Photos by Overseas Territories Review
|Governor Kenneth Mapp delivers Inaugural Address to the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands in official ceremonies at Emancipation Garden, St. Thomas. Governor Mapp is the eighth elected governor of the U.S. dependency which first elected its head of government in 1970.|
Governor Kenneth Mapp takes the oath of office as the eighth elected governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands during official Inauguration Ceremonies at Emancipation Garden, St. Thomas. He is joined by (British) Virgin Islands Premier D. Orlando Smith (left) and members of his family and close friends.
Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter delivers official address at Inauguration Ceremonies in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.
|Lieutenant Governor Potter (centre) and outgoing Lieutenant Governor Gregory Francis (right) during Inaugural ceremonies.|
|Virgin Islanders view the Inaugural Parade in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.|
|St. Croix Majorettes march in Post-Inaugural Parade in Frederiksted, St. Croix.|
|Crucians gather at Budhoe Park for Post Inaugural Ceremonies in Frederiksted, St. Croix.|
|A St. Croix majorette marches in Post Inaugural Parade in Frederiksted, St. Croix.|
|Students participate in Post-Inaugural Parade in Frederiksted, St. Croix.|
|Marching bands help commemorate the inaugural of the eighth elected governor of the US. Virgin Islands.|
|Drummers add to the musical tribute to the new Governor and Lieutenant Governor.|
|More drummers add to the festive occasion.|
|Students march in Inaugural Parade in Frederiksted, St. Croix|
|A marching band shows off its musical prowess and marching skills.|