Tag: Governor Kenneth Mapp

BIG FAT LIAR! IRB Director Tells Public Tax Refunds Are $50 Million Less Than Is Owed

[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 a judge to order the […]

Gov. Mapp’s Special Assistant Gregory Narr Arrested For Allegedly Strangling Woman

THUG SHOT: The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) official mug shot of Gregory Rafael Narr, who is the special assistant to Governor Kenneth E. Mapp, was accused of two domestic violence-related assault charges early this morning. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — The special assistant to Governor Kenneth Mapp was arrested early this morning […]

U.S. Health & Human Services Gives Two Facilities $1.26 Million in Disaster Recovery Grants

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded grants totaling $1.26 million to support the Frederiksted Health Care Center on St. Croix and the East End Medical Center on St. Thomas. The Frederiksted clinic will receive $674,800 and the East End Medical Center has been awarded $589,927. Governor Kenneth Mapp […]

Mapp Reappoints Hewitt Sewer To VIPA Board And Appoints Joseph To VIPFA Board

GOVERNOR KENNETH MAPP REAPPOINTED LAUREL HEWITT SEWER TO THE VIPA BOARD [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has nominated Lennox Joseph to the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority Board of Directors. The term of appointment is four years. Joseph will represent the St. Croix district and will replace Pablo […]

Mapp Says Government House St. Thomas and Battery in St. John Will Get Face Lifts

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has approved contracts to oversee the reconstruction of Government House on St. Thomas and the Battery on St. John, which houses the Office of the Governor. Each structure was heavily damaged during Hurricanes Irma and Maria last year. Jaredian Design Group, local […]

Mapp Says We’ll Pray We Don’t Get Slammed By Hurricanes In September … This Year

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp and Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter will host thanksgiving services across the territory next month to commemorate the one-year anniversaries of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which struck the islands last September. The first praise and thanksgiving service will be held on St. Thomas on Sunday, […]

MAPP ASKS: ‘Does It Look Like I’m Working?’ During Inspection of St. Croix’s Public Schools

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 home: “Resourcefulness,” Mapp asserted. FREDERIKSTED – Governor Kenneth Mapp said today that he is “generally satisfied with […]

Was Limetree Bay Deal in July A Good Deal? Or Political Posturing on Mapp’s Part?

[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 for the territory with Limetree […]

Government House Says Mapp Met With Disney, MSC Cruise Lines On Friday

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Government House said Wednesday that Governor Kenneth Mapp attended a meeting conducted by WICO, with representatives of Disney and MSC Cruise Lines on August 17. Attending the meeting were WICO’s President-Chief Executive Officer, Clifford Graham along with Edward Thomas, WICO Board Secretary, Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty and Asst. Tourism Commissioner Joycelyn Griffith-Doore. […]

VIPD Won’t Say If They Are Investigating Shooting In Estate Thomas, St. Thomas

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The public has not been advised if the police are investigating a shooting that took place on St. Thomas Monday night. A man called the 911 Emergency Call Center to report an argument with his brother about 10:25 p.m. Monday when the son of his brother apparently […]