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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Four days before the election, Governor Kenneth Mapp announced a $27 million federal government plan to “expand and modernize the territory’s airports.” Mapp said Friday that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (USEDA) has notified the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) that USEDA is considering awarding $27 million

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FREDERIKSTED — A series of planned network changes at JetBlue will see it shift fleet resources from what it considers underperforming cities and accelerate its focus-city growth strategy in Boston and Fort Lauderdale, the New York-based carrier said today. JetBlue determined that St. Croix’s Henry Rohlsen Airport was one of

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SEA QUEST: Virgin Islands Police Department officers prepare to put to sea a kayak from the Hull Bay boat launch Sunday evening as authorities attempt to recover an unidentified body in the water. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police say they recovered human remains from the waters off the North Side of St.

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SMILING FACES: The campaign photo of Albert Bryan, Jr. for the 2018 gubernatorial campaign in the Virgin Islands. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Albert Bryan, Jr., as the commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Labor was sanctioned by its federal counterpart for failing to meet certain minimum agreed-to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety, chaired by Sen. Brian Smith, held a meeting at the Capitol Building to receive testimony on preparedness for the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season from officials of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) and the

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GOVERNOR KENNETH MAPP REAPPOINTED LAUREL HEWITT SEWER TO THE VIPA BOARD CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has nominated Lennox Joseph to the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority Board of Directors. The term of appointment is four years. Joseph will represent the St. Croix district and will replace Pablo

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $616.9 million in airport infrastructure grants, the third allotment of a total of $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding. The grants include $8.2 million to the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) for infrastructure

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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

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CONTAINER PORT IN ST. CROIX CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In an effort to cut down on “congestion” at seaports in St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John, the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) will begin charging a “demurrage” fee on cargo left for more than a week at facilities it manages,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Jean Forde, a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety, expressed grave concerns early Monday morning, regarding “the current lack of safety and security at Port Authority facilities throughout the Virgin Islands.” “Most recently, two significant incidents highlighted the alarming lack

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