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St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John & BVI News
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First Annual Hoops In Paradise Invitational Draws Teams From USVI, BVI And PR

ST. THOMAS -- The Virgin Islands Department of Education (D.O.E.), in conjunction with the Bertha C. Boschulte...

By Staff / April 25, 2017

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Edina Williams, Revered Virgin Islands Educator, Dies In Florida Car Accident

An automobile accident in Florida has claimed the life of a revered Virgin Islands’ educator. Edina...

By Donna / April 25, 2017

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Junior Tri VI Season Ends With Thrilling Events

ST. CROIX -- The Junior Tri VI season came to an eventful end on Sunday, with the children cheering on their...

By Donna / April 25, 2017


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Board Of Elections Votes Against Certifying Special Election

ST. THOMAS -- The St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections during a meeting on Monday voted against certifying...

By Staff / April 25, 2017

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Seventeen Federal Law Enforcement Officers On St. Croix Receive Commissions As USVI Peace Officers

ST. CROIX -- - Seventeen federal law enforcement officers received commissions as Virgin Islands Peace...

By Staff / April 24, 2017

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Deceased McDonald's Robbery And Hostage Suspect Committed Suicide, Autopsy Shows

ST. THOMAS -- The 17-year-old suspect who died during the March 25 Lockhart Gardens McDonald's attempted...

By Ernice / April 24, 2017


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Jamaican National Arrested in St. Thomas for Illegal Reentry

ST. THOMAS -- Ewart Henry, 71, of Jamaica, made his initial appearance today before U.S. Magistrate Judge...

By Staff / April 24, 2017

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UVI Entrepreneurs Place Second In Global Health Game Design Competition

University of the Virgin Islands Sophomore Joy Grant, social science major, and UVI Junior Gerald Bellot,...

By Staff / April 24, 2017

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Senate President Says Board Of Elections Should 'Do Its Job' And Certify Special Election

ST. THOMAS -- Senate President Myron Jackson, in a release issued Sunday, has charged that certain members...

By Staff / April 24, 2017


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Federal Auditors Give High Marks To Territory's Paternity And Child Support Division

The initiative, “Operation Support Our Children,” has contributed to the Department of Justice, Paternity...

By Staff / April 24, 2017

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Man Jailed On Attempted Murder, Sexual Assault And Kidnapping Charges

ST. CROIX -- The V.I.P.D. on Friday arrested a man who allegedly strangled a woman while attempting to sexually...

By Staff / April 24, 2017

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VI Students Receive Scholarships To Attend Colleges In Minnesota

ST. CROIX -- Emotional family, friends, and other supporters watched on as four young men signed their...

By Donna / April 24, 2017


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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Only Hull Bay In St. Thomas Not Safe This Weekend, According To D.P.N.R.

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources has announced that only one of the 36 beaches it tested territory-wide is not safe for swimming and fishing this...

By Staff / April 22, 2017

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Waste Management Reports Force Main Break At Lagoon Street

ST. CROIX -- The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (W.M.A.) is advising St. Croix residents of a break in the Lagoon Street Pump Station’s force main....

By Staff / April 22, 2017


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WAPA Announces Customer Service Hours For Carnival Week

Executive Director Julio A. Rhymer, Sr. Friday announced the schedule of operating hours for the customer services offices of the Virgin Islands Water and Power...

By Staff / April 22, 2017

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Limited Power Rotation In Effect On St. Thomas Following Problems At Harley Power Plant, WAPA Says (Update)

Update: April 20, 5:38 a.m. -- WAPA now says that service was fully restored to all affected customers at 9:31 p.m. on Wednesday, as the demand for power dropped...

By Staff / April 19, 2017


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WAPA Schedules 4-Hour Service Interruption On Section Of Feeder 8A In St. Thomas For Sunday

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority has scheduled an electric service interruption on a section of Feeder 8A on Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 7-11 a.m. The service...

