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The US Virgin Islands’ New Cabinet

 Above: St Thomas, USVI (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor-Elect Kenneth Mapp, who will be sworn in as Governor on Monday, has named the members of his Cabinet. Mapp defeated US Virgin Islands Delegate to …

US Virgin Islands Governor, Governor-Elect Talk Transition

 Above: the talks in Charlotte Amalie on Tuesday By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh met Tuesday with Governor-Elect Kenneth Mapp to discuss the ongoing transition of government ahead of Mapp’s inauguration in January. It …

US Virgin Islands Elects New Governor

 Above: Governor-Elect Ken Mapp By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean has its newest leader. The US Virgin Islands elected a new Governor this week, choosing Kenneth Mapp in a run-off election on Tuesday night. Mapp’s election concluded a three-month …

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 Above: Salinas By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico will be investing $3.5 million in the construction of a new malecon, or seafront boulevard, in the area of Salinas. The Malecon, which will be located in the La Playa community, …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla at the construction site By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico is in the midst of a Hyatt boom. Just weeks after the opening of the new Hyatt House in San Juan, the …

 Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed a law creating the island’s new Integrated Transport Authority. The law establishes a single mass transit agency for Puerto Rico, including the …

 Above: Cayman Premier Alden McLaughlin By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin has been given responsibility for a number of external affairs matters by Governor Helen Kilpatrick, according to a government release. The delegation of foreign affairs …

 Above: St Croix, US Virgin Islands (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh led a two-day economic mission to New York City last week. The Governor, who was joined by officials from …

 Above: Ginny Ferson (centre) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bermuda swore in Ginny Ferson as the territory’s new Deputy Governor on Friday. Ferson is the first woman to serve as Deputy Governor of Bermuda. She succeeds former Deputy Governor David …

 Above: Governor Christine Scott By Alexander Britell Christina Scott began her appointment as Anguilla’s 12th Governor over the summer, succeeding Alistair Harrison as the United Kingdom’s top official on the island. She came to the British Overseas Territory following a …

 Above: New Turks and Caicos Governor Peter Beckingham with Premier Dr Rufus Ewing By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands swore in the territory’s new Governor, Peter Beckingham, on Wednesday. Beckingham succeeds Ric Todd in the post, …

 Above: Governor Helen Kilpatrick (GIS Photo/Lennon Christian) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands swore in its newest governor on Friday, Helen Kilpatrick. The new top British official in the territory was received by an honour guard in Georgetown. …

 Above: the TCI House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The contract of Turks and Caicos Islands Attorney General Huw Shepheard is being extended by 36 months, the Governor’s office announced Monday. Shepheard will remain in office until September …

 Above: Governor Ric Todd By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Governor Ric Todd departed Sunday for a two-day visit to Haiti. Todd is being joined by Minister of Border Control and Labour Don Hue Gardiner and Clara Gardiner, Permanent Secretary …

 Above: the HOVENSA refinery By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has submitted the new agreement with the HOVENSA refinery to the legislature for approval. The agreement, which is the fourth Amendment Agreement between …

 Above: Incoming Governor Helen Kilpatrick (Photo: FCO) By the Caribbean Journal staff Helen Kilpatrick has been named the new Governor of the Cayman Islands, the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office announced Wednesday morning. Kilpatrick, who has served in the UK’s …

 Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The first Southwest Airlines flight to Puerto Rico arrived at San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport on Sunday morning. The flight out of Orlando arrived in San Juan at …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh visited St Lucia this week. The trip included a meeting with St Lucia Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony, covering “ways and means to strengthen …