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USDA Distributes Commodities to Needy Seniors and Residents in August

Supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), commodities will be distributed to eligible persons during August by the Virgin…

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CMS Inspectors Mum on Their Tour of JFL

Inspectors from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid on Monday visited the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center, but have not updated the status of the St. Croix hospital.

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2014-07-29 23:03:35
One Voice Members Don't Get It

I'm afraid the good people of One Voice Virgin Islands just don't get it, and they never will. At their press conference/rally July 24 they gave the ballgame away and didn't even notice.

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2014-07-29 22:42:34
Smith Takes Ottley Challenge to Court

Moleto Smith Jr. is taking his challenge against Basil Ottley Jr. to the courts, filing petitions that, among other things, call for a review of the Elections supervisor's decision to keep Ottley on the ballot.

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2014-07-29 22:27:31
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EXTENSION OF VICB'S IDC BENEFITS UNKNOWN

Though many asked, it remained unclear Thursday if the V.I. Community Bank's Industrial Development Commission tax breaks will extend to its new holdings when its local buyout of Chase Manhattan Corp. is complete.

Read entire articleJul 1 1999 - 10:46pm
JAMES TOURS USS HANCOCK

Lt. Gov. Gerard Luz James II visited the USS Hancock and its 300-plus crew Thursday morning, during a tour of the navy vessel, which is docked at Crown Bay until July 6.

Read entire articleJul 1 1999 - 8:23pm
AMERICAN YACHT HARBOR TO RENEW CZM PERMIT

Red Hook's American Yacht Harbor will apply for a renewal of its Coastal Zone Management permit at a public hearing later this month, the Department of Planning and Natural Resources has announced.

Read entire articleJul 1 1999 - 3:38pm
TURNBULL TO SPEAK AT DANISH JULY 4 CEREMONY

Gov. Charles Turnbull left Wednesday for Denmark where he will deliver the keynote address at a 4th of July celebration in Denmark sponsored by the Rebild National Park Society.

Read entire articleJul 1 1999 - 3:15pm
TOURIST CALLS POLICE INSENSITIVE

A 76-year-old tourist from Williamsburg, Va., who was mugged in St. Thomas has lambasted the police response to the crime in the June 1999 edition of International Travel News.

Read entire articleJul 1 1999 - 9:40am
WICO, TAN AT ODDS

Malaysian investor Tan Kay Hock and the West Indian Co. Ltd. are apparently a long way from reaching an agreement on a lease for the Long Bay landfill.

Read entire articleJul 1 1999 - 6:42am
IT'S OFFICIAL: PROSSER BUYS CHASE BANK VI

Jeffrey Prosser's Virgin Islands Community Bank confirmed late Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with Chase Manhattan Corp. to purchase all branches of Chase Bank in the U.S. and British Virgin Islands as well as Chase operations in Barbados. The agreement also includes Chase Trade, a Foreign Sales Corporation (FSC) management company.

Read entire articleJun 30 1999 - 3:27pm
PROSSER BUYS CHASE BANK'S V.I. OPERATIONS

Jeffrey Prosser's V.I. Community Bank signed a deal Wednesday to buy Chase Bank's operations in the Virgin Islands, sources have confirmed.

Read entire articleJun 30 1999 - 7:57am
JEWELRY BILL A $9 MILLION INCENTIVE FOR TERRITORIES

Jewelry makers in the Virgin Islands and three other U.S. territories now have a $9 million incentive to manufacture their products.

Read entire articleJun 30 1999 - 6:48am
LIAT STRIKE ENDED

The management of Caribbean airline LIAT reached a labor agreement last week with the Antigua Workers Union and the LIAT Management Staff Association, ending the dispute that prompted a strike June 22, the company has announced.

Read entire articleJun 30 1999 - 6:45am