V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett introduced amendments to legislation Friday that, if they become law, would prohibit the Department of Justice from using federal funds to defend the Insular Cases.
The Virgin Islands Council on the Arts monthly performance series, "Dorsch After Dark," will host three St. Thomas artists at its fifth monthly pop-up exhibit from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3.
Four people – one adult males and three 17-year-olds – were treated for gunshot wounds at the Gov. Juan F. Luis Memorial Hospital after engaging in a shootout with police, the V.I. Police department reported.
In preparation for the extended shutdown of Limetree Bay’s refinery, the company announced plans totest the flare this weekend. The company said it completed repair work on Flare No. 8 and expects to begin pre-startup testing of the flare on Saturday.
An Engage VI town hall hosted by the St. Croix Foundation for Community Development on Thursday invited Crucians to reimagine their economy without the Limetree Bay Refinery, and ended with a call for action.
VIGL, the company selected to operate and manage the U.S. Virgin Islands' two horse tracks, is set to begin reconstruction as soon as August at the Randall “Doc” James Racetrack, according to Lance Griffith, the chief executive officer of VIGL.
The U.S. Virgin Islands has recorded its 37th death related to COVID-19 – a 67-year-old woman on St. Croix – the fourth person in the territory to die from the virus since July 22.
Preparatory work for the long-term shutdown of Limetree Bay Refinery on St. Croix is set to begin by Saturday, July 31, less than two days from now, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
During an episode of “Inside the Cabinet” on Wednesday, a new series released by the Government House, the V.I. Police Department Commissioner nominee Ray A. Martinez addressed some of the communities’ questions.
In a unanimous vote, the Water and Power Authority Board elected Energy Office Director Kyle Fleming chairman on Thursday.