Governor Albert Bryan Jr.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Department of Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin has tested positive for COVID-19. Berry-Benjamin underwent COVID-19 testing on Friday, after experiencing symptoms overnight on September 9, the Department of Education said. Berry-Benjamin did not perform any official duties following an emergency press conference she hosted on Thursday,
CHRISTIANSTED — Police are investigating an armed robbery of one of the preferred restaurants of the chief executive of the territory. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a robbery at Rossie’s Bar & Restaurant in Estate Richmond at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As active COVID-19 cases continue increasing among unvaccinated Virgin Islanders in the Territory, Acting Governor Tregenza A. Roach, Esq. issued an executive order modifying a number of restrictions in place in an effort to stop the spread of the disease. Among the changes in Acting Governor Roach’s
SAN JUAN — Governor Albert Bryan said he attended the first-ever Blue Tide Caribbean Summit in Puerto Rico today because he wants to grow the “blue economy” in the territory.. “In the USVI, we have traditionally governed and operated with our back to the water. However, we have an opportunity now,
MIAMI — Upon concluding official business last week in Florida, Governor Albert Bryan and a senator took the opportunity to visit with the twin boys that were injured in an auto-pedestrian accident on St. Croix and are now being treated at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Coral Terrace, Florida. During
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Janelle K. Sarauw expresses immense gratitude to her colleagues for their unanimoussupport and favorable vote to override the Governor’s veto of Bill Nos. 34-0021 and 34-0026 respectively. Each bill, primarily sponsored by Senator Sarauw, seek to address the long overdue overhaul of the inefficiencies of the
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — ICF International said it will support local disaster recovery efforts by implementing a workforce development program aimed at training Virgin Islanders for opportunities in hospitality, health care, information technology and other high-demand sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported recently. The company’s work as project manager for the Skills for Today initiative is part
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
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two lucky people won $200,000 in the first ever General Vaccine Lottery on Friday — but Government House, the program itself and lottery officials — all won’t say who won. Governor Albert Bryan announced in late June that under his promotional campaign “Vax To Win USVI” one
CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan met virtually with new Office of the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, who awarded the territory $3.4 million and assured the Governor that the Office of Insular Affairs OIA) will work with the Government of the Virgin Islands in its discussions with the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA)