This year's hurricanes have gutted the territory's revenues, so even with $250 million from federal disaster loans, the V.I. government will still be short more than $200 million, administration officials told senators.
Due to circumstances beyond anyone's control – such as destroyed venues and the lack of electricity – several of the most popular Crucian Christmas Festival events have been rearranged over the next few weeks.
Senate President Myron Jackson (D-STT) said Tuesday that if Gov. Kenneth Mapp vetoes the ban on burning storm debris the Legislature recently approved, he will ask his fellow legislators to override the veto.
With the influx of first responders and stateside linemen into the territory post-hurricanes, a small group of residents banded together to create a singular “thank you” gift that is now available for pre-order online.