Posts In Category

Business News

At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsCaribbean NewsEnvironmental News

ISLA REFINERY IN CURACAO [ad name=”HTML-68″] WILLEMSTAD — Dutch-controlled Curacao and China’s state-run Guangdong Zhenrong have resumed suspended talks on a lease and upgrade of the island’s 325,000 barrels per day Isla refinery, Curacao government officials told the Virgin Islands Free Press. The MAN party that won Curacao’s general election

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsHumanitarian NewsPuerto Rico NewsTerritorial AffairsTourism News

TERROR TOURISM: Welcoming American visitors to the “Emerald Isle” hasn’t always been a priority for Puerto Ricans, who still take pride today in having blown up a bomb on the floor of the U.S. Congress in the 1950’s. [ad name=”HTML-68″] VIEQUES, Puerto Rico –  A small island long known as

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsGovernment House NewsNational NewsPuerto Rico NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

MAPP: “I got mines paid up front. What about you? I don’t need no stinkin’ GERS!” [ad name=”HTML-68″] NEW YORK — In a scathing report in its “Debtwire” column, Forbes Magazine said on Monday that the territory risks “capsizing” under its current debt load. The only difference between the U.S.

Read More
2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsNational NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTerritorial Affairs

G.O.P.’S JOHN CANEGATA [ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON – Virgin Islands Republican Chairman John Canegata released the following statement after leading the territory’s delegation in attending the inauguration of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence: “It was a tremendous honor to join fellow Virgin Islanders in representing our territory at

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsSuperior Court NewsTerritorial Affairs

[ad name=”HTML-68″] PHILADELPHIA — The federal appeals court in Philadelphia will soon begin posting video recordings of oral arguments on the court’s website — a decision that directly affects the territory, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Chief Judge D. Brooks Smith of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsCrime NewsPolice NewsSt. Croix News

ARRESTED: Donaldo Bryan on St. Croix [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED   — January 16, 2017 at 4:44 pm Marco A. Gomez 35-year-old was Charged and arrested for kidnapping (DV). No bail was set and Gomez was transported to the Golden Grove Detention Facility. On January 16, 2017 at 5:00pm, Jarixsa Camacho 24-year-old

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsEntertainment NewsGovernment House NewsSt. John News

Randall “Doc” James Racetrack in St. Croix [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp said that he has submitted to the Legislature his proposal to amend the Virgin Islands Horse Racing Industry Assistance Act of 2010. In his letter of transmittal to Senate President Myron Jackson, Mapp said that

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsCrime NewsEnvironmental NewsTerritorial Affairs

BALES AND BALES OF COKE: Cocaine seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents near the Dominican Republic on January 2, 2017. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SANTO DOMINGO — Agents from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations unit detected a vessel laden with 2,000 pounds of cocaine in the

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsCaribbean NewsHealth NewsPuerto Rico News

NO PAIN, NO STRAIN, ALL’S YOU DO IS LET IT DRAIN: The government of Puerto Rico is trying to keep its best and its brightest on the beautiful Emerald Isle. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — In an attempt to prevent more doctors from leaving, and perhaps even pull back the

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsEntertainment NewsPuerto Rico News

HYBRID UBER WEED: American Superman Hunter S. Thompson might soon have his own strain of marijuana, among other things … [ad name=”HTML-68″] ASPEN — For years, marijuana growers have approached Anita Thompson, the widow of Gonzo American journalist Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, to put her late husband’s name on their

Read More