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VIEDA’s EDC Commission Holds Hearing on Tax Exemptions for Six Businesses

The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority's (VIEDA) Economic Development Commission (EDC) will hold a public hearing that will focus on…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Senators Upbeat on Mapp's State of the Territory Address

Senators gave Gov. Kenneth Mapp high marks for laying out a clear picture of the territory's financial woes and pointing to a way forward at his first state of the territory address Monday.

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2015-01-27 03:16:11
Budget Woes Prominent in Mapp's First State of the Territory Address

Gov. Kenneth Mapp struck an optimistic tone for the future while nonetheless painting a bleak picture of the territory's financial shape, during his first state of the territory address Monday evening.

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2015-01-27 01:39:18
Undercurrents: Better Mental Health – So Near, Yet So Far

The private-public sector Mental Health Care Commission finally agreed on the way to overhaul mental health care in the territory. Now they can’t get the government to sign off on the agreement.

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2015-01-26 23:07:35
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Winston Wilson Garcia Jr. Dies at 25

Winston Wilson Garcia Jr. of Louis Brown Apartments died on Dec. 23, 2014. He was 25 years old.

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Clementine Alberta Creque Rasmussen Dies at 97

Clementine Alberta Creque Rasmussen (Jan. 11, 1917 – Jan. 3, 2015) died at her home in Cotton Valley.

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Vertrum Augustine Bradley Dies in North Carolina

Vertrum Augustine Bradley, also known as "Bradshaw," of 61 Estate Carlton died on Dec. 24 in Kannapolis, North Carolina.

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Albert Bachoo Dies at 96

Albert Bachoo, also known as "Bertie," of Estate Ruby, died on Dec. 31. He was 96 years old.

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Henry Sebastian Williams Sr. Dies at 84

Henry Sebastian Williams Sr. of Tide Village died on Dec. 25.

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Mario A. Mason Dies at 53

Mario A. Mason, also known as "Lamsbread,” “Alsong” and “Limbuii," of D. Hamilton Jackson died on Saturday, Dec. 20. He was 53 years old.

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Neville Jeremiah Cummings Dies at 87

Neville Jeremiah Cummings, also known as "Cumo," died on Dec. 14 at the Juan F. Luis Hospital. He was 87 years old.

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Ralph Percival Johnson Dies at 77

Ralph Percival Johnson, also known as “Percy” and “Mr. PJ,” of Estate Whim, Frederiksted, died Sunday, Dec. 14. He was 77 years old.

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Andres Luis Lugo Dies at 73

Andres Luis Lugo of Estate Glynn died on Saturday, Dec. 20. He was 73 years old.

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Jose M. Acosta Rodriguez Dies at 70

Jose M. Acosta Rodriguez of Estate Profit died on Friday, Dec. 19. He was 70 years old.

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