The heads of VIPA and the West Indian Company Ltd. each said Wednesday that a proposed bill to shift management of Frederiksted’s Ann E. Abramson Pier to WICO is unlikely to increase St. Croix’s cruise ship visits.
The V.I. Government Hospital and Health Facilities Corporation Board approved a procurement procedure Wednesday, but not a contract to order dialysis chairs to replace hurricane-damaged equipment at the JFL Hospital.
The St. Croix Food and Wine Experience, the annual benefit of the St. Croix Foundation, is back on the books for April despite the ongoing recovery from Hurricanes Irma and Maria.
As the hurricane and the government budget seasons approach, the Virgin Islands once again must choose: Set aside money in a special account for insurance, as mandated by law, or use the money instead for immediate expenses.
There was a muted mea culpa offered this week at a hearing by a Congressional subcommittee held on St. Thomas. The hasty removal of the sick could have been handled better and, one officials said, would be in the future.