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St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John & BVI News
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Port Authority Announces Temporary Relocation Of TSA At Cyril E. King Airport

ST. THOMAS -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) passenger screening area has been temporarily...

By Staff / November 21, 2017

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WAPA Has Received Over $76 Million In FEMA Grants To Fund Power Restoration; A Third Of USVI Now Has Power

After Hurricanes Irma and Maria damaged almost 90 percent of the territory’s electrical grid in September,...

By Staff / November 21, 2017

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589 Vessels Were Impacted By Hurricanes Irma And Maria In USVI, EPA Says

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday revealed that 589 vessels were identified as being...

By Staff / November 21, 2017


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Man Caught In Act Of Burglarizing Medical Facility In St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS -- A man was caught by police while burglarizing the Medical Foundation in St. Thomas, a facility...

By Staff / November 21, 2017

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VIPD Said To Be Investigating Death Of 67-Year-Old Man At Bolongo Bay Resort

ST. THOMAS -- V.I.P.D. officers in St. Thomas are investigating what may have led to the death of a 67-year-old...

By Staff / November 21, 2017

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Group Of Leading Environmental Health Scientists And Medical Professionals Call On Mapp To Ban Air Curtain Incineration Of Hurricane Debris

As the Mapp administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency prepare to incinerate hurricane...

By Ernice / November 21, 2017


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WAPA Keeps Projection Unchanged, Says It's Still On Track To Restore 90 Percent Of USVI By Christmas; Latest Update Released

With the addition of linemen who landed in the U.S. Virgin Islands in recent days, the Virgin Islands...

By Staff / November 21, 2017

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Terminix Companies Sentenced For Applying Restricted-Use Pesticide To Residences In U.S. Virgin Islands

Terminix International Company LP (TERMINIX LP) and U.S. Virgin Islands operation Terminix International...

By Staff / November 20, 2017

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VI Caribbean Cultural Center At UVI Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Despite Hurricanes Irma and Maria’s damage to the Albert A. Sheen Campus and proactive recovery mode...

By Staff / November 20, 2017


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Disaster Recovery Centers To Be Closed On Thanksgiving Day

Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands will be closed Thursday for the Thanksgiving...

By Staff / November 20, 2017

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U.S. Justice Department Awards $586,920 To Virgin Islands To Hire Four Officers For Community Policing

The Virgin Islands Police Department will be able to hire four additional full- time officers...

By Staff / November 20, 2017

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Even While Participating In Hurricane Recovery Efforts, U.S. Customs & Border Protection Agents Apprehends 4 Illegal Aliens Attempting To Disembark

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (C.B.P.) border patrol agents apprehended 4 undocumented aliens early...

By Staff / November 20, 2017


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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Port Authority Announces Temporary Relocation Of TSA At Cyril E. King Airport

ST. THOMAS -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) passenger screening area has been temporarily relocated in the Cyril E. King Airport (CEKA) Terminal...

By Staff / November 21, 2017

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WAPA Keeps Projection Unchanged, Says It's Still On Track To Restore 90 Percent Of USVI By Christmas; Latest Update Released

With the addition of linemen who landed in the U.S. Virgin Islands in recent days, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said on Monday that it would meet...

By Staff / November 21, 2017


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Two Beaches Not Safe, Five Could Not Be Tested, D.P.N.R. Says

While most of the territory's waters proved to be safe for swimming and fishing this weekend, two beaches -- Cramer Park (above) on St. Croix and Water Bay in St. Thomas...

By Staff / November 18, 2017

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Large, Heavily Populated Areas On St. Croix To Be Reenergized Soon; Latest Territory-Wide Update Released

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority has issued its latest restoration update. Find it below. ELECTRIC SYSTEM WAPA’s restoration continues to progress...

By Staff / November 18, 2017


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Over 17,000 WAPA Customers Now Have Power; Latest Update Released

The Virgin islands Water and Power Authority in its latest update said that over 17,000 of its customers have been restored with power, as the utility continues...

