This year's hurricanes have gutted the territory's revenues, so even with $250 million from federal disaster loans, the V.I. government will still be short more than $200 million, administration officials told senators.
Due to circumstances beyond anyone’s control – such as destroyed venues and the lack of electricity – several of the most popular Crucian Christmas Festival events have been rearranged over the next few weeks, and the two parades will be merged into one. According to Davidson Ch
Senate President Myron Jackson (D-STT) said Tuesday that if Gov. Kenneth Mapp vetoes the ban on burning storm debris the Legislature recently approved, he will ask his fellow legislators to override the veto.
With the influx of first responders and stateside linemen into the territory post-hurricanes, a small group of residents banded together to create a singular “thank you” gift that is now available for pre-order online.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Monday that he urged visiting members of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce to treat residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands and other U.S. territories the same as all other American citizens.
More than 20 government, non-profit, and community stakeholders talked about the scope, sustainability, and organizational structure to revitalize the Jose Antonio Jarvis Elementary School as a museum, cultural and learning center.