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Juan F. Luis Hospital in pre-hurricane file photo. JFL was badly damaged by Hurricane Maria.

JFL Operating Room Reopens After Six-Day Closure

Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital's operating rooms are open again after being partially closed for a week due to air conditioning problems.

St. John Dead Left in Limbo

A volunteer rescue group that has aided St. John by transporting the dead as a community service expressed frustration this week with the process of formalizing an agreement with the V.I. government.

Air Arrivals Down 70 Percent for STT, 11 Percent for STX in First Quarter...

The number of airline passengers arriving to St. Thomas in the first quarter of 2018 was approximately 70 percent lower than in the same period in 2017, while air arrivals to St. Croix were down 11.4 percent.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp talks about HUD funds which were recently cleared for the USVI.

Senators Question Increase for Governor’s Office Budget in the Face of Cuts to Legislature,...

A recommended budget increase for the Office of the Governor was questioned by some senators at a Committee on Finance hearing Tuesday, given that cuts have been proposed for the Legislature and the Courts in FY 2019.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Kurt Vialet. (V.I. Legislature photo)

Data from Fuel Dealers, Stations, Point to Under-Reporting After Storms, Senator Says

A decrease in gross receipts tax collected from gas stations in the months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria contradicts an increase shown in the same tax collected from fuel dealers, and Sen. Kurt Vialet said Tuesday that may be due to gas stations under-reporting sales.

Magens Bay Boat Rental Owner Found Drowned in Swimming Pool

A man was found unresponsive, face down in a swimming pool near Hull Bay on St. Thomas Tuesday, dead of an apparent drowning.





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