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Watch: Gubernatorial Candidate Donastorg Lampoons Mapp In State Of Territory Address Response

ST. CROIX -- Gubernatorial candidate Adlah Donastorg held back no punches when responding to Governor...

By Staff / January 23, 2018

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Former St. Croix Women's Coalition Bookkeeper Arrested On Money Laundering, Theft Of Federal Funds Charges

ST. CROIX -- Kira Lee Encarnacion, 40, of St. Croix, was arraigned today in District Court on a criminal...

By Staff / January 23, 2018

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With Limited Budget, Dept. Of Tourism Launches 150-Day Marketing Plan

Following the impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September, the Department of Tourism has developed...

By Staff / January 23, 2018


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Senate President Says SoTA Was Upbeat, But Lacked Details

ST. THOMAS -- In a release issued Tuesday morning, Senate President Myron Jackson said that the 32nd...

By Staff / January 23, 2018

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Mapp Chides 32nd Legislature For Leaving Frederiksted: 'You Are Letting Us Down'

ST. THOMAS -- Governor Kenneth Mapp took a swipe at members of the 32nd Legislature near the end of his 2018...

By Staff / January 23, 2018

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Here's The Entire Text Of Mr. Mapp's 2018 State of the Territory Address

By Staff / January 23, 2018


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Mapp Paints Hopeful Picture For USVI During SoTA; Asks For Four More Years

ST. THOMAS -- It was his fourth State of the Territory Address (SoTA) before the people of the U.S. Virgin...

By Ernice / January 23, 2018

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Op-Ed | This Year’s State of the Territory Address Requires An Acute Level Of Focus

There is something unattractive about progress and change in the Virgin Islands. And by change, I don’t...

By Staff / January 22, 2018

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Alicia Barnes, Former D.P.N.R. Commissioner, Announces Senate Run

ST. CROIX -- Alicia Barnes, above, said on Saturday that she would seek a Senate seat in this year's...

By Ernice / January 22, 2018


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Op-Ed | Who Ensures That Insurers Do Right By Us?

The Virgin Islands government has spent millions of dollars to secure stateside consultants to ensure...

By Staff / January 22, 2018

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Mapp's Fourth State Of The Territory Address Happens Tonight. Here's What To Expect.

ST. THOMAS -- Governor Kenneth Mapp will deliver his fourth State of the Territory Address (SoTA) tonight...

By Ernice / January 22, 2018

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Dept. Of Health Takes Health Clinic To Communities In USVI

ST. CROIX -- In an effort to assist individuals in the territory to take charge of their health, the Department...

By Staff / January 22, 2018


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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Only Two Beaches Not Safe This Weekend

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announced Friday that out of the 30 beaches it performed water quality tests on this week, only two proved to be unsafe...

By Staff / January 20, 2018

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Final Debris Pickup Initiative Starts Monday

The Department of Public Works announced on Friday that the final pass for debris pickup will begin on Monday. Contractors have worked over the last four months...

By Staff / January 20, 2018


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Bureau Of Internal Revenue Warns VI Residents Against Filing Income Tax Returns With IRS

Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Director Marvin Pickering reminded residents of the territory on Friday that they are required to file their individual income tax returns...

By Staff / January 19, 2018

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St. Croix And St. John Election Offices Resume Voter Registration; St. Croix Office Operating Out Of Temporary Location

ST. CROIX -- Citizens looking to register to vote in November's consequential general election can do so at the St. Croix and St. John offices, after an announcement...

By Staff / January 19, 2018


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V.I. Carnival Set For March 31 Through April 28; Theme Announced

ST. THOMAS -- Fresh off of the St. Croix 2017-18 Festival, the VI Carnival Committee announced on Wednesday the dates of the annual event, which starts on March...

By Staff / January 18, 2018

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These Are WAPA's Priority Restoration Areas This Week

As the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority along with hundreds of linemen from around the U.S. continue their march towards complete restoration in the U.S....

