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WASHINGTON — The Virgin Islands National Guard arrived Sunday at the National Capital Region to support federal and District authorities leading up to the 59th Presidential Inauguration. Virgin Islands soldiers and airmen join other states, territories to the District of Columbia to support law enforcement agencies to ensure a safe transition
Biden Ally Larry Summers Says $2,000 Stimulus Checks Would Be A ‘Serious Mistake’ That Could ‘Overheat’ The Economy
WASHINGTON — Larry Summers, the former U.S. treasury secretary who has reportedly advised President-elect Joe Biden, thinks $2,000 stimulus checks would be a “pretty serious mistake” that could overheat the US economy. Congress approved a $2.3 trillion funding package containing $600 checks for struggling Americans on Monday. On Thursday, US
WASHINGTON — Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands will co-chair of President-elect Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board. Nunez-Smith will also lead a new White House task force dedicated to health equity. Nunez-Smith, an associate professor of internal medicine, public health, and management at Yale, is one of the nation’s
It is easy to share the excitement felt across the Caribbean at President-Elect Joe Biden’s victory in the U.S. polls. However, a calmer voice within suggests that while the outcome will bring some short-term big-picture policy gains for the region, the extreme political polarization the election highlighted does not bode
CHICAGO — Former first lady of the United States Michelle Obama has slammed President Donald Trump and his administration’s refusal to allow the transition to go forward in a social media post shared earlier today. “I want to urge all Americans, especially our nation’s leaders, regardless of party, to honor the