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The Virgin Islands relies on a tiny force of individuals to guard it against potential environmental damage from any of the hundreds of cruise ships and other commercial vessels that visit its shores annually – but that line is reinforced by a bulwark of international convention and U.S. controls and authority.
The V.I. Police Department on Sunday arrested Edward Paul, also known as "Eggnog," and charged him with murder in the Saturday morning death of Carlos Enrique Diaz. Paul was arrested by the Major Crime Unit Team at about 2:48 p.m. Sunday at his home in Estate Tulipan Welcome, Christiansted, without incident, the police said.
The Committee on Rules and Judiciary unanimously approved the ban of toxic chemicals found in most sunscreens on Thursday, moving bill 33-0043 forward to the full Senate. If it is enacted before January 2021 it will make the V.I. the first state or territory in the U.S. to have legislation against the chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate.
The Public Services Commission voted Wednesday to keep the Levelized Energy Adjustment Clause unchanged for now. The LEAC is a fuel surcharge on Water...
In a confirmation hearing Thursday, Daryl Jaschen, nominated to direct the V. I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency, said there are deficiencies in the stocking of FEMA warehouses in the territory.
In a four-year-old case, the West Indian Company, Ltd. was ordered last week to adhere to the public records law of the Virgin Islands by Superior Court Judge Robert A Molloy.
Senator-at-large Steven Payne doesn’t want the credit for initiating a luncheon, scheduled for Saturday, to honor six “Outstanding Fathers.” Franklin Smith came up with the idea and told his brother Alston “Al” Smith, who approached Payne in March.
Marriott Ownership Resorts Inc., a subsidiary company of Marriott Vacation Club International, requested an extension of benefits and modifications be made to its application during a meeting with the Virgin Islands Economic Development Commission.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.'s administration is planning about 30 percent cuts in expenditures for Fiscal Year 2020, the governor’s finance team told lawmakers Tuesday, presenting a reduction of more than half a billion dollars compared with the Fiscal Year 2019 budget.
A class of four from the St. Croix Seventh-day Adventist School received their entrance tickets to the world of higher education on Sunday with about $242,640 in scholarships. They credit their accomplishments to supernatural powers.