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Law

US Virgin Islands Governor Nominates Three New Judges

Above: the Alexander A Farrelly Justice Centre in St Thomas By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has nominated three attorneys as Superior Court Judges. Denise Hinds has been nominated as a judge in the […]

News

United States Virgin Islands Moves Ahead on Broadband Projects

Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network has awarded a series of contracts to local firms to begin the process of building the USVI’s broadband internet […]

Markets

United States Virgin Islands Raises $130 Million in Bond Issue

Above: the USVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The US Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority sold $146 million of Matching Fund Bonds last week, a bond issue that raised $130 million to fund the government’s operating costs for three fiscal […]

News

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 […]

News

US Virgin Islands Police Arrest Three Suspects in Shooting of St Croix Chief

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 […]


Police Chief Shot in St Croix

Updated: Monday, Aug. 20 at 1:45 PM Above: St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff Christopher Howell, the police chief of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands and police officer Elsworth Jones were shot Saturday night while pursuing suspects […]


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 […]

Markets

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 […]


Op-Ed: Working Together to Promote the Caribbean Tourism Brand

By Richard Doumeng Op-Ed Contributor 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA). It’s also a time of continuing challenges for tourism in the region. A prolonged state of economic uncertainty in the world. Airlift […]


US Virgin Islands Governor Signs Agreement on Waste-to-Energy Plant

Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has signed a Memorandum of Agreement to facilitate the development of an energy production plant at the […]


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