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Daughter of Attorney General Denise George Awarded $70,000 No-Bid Contract at Height of Pandemic to…

Ernice Gilbert | March 15, 2021

Kmisha Victoria Counts, the daughter of Attorney General Denise George, was given a no-bid sales representative contract with the Dept. of Tourism worth $70,000 to "represent the USVI as a tourism destination and to increase tourism and travel to the territory from various target market regions in the Continental United States." That's according to public records on the Property and Procurement website, which also shows the start date of the one-year contract as June 1, 2020, when the world was at the height of the coronavirus pandemic and countries were dissuading travel, or restricting tourism in other ways in an effort to minimize spread of Covid-19. The contract also has an optional one-year renewal clause, which would increase the total compensation to Ms. Counts to $140,000 if the agreement were to be renewed come June 1, 2021. The…

$10,000 Bribe; Job That Costs $174,000 Given to Contractor…

Ernice Gilbert | March 10, 2021

A letter from the vice chairman of the V.I. Water and Power Authority Governing Board, Jed JohnHope,…

St. Croix Surgery Center Becomes First in USVI to…

Staff Consortium | March 05, 2021

The St. Croix Surgery Center (SCSC) achieved a milestone in February 2021, performing the first outpatient…

Kupfer, Set to Leave WAPA, Seeks to Create New Job…

Ernice Gilbert | February 26, 2021

A day after the governing board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority voted overwhelmingly…

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Judge Allows Divi Casino to Remain Open For Now

Ernice Gilbert | November 13, 2020

Superior Court Judge Jomo Meade on Friday granted Grapetree Shores. Inc. and Treasure Bay VI Corp., owners of the Divi Carina Bay Resort and Casino, a stay on an order issued by the V.I. Casino Contro...

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