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February 16th, 2018
VITEMA Director summoned to USVI senate while in church


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Mona L. Barnes, the [US] Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) director, rebuked lawmakers who make up the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety, while explaining at length in a prepared testimony, why she missed a Senate hearing after she was subpoenaed to attend (Ms Barnes said she was not served the first time she was subpoenaed).

April 15th, 2016
'Bomb threat' on VI & USVI may not be credible- VITEMA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The (US) Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) believes the alleged plot to blow up the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, Virgin Islands as well as airports in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) may not be credible and its ports continue to operate at the normal level of security with no changes in scheduled flights into and out of the territory.

September 15th, 2013
Explosion, Flames Engulf Gasworks Station in Bovoni

St Thomas Source

Black smoke and pillars of fire tore through the night's sky Saturday as fuel tanks exploded at the Gasworks service station in Bovoni in a blast one witness described as looking "like an atomic bomb."


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