ST. THOMAS — Two parts of the government don’t agree on how much money is owed in payments to local retirees, according to court documents.

As a result, U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez has ordered an independent company to produce a report as part of a reopened federal consent decree involving the Government Employees’ Retirement System and the government of the Virgin Islands, primarily represented by the V.I. Finance Department.

— Contact Brian O’Connor at 340-714-9130 or email