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New York Giants Open Football Season With Strong Caribbean Contingent

 Above: Haitian-American and All-Pro Jason Pierre Paul (Photo: New York Giants) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Super Bowl Champion New York Giants took on the Dallas Cowboys Tuesday night, with a number of players with Caribbean heritage represented. Leading …

Valero to Convert Aruba Oil Refinery into Refined Products Terminal

 Above: Valero’s Aruba refinery By the Caribbean Journal staff Valero has notified employees at its Aruba refinery that it will be reducing operations and reorganizing the site into a refined products terminal, the company’s Aruba subsidiary announced Monday. The refinery …

St Croix Police Chief: “We’re Still Here and We’re Not Going Anywhere”

 Above: St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff St Croix Police Chief Christopher Howell addressed the public Wednesday at a press conference at the Virgin Islands Police Department Rainbow Complex. It was Howell’s first public appearance since he was shot …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Police in St Croix have arrested three persons in connection with the shooting of St Croix Police Chief Christopher Howell and Police Officer Elsworth Jones. Detectives of the Virgin Islands’ Criminal Investigation Bureau have arrested …

 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 …

 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: 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: St Croix (USVI Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Returning from meetings with cruise line executives in Florida last week, US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh said he emerged encouraged. De Jongh, along with officials from the Department …

 Above: the Valero refinery in Aruba By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the closure of the HOVENSA refinery in St Croix last month, another Caribbean refinery will be shutting down. Valero Energy Corporation announced that refining operations at its 235,000-barrel-per …

 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 …

 Above: the discussions in Washington (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff With the closure of the HOVENSA refinery in February, the US Virgin Islands lost its main source of gasoline, jet fuel, diesel and propane. The change led the …

 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 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: 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 …

 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 …