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MIAMI — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. addressed the Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) that took place in Miami Beach this week and said that the tourism industry in the U.S. Virgin Islands is robust — and now is the time for investors to take advantage of what the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr, on Tuesday announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) would cover the cost of replacing the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital (JFL) in St. Croix after it sustained severe damage during hurricane Maria in September 2017.  FEMA has reviewed the proposed replacement of Governor

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. issued the following statement today on the proposed use of a one-time $39 million Medicaid reimbursement to the government of the U.S. Virgin Islands:“The Bryan-Roach Administration has made its priorities clear to the public and will continue its work toward those priorities.” “Since taking

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. signed a proclamation recently recognizing African Heritage Week and African Liberation Day, which takes place on May 25th annually. About 200 million people in the Americas identify as being of African descent and millions more live in other parts of the world outside of the African

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CORAL BAY — Daryl A. George, Director of the Virgin Islands Fire Service, said he was pleased to announce the “soft opening” of the Coral Bay Fire Station in St. John on Thursday. The reopening of the station comes more than a year since it closed due to damages sustained

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Col. Daryl Jaschen, Governor Albert Bryan Jr.’s nominee to head the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA), conducted the second of a series of ongoing meetings of the Emergency Management Committee to coordinate the disaster response efforts of all the agencies within the Bryan-Roach Administration. Governor

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has announced St. Croix native and U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) special agent Trevor Velinor as Commissioner of the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD.) A 29-year veteran of ATF, Velinor served as the Special Agent in Charge of the Columbus

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (DOA) said today it will be distributing free mulch at Estate Slob this week. Farmers and the general public are welcome to bring their trucks to come and pick up the mulch in Estate Slob.   The Department of Agriculture employees will be

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs said that the new Veterans’ License Plate is available at our St. Thomas and St. Croix offices. Plates will be issued between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3:30 pm Monday through Friday. Veterans’ license plates are free to veterans;

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Government and other local entities are monitoring a developing public health issue in St. Lucia, where a cruise liner has been quarantined due to a reported measles infection on board. The vessel, named “Freewinds,” is still moored there, and no one has been allowed to

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