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Youth Corrections faces numerous deficiencies, study shows

26-Feb-2018

The Human Services Department has not responded publicly to an assessment of the Youth Rehabilitation Center on St. Croix that said the center is “deficient in all functional areas.” The report, commissioned by f..

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Undercurrents: Making Air Travel Easier for People with Disabilities

19-Feb-2018

Even the most infrequent flyer knows that air travel these days is fraught with delays. The seasoned traveler has a store of tales of cancelled flights, missed connections and late arrivals – stories so common it’s h..

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TRIBUTE TO PAUL ROBESON

17-Feb-2018

TUNE IN AND LISTEN: Amelia Headley Lamont, ESQ., Executive Director -Disability Rights of the Virgin Islands (DRCVI) Interview with MR. SAMUEL J. EUDOVIQUE: “ABILITY RADIO-YOU and YOUR LIFE” SATURDAY MORNING ..

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Mapp Declares State of Emergency in V.I.’s Mental Health Care

01-Feb-2018

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp has declared a Mental Health Care State of Emergency, according to a statement issued late Friday night from Government House. Noting the need to facilitate immediate emergency delivery of a..

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The Stressful nature of air travel to and from USVI

14-Jan-2018

Air travel is a process that can become incredibly stressful. In one instance a traveler while arriving at his destination was confronted by a team of federal agents accompanied by detection dogs. The traveler wa..

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FEMA and SBA DISASTER ASSISTANCE

04-Jan-2018

Headline: Disability Rights Center to Host FEMA and SBA Representatives on January 4 People with disabilities in St. Croix are invited to the Disability Rights Center in Frederiksted to learn more ..

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