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Lt. Gov.-elect Tregenza Roach. (File photo by Barry Leerman for the V.I. Legislature)

Guardian Insurance Takes Over Troubled Real Legacy Insurance Company

Troubled insurance company Real Legacy Assurance, the subject of eight V.I. federal lawsuits and subject to regulatory action in Puerto Rico, has been transferred to Guardian General Insurance Company.

Former Sen. Wayne James’ Sentenced to 30 Months For Pocketing Public Money

A public corruption case involving a former Virgin Islands lawmaker came to an end Thursday when Wayne James was sentenced to two and a half years in prison.

New St. John Recycling Center Sets Ambitious Agenda

All the pieces are in place to launch a new recycling center on St. John that will initiate comprehensive recycling programs as well as address a range of community needs.

DOH Says No Dengue Cases Since 2017, But Outbreak Still A Possibility

Jamaica’s recent report of a dengue outbreak resulted in the British Virgin Islands issuing a dengue alert earlier this week despite it not reporting any new cases of the mosquito-borne disease, but for now, the U.S. Virgin Islands will not issue an alert.
A damaged St. Thomas home with a blue tarp roof in March of 2018. (Bill Kossler photo)

Gov. Bryan Asks Feds to Extend Home Repair Program

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. is asking FEMA to extend the Jan. 31 deadline for its Sheltering and Temporary Essential Power program to make sure eligible homes get repaired before hurricane season.
Representatives from several participating teams came to Tuesday's press conference to stir up support for the tournament, which begins Friday.

MLK Tournament Kicks Off Friday With Larger Field

When the annual Martin Luther King Basketball Invitational kicks off Friday, it will be with the biggest men's field the tournament has seen in years, along with a viable women's side, which was reduced to exhibition games last year after only two teams participated.

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