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US Virgin Islands Governor Opposes Creation of Chief Financial Officer

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Johgh and Delegate Donna Christensen By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh is opposing the legislation brought by USVI Delegate Donna Christensen that would create a Chief Financial …

US Virgin Islands Delegate Christensen Introduces Bill to Create CFO

 Above: US Virgin Islands Delegate Donna Christensen By the Caribbean Journal staff Legislation to establish a Chief Financial Officer in the US Virgin Islands is an “evolution” for the territory, USVI Delegate Donna Christensen said Thursday during testimony after introducing …

US Virgin Islands Delegate, Senator Menendez in Row over Diageo Deal

 Above: US Virgin Islands Delegate Donna Christensen and New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Delegate Donna Christensen said she was “dismayed” that Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) used a hearing of the Senate Finance …

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 Above: US Virgin Islands Delegate Donna Christensen By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Delegate Donna Christensen joined the Congressional Hispanic Caucus at a press conference Wednesday morning to protest proposed cuts to Medicaid. The changes would cut into …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño is expressing “total opposition” to a measure that could eliminate as much as $700 million in Medicaid funds for Puerto Rico. The Governor’s call …

 Above: USVI Delegate Donna Christesen and Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Donna Christensen has introduced legislation to extend the rum cover over for two years from $10.50 per …

 Above: US Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Donna Christensen (Photo: WH) By Alexander Britell The US Virgin Islands is in one of the most challenging periods in its history, in large part due to the closure of the HOVENSA oil …

 Above: Delegate Donna Christensen (centre) By the Caribbean Journal staff Donna Christensen, the US Virgin Islands’ delegate to the US Congress, is pursuing an Economic Disaster Declaration for the territory after the closure of the HOVENSA oil refinery, its single-largest …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh commissions the new Captain Morgan distillery in 2010 (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff US President Barack Obama’s 2013 budget forecasts an increase in rum revenues to the US Virgin Islands, according 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 …