from Washington-based economist D. Andrew Austin who said in an 18-page

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp addressed an audience of community members, business owners, hurricane experts and policy makers at the final meeting of the USVI Hurricane Recovery and Resiliency Task Force on Tuesday. Governor Mapp thanked the members of the Task Force who presented

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Labor said Monday that the extended benefits (EB) program payments ended on June 23. EB are a temporary federal program that provides additional unemployment benefits to claimants who qualify. The benefits were provided to claimants who remained unemployed when they

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