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Bill Funding Purchase of Additional Land for Paul E. Joseph Stadium Project, Along with State of Emergency…

Staff Consortium | October 23, 2020

Government House announced Friday that Governor Albert Bryan has signed into law Bill No. 33-0419 — sponsored by Senator Novelle Francis — approving the government of the Virgin Islands' purchase of two parcels totaling about 6 acres in Estate La Grange on St. Croix from Dr. Rafael Garcia for $282,187.   According to Government House, the land will be used to complete Phase II of the Frederiksted Economic Revitalization Project, which is an initiative to beautify and upgrade Frederiksted’s Tourism infrastructure while maintaining the historic town’s charm and cultural appearance.  Mr. Francis told the Consortium Friday that the property was originally requested by the Mapp administration and approved by the Legislature. "However the ratification was required for them to execute the purchase, so that was recently done so we moved the legislation…

VIC Regional News: Oct. 22, 2020

Staff Consortium | October 22, 2020

Latest on Oil Barge in Danger of Spilling in Trinidad…

Staff Consortium | October 21, 2020

From the latest on the oil barge in danger of spilling over in waters between Trinidad and Venezuela,…

Watch Live: VIC Regional News (Oct. 20, 2020)

Staff Consortium | October 20, 2020

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