Governor Albert Bryan Jr.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — St. Thomas law enforcement intended to crack down on would-be criminals in St. Thomas this weekend as part of “Operation Vice Grip” and managed one arrest for disturbing the peace. Officers from the Mariel C. Newton Command, Richard Callwood Command, Special Operations Bureau (SOB), Criminal Investigation Bureau
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — As cases onboard cruise ships continue to drop, the government will relax the entry requirements for cruise liners to enter the area and visit the territory. Although cruise ships accounted for tens of thousands of passengers visiting the islands daily before the pandemic, the strict regulations that
WASHINGTON — In what some maritime experts are calling “the most historic moment for U.S. maritime interests this century,” Governor Albert Bryan will announce a new U.S. flag open ship registry next week. Governor Bryan is set to make this historic announcement while attending the National Governor’s Conference in Washington
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A frequent reader of the Virgin Islands Free Press had some strong words for the governor after seeing a Government House promotion on Facebook for his upcoming State of the Territory Address. Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. will speak directly to the most important people in the U.S.
The VI senators are in a Traveling Spree going numerous conferences. They are living a good lifestyle by staying at expensive hotels eating at exclusive restaurants having fun at nightclubs with the tax payers money. All of this is happening while many in the VI are still struggling. September 27-30
CHRISTIANSTED –– Following President Biden’s order to have all U.S. flags flown at half-staff, Governor Albert Bryan has ordered that all Virgin Islands flags in the territory fly at half-staff as well in memory of former Secretary of State Colin Powell until sunset on Friday, October 22, 2021. All flags should be flown at half-staff all day this week until sunset.
CHRISTIANSTED — Today is October 1st, the start of the new fiscal year and what has been known as Contract Day in the Virgin Islands. “Today we salute those who came before us,” St. Croix Senator Kenneth “Kenny” Gittens said. “Those who set the example of standing up for fair
Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has repeatedly said it’s his job to keep residents safe from the ravages of COVID-19, going as far as mandating the use of plastic utensils at restaurants and restricting beach access on weekends and holidays. The Bryan administration continues to urge residents to get vaccinated and,
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.