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St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John & BVI News
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Police Still On Hunt For Murder Suspect. Have You Seen Samuel 'Ghost' Roberts?

ST. CROIX -- The Virgin Islands Police Department is seeking the community's assistance in locating a man the force...

By Staff / February 22, 2017

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Home Depot St. Thomas Employee Arrested After Being Caught On Tape Stealing Cash From Register

ST. THOMAS -- A 25-year-old St. Thomas woman has been advised of her rights on a single charge of embezzlement...

By Staff / February 22, 2017

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Mapp Loses Temper When Questioned About Ritz-Carlton, New Cars

ST. CROIX -- Governor Kenneth Mapp lost his temper during a press conference at Government House here...

By Ernice / February 22, 2017


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Watch: Mapp Loses Cool When Pressed On Ritz-Carlton, New Vehicles

By Staff / February 22, 2017

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Mapp Considering Shutting Down Government For One Day Every Two Weeks As Reality Of Financial Crisis Hits

ST. CROIX -- Governor Kenneth Mapp at a press conference held at Government House today revealed that...

By Ernice / February 22, 2017

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Watch: Mapp On Shutting Down Government To Cut Cost

By Staff / February 22, 2017


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Donald Trump Concerned About High Rate Of Trinidadians Joining ISIS

U.S. President Donald Trump called Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Keith Rowley over the weekend...

By Staff / February 22, 2017

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In Rowdy Senate Session, Senators Keep Unified Elections Board Law, Fund (Where Funds Are Available) Special Election

ST. THOMAS -- Yesterday's Senate session called to either replace or amend the bill that unified the board...

By Ernice / February 22, 2017

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Financial Crisis: Mapp Calls Press Conference As Situation Worsens

ST. CROIX -- Governor Kenneth Mapp has called a press conference for 10:00 a.m. today at Government House...

By Ernice / February 22, 2017


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Man Beats Ex-Girlfriend After Accusing Her Of Cheating; Another Arrested On Weapon, Ammunition And Controlled Substance Charges

ST. CROIX -- Police made multiple arrests this weekend, among them a man who had failed to report multiple...

By Staff / February 21, 2017

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Three St. Croix Women Arrested And Jailed For Kidnapping And Assaulting Female Victim

ST. CROIX -- Three women who kidnapped, assaulted and robbed a female victim on Monday night were arrested...

By Staff / February 21, 2017

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Financial Crisis: Tax Refunds May Not Be Issued For A long Time

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) began processing tax returns for U.S. mainland citizens on January...

By Ernice / February 21, 2017


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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Police Still On Hunt For Murder Suspect. Have You Seen Samuel 'Ghost' Roberts?

ST. CROIX -- The Virgin Islands Police Department is seeking the community's assistance in locating a man the force says is wanted in relation to a murder, while...

By Staff / February 22, 2017

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Four Beaches Not Safe This Weekend, D.P.N.R. Warns

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources on Friday announced its weekly beach advisory, making known that four beaches were not safe for swimming and fishing...

By Staff / February 18, 2017


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Red Hook Parking Lot Construction Begins Next Week, V.I.P.A. Says

ST. THOMAS -- Construction of the Red Hook parking garage is set to begin next week, Virgin Islands Port Authority Acting Executive Director David Mapp, announced...

By Staff / February 18, 2017

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WAPA’s System Maintenance Upgrade Continues, Online Payment Suspension Extended Until Saturday

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority is in the process of conducting a scheduled computer system maintenance upgrade, which required shutting down the Authority’s...

By Staff / February 10, 2017


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Territory Chosen To Participate In U.S. D.H.S. Substance Abuse And Mental Health Academy

Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter announced on Friday that the U.S. Virgin Islands will be joining up to 20 states to participate in the U.S. Department of Human...

By Staff / February 10, 2017

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All Territory's Beaches -- Except One -- Good To Go This Weekend

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announced on Friday that all but one of the beaches it tested territory-wide this week were safe for swimming and fishing. Frenchman's...

By Staff / February 10, 2017


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Online WAPA Payments Suspended On Friday As Authority Performs System Upgrade

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority has scheduled a computer system maintenance upgrade, which will require shutting down the Authority’s payment portal...

By Staff / February 9, 2017

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Only Two Beaches Not Safe This Weekend

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announced its weekly beach advisory via press release on Friday. While most beaches were deemed safe, two of the 34 beaches...

By Staff / February 4, 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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Beres Hammond Set To Ignite St. Croix Once More At Food For Your Soul Music Fest During Agfair Weekend

ST. CROIX -- The annual Agricultural Fair is set to be the highlight of the Virgin Islands this weekend, as people from around the Caribbean descend on the Rudolph...

By Staff / February 16, 2017

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Record Produced By St. Croix Native Receives Grammy Nomination For Best Reggae Album

ST. CROIX -- Mark Curran, a St. Croix native, attended the Grammy Awards on Sunday as a nominee with SOJA for best reggae album, according to a release issued Monday....

By Staff / February 16, 2017


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Tarrus Riley To Rock Yacht Haven Grande Saturday Night

Reggae/Dancehall superstar Tarrus Riley has been confirmed to perform at Yacht Haven Grande in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands on Saturday. Currently Tarrus Riley...

By Staff / February 10, 2017

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Fred Hammond, 'Babyface' Of Gospel, To Perform At Reichhold Center

ST. THOMAS -- Reichhold Center for the Arts hosts its spiritual festival with renowned songwriter, bassist and vocalist, Fred Hammond, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb....

By Staff / February 8, 2017


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St. Thomas Carnival Committee Announces Pre-Carnival Warm-Up Event, Availability Of Vendor Applications And More

ST. THOMAS -- As the VI Carnival Committee (St. Thomas Carnival Committee) readies itself for 2017 festivities, the organization made multiple announcements on Thursday,...

By Staff / January 28, 2017

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Caribbean Queen Is Four for Four Following Win At Crucian Festival Calypso Monarch

ST. CROIX -- Temisha Libert, known in the Calypso world as Caribbean Queen, breezed to victory during this year's Calypso Monarch competition in St. Croix on Thursday,...

By Staff / January 9, 2017



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Mapp Loses Temper When Questioned About Ritz-Carlton, New Cars

ST. CROIX -- Governor Kenneth Mapp lost his temper during a press conference at Government House here on Wednesday following a question posed by this Consortium...

By Ernice / February 22, 2017

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Police Still On Hunt For Murder Suspect. Have You Seen Samuel 'Ghost' Roberts?

ST. CROIX -- The Virgin Islands Police Department is seeking the community's assistance in locating a man the force...

By Staff / February 22, 2017

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Home Depot St. Thomas Employee Arrested After Being Caught On Tape Stealing Cash From Register

ST. THOMAS -- A 25-year-old St. Thomas woman has been advised of her rights on a single charge of embezzlement...

By Staff / February 22, 2017

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Mapp Loses Temper When Questioned About Ritz-Carlton, New Cars

ST. CROIX -- Governor Kenneth Mapp lost his temper during a press conference at Government House here...

By Ernice / February 22, 2017


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Watch: Mapp Loses Cool When Pressed On Ritz-Carlton, New Vehicles

By Staff / February 22, 2017

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Mapp Considering Shutting Down Government For One Day Every Two Weeks As Reality Of Financial Crisis Hits

ST. CROIX -- Governor Kenneth Mapp at a press conference held at Government House today revealed that...

By Ernice / February 22, 2017

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Watch: Mapp On Shutting Down Government To Cut Cost

By Staff / February 22, 2017