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NEW YORK — Department of Human Services Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez participated in an event and panel discussion hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Thursday titled: Youth Poverty in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands: Updates and Policy Recommendations. The purpose of the event was to bring

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BEIJING — The serious threat to U.S. hegemony in the Pacific posed by China is hardly a secret. Chinese aggression in the South China Sea, including the construction of artificial islands in the waters of the Philippines, has been an issue for several years now. Then there is the increased

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INDIANAPOLIS — Travel demand for the U.S. Virgin Islands is strong and forecasts look positive. That’s the word from Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte after taking meetings at Routes Americas, a leading aviation event, at an Indiana airport last week. Boschulte, who said he held” bilateral conversations with about a dozen

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WASHINGTON — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. will be among several governors of U.S. territories scheduled to testify before the U.S. House of Representative’s Committee on Natural Resources at noon today. Bryan will be testifying during a U.S. House of Representatives hearing on the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Request for Department

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On February 7, 2020, Deputy Commissioner Celvin G. Walwyn and St. Croix District Police Chief Sidney Elskoe provided testimony to members of the Virgin Islands Legislature regarding crime strategies and accomplishments of the Virgin Islands Police Department. I appreciate our leaders standing tall and representing the Department. During the hearing,

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Communication Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau set up procedures for its investment of up to $691 million over the next 10 years to support the build out of advanced broadband and voice services in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The investment, which was announced on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Government House said it will increase transparency by releasing a series of packaged Internet-based broadcasts of top government officials discussing the salient issues of the territory. Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has begun “The Press Box,” a podcast that features informal discussion with members of the Bryan/Roach Administration

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CHRISTIANSTED –– The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District and the U.S. Virgin Islands Office of Disaster Recovery held the first meeting of the year for their newly created Silver Jackets team at the Virgin Islands Cardiac Center in St. Croix on Monday. Silver Jackets is an interagency flood risk

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JUNEAU — A convicted sex offender Alaska police have identified as a suspect in a homicide at a hotel in Anchorage has been arrested in the U.S. Virgin Islands nearly two months after the crime, authorities said. Brant Marshall, 40, of Anchorage, who is known to acquaintances as “Joey Snow”

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CRUZ BAY — A St. John man who allegedly fled to Puerto Rico before he could be charged in connection to a shooting that left two people dead at a Contant bar in December is in official custody today, authorities said. Charlie Manuel Castillo Borg, 26 of Estate Adrian was

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