RECOVERY TIMES: Virgin Islanders Have Dug Out Since Hurricane Maria, But The Government Still Leaves Debris In The Middle Of Main Roads
[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Tired, frustrated but upbeat. That’s how Clinton Brown of Chicago described residents on St. Croix. Brown is working as an American Red Cross volunteer here, helping after the devastation of Hurricane Maria. “People on the island are upbeat despite their hardship,” Brown wrote in one of several
[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Three weeks after Hurricane Maria demolished St. Croix as a Category 5 storm at least 90 percent of the island still does not have electricity and many residents do not have running water or a place to stay to shelter them from torrential tropical rains that
BRACE FOR IMPACT! Beaten Hard By Irma, The Virgin Islands Hopes To Survive Yet Another Knockout Blow … This Time From Hurricane Maria
[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Another Category 5 storm is making no mistake about where the U.S. Virgin Islands are. Catastrophic Hurricane Maria, fresh off of clobbering Dominica last night, continued to make a beeline for St. Croix today. On Monday, weather weary and wary residents across the territory drove to
SPECIAL REPORT: Mapp-Potter Administration Has Already Raided Insurance Guaranty Fund Intended To Pay Claims After The Passing Of Irma-Geddon And Hurricane Maria
[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The local government for years has “redirected” money intended to help pay insurance claims after large disasters for other needs, raising the vulnerability of residents after Hurricane Irma destroyed St. Thomas and St. John two weeks ago and Hurricane Maria is poised to decimate St.
TOURISM COMMISSIONER: Government Has Struck A Deal With American Airlines To Fly Tourists Off Of St. Croix In Advance of Hurricane Maria … For Free!
CHRISTIANSTED — Lesson learned from Hurricane Irma. If the government waits until after the storm to evacuate tourists it could take days … even a week before visitors can leave. This time, with a Category 4 storm in the name of Hurricane Maria facing St. Croix, the Virgin Islands government
Powerful Hurricane Maria Forecast To Pass Within 10 Miles Of St. Croix Early Wednesday Morning As A Category 4 Storm
[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — A hurricane watch was issued for the territory on Sunday as Maria left residents of Irma-battered St. Thomas and St. John racing to prepare for yet another potentially powerful storm — but people in St. Croix know that THIS storm — is headed here. Maria was about
National Hurricane Center Projects That Hurricane Maria Will Pass South of St. Croix As A Category 3 Storm On Wednesday Morning
HURRICANE MARIA’S PROJECTED TIME PATH THRU THE CARIBBEAN REGION AS OF SUNDAY. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — Tropical Storm Maria formed Saturday in the western Atlantic Ocean, prompting a hurricane watch for areas battered by Hurricane Irma last week. At 11 a.m., Maria was about 639 miles southeast of St.
The People of The U.S. Virgin Islands Deserve The Same Rights As All Americans … Especially After Hurricane Irma
VIRGIN ISLANDS FREE PRESS: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR [ad name=”HTML-68″] America’s Caribbean. That is what it says on the license plates down there: U.S. Virgin Islands — America’s Caribbean. I should know. I lived there for three years in the early 2000s and still own a condo there today. Actually
NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER: Invest 96-L & Tropical Depression 14 Are Strengthening In The Eastern Atlantic
[ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI — As the territory continues its slow recovery from Hurricane Irma, forecasters are keeping an eye on two systems in the Atlantic Ocean that may become the next named storms: Invest 96L and Tropical Depression 14. Invest 96L sits 1200 miles east southeast of the Lesser Antilles and
Governor Mapp Seeks New York Governor’s Council In Overcoming the Territory’s Problems After Hurricane Irma
TALK TALK TALK: And more talk. Gov. Kenneth Mapp does what he does best, talk about the problems, rather than solving them. On Friday, Mapp asked New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to help him get the islands back in shape. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo