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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Join us as we celebrate the fortitude and buoyancy of the University of the Virgin Islands. UVI celebrates its tenacity in our troupe presentation called “The Beauty of Resilience.” Our presentation salutes the herculean efforts and contributions the University of the Virgin

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Florida-based Silver Airways has bought the Caribbean’s largest regional airline — Seaborne. Officials say Puerto Rico-based Seaborne Airlines will operate as a stand-alone subsidiary until the two airlines merge next year. It will continue to serve 12 airports, including those in Puerto

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE -– The territory’s recovery from last fall’s devastating hurricanes continues to progress with the approval of the contract for the engineering, construction and installation of 240 temporary classrooms by Governor Kenneth Mapp. The agreement also provides for 19 large Sprung structures that can serve as cafeterias and gymnasiums. V.I. Education Commissioner

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate. These four hurricanes brought death and destruction to parts of the United States and the Caribbean last year. Those names will no longer be used for future hurricanes. An international committee of the World Meteorological Organization officially

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– Gov. Kenneth Mapp said all of the territory’s main roads will be rebuilt to federal standards following the damage inflicted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Mapp said $530 million of the $1.2 billion needed has been pledged for the project. He also said Monday that officials have

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CHRISTIANSTED — If you’re a Virgin Islands government employee who will be eligible for a pension when you retire, there is only one thing on your mind: Will the Government Employee Retirement System (GERS) still be solvent then? And if you’re independent candidate for governor, Warren Mosler and you understand

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has directed the Virgin Islands Health Department and the territory’s hospitals to develop a patient pre-evacuation plan in the event of any major storms this hurricane season. Such a plan is critical given the damaged state of Virgin Islands healthcare facilities, he said. Although

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Finance Commissioner Valdamier Collens said that just about $5 million in tax refunds will be sent out tomorrow. Collens said about 1,500 refund checks will be mailed out totaling $4.95 million, Collens said. About on-third of the refunds being sent out are for 2016. Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Director Marvin Pickering reports

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A Dominican Republic national deported in 2014 admitted in federal court that he tried to illegally enter the United States in St. Thomas in February. Gustavo Adolfo Jimenez Polanco, 30, a Dominican Republic national, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to illegal reentry into the United

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp addressed the League of Women Voters of the Virgin Islands during their annual meeting at E’s Garden Teahouse on Saturday. Governor Mapp touched on hurricane recovery, long-term resiliency efforts, tourism, education and many other issues during his remarks and

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