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November 19th, 2023
USVI struggles to boost Workforce Development Programmes


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Amidst ongoing efforts to enhance workforce development in the US Virgin Islands (USVI), the Committee on Education and Workforce Development convened to address the challenges faced by these initiatives. Despite being offered free of charge, the programs struggle to attract participants, prompting lawmakers to seek solutions.

June 10th, 2023
Food poisoning suspected as Senator Blyden admitted to hospital


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Senator Marvin A. Blyden was admitted to the Schneider Regional Medical Center on Friday morning, June 9, 2023, following a suspected case of food poisoning, according to a statement from Mr. Blyden's statement.

September 20th, 2021
USVI senator attends function despite testing positive for COVID-19


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- US Virgin Islands (USVI) senator Marvin A. Blyden tested positive for Covid-19 twice on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, first at the USVI Legislature and a second time through a test performed at the USVI Department of Health. The senator had sought the second test, he said, to ascertain that he had indeed contracted the virus.

December 29th, 2018
Medicinal marijuana bill passes USVI legislature


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - Senator Positive T. A. Nelson’s medicinal marijuana bill—after being introduced in the 31st Legislature and facing seemingly insurmountable odds—was voted favourably on Friday, December 28, 2018, during the 32nd body’s last session.

July 9th, 2017
USVI Senator Blyden responds to resurrected dismissed rape charges


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Edgar Baker Phillips, chairman of the St. Thomas-St. John District Democratic Party, has been raging a crude war against Senate Democrats ever since the lawmakers rejected a member of their own party in favour of Janelle K. Sarauw, the April 8, 2017 special election, to be seated as the 15th senator in the 32nd Legislature.

November 9th, 2016
Very familiar faces in USVI’s 32 Legislature


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The makeup of the US Virgin Islands’ 32nd Legislature — at least on St Croix — will look very similar to that of the 31st, except for one not-so-new face: Alicia “Chucky” Hansen.

November 9th, 2016
Stacey E. Plaskett breezes to victory in Delegate to Congress race


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- — US Virgin Islands’ (USVI) Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett sailed to victory last night, November 8, 2016, pummeling her write-in opponent, Republican candidate Gordon Ackley, by winning 97.57 percent of the vote.

August 8th, 2016
Plaskett defeats Russell in USVI Democratic primary elections


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI — US Virgin Islands (USVI) Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett easily defeated contender Ronald E. Russell, former senator and practicing attorney who mounted a campaign against Ms Plaskett hoping to unseat the freshman congresswoman in Saturday’s, August 6, 2016, primary election.

January 12th, 2015
Marvin ‘MB’ Blyden Out! Kishma A. Baronville In! as Festival Chair

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our news room from our sources inside the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) government is that Chairman of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) Marvin ‘MB’ Blyden’s three year tenure as the Committee Chairman has not been renewed.

November 16th, 2014
2014 USVI election count In! Official/certified results Out!

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI – Some 11 days after the November 4, 2014 elections polls in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) for all senate seats, a new Governor and Delegate to the US Congress, the Board of Elections and two Referendum one dealing with senate terms and the other Medicinal Marijuana all votes have been counted, and the official certified results have been announced by the joint Board of Elections.

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