Friday, April 28, 2017 4:10 am Last modified: 2:25 am


Young Virgin Islands Sailors to Compete in South American Optimist Championship

Young V.I. sailors have packed up their sailing gear and will be putting their dedicated training to the test in a major international sailing championship in Paraguay.
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Seniors Sing and Dance in Unison During the Annual Quelbe Tramp

The rhythmic sounds of Quelbe music and the shuffles of hundreds of feet enlivened the streets of Charlotte Amalie on Tuesday evening.
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McDonald’s Robbery Suspects Appear in District Court

Hanselo Recio, 18, Betel Paulino, 18, and Junior Feliz, 22, of the Dominican Republic, and Helwood Paris, 20, of Puerto Rico, made their first appearances Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller.
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17 federal officers Commissioned as V.I. Peace Officers

The U.S. Virgin Islands commissioned 17 federal law enforcement officers as Virgin Islands Peace Officers after the officers completed an orientation on Virgin Islands history and culture.
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Fed Auditors Give High Marks to DOJ’s Paternity and Child Support Division

The Department of Justice's Paternity and Child Support Division got very high marks in a recent federal audit, according to DOJ.
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Governor’s Brother Approves Mass Termination of VIPA Management

David Mapp, acting head of the V.I. Port Authority and brother to Gov. Kenneth Mapp, has approved the ouster of most of VIPA's top management, two independent sources tell the Source.
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Antilles Sailing Team Takes 2nd Place at Mallory Fleet Race Qualifiers

The Antilles Sailing Team will be moving on to yet another national competition next month after taking second place in the prestigious Southern Atlantic Interscholastic Sailing Association's Mallory Fleet Race Qualifiers.
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Arturo Watlington Sr.

Election Board Votes Not to Certify Special Election Result

After a meeting that lasted only15 minutes, St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections members voted Monday not to certify the April 8 special election results and left the matter in the hands of the Senate to figure out.
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Figure 4: Pension Contributions, Pension Payments and Payment Deficits (Click on image for larger view)

The V.I. Budget Crisis, Part 3: The GERS Time Bomb

The V.I. Government Employee Retirement System is heading toward insolvency. There are no good options left to prevent this from happening. It will sell all its assets and be unable to make full monthly pension payments by 2025 at the latest.
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Senate President Myron Jackson

Senate President Says Courts Have Final Say on Elections Law

The courts have the final say on what the law means, Senate President Myron Jackson said in a response to minority senators who want the Senate to weigh in on whether Senate candidate Kevin Rodriquez or special election victor Janelle Sarauw should be seated.
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