USVI Delegate Pursues Economic Disaster Declaration After HOVENSA Closure
Above: Delegate Donna Christensen (centre) By the Caribbean Journal staff Donna Christensen, the US Virgin Islands’ delegate to the US Congress, is pursuing an Economic Disaster Declaration for the territory after the closure of the HOVENSA oil refinery, its single-largest […]
US Virgin Islands Governor: HOVENSA Closure "A Catastrophic Decision"
By the Caribbean Journal staff The announcement of the impending closure of the HOVENSA refinery on St Croix was a “catastrophic decision” that will affect the entire territory, US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh said in his State of […]
US Virgin Islands Plans Response to HOVENSA Refinery Closure
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 […]
How Grammy Winner Dion Parson is Bridging Jazz and the Caribbean
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 […]