Tag: Governor Kenneth Mapp

MAPP: Memorial Day Is ‘Sacred’ In Virgin Islands … Military Service Began in Civil War

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp encouraged the people of the Virgin Islands to remember the service men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice to this great nation by attending events commemorating Memorial Day. Parades followed by brief ceremonies are planned for 9:30 a.m. Monday on St. Thomas […]

Mapp Says Today Is African Liberation Day As Part of V.I. African Heritage Week

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he recognizes May 25, 2018 as a day to honor and respect people of African ancestry with international cultural heritage observances celebrating freedom movements by recognizing Virgin Islands African Heritage Week and African Liberation Day in May. Enacted through Act 5473 of 1989 pursuant to Title 1, Chapter 11, Section 192, […]

Governor Mapp Announces Launch of Website to Track Federal Recovery Funds

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth E. Mapp announced Wednesday the launch of the USVI Hurricane Recovery website managed by the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority to track U.S. Federal Disaster funding of nearly $2 billion awarded to the Territory thus far. This amount excludes the $243 million of Community Development Block Grant […]

TRUMP SAYS: Virgin Islands Gov’t Won’t Have To Pay For Debris Removal, Emergency Home Repairs

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Additional federal disaster relief and recovery assistance has been authorized for the United States Virgin Islands at the request of the territory’s government, Governor Kenneth Mapp said. “This announcement means that we should not have to pay any share of the costs for debris removal or emergency […]

Mapp Approves CZM Permit for Limetree Bay … Vetoes Measure On Leadership of Hospital Boards

CHRISTIANSTED — Citing potential conflicts of interest and a need for a more comprehensive approach, Governor Kenneth Mapp has vetoed a bill mandating that the Director of the Office of Management & Budget and the Commissioner of Health serve as the chairpersons of the Virgin Islands Government Hospitals and Health Facilities Corporation and the Juan F. Luis Hospital […]

Mapp Celebrates Older Americans and Emergency Medical Services Week in Territory

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp has issued proclamations recognizing Older Americans Month and Emergency Medical Services Week. May has once again been declared Older Americans Month across the Territory and the continental United States. This year’s theme “Engage at Every Age” reinforces the importance of the physical, mental and emotional wellness of […]

Gov. Mapp Tells St. Croix UVI Grads Also To Come Work in Virgin Islands Government

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED ― Governor Kenneth Mapp reiterated his call for the University of the Virgin Islands Class of 2018 to consider helping with the territory’s recovery effort. During his remarks at the Albert Sheen Campus Friday on St. Croix, he reminded the graduates that there are presently numerous job opportunities with […]

Nine Gubernatorial Teams Opposing Re-Election of Kenneth Mapp and Osbert Potter

GOVERNOR/LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR Kenneth Mapp and Osbert Potter (incumbents) Independent Warren Mosler and Ray Fonseca Independent Soraya Diase Coffelt and Dwight Nicholson Independent Adlah “Foncie” Donastorg and Alicia “Chucky” Hansen Independent Janette Millin Young and Edgar Bengoa Independent Moleto Smith Jr. and Hubert Lorenzo Frederick Independent Positive Nelson and Gary Udhwani Independent Allison Petrus and Sammuel […]