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US Virgin Islands Governor Signs Territory’s First Tsunami Response Plan

 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 …

US Virgin Islands Governor Holds Talks with HOVENSA Owners

 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 …

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 …

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 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 …