St. Croix News
Amerijet International Is Your Best Bet For Shipping In The Caribbean … Why Ship By Boat When You Don’t Have To!
[ad name=”HTML-68″] FORT LAUDERDALE – Whether you are shipping packages for an occasion, special event or if you are shipping commercial freight to restock your inventory, Amerijet International is the shipping company of choice for many. With more than 40 years of experience in the global air cargo industry, Amerijet’s worldwide network
LET THEM LIVE ON THE BEACH! Mapp Hails Opening of Magens Bay on St. Thomas As A ‘Great, Great Sign of Progress’
CHRISTIANSTED — Gov. Kenneth Mapp described the official opening and dedication of Magens Bay on St. Thomas this Thursday, December 7 with Royal Caribbean International as a “great, great sign of progress.” Addressing reporters at Government House on St. Croix on Monday, the governor thanked the cruise company for being
SENATE SLACKERS: Mapp Says He Served In The Legislature And The Senate Didn’t Adequately Debate Pros and Cons of Proposed Debris Burn
[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Monday night he will give the orders to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to burn 35 percent of hurricane tree and plant debris by incineration — because it will be faster and cheaper. Mapp said native hardwood trees such as
Louis E. Brown Villas And Many Other Developments In The Virgin Islands and Larger Caribbean Can’t Be Put Back Quickly Because Of The Lack of Work Force Here
[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — McCormack Baron Salazar faces long delays in completing a 100-unit affordable-housing project here because the Big Island was hard hit by Hurricane Maria. But it’s up in the air whether the St. Louis developer’s insurance will cover it for these delays. If they were caused by
Michigan Congressman Says Virgin Islands Is In ‘Worse Shape’ Than Puerto Rico … Not Knowing It Looked Like That Before The Storms
[ad name=”HTML-68″] ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — “Devastating” was one of the words U.S. Rep. Fred Upton used to describe the hurricane damage he saw over the weekend while visiting the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. “Here we are three months after the storm and there’s still much hardship,” Upton said.
[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands’ Masters of Marine and Environmental Studies (MMES) 2015 cohort has had their capstone manuscript published in the Public Library of Science (PLOS ONE). The manuscript, altered juvenile fish communities associated with invasive Halophila Stipulacea seagrass habitats in the U.S.
Ban-The-Burn Bill Passes Muster In Legislature But Mapp Says Burn Will Go On No Matter What Senators Do
CRUZ BAY – Island Green Living Association said today that it is pleased that the Legislature passed a bill on Friday that would prevent the burning of more than 600,000 cubic yards of vegetative hurricane debris in the territory. The St. John non-profit, along with The Sierra Club and the
House Member Frank Pallone Holds Round Table Discussions About His Visits To The Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
[ad name=”HTML-68″] PERTH AMBOY — U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-N.J. 6th District) met with local advocates and leaders Monday in the city to discuss his Energy and Commerce Committee Delegation weekend trip to the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Pallone also sought input and suggestions from the advocates on the ongoing post-Hurricane Maria
Plaskett’s Letter Forces Lax Postal Officials In Frederiksted To Get Off Of Their Arses and Clean Up The Post Office
OVERDUE CLEANUP: The Frederiksted Post Office was content to leave hurricane debris in front of their work place indefinitely. Del. Stacey Plaskett’s letter forced them to start working to clean up the West End post office. [ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — Some 75 days after Hurricane Maria, Delegate to Congress Stacey
WHO and PAHO Urge The Caribbean and Latin America To Take ‘Specific Steps’ Now To Prevent Violence Against Women
[ad name=”HTML-68″] BRIDGETOWN — The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) are urging health services in the Caribbean and Latin America to take “specific steps” to respond to violence against women and help prevent its future occurrences, if they are equipped with the tools and training