Sandbags offered to resident to help combat Karen.
Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-V.I.) announced Tuesday afternoon she will donate campaign contributions she has received from multimillionaire and political financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of child-sex trafficking. “My litmus test for accepting campaign contributions has been based on whether the donor’s money was made legally or by ill-gotten means and that the contributor will […]
Governor-Elect Albert Bryan is making his first trip to Washington this week since winning the runoff election on Nov. 20. On Tuesday, he met with Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-V.I.), and Federal Emergency Management Agency Director Brock Long. It comes as Virgin Island residents could be paying more to fund the hurricane relief efforts, now some […]
Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett has been hitting the campaign trail hard in recent weeks. Not for herself, but for Democrats in states hit hard by hurricanes the way the U.S. Virgin Islands have been impacted. Plaskett, who is unopposed in the Nov. 6 general election, has been closely working with one candidate, in particular: U.S. Senate […]
Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp shared his thoughts on the passing of longtime politician Sen. John McCain who passed away August 25, 2018 after a battle with cancer. Mapp reflected on some personal memories of the war hero.
More than $145 million in federal grant funding is now coming to help the U.S. Virgin Islands. Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-U.S. Virgin Islands) announced the aid will help rebuild the islands, following last year’s devastating Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The grants come from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management […]
Getting hotels and tours back up and running before the winter rush. That was one of the goals of the VI Destination Symposium. Representatives from several travel companies, over 75 of them, met at the Great Bay Resort in St. Thomas Thursday Aug 16. Wednesday they met in St John and St Croix before that, to […]