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Lieutenant Governor Advises Consumers on How to Avoid Investment Fraud

Members of the public are also advised that they should always check the background and registration status of persons and companies providing investment advice or offering ‘money-making’ opportunities.
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Candidate Asks Mapp Administration for Complete Financial Disclosure to Independent Auditor

Soraya Diase Coffelt calls on the Mapp Administration to provide full financial disclosure to the independent auditor and full financial transparency to the people of the Virgin Islands. She urges V.I. residents to Contact the Commissioner of Finance with questions regarding the finan
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U.S.V.I. Junior Men Win First Game at Centrobasket Tournament, 69-61

The Virgin Islands team, the silver medal holders, opened the 2017 Centrobasket U17 Junior Men’s Tournament with a tough win.
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Nellon Bowry, director of the Office of Management and Budget, discusses the proposed FY 2018 Budget Wednesday with members of the Senate Finance Committee. (Photo by Onaje Simmonds, Legislature of the Virgin Islands 2017 Summer Intern)

OMB Director Says Proposed Budget Relies on Strengthened Tax Collection

The V.I. Government plans to intensify its tax collection efforts to help meet the pared-down budget for FY 2018, OMB Director Nellon Bowry told the Legislature’s Committee on Finance Wednesday.
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Bureau of Economic Research Launching New User-Friendly Web Site

The new features of the site make it more user-friendly and allows users to access publications such as the Economic and Tourism Indicators, Inflation Rate, U.S. Virgin Islands socioeconomic studies and other economic-related data.
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Lieutenant Governor Potter Out of Territory for NLGA Meeting

The NLGA is the professional association for the elected officials first in line of succession to the governors in the 50 states and five U.S. territories.
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DOE’s Instructional Technology Division Making Great Strides in Upgrading Infrastructure

As part of a five-year plan to overhaul DOE’s technological infrastructure, the Instructional Technology (IT) Division, the largest computer network in the Caribbean, has implemented many changes in the last 24 months.
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USVI Junior Men to Play Basketball in Dominican Republic Tournament

The V.I. team is the returning silver medalist; it opens the tournament against Jamaica on July 26.
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Victim of Smith Bay Saturday Shooting Dies

A young man who was injured Saturday died at the Schneider Regional Medical Center, the V.I. Police Department reported Tuesday.
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New Hotel Planned for Cruz Bay

Delbert Parsons and Delrise Varlack are moving forward with plans to build a hotel with up to 200 rooms in Cruz Bay on 2.5 acres of land located between Mongoose Junction and the Lumberyard Complex.
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