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CHRISTIANSTED — U.S. private equity firm Arclight Capital Partners LLC, which invests the retirement savings of Maine teachers, NFL football players and Mayo Clinic doctors, lost hundreds of millions of dollars betting on a troubled St. Croix oil refinery, according to sources and documents reviewed by Reuters. Boston-based Arclight’s Energy

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Your Social Security Statement tells you how much you or your family can expect to receive in disability, survivors, and retirement benefits. It also provides a record of your earnings history and other valuable information. And now it’s even better! We’ve added new fact sheets to accompany the online Statement.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The nation’s only Black governor has called out the Republican governor of Florida, saying Ron DeSantis’ bullying tactics with the cruise ship industry over proof of vaccinations for passengers is wrong on the science — and doesn’t follow CDC guidelines. Governor Albert Bryan sent a letter on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Office of Disaster Recovery announces that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, through its Public Assistance Program, awarded the Virgin Islands Department of Public Works $26,394,709 for eight road projects in both the St. Croix and St. Thomas/St. John districts. The obligations will cover costs to rebuild

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) President David Hall announced today that former Board of Trustees member Donald Sussman, a noted philanthropist, financier, and St. John homeowner, has made a $6 million, landmark donation to establish a medical school at the university.     This project will become only the fifth historically black

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces today that the excessive amount of decaying sargassum seaweed in the Red Hook area has caused the depletion of oxygen in the bay thus producing a rotten stench.    Due to the stench, the

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly press briefing today, Governor Albert Bryan said that he has instituted a $100,00 lottery to encourage residents to get vaccinated. The Government of the Virgin Islands will give away $100,000 a week for 10 consecutive weeks beginning Tuesday, July 6, to Virgin Islands residents who are

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SAN JUAN — You don’t need to be a master chef to support Caribbean-owned food brands. For example, Loisa’s seasonings are an easy way to switch up the chicken breast you already know how to cook perfectly. Pisqueya’s hot sauces taste good on literally anything, and Island Love Cakes rum and cognac-infused cakes come ready to

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FREDERIKSTED — It’s official. The U.S. Virgin Islands has a state fabric … although we’re officially still a territory. After years of development, the madras fabric design was finally unveiled at a ceremony at the Frederick Dorsch Cultural Center in Frederiksted on Saturday morning. It took a legislative act to

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WASHINGTON — Investors considering doing business in the U.S. Virgin Islands will find out what this United States territory has to offer at the virtual 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit starting tomorrow. Wayne L. Biggs Jr., CEO of the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority, will lead the authority’s economic development team

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