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St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John & BVI News
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Memorial Day Being Commemorated With Events Territory-Wide

Memorial Day is being commemorated today with events throughout the territory, as Virgin Islanders, as well...

By Staff / May 29, 2017

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Only Four Will Travel To Denmark, Centennial Commission Says

Following push back from senators making up both the minority and majority caucuses -- with Senators...

By Ernice / May 28, 2017

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Millin Young To Introduce Legislation Honoring Paradise Jam Founder

ST. THOMAS -- Senator Janette Millin Young has expressed excitement regarding Governor Mapp's Friday...

By Staff / May 28, 2017


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Watch: Caribbean Dance Company Puts On Dazzling Show For Its 40th Anniversary

For 40 years, the Caribbean Dance Company, with studios in St. Croix and St. Thomas, has been a leader...

By Staff / May 28, 2017

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Over 60 Officers Receive DUI Training From National Highway Safety Program

The National Training Center (N.T.C.) recently held a training session for V.I.P.D. officers with funding...

By Staff / May 27, 2017

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V.I.P.D. Conducting Three Separate Investigations Into Shooting Incident That Left Detective Wounded By Friendly Fire

ST. CROIX -- A friendly fire incident on Thursday night that ended with Detective Moses President being...

By Ernice / May 27, 2017


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Literacy And Culture Mesh At Addelita Cancryn Jr. High School's Annual Book Parade

ST. THOMAS -- The Addelita Cancryn Jr. High School closed out another year of its Cancryn Oral Reading...

By Staff / May 26, 2017

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St. Croix Police Officer Shot In Friendly Fire Incident

ST. CROIX -- An off-duty police officer responding to an incident on St. Croix was shot on Thursday night...

By Staff / May 26, 2017

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Man Dies After Being Shot Multiple Times In Red Brick Late Thursday

ST. CROIX -- A man died in the D. Hamilton Jackson Housing Community on Thursday night, after being shot...

By Staff / May 26, 2017


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Five College Basketball Teams Will Compete In USVI's Newly Announced Summer Paradise Jam; Games Start In August

ST. THOMAS -- The U.S. Virgin Islands is now an approved destination to host National Collegiate Athletic...

By Ernice / May 26, 2017

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Watch: Lockhart Elementary School Students Stun Crowd With 'Glory' Performance At Legislature

The Lockhart Elementary School Choir delivered a powerful rendition of Common's hit song, Glory, at Thursday...

By Staff / May 26, 2017

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St. Croix Experiences Extensive Electrical Service Interruption Thursday Evening

ST. CROIX -- An electrical service interruption occurred on St. Croix just after 6 p.m. Thursday evening...

By Staff / May 26, 2017


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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Three Beaches Not Safe This Weekend, According To D.P.N.R.

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said in a release issued Friday that three beaches -- located in St. Thomas and St. John -- were not safe for swimming...

By Staff / May 27, 2017

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St. Croix Experiences Extensive Electrical Service Interruption Thursday Evening

ST. CROIX -- An electrical service interruption occurred on St. Croix just after 6 p.m. Thursday evening when a blown fuse in a switchgear at the Estate Richmond...

By Staff / May 26, 2017


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Dept. of Education Releases St. Croix District Graduation Schedule

All events take place in June. List inside.

By Staff / May 22, 2017

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Only One Beach Not Safe This Weekend, D.P.N.R. Says

Out of the 35 beaches that the Department of Planning and Natural Resources tested territory-wide this week, only one did not meet water quality standards considered...

By Staff / May 20, 2017


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National Park Service Announces Proposed Fee Increase At Christiansted National Historic Site

ST. CROIX -- The National Park Service has established a new nationwide entrance fee rate structure, with a goal for all parks to implement the new rates sometime...

By Staff / May 20, 2017

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D.P.N.R. Says Beachgoers Should Exercise Caution This Weekend

All the territory's beaches tested by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources this week were safe, except Frank Bay in St. John, which did not meet water...

By Staff / May 13, 2017


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UVI’s Commencement Ceremony On Albert A. Sheen Campus Relocated To Complex Due To Inclement Weather

ST. CROIX -- The University of the Virgin Islands 53rd annual Commencement Ceremony scheduled for today on the Albert A. Sheen Campus, has been moved to the St. Croix...

