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WAPA Customers In Estate Richmond To Experience Power Interruption On Thursday And Tuesday, WAPA Says

ST. CROIX -- On Thursday, May 24, from 9 am to 4 pm, electrical service will be interrupted to approximately...

By Staff / May 23, 2018

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Central High School Students Experience Borinquen Culture During Puerto Rico Trip

About 12 students in St. Croix Central High School (CHS) Foreign Language classes got the chance to travel...

By Staff / May 23, 2018

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VI Consortium To Cover Atlanta-Dekalb Carnival Live During Memorial Day Weekend

ATLANTA -- As the world continues to shrink not in actual size, but by the advancement of technology...

By Staff / May 23, 2018


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12 Months Later, VIPA Loses Its 18th High-Level Personnel

ST. THOMAS -- It has been a year since the Virgin Islands Port Authority began its executive level reshuffle....

By Amaziah / May 23, 2018

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Territory Receives $567,000 Grant From Office Of Insular Affairs To Be Used For Audit Readiness

The Department of Interior, Office of Insular Affairs, today announced a Technical Assistance Program...

By Staff / May 22, 2018

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Mapp Approves CZM Permit For Limetree Bay; Vetoes Measure That Sought To Change Leadership Structure Of Hospital Boards

ST. CROIX -- Governor Kenneth Mapp has approved a coastal zone management permit to allow Limetree Bay Terminals...

By Staff / May 22, 2018


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HUD Awards USVI $9.5 Million Grant To Improve And Preserve Public Housing

WASHINGTON -- To help public housing authorities make needed capital improvements to their properties,...

By Staff / May 22, 2018

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Women's Coalition's 'Women's Race' Set For Christiansted On June 3 With Theme Of 'Peace And Justice'

The Women's Coalition of St. Croix (WCSC) will host its annual Women Race on Sunday, June 3, in Christiansted...

By Staff / May 22, 2018

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Liberty Medical To Open State-Of-The-Art Surgical Center On St. Croix In Early 2019

ST. CROIX -- Liberty Medical Development, LLC, a beneficiary under the Virgin Islands economic development...

By Staff / May 22, 2018


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Former St. John Queen, Sentenced To More Than 2 Yrs In Prison, Promises To Steer Clear Of Criminal Activity

"From the bottom of my heart, I am sorry. I promise that after this rough journey in prison has concluded,...

By Staff / May 22, 2018

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Agrifest Grounds Looking Like Brand New Ahead Of Weekend Activities

ST. CROIX -- One of St. Croix's biggest cultural events that historically draws thousands of islanders...

By Staff / May 22, 2018

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Congress Should Complete Work And Pass Provision To Outlaw Cockfighting In U.S. Territories, Says Animal Wellness Foundation

The Animal Wellness Foundation, based in Los Angeles, urged Congress in a release issued Monday to complete...

By Staff / May 21, 2018


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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WAPA Customers In Estate Richmond To Experience Power Interruption On Thursday And Tuesday, WAPA Says

ST. CROIX -- On Thursday, May 24, from 9 am to 4 pm, electrical service will be interrupted to approximately 149 customers in Estate Richmond, on St. Croix’s Feeder...

By Staff / May 23, 2018

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Women's Coalition's 'Women's Race' Set For Christiansted On June 3 With Theme Of 'Peace And Justice'

The Women's Coalition of St. Croix (WCSC) will host its annual Women Race on Sunday, June 3, in Christiansted with a theme of "Peace and Justice", according to a release...

By Staff / May 22, 2018


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Queen Mary Highway Paving Project Starts Today

The Department of Public Works (D.P.W.) has announced that road repairs will commence today on the Queen Mary Highway. The project, which will start in the vicinity...

By Staff / May 21, 2018

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Power Interruption Scheduled For 5 p.m. Today In St. Thomas To Facilitate Main Street Enhancement Project, WAPA Says

Approximately 44 customers on a portion of St. Thomas Feeder 6B will experience an electrical service interruption beginning at 5:00 p.m. today, WAPA  has announced....

By Staff / May 21, 2018


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Service Interruptions Scheduled For Wednesday On St. Thomas And St. Croix

In a release issued this afternoon, WAPA said some customers on St. Thomas and St. Croix will experience electrical service interruption on Wednesday while upgrades...

By Staff / May 15, 2018

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WAPA Announces 'WAPA Alerts', A New Mass Messaging System Aimed At Keeping Residents Informed

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority will soon begin utilizing a new mass messaging system and encourages all customers to sign up today for updates from...

By Staff / May 13, 2018


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Disaster Preparedness Workshop To Be Held Saturday In St. Thomas From 9:00 A.M. To Noon

Join the ladies of the St. Thomas Alumnae and Sigma Psi Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. for a free Disaster Preparedness Workshop on Saturday, May 12, 2018...

By Staff / May 11, 2018

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VITEMA And FEMA To Hold 2018 Disaster Preparedness Mitigation Expo On St. Croix

ST. CROIX -- The U.S. Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is inviting the public to the 2018...

By Staff / May 11, 2018



USVI Ambassadors
Proud Diasporas (brought to you by the Dept. of Tourism)
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USVI Ambassador: Gail Jackson, The Tart Lady

Hailing from the island of St. John, Gail Jackson, a lifelong cook and baker, took her passion for culinary...

By Staff / March 24, 2018

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Watch | USVI Ambassador: R. City On Tour

Here's the latest in the Dept. of Tourism's USVI Ambassador series: R. City on tour.

By Staff / March 12, 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



Entertainment
Life Celebration
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VI Consortium To Cover Atlanta-Dekalb Carnival Live During Memorial Day Weekend

ATLANTA -- As the world continues to shrink not in actual size, but by the advancement of technology that continues to facilitate seamless and immediate visual communication,...

By Staff / May 23, 2018

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Shamari Haynes, Owner Of Largest Carnival Troupe In VI, Announces 'Savage Festival', A New Troupe Set To Raise The Bar

ST. CROIX -- Before Hurricanes Irma and Maria walloped the U.S. Virgin Islands, Shamari Haynes, the owner of the largest carnival troupe in the territory, called...

By Ernice / May 7, 2018


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Watch: Scenes From The Pre-Mother's Day Jump Up! In Christiansted

St. Croix residents descended on downtown Christiansted for the pre-Mother's Day Jump Up! affair, held on May 4. Watch scenes of the event.

By Staff / May 5, 2018

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Award-Winning Independent Filmmaker From St. Croix Makes Foray Into LGBT Romance With Short Drama Film

ST. CROIX -- St. Croix’s award-winning filmmaker Johanna Bermúdez-Ruiz, above, creator of numerous impactful and award-winning documentaries, short films, music...

By Staff / May 3, 2018


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Watch: Videos Of VI Carnival 2018

From J'ouvert Morning to the Children's and Adults parades, watch VI Consortium's videos of VI Carnival 2018. For all the videos, go here.

By Staff / May 2, 2018

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Watch: Hundreds Of Pictures Of VI Carnival 2018

With the 2018 VI Carnival season behind us, it's time to get back to the regular news cycle -- but not before we leave you with hundreds of pictures of this year's...

By Staff / May 1, 2018



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WAPA Customers In Estate Richmond To Experience Power Interruption On Thursday And Tuesday, WAPA Says

ST. CROIX -- On Thursday, May 24, from 9 am to 4 pm, electrical service will be interrupted to approximately...

By Staff / May 23, 2018

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Central High School Students Experience Borinquen Culture During Puerto Rico Trip

About 12 students in St. Croix Central High School (CHS) Foreign Language classes got the chance to travel...

By Staff / May 23, 2018

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VI Consortium To Cover Atlanta-Dekalb Carnival Live During Memorial Day Weekend

ATLANTA -- As the world continues to shrink not in actual size, but by the advancement of technology...

By Staff / May 23, 2018


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12 Months Later, VIPA Loses Its 18th High-Level Personnel

ST. THOMAS -- It has been a year since the Virgin Islands Port Authority began its executive level reshuffle....

By Amaziah / May 23, 2018

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Territory Receives $567,000 Grant From Office Of Insular Affairs To Be Used For Audit Readiness

The Department of Interior, Office of Insular Affairs, today announced a Technical Assistance Program...

By Staff / May 22, 2018

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Mapp Approves CZM Permit For Limetree Bay; Vetoes Measure That Sought To Change Leadership Structure Of Hospital Boards

ST. CROIX -- Governor Kenneth Mapp has approved a coastal zone management permit to allow Limetree Bay Terminals...

By Staff / May 22, 2018