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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Federal court documents filed in a possible class action lawsuit against the Virgin Islands government show the government owes far more in unpaid tax returns than has been publicly stated. The latest lawsuit, filed in late August in U.S. District Court, asks

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Hurricane Isaac is the latest named storm to hit the Atlantic Ocean, so far causing an itinerary change to one cruise ship. In order to avoid the storm, which reached hurricane status today and is expected to reach the region on Thursday, Carnival

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] NEW YORK — When many are celebrating Labor Day Weekend across the United States, Caribbean-born workers who have been coming to the mainland as agri-laborers via a non-immigrant visa exemption rule for decades, have now had that door slammed shut. A final rule eliminating the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said this afternoon that the St. Croix Transfer Station and the Anguilla landfill are temporarily closed due to a power outage. The VIWMA said a lightning strike to a transformer near the St. Croix Transfer Station

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $616.9 million in airport infrastructure grants, the third allotment of a total of $3.18 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding. The grants include $8.2 million to the Virgin Islands

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — Robert Godfrey, Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station and Professor of Animal Science, received the Fritz E. Lawaetz Award at the 2018 Senepol Cattle Breeders Association meeting held on August 8-11, 2018 on St Croix. The International Senepol Symposium held at the Buccaneer Hotel

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BIG FAT MESS: The territory’s public schools after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he applauds Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum “recommissioning” an Ivanna Eudora Kean High School generator that was used to keep tilapia fish alive on St. Thomas for her own personal use at her private

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — At the time, Gov. Kenneth Mapp called it a “landmark” agreement. What that means is that it can be “easily seen from a distance.” It doesn’t mean if it’s good or bad. But that is the question. Whether Mapp negotiated a good deal

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WARM WELCOME: Kamal Latham, the CEO of the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) (left) shakes hands with Governor Kenneth Mapp at Government House in St. Thomas on Friday. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp met with the new CEO of the Virgin Islands Economic

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Rules and Judiciary, chaired by Sen. Novelle Francis, held a meeting at the Capitol Building to vote and approve the nominations of Sheldon Turnbull and Laura Palminteri, DVM to serve as a member on the Virgin Islands

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