US Virgin Islands

US Virgin Islands Signs Agreement on St Croix Baseball Stadium Project

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands has entered into an agreement with developers to build a multi-million dollar sports complex at the Paul E Joseph stadium in …

US Virgin Islands Governor Submits “Barker” Legislation to Senate

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff On-street solicitors, commonly known in the US Virgin Islands as “barkers,” will face a number of restrictions under a proposed law submitted to the Senate by Governor John de …

US Virgin Islands, Federal Officials Discuss Family Assistance Programmes

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh at a school ceremony last week By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh met this week with Earl Johnson, director of the United States Department of Health and Human …

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 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh meeting with US federal officials this week By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands’ legislature confirmed the new Police and Health commissioners for the territory in a vote this week. Henry White …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh speaking to the St Croix Chamber of Commerce By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the announced closure of the HOVENSA refinery in St Croix, the Caribbean’s largest, the US Virgin Islands is focusing on …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh (right) and David Gosnell, Diageo’s president of Global Supply By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh accepted the first case of locally-produced Captain Morgan Rum, following Diageo’s decision to …

 Above: DT Linval Joseph By the Caribbean Journal staff Linval Joseph, a Defensive Tackle for the Super Bowl champion New York Giants, became the first Virgin Islander to ever win a Super Bowl Sunday night in Indianapolis. Now, the praise …

 Above: Governor John P. de Jongh, Jr. and VITEMA Director Elton Lewis (front) and Bill Proenza, Regional Director of the National Weather Service, Crista von Hillebrandt-Andrade, Manager of the Caribbean Tsunami Warning Program and retired UVI professor and oceanographer Roy …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh met yesterday with officials of soon-to-be-shuttered refinery HOVENSA and its owners: HOVIC, a subsidiary of the Hess Corporation and PDVSA, VI, a subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, SA …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The announcement of the impending closure of the HOVENSA refinery on St Croix was a “catastrophic decision” that will affect the entire territory, US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh said in his State of …

 Above: the HOVENSA refinery By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands has a plan to assist the thousands of people who will lose their jobs when the HOVENSA oil refinery, the largest in the Caribbean, closes. It was …

 Above: the HOVENSA refinery in St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff The HOVENSA oil refinery in St Croix, US Virgin Islands, will be shut down, the company announced today. The refinery, which is one of the 10 largest in …

 By Alexander Britell It’s not easy to innovate in any musical genre –- but Grammy-winning drummer Dion Parson, a native of St Thomas, is doing just that – bringing together the worlds of the Caribbean and jazz and creating what …

 Above: Governor de Jongh (Photo: USVI) By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Department of Interior has awarded the US Virgin Islands a $1.1 million grant for improving tax collection in the country. The grant, which came from the department’s …

 

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