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U.S. Office of Insular Affairs Official Tour Limetree Bay, Other Locations During USVI Visit

Staff Consortium | May 16, 2022

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced Monday that Deputy Assistant Secretary for Insular and International Affairs, Keone Nakoa, traveled to St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John last week where he met with territorial leaders and federal officials to discuss current priorities in the territory.  Nakoa met with Wayne Bryan, director of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency Fusion Center; Roger Merritt, director of the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority; and Jean-Pierre Oriol, commissioner, Department of Planning & Natural Resources, according to the release.  Federal partner meetings included a meeting led by NPS Superintendent Nigel Fields and staff who provided a tour with discussions and updates on Caneel Bay redevelopment, the land exchange for which OIA provided technical assistance, hurricane restoration…

Mass Sea Urchin Die-off In USVI, Several Other Caribbean…

Staff Consortium | April 18, 2022

Mass die-off of sea urchins in several Caribbean islands, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, Dominica,…

Contingent of USVI Agency and Department Heads Travel…

Staff Consortium | April 15, 2022

Government House announced this week that Office of Disaster Recovery Director Adrienne Williams-Octalien…

Conference on Climate Resilience in Puerto Rico and…

Staff Consortium | April 14, 2022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources,…

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