By Staff / November 17, 2017

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Territory-Wide Medallion Auctions For Veterans Set For December

Levron Sarauw, Sr., executive director of the Virgin Islands Taxicab Commission announced on Thursday that pursuant to Virgin Islands law, the Taxi Commission will...

By Staff / November 16, 2017


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Normalcy Taking Hold In USVI As More Communities Are Reenergized; Latest WAPA Update Released

Normalcy is beginning to take hold in the U.S. Virgin Islands as the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority continues to reenergize communities across the territory....

By Staff / November 16, 2017

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WAPA Wants To Be 60 Percent Less Dependent On Oil By 2025; Latest Update Released

Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority Executive Director Julio Rhymer told U.S. Senate members of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Tuesday that...

By Ernice / November 15, 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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The Show Goes On: Miss St. Croix Contestants Give Taste Of What's To Come At Preliminary Event

ST. CROIX -- If there's one season that can help with moving past the psychological effects of ruinous hurricanes, it's the cultural season of the territory. Weeks...

By Ernice / November 20, 2017

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USVI Diaspora In New York Invited To Attend Benefit Concert At Jay Z's 40/40 Club For Hurricane Relief

Virgin Islanders living in New York, as well as the wider New York public, have been invited to mingle, nosh and enjoy music from Virgin Islands jazz artists and others...

By Staff / October 17, 2017


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Reichhold Center Cancels 39th Season After Sustaining Heavy Damage From Hurricanes Irma And Maria

ST. THOMAS -- The Reichhold Center for the Arts suffered major damages by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the University of the Virgin Islands, which owns Reichhold,...

By Staff / October 17, 2017

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Monday Is VI-PR Friendship Holiday; Celebration Planned For 10 a.m. In Christiansted

Governor Kenneth Mapp has encouraged residents to join in celebrating the territory’s longstanding relationship with its neighbors in Puerto Rico. “This year,...

By Staff / October 8, 2017


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'King Of The Wing' Donates Over $60,000 To Junior Achievement Of The Virgin Islands

ST. THOMAS -- The check presentation ceremony for the eighth annual King of the Wing contest (K.O.W.) was held on Wednesday morning at the Charles W. Turnbull Regional...

By Staff / August 10, 2017

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Shamari Haynes Gets St. Croix In Mood Of Carnival With Costumes Debut Showcase

ST. CROIX -- A mood of anticipation engulfed Fort Frederik during the late hours of Saturday night and the wee hours of Sunday morning. There, beautiful women, many...

By Ernice / July 24, 2017



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Warren Mosler, 2018 Gubernatorial Candidate, Unveils Vision And Plan For USVI

Gubernatorial candiate Warren Mosler, a local multimillionaire whose political ambitions are well documented, has unveiled his vision and plan for the U.S. Virgin...

By Ernice / November 14, 2017

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Port Authority Announces Temporary Relocation Of TSA At Cyril E. King Airport

ST. THOMAS -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) passenger screening area has been temporarily...

By Staff / November 21, 2017

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WAPA Has Received Over $76 Million In FEMA Grants To Fund Power Restoration; A Third Of USVI Now Has Power

After Hurricanes Irma and Maria damaged almost 90 percent of the territory’s electrical grid in September,...

By Staff / November 21, 2017

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589 Vessels Were Impacted By Hurricanes Irma And Maria In USVI, EPA Says

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday revealed that 589 vessels were identified as being...

By Staff / November 21, 2017


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Man Caught In Act Of Burglarizing Medical Facility In St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS -- A man was caught by police while burglarizing the Medical Foundation in St. Thomas, a facility...

By Staff / November 21, 2017

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VIPD Said To Be Investigating Death Of 67-Year-Old Man At Bolongo Bay Resort

ST. THOMAS -- V.I.P.D. officers in St. Thomas are investigating what may have led to the death of a 67-year-old...

By Staff / November 21, 2017

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Group Of Leading Environmental Health Scientists And Medical Professionals Call On Mapp To Ban Air Curtain Incineration Of Hurricane Debris

As the Mapp administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency prepare to incinerate hurricane...

By Ernice / November 21, 2017