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BRUSSELS — Leaders from the European Union (EU) and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) met virtually yesterday. The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, chaired the meeting, representing the EU alongside President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Executive Director Linda Smith of the Virgin Islands Taxicab Commission is pleased to announce that pursuant to Title 20, Section 407 (c) of the VI Code, the commission will hold its annual veteran medallion auction on December 13, 14, 15, 2021. This auction is OPEN TO VIRGIN

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Health issued a two-paragraph prepared statement stating that Dr. Luis Amaro was no longer the CEO of the Schneider Regional Medical Center & Hospital. Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion forwarded an unsigned “press release” from the Government Hospitals and Health Facilities Corporation saying

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the WAPA governing board on Tuesday approved payment terms on existing contracts with the companies developing the underground electrical system on St. Croix and St. John. The changes became necessary after it was determined that work on the projects could not always progress to completion

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Working in another country opens plenty of doors of opportunities right before your eyes. It also offers excellent benefits for you to acquire new experiences and enhance your skills for your development and growth. Thus, there is no reason to stop you from starting your career journey in a new

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About 23,000 people of different ages and socioeconomic backgrounds in U.S. Virgin Islands (and 850,000 in Puerto Rico) qualify for a 5.9 percent increase in their Social Security benefits in 2022. Federal benefit rates increase when the cost-of-living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor’s Consumer Price Index (CPI-W).

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Following the release of a report detailing more than $113 million in cost overruns on a Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority project promised to reduce energy bills, Senator Kenneth Gittens is calling for further investigation of all parties involved in the now infamous VITOL contract. The Office of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The USVI Hotel & Tourism Association and HTA members celebrated Thanksgiving with the Boys & Girls Club of St. Thomas during their annual luncheon on Wednesday and with a generous turkey donation from Frenchman’s Reef. With a long-standing corporate focus on supporting the community, Frenchman’s Reef donated

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BRUSSELS (AP) — A slew of nations moved to stop air travel from southern Africa today, and stocks plunged in Asia and Europe in reaction to news of a new, potentially more transmissible COVID-19 variant. “The last thing we need is to bring in a new variant that will cause

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) announces that the Enterprise Zone Commission, an entity of the VIEDA, launched the “Made in the USVI” website at www.madeintheusvi.com, a digital entrance into U.S. Virgin Islands’ rich culture and history reflected through the innovative work of USVI small manufacturers and

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