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US Virgin Islands Launches Bordeaux Bay Road Project in St Thomas

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh (right) (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has signed a contract to design a new paved road project on the west side of …

USVI Seeks to Reopen HOVENSA Refinery, Possibly Under New Ownership

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands is seeking to work toward reopening the HOVENSA refinery, the Caribbean’s largest and the territory’s single-biggest employer. USVI Governor John …

US Virgin Islands Hires Financial Firm to Navigate HOVENSA Closure

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh (right) By the Caribbean Journal staff The board of directors of the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority has approved funding for the territory’s government to hire a private financial firm to provide …

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 Above: Governor John de Jongh at a community meeting last week in St Croix (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Governor John de Jongh has submitted the US Virgin Islands’ budget for fiscal year 2013, promising that his administration …

 Above: the USVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands has been awarded a grant of more than a half a million dollars to hire six community-oriented police officers. The Virgin Islands Police Department will receive $562,600 …

 Above: the talks in the USVI By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh recently hosted talks with the territory’s legislature and officials from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on a …

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh signed onto a letter this week imploring federal officials to devote more resources to protecting America’s Caribbean border from …

 Above: Governor John de Jongh and officials at the ceremony Monday (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority has signed solar power and purchase and interconnection agreements with three companies to provide …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has signed an agreement with the USVI Soccer Federation for the development of a new soccer facility in St Croix. The facility, which will include bleachers, a concession …

 Above: Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño and US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño and US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh have signed a letter asking White House to …

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh met with members of the territory’s Board of Education this week to discuss a range of topics on public education …

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has submitted testimony to a congressional committee on the impact of the closure of the HOVENSA refinery on …

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Now is the time to tackle St Croix’s economic challenges, US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh recently told a group of business leaders in …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh at a prayer concert last week (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh is praising the passage of amendments to the territory’s operating agreement with the company …

 Above: Governor John de Jongh (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh recently chaired the inaugural meeting of the Virgin Islands Science and Technology Council. The meeting, which took place at Government House …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has submitted to the Legislature modifications to the agreement between the government of the Virgin Islands and Cruzan, VIRIL, Ltd, the St Croix producer of Cruzan Rum and …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh at a strategy session of Cabinet this week (Photo: OG) The United States Virgin Islands saw a 21 percent increase in exports from 2010 to 2011, according to data reported by the International Trade …