The European Union has placed the U.S. Virgin Islands, along with Puerto Rico, Guam and American Samoa, on a list of 23 high-risk jurisdictions it says are “posing significant threats” to the European Union’s financial system as a result of strategic deficiencies in their Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terror regimes.
A compliance officer for Licensing and Consumer Affairs has pleaded not guilty after a federal grand jury charged him with soliciting a bribe as a public employee.
In an interview with the Source Wednesday, Justa Encarnacion traced her career from the first spark of interest to her recent appointment by Gov. Albert Bryan as the commissioner-designee for the Virgin Islands Health Department.
A three-judge panel sitting on the the Virgin Islands Supreme Court ordered a lower court to change the verdict in a 2012 murder case to remove provisions they said ran afoul of the U.S. Constitution.
Jay Watson, chairman of the V.I. Horse Racing Commission, said this week the board needs time and money to fulfill its mission of formulating and writing the regulations that will bring the local industry up to U.S. standards.
When St. Thomian Adrien Austin founded Drive Green VI six years ago, he dreamed of igniting a revolution in how Virgin Islanders drove – or what they drove – and in a bid to accelerate the process, he put electric cars at the forefront of his venture.