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Operation Blue Roof Application Deadline Approaches In U.S. Virgin Islands

ST. THOMAS -- Time is running out for Virgin Island hurricane survivors to sign up with Operation Blue...

By Staff / October 17, 2017

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Rumor Of Airport Closures False, Port Authority Says

Virgin Islands Port Authority Executive Director David Mapp on Tuesday afternoon moved to quell public...

By Staff / October 17, 2017

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Two Disaster Recovery Centers Open On St. Thomas For Hurricane Survivors

ST. THOMAS -- Two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) opened today in St. Thomas to provide information and help...

By Staff / October 17, 2017


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Watch: Plessen Healthcare Hosts 'Health Recovery Fair'

Plessen Healthcare, located in Orange Grove, on Saturday hosted what was dubbed a "Health Recovery Fair",...

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,...

By Staff / October 17, 2017

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Power Restoration Work Hampered On Monday By Inclement Weather, WAPA Says, Latest Update Released

The Virgin  Islands Water and Power Authority said in its latest power and potable water restoration...

By Staff / October 17, 2017


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Dept. Of Health Announces Services Schedule For Oct. 16-20

The Department of Health late Monday issued a release with dates and locations for a variety of services...

By Staff / October 17, 2017

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Juan Luis Hospital Appoints New CEO

ST. CROIX -- The Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center's governing board announced late Monday that...

By Ernice / October 17, 2017

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Mapp Announces 'VI Hurricane and Resiliency Advisory Group', Created To Guide Recovery Of USVI

ST. THOMAS -- Governor Kenneth Mapp on Monday announced the creation of an expert advisory committee...

By Staff / October 16, 2017


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St. Thomas To Welcome Royal Caribbean's Adventure Of The Seas On November 10

ST. THOMAS -- The Government of the Virgin Islands is welcoming the return of Royal Caribbean's Adventure...

By Staff / October 16, 2017

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Letter To The Editor | Addressing The Looming Cost Of Rebuilding

To the Editor: Battered and bruised our communities have moved past back-to-back natural disasters...

By Ernice / October 16, 2017

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USVI Hurricane Survivors Encouraged To Stay In Touch With FEMA

ST. CROIX -- Hurricane Irma or Maria survivors who have registered for disaster aid should remember that...

By Staff / October 16, 2017


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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Two Disaster Recovery Centers Open On St. Thomas For Hurricane Survivors

ST. THOMAS -- Two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) opened today in St. Thomas to provide information and help for survivors of hurricanes Irma and Maria, FEMA announced...

By Staff / October 17, 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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Power Restoration Work Hampered On Monday By Inclement Weather, WAPA Says, Latest Update Released

The Virgin  Islands Water and Power Authority said in its latest power and potable water restoration update that work to restore power to the USVI was hampered...

By Staff / October 17, 2017

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Dept. Of Health Announces Services Schedule For Oct. 16-20

The Department of Health late Monday issued a release with dates and locations for a variety of services through Friday. D.O.H. has been working around the damages...

By Staff / October 17, 2017


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WAPA To Residents: Shutdown Standby Generators When Line Crews Are In Your Neighborhoods Restoring Power; Latest Updates Announced

As the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority ramps up power restoration work territory-wide, with hundreds of linemen from around the U.S. contracted to help,...

By Staff / October 13, 2017

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Social Security Offices In USVI And PR To Reopen 'As Soon As Possible'; Social Security Payments Continue To Be Made

Social Security offices in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands currently remain closed, however, these offices will be reopened as soon as possible, according...

By Staff / October 12, 2017


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Answers To Frequently Asked Questions From Hurricanes Irma And Maria Survivors In USVI

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has put together a list with answers to questions frequently asked by Hurricanes Irma and Maria survivors. Q: Where...

By Staff / October 12, 2017

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DOH Provides Limited Supply of Insulin to Uninsured and Under-Insured

The Department of Health (DOH) will be distributing a limited supply of insulin to the uninsured and under-insured on St. Croix on today, Thursday, October 12 one day only....

By Staff / October 12, 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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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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Watch: Simply Sophisticated Fun Troupe Displays Eight Costumes

Shamari Haynes and Simply Sophisticated Fun Troupe Inc. displayed eight carnival costume designs for the 2017-18 Crucian Carnival season at Fort Frederik in the wee hours...

By Staff / July 23, 2017



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Ethics Bill Held In Committee. It Has Too Many Issues, Testifiers And Lawmakers Say

ST. THOMAS -- An ethics bill that was praised in a press release issued Wednesday by its sponsor, Senator Janette Millin Young, was held in the Committee of Rules...

By Ernice / September 2, 2017

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Operation Blue Roof Application Deadline Approaches In U.S. Virgin Islands

ST. THOMAS -- Time is running out for Virgin Island hurricane survivors to sign up with Operation Blue...

By Staff / October 17, 2017

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Rumor Of Airport Closures False, Port Authority Says

Virgin Islands Port Authority Executive Director David Mapp on Tuesday afternoon moved to quell public...

By Staff / October 17, 2017

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Two Disaster Recovery Centers Open On St. Thomas For Hurricane Survivors

ST. THOMAS -- Two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) opened today in St. Thomas to provide information and help...

By Staff / October 17, 2017


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Watch: Plessen Healthcare Hosts 'Health Recovery Fair'

Plessen Healthcare, located in Orange Grove, on Saturday hosted what was dubbed a "Health Recovery Fair",...

By Staff / October 17, 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,...

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,...

By Staff / October 17, 2017