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MIAMI — The Virgin Islands Port Authority presented its renewed vision for the Crown Bay and Subbase District on St. Thomas to members of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association. The presentation took place Wednesday at the Seatrade Cruise Global convention held in Miami Beach, Florida. VIPA’s Acting Executive Director Damian Cartwright

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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) invites the public to an “Afternoon of Play” for the unveiling of the revitalized playground and basketball court at Emile Griffith Park in St. Thomas. The community event will be held at the park on Tuesday afternoon, April 16th,

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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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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 — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. honored media icon and nationally syndicated radio talk show host Tom Joyner by proclaiming today April 11 as “Tom Joyner Day” in the territory. Governor Bryan is scheduled to meet with Joyner during a welcome back event for Joyner’s Fantastic Voyage Cruise hosted

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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Agriculture will announce collection and shipment dates for livestock farmers and others in the St. Thomas/St. John district, who may require slaughtering. You are required to pay the slaughter bill before shipping animals. The Department will also be distributing bagged mulch donated by Arthur

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JOHANNESBURG — A rhinoceros poacher was stomped to death by an elephant and eaten by lions in a South Africa wildlife preserve and rangers found just his skull and trousers, authorities said. The man and two others were hunting illegally at Kruger National Park last week when the elephant surprised them, park

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