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US Virgin Islands Governor Signs Executive Order to Restore Historic Towns

 Above: Charlotte Amalie By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John De Jongh signed an executive order last week laying the groundwork for new economic and cosmetic renewal projects in historic towns on St Croix and St …

US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh Meets with Danish Ambassador

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh and Danish Ambassador Peter Takso-Jensen By the Caribbean Journal staff Discussing a host of issues including green energy, climate change and business opportunities, US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh met with Danish Ambassador …

After HOVENSA Closure, US Virgin Islands Governor Seeks Federal Assistance

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh, Jr speaks with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Assistant Secretary Anthony Babauta before a meeting in Washington (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh is seeking federal …

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 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 …

 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 …

 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: 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 Alexander Britell From Dominica to Jamaica, the Caribbean’s green energy movement has made significant strides over the last several years. But for those in the British Virgin Islands, going green can be a bit more difficult. Despite growing support …

 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 …