Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Monday announced structural changes within V.I. Police Department, and ongoing efforts with federal officials to solve issues, and cancellation of a contract for the Main Street Project.
Instead of sending plastics collected during beach cleanups to the territory’s nearly full landfills, a new program will recycle them and see to it that they become something new – in this case, a shampoo bottle.
Archeologists from around the Caribbean and Europe gathered Monday for the opening of the International Association for Caribbean Archeology Congress, held for the first time in the territory, with a focus on youth participation. David Hayes, of the St. Croix Archeological Society and
Admitting he "made a mistake," Calford Charleswell, a former employee from the Lieutenant Governor’s Office who admitted to joining a scheme to defraud the government, was sentenced Monday to one year in jail.
Farmers in Action and their guests celebrated the 125th birthday of Haile Selassie on Sunday in the grove of coconut trees at their 40-acre Estate Bethlehem property with music, clay pots of ital, tofu and rice, children playing.
Although the Emergency Department with terminal drainage issues remains located at the hospital, the Gov. Juan Luis Hospital was deemed in compliance last Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.