Randolph Thomas, a government retiree, is familiar with the financial challenges the territory faces, is circulating a petition asking the federal government to pay what he estimates as $7 billion it owes the territory in unpaid excise taxes.
Farmers have a variety of suggestions for what should be in the U.S. Virgin Islands' agriculture plan, but as much as any one thing, they'd like to see consistency, not a plan that bends with the changing administrations.
Hurricane researchers at Colorado State University on Thursday updated their forecast for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, not only sticking with their prediction for an above-average but adding one to their expected total number of named storms.
While the government continues to iron out an agreement for St. Thomas, an amendment to the original deal with VIGL for the operation and management of both local race tracks has allowed for the reconstruction of the Randall “Doc” James Racetrack to start immediately.
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