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A 25-year-old man from French Quarter was brought into the hospital by friends on Sunday morning after having been shot in the chest, a source confirmed. K.L.B. had been a passenger in a grey Kia Picanto, which had come from St. Peters and was approaching the roundabout near Le Grand MarchA© in Cul de Sac in the left lane, preparing to turn left towards Philipsburg.
Marine industry experts are hoping that the territory can take advantage of its existing assets to revitalize an industry that has lost steam in the last few decades. About two dozen leaders in the industry convened this week at the University of the Virgin Islands to hold the "V.I. Marine Industry Forum," a forum organized by the Senate Committee on Economic Development, Agriculture and Planning.
Students from fourth, fifth and sixth grades at Adelante Charter School in Santa Barbara experienced a live two-way video conference with scientists aboard the EV Nautilus , via a specially equipped auditorium at the UCSB Marine Sciences Department last Tuesday. The EV Nautilus is an educational research vessel currently exploring underwater volcanic seamounts in the Caribbean Sea, in the Anegada Passage near the British Virgin Islands.
Daily News file photo Robert Budike places a tilapia fish in a purge tank in June 2010 at the University of the Virgin Islands aquaponics facility on the St. Croix campus. ST. THOMAS - The University of the Virgin Islands board heard a proposal Thursday to develop an eco-industrial park on St. Croix.
On Friday, Governor John de Jongh received notification from the Office of Insular Areas of the Department of the Interior that the government of the US Virgin Islands would shortly receive $165 million for estimated rum excise tax cover-over for fiscal year 2015. The payment was approved by interior assistant secretary for insular areas Esther Kia'aina, based on the governor's submittal that 2015 excise tax collections would amount to approximately $166.95 million.
The V.I. Port Authority has received $4.9 million in federal grants to fund much needed repairs and renovations at both of the territory's airports. Discretionary funding must be applied for, and there is no guarantee that the territory will get the money.
Daily News Photo by ALDETH LEWIN The Virgin Islands' two new ferries sit out of service Thursday afternoon at the ferry dock in Cruz Bay, St. John. These were just some of the responses St. Johnians had Thursday when asked about the two brand new ferryboats that have been parked at the dock and sitting idle in Cruz Bay for more than a month.
So it sounds like Harvard officials had a pretty good idea this was a sleazy operation designed to evade regulations, but didn't care as long as they got their returns. It's complicated, go read the whole thing.
Daily News File Photo The Virgin Islands is under a federal settlement to make improvements at Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility on St. Croix.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 08:09 pm
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