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Elections 2018

Angel Dawson and Marise James, center, seen here with their spouses Leslie Dawson and Anthony Paul, announced their campaign Saturday. (Submitted photo)

Angel Dawson Running for Governor With Marise James as Running Mate

Former Finance Commissioner and bank executive Angel Dawson introduced St. Croix attorney Marise James as his running mate Saturday as he announced his candidacy for governor at the St. Croix Democratic Party District Committee.

The Abuse of ‘State of Emergency’ Leads to Interior’s Inspector General Faulting PFA

Soraya Coffelt, gubernatorial candidate, says that Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s repeated extensions of the State of Emergency further trample on Virgin Islands laws that require financial accountability and transparency to the people.
Adlah H. Donastorg, in a photo from his website.

Donastorg Announces Campaign for Governor

Former Sen. Adlah H. Donastorg, a three-time candidate for governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands, threw his hat in the ring Saturday for a fourth run at Government House.
Sen. Sammuel Sanes, seen here in a February photo, is chairman of the Committee on Government Affairs, Veterans, Energy and the Environment. (File photo)

Candidate Petrus Names Sanes as His Running Mate

USVI gubernatorial candidate Allison "Allie" Petrus on Saturday announced his running mate for the Democratic primary election – Sen. Sammuel Sanes.

Committee to Elect Soraya Diase Coffelt Governor Begins a Multi-Media Campaign Rolling Out Her...

Part of Coffelt's vision is centered on transforming the V.I. into the economic powerhouse and leader in the Caribbean.

Dec. 30th Report Period Campaign Disclosure Report Now Due for Candidates, Political Committees

“The December 30, 2017 Disclosure Report must be submitted to the Office of the Supervisor of Elections no later than Jan. 16, 2018.” according to Supervisor Caroline F. Fawkes.

Coffelt Reaches Out to Delegate Plaskett on Need for Financial Accountability, Transparency of Federal...

The Sept. 29th PFA audit by the Office of the Inspector General for the U. S. Department of Interior revealed mismanagement of $150 million and on-going lax accounting practices that date all the way back to 2002.

Coffelt Awaits Response From Commissioner of Finance for Full Financial Transparency as Bonds Continue...

Soraya Diase Coffelt strongly denounces the secret meeting that the media reported took place between the governor and certain senators at Government House on Monday, Aug. 21.

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 finances of the Government.

There Is an Urgent Need for a Public Anti-Corruption Task Force in the V.I.

Soraya Diase Coffelt reacts to a report recently released by the V.I. Inspector General about waste in the DOE’s School Lunch Program. Instead of more and more reports of corruption and waste at government agencies, she thinks an anti-corruption task force needs to clean up the mess.

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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin "Brownie" Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veteran's Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin "Brownie" Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. That's how long General Gade's been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas' oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.
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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin Brownie Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veterans Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin Brownie Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. Thats how long General Gades been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.

 

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Well deserved! Congratulations! thanks to Mr. Irvin "Brownie" Brown for good memories.

Congratulations!!! So Well Deserved!👏👏🎉🍾👏👏 Very Best Wishes!!

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