By Staff / January 16, 2018


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Frederiksted Post Office's Temporary Location Opens Tuesday

ST. CROIX -- After its roof was completely destroyed by Hurricane Maria, the Frederiksted Post Office -- whose mailbox holders were receiving their mail from the Kingshill...

By Ernice / January 14, 2018

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WAPA Says It's No Longer Allowing Installation Of Meters On Utility Poles

As the electrical restoration efforts continue across the territory, and as WAPA strives to return its operation to a greater state of normalcy, the authority on Friday...

By Staff / January 13, 2018



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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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St. Croix Festival Village Redo A Smashing Success As Thousands Turnout For Destra, Asa And Orlando Octave

ST. CROIX -- One of the biggest concerns of the Festival Committee's decision to add two additional nights to the 2017-18 festival season, after the last night was ended...

By Ernice / January 13, 2018

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Cruz Rock, VI Recording Artist With Rising Global Recognition, Debuts New Video

ST. CROIX -- St. Croix-born artist Cruz Rock, who has been on the rise for years now and continues to gain global recognition, has debuted on The Consortium his latest...

By Staff / January 12, 2018


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Orlando Octave, Asa Bantan And Destra To Perform Friday Night At Festival Village

ST. CROIX -- St. Croix Festival Committee Chairman Davidson Charlemagne on Thursday confirmed to The Consortium that not only will Destra and Asa Bantan -- two respected...

By Ernice / January 11, 2018

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Winners Of St. Croix 2018 Festival Parade Announced; Fusion Band Takes Road March, People's Choice Award

ST. CROIX -- The St. Croix Festival Committee along with sponsor Banco Popular on Tuesday announced the winners of this year's festival parade during an announcement...

By Staff / January 10, 2018


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viNGN's 100% Fiber Optic Network Helps Bring 65th Crucian Christmas Festival To The World

The Virgin Islands Next Generation (viNGN) said on Tuesday that it was pleased to play a part in bringing St. Croix Christmas Festival activities to the world through...

By Staff / January 10, 2018

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Watch: More Videos Of The St. Croix Festival Parade

The St. Croix festival season, though now behind us, is still fresh on our minds. Who can resist watching videos of Virgin Islanders and visitors alike dancing carefree...

By Staff / January 9, 2018



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Mapp Chides 32nd Legislature For Leaving Frederiksted: 'You Are Letting Us Down'

ST. THOMAS -- Governor Kenneth Mapp took a swipe at members of the 32nd Legislature near the end of his 2018 State of the Territory Address, stating that the lawmakers'...

By Staff / January 23, 2018

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Watch: Gubernatorial Candidate Donastorg Lampoons Mapp In State Of Territory Address Response

ST. CROIX -- Gubernatorial candidate Adlah Donastorg held back no punches when responding to Governor...

By Staff / January 23, 2018

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Former St. Croix Women's Coalition Bookkeeper Arrested On Money Laundering, Theft Of Federal Funds Charges

ST. CROIX -- Kira Lee Encarnacion, 40, of St. Croix, was arraigned today in District Court on a criminal...

By Staff / January 23, 2018

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With Limited Budget, Dept. Of Tourism Launches 150-Day Marketing Plan

Following the impact of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September, the Department of Tourism has developed...

By Staff / January 23, 2018


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Senate President Says SoTA Was Upbeat, But Lacked Details

ST. THOMAS -- In a release issued Tuesday morning, Senate President Myron Jackson said that the 32nd...

By Staff / January 23, 2018

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Mapp Chides 32nd Legislature For Leaving Frederiksted: 'You Are Letting Us Down'

ST. THOMAS -- Governor Kenneth Mapp took a swipe at members of the 32nd Legislature near the end of his 2018...

By Staff / January 23, 2018

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Here's The Entire Text Of Mr. Mapp's 2018 State of the Territory Address

By Staff / January 23, 2018