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John P. de Jongh, Jr. and  Gregory R. Francis were inaugurated for their second terms as Governor and Lt. Governor of the United States Virgin Islands on January 3, 2011.

Governor John P. de Jongh, Jr. takes the oath of office on January 3, 2011.

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January 3, 2011 
Governor de Jongh, Lt. Governor Francis Begin Second Term
Earlier today, Governor de Jongh and Lt. Governor Francis took their oaths of office to begin another four years leading the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands. 
January 3, 2011
Second Inaugural Address by Governor John P. de Jongh, Jr.
Reverend Clergy, Mr. Chief Justice, members of the Judiciary, Lt. Governor Francis, Delegate Christensen, Senate President Hill, members of the Legislature, Senators-elect, Honorable Premier Ralph O’Neal and members of the delegation from the British Virgin Islands, Mrs. Luz Luis, distinguished platform guests, ladies and gentlemen.
January 3, 2011
Inaugural Remarks by Lt. Governor Gregory R. Francis
Good Morning, first and foremost I want to thank God almighty for giving me the strength and health to be here today. Just four years ago, I greeted you as the ninth elected lieutenant governor of the United States Virgin Islands. It is with immense pride and gratitude that I intend to serve you as Lieutenant Governor for four more years with the respect and honor you so richly deserve as Virgin Islanders. 
December 28, 2010
Hours of Government Operations Next Week During 2011 Inaugural and St. Croix Festival
A proclamation signed earlier this month by Governor John P. de Jongh, Jr. grants administrative to non-essential government employees during the week of January 3, 2011 to allow participation in both the events surrounding the 2011 Inaugural and the St. Croix Festival. 
December 14, 2010
Governor Signs Proclamation Granting Leave for Holiday, Festival and Inaugural Celebrations
Governor de Jongh has signed a proclamation granting administrative leave to non-essential government employees during the Christmas holidays, St. Croix Christmas Festival and the 2011 Inaugural Celebration in January.
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RELATED VIDEO
Relive the Inaugural Ceremonies with this 15 minute video produced by VI Source. 

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OFFICIAL EVENT PROGRAM
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Second Inaugural Address by Governor John P. de Jongh, Jr.
Delivered January 3, 2011
Inaugural Remarks by Lt. Governor Gregory R. Francis
Delivered January 3, 2011
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