PUERTO RICO FACES POLITICAL TURMOIL AS GOVERNOR IS INVESTIGATED

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico faced the possibility of political turmoil Tuesday as the U.S. territory’s governor welcomed an investigation into allegations that she obstructed justice amid calls from the main opposition party for a legislative probe and a possible impeachment process. The obstruction claim was leveled by the opposition Monday over … Continued

THESE ARE THE GUIDELINES FOR THE REOPENING OF USVI SCHOOLS IN THE FALL, AS INSTRUCTED BY THE DEPT. OF HEALTH

VI CONSORTIUM The V.I. Department of Health on Tuesday issued a detailed guidance for the reopening of schools in the fall. The guidance, released for public, private, and parochial schools, takes into consideration the coronavirus pandemic and the virus’s impact on the community. Consequentially, schools will reopen based on the level of impact the coronavirus … Continued

WORKS BEGIN ON THIRD LANE HEADING WEST

Construction works have commenced on the additional third lane project in the Traffic Enhancement and Improvement programme in Road Town following the signing of a contract on June 29. Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye Rymer said the project which begins on July 7 is being undertaken by contractors Accurate Construction and Jason … Continued

BVI HOSTS VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

Healthcare professionals across the Territory will be engaged in a series of virtual workshops as they continue their professional development. The office of Chief of Drugs and Pharmaceutical Services in the Ministry of Health and Social Development will be hosting the four sessions in the months of July, August, September and October in collaboration with … Continued

NAMES OF COMPANIES IN USVI THAT RECEIVED BETWEEN $150K TO $10 MILLION FROM PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM REVEALED

VI CONSORTIUM After unrelenting pressure from key U.S. senators, the media and powerful interest groups, the Trump administration on Monday released the list of companies throughout America, including the U.S. territories, that received between $150,000 to $10 million from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), whose aim was to help companies keep their workers employed after … Continued

ATLANTA MAYOR KEISHA LANCE BOTTOMS TESTS POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS: ‘COVID-19 HAS LITERALLY HIT HOME’

People Bottoms confirmed her diagnosis in a tweet on Monday, writing, “COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive.” She told MSNBC that she tested negative “about two weeks ago,” but decided to get tested again after noticing that her husband was sleeping more than usual. She said they … Continued

EDUCATION MINISTRY RECEIVES LAPTOPS FROM DELOITTE

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture is the recipient of 15 laptops courtesy of the accounting and auditing firm Deloitte. The laptops will go to students in need of devices for blended learning in the new academic school year. Minister, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley said that the ministry is … Continued