By Staff / April 8, 2017

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All Tested Beaches Safe This Weekend, D.P.N.R. Says

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources has announced its weekly beach advisory, revealing that the 36 beaches it tested this week between April 3-7 met the conditions...

By Staff / April 8, 2017


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St. Thomas Carnival Committee Announces Important Meeting For J'ouvert Troupes And Bands

The V.I. Carnival Committee (St. Thomas Carnival Committee) is once again requesting that all troupes and bands planning to participate in the V.I. Carnival 2017...

By Staff / April 3, 2017

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Fort Christianvaern Open To Public Today For Transfer Centennial Events

ST. CROIX -- The Fort Christiansvaern grounds will be opened to the public on Friday in commemoration of the Virgin Islands Transfer Day Centennial. The National...

By Donna / March 31, 2017



USVI Ambassadors
Proud Diasporas (brought to you by the Dept. of Tourism)
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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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Mapp Urges Support Of Children's Parade

ST. THOMAS -- Governor Kenneth Mapp is once again calling on residents and visitors on this island to support the Children's Parade, which takes place on Friday. Last...

By Staff / April 23, 2017

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Caribbean Queen Is Five For Five As She Wins VI Calypso Monarch For Second Straight Year

ST. THOMAS -- Fresh off her win at the St. Croix Calypso Monarch in January, Temisha Libert, known in Calypso as Caribbean Queen, won her second straight V.I. Calypso...

By Staff / April 23, 2017


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Watch Artists Perform During Opening Night Of Carnival Village

Watch performances from Krosfyah and Hypasounds -- both from Barbados.

By Staff / April 22, 2017

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V.I. Music Legend Honored At 65th Carnival Village Opening

ST. THOMAS -- The Virgin Islands 65th Carnival celebration continued Friday with the official opening of Carnival Village activities free of charge, as the Carnival...

By Ernice / April 22, 2017


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Senate President Commends Carnival Committee For Abandoning Entrance Fee, Fencing

ST. THOMAS – Senate President Myron D. Jackson on Friday commended the Virgin Islands Carnival Committee’s decision to reverse its plans to charge an admission...

By Staff / April 21, 2017

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Carnival Committee No Longer Charging Village Entrance Fee; V.I.P.D. Says Its Ready For Festive Season

CARNIVAL VILLAGE, ST. THOMAS -- The Virgin Islands Carnival Committee will no longer charge an entrance fee for this year's Carnival Village activities, the V.I.P.D....

By Ernice / April 21, 2017



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Board Of Elections Votes Against Certifying Special Election

ST. THOMAS -- The St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections during a meeting on Monday voted against certifying the April 8 special election results, a move that sends...

By Staff / April 25, 2017

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First Annual Hoops In Paradise Invitational Draws Teams From USVI, BVI And PR

ST. THOMAS -- The Virgin Islands Department of Education (D.O.E.), in conjunction with the Bertha C. Boschulte...

By Staff / April 25, 2017

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Edina Williams, Revered Virgin Islands Educator, Dies In Florida Car Accident

An automobile accident in Florida has claimed the life of a revered Virgin Islands’ educator. Edina...

By Donna / April 25, 2017

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Junior Tri VI Season Ends With Thrilling Events

ST. CROIX -- The Junior Tri VI season came to an eventful end on Sunday, with the children cheering on their...

By Donna / April 25, 2017


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Board Of Elections Votes Against Certifying Special Election

ST. THOMAS -- The St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections during a meeting on Monday voted against certifying...

By Staff / April 25, 2017

12 Comments

Seventeen Federal Law Enforcement Officers On St. Croix Receive Commissions As USVI Peace Officers

ST. CROIX -- - Seventeen federal law enforcement officers received commissions as Virgin Islands Peace...

By Staff / April 24, 2017

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Deceased McDonald's Robbery And Hostage Suspect Committed Suicide, Autopsy Shows

ST. THOMAS -- The 17-year-old suspect who died during the March 25 Lockhart Gardens McDonald's attempted...

By Ernice / April 24, 2017