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WASHINGTON — Governor Kenneth Mapp and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Deputy Secretary Pamela Hughes Patenaude announced the formal execution of a $243 million grant to help Virgin Islanders recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria today. The signing of this agreement now paves the way to speed recovery dollars needed

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SAN JUAN — A mayor and two former government officials in Puerto Rico face public corruption charges in separate cases that involve a total of $8 million in federal and local funds, authorities said. The suspects are the mayor of the southwest town of Sabana Grande and the former directors

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON — The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced earlier this month that the Federal Housing Administration would be extending the foreclosure moratorium for Hurricane Maria victims in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The extension previously dealt only with forward borrowers, but HUD and the FHA are now extending

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today extended through May 18 a foreclosure moratorium for certain homeowners in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, which were devastated last September by Hurricane Maria. Homeowners whose mortgages are insured by the FHA will get an additional 60

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands will receive $242.7 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist in its recovery efforts. The HUD Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery Program award was announced by HUD’s Deputy Secretary Pamela Hughes Patenaude, who joined Gov. Kenneth Mapp at

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Army has awarded a contract with The Louis Berger Group Inc. to support critically needed temporary electricity for the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The $860 million deal, announced last week by the Department of Defense, comes after Puerto

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GUILTY: Celeste Bermudez CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Croix woman admitted in federal court today to stealing $5,000 that was earmarked to help people with HIV-AIDS. Celeste P. Bermudez, 41, formerly of St. Croix, pleaded guilty to theft of federal program funds and making and subscribing a false income tax

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro announced Friday that HUD is allocating more than $1.8 billion to public housing authorities in all 50 states, as well as the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. From that allocation, $5,983,706 will go to the Virgin Islands Housing

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