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CHRISTIANSTED — The U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), filed a complaint in federal court on Monday against Limetree Bay saying that the St. Croix petroleum refinery presents “an imminent and substantial danger to public health and the environment.” In a stipulation filed

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan issued the following statement this evening after Limetree Bay Refinery’s announced that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. “The news of Limetree Bay Refinery filing for bankruptcy is disheartening for the residents and families who rely on the income and employment from the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Once the largest in the western hemisphere, Limetree Bay oil refinery filed for bankruptcy protection for the second time in six years as federal authorities labeled it a danger to public health, dealing a blow to a private-equity investor and the territory’s struggling economy. The owners of the

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the weekly Government House briefing today, Government House Communications Director Richard Motta expressed thoughts and prayers on behalf of Governor Albert Bryan Jr. and Lt. Governor Tregenza A. Roach to residents of the British Virgin Islands as they struggle through a surge of COVID-19 cases that are increasing

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HAVANA — Large contingents of Cuban police patrolled the capital of Cuba today following rare protests around the island nation against food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis. Cuba’s president said the demonstrations were stirred up on social media by Cuban Americans in the United States. Sunday’s protests

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CORAL GABLES — The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is strengthening its collaboration with one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), to promote sustainable tourism throughout the Caribbean and bolster its efforts to keep the region’s waters healthy and thriving. Since the launch of the

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ATLANTA — The U.S. Virgin Islands Division of Personnel has announced the launch of a national campaign to raise awareness of the wide range of public service jobs available in the territory with an aggressive focus on attracting Virgin Islanders living abroad. An interactive Career Mixer will be held on

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KINGSHILL — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture said that its office is closed through Tuesday, July 13, 2021. The office will reopen on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., according to according to VIDA Commissioner Terrence Nelson. “We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause; and urge the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Due to ongoing air conditioning issues at Police Headquarters, the Virgin Islands Police Department said that the Records Bureau offices on St. Thomas will be closed today, July 9. The VIPD said it expects to reopen the offices at the Alexander A. Farrelly Criminal Justice Complex on

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has appointed Kristen Hodge to serve as the Director for U.S. Virgin Islands Joint Recovery Office. Hodge officially began June 20, 2021, and will focus on the Territory’s priorities to repair and rebuild its infrastructure with a focus on equity for a recovery

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