By Ernice / May 11, 2017

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Boy Scouts of America To Host Open House At Camp Howard M. Wall

ST. CROIX -- United States Virgin Islands, Boy Scouts of America (USVI, BSA)–a district of the Bethesda, MD-based National Capital Area Council (NCAC)–is inviting...

By Staff / May 5, 2017



USVI Ambassadors
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Watch: USVI Ambassador Danielle Hawkins

Fashion editor and stylist Danielle Hawkins is steadily becoming known as one of the industries go-to...

By Staff / January 10, 2017

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Watch: Meet USVI Ambassador DJ Jahlion Sound

Hailing from St. Croix USVI, DJ Jahlion Sound has become a household name across the U.S. Every morning...

By Staff / December 7, 2016

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Video: Yvette Thomas-Henry, USVI Ambassador

In 2015, Yvette Thomas-Henry found her way into the history books after becoming the first female African...

By Staff / October 10, 2016


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USVI Ambassadors: Rashawn Ross

St. Thomas' Rashawn Ross is living his dream. The trumpeter began his journey as a musician in the 3rd grade...

By Staff / September 1, 2015

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USVI Ambassadors: Desiree Foy-Fisher

"As de Old People Would Say" is a picturesque collection of Caribbean proverbs that are witty, entertaining...

By Staff / September 1, 2015

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USVI Ambassadors: Washington, D.C.

The USVI Department of Tourism hit the road recently to continue to spread the word about the territory...

By Staff / September 1, 2015



Entertainment
Life Celebration
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Watch: Caribbean Dance Company Puts On Dazzling Show For Its 40th Anniversary

For 40 years, the Caribbean Dance Company, with studios in St. Croix and St. Thomas, has been a leader in dance in the U.S. Virgin Islands, offering a variety of services...

By Staff / May 28, 2017

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Wailers Say VI Should Be Ready For Experience Of A Lifetime At Saturday Concert

For the first time since its formation in 1981, the Wailers Band, the original backers of legendary reggae pioneer Bob Marley, will perform in the U.S. Virgin Islands...

By Ernice / May 16, 2017


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Watch: Scenes From Downtown Christiansted Jump Up Commemorating Final Half Iron Man

By Staff / May 6, 2017

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Peter Bailey Brings NiteCap Live to Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School With Special Guest Local Boxer & Celebrity Chef Julius Jackson

ST. THOMAS -- Award-winning author and media entrepreneur Peter Bailey, an alumna of Ivanna Eudora Kean is returning to tape his popular NiteCap conversations series...

By Staff / May 5, 2017


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65 Years Later, Carnival Remains An Indelible Part Of V.I. Fabric

ST. CROIX -- It was around 4:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, but Veterans Drive -- beginning from the Banco Popular headquarters here -- was already alive with Soca...

By Ernice / May 1, 2017

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Watch: Four Hours Of Our Children's Parade Live Coverage

The Consortium has been covering V.I. Carnival events live from Thursday. Below, a replay of our live coverage of the Children's Parade, held on Friday.

By Ernice / April 29, 2017




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Memorial Day Being Commemorated With Events Territory-Wide

Memorial Day is being commemorated today with events throughout the territory, as Virgin Islanders, as well...

By Staff / May 29, 2017

8 Comments

Only Four Will Travel To Denmark, Centennial Commission Says

Following push back from senators making up both the minority and majority caucuses -- with Senators...

By Ernice / May 28, 2017

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Millin Young To Introduce Legislation Honoring Paradise Jam Founder

ST. THOMAS -- Senator Janette Millin Young has expressed excitement regarding Governor Mapp's Friday...

By Staff / May 28, 2017


1 Comment

Watch: Caribbean Dance Company Puts On Dazzling Show For Its 40th Anniversary

For 40 years, the Caribbean Dance Company, with studios in St. Croix and St. Thomas, has been a leader...

By Staff / May 28, 2017

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Three Beaches Not Safe This Weekend, According To D.P.N.R.

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said in a release issued Friday that three beaches -- located...

By Staff / May 27, 2017

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Over 60 Officers Receive DUI Training From National Highway Safety Program

The National Training Center (N.T.C.) recently held a training session for V.I.P.D. officers with funding...

By Staff / May 27, 2017