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Watch: Vialet Gives 6-Minute History Lesson On Economic Impact Of Oil Refining On St. Croix

Senator Kurt Vialet, a stalwart advocate for progress on St. Croix on Friday spoke of the great economic...

By Staff / July 21, 2018

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Most Beaches Safe This Weekend, D.P.N.R. Says

Most of the territory's beaches are good for swimming and fishing this weekend, with only Coki Point...

By Staff / July 21, 2018

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Watch: Senator Brian Smith Passionately Endorses Oil Refining On St. Croix

"Glory days are here again!" Watch as Senator Brian Smith passionately endorses oil refining on St. Croix.

By Staff / July 21, 2018


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With The Revival Of St. Croix's Economy At Stake, Senators Press Limetree Bay, Mapp Officials At Daylong Hearing On Oil Refining Restart Deal

ST. CROIX -- “Glory days are here again! Glory days are here again, guys," Senator Brian Smith proclaimed...

By Ernice / July 21, 2018

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St. Croix Man Sentenced To 19 Months For Firearms Possession Associated With Planned Robbery

ST. CROIX -- District Court Judge Wilma Lewis on Thursday sentenced Maurice Doyle, age 27, of St. Croix,...

By Staff / July 20, 2018

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USVI Hurricane Recovery And Resilience Task Force Issues Report With 2018 Recommendations

The U.S. Virgin Islands Hurricane Recovery and Resilience Task Force on Friday released its initial 280-page...

By Staff / July 20, 2018


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Police Officer Arrested On Rape Charge

ST. THOMAS -- A St. Thomas police officer was arrested on Friday after being accused of sexual assault...

By Staff / July 20, 2018

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Two Shot, One Dead In Harvey Project Incident

ST. CROIX -- Two men were shot Friday afternoon in the Bethlehem Village Housing Community (also called...

By Staff / July 20, 2018

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Delegation Of Virgin Islands Athletes Set To Compete In 2018 Central American And Caribbean Games

The Virgin Islands Olympic Committee (VIOC) announced today that a delegation of 70 Virgin Islanders...

By Staff / July 20, 2018


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VI Royal Festival And Wellness Conference Starts Today On St. Croix

Virgin Islands roots reggae musicians, artists, and wellness professionals will gather in St. Croix this...

By Staff / July 20, 2018

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Territory Continues To Lose Unspent Federal Grants; Human Service's Head Start Program Recently Lost $1.5 Million

During an Office of Management of Budget budget hearing on Thursday, it was revealed by the Senate's...

By Ernice / July 20, 2018

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Watch: On Tucker Carlson Show, Congressman Says Mapp's State Of Emergency Declaration Violates Second Amendment

Congressman Rob Bishop, the chairman U.S. House Natural Resources Committee, went on the Tucker Carlson...

By Staff / July 20, 2018


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Congressmen Question Mapp's Continued State Of Emergency Declaration And The Implications On Gun Rights

House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop, R-Utah, and House Judiciary Committee Chairman...

By Ernice / July 20, 2018

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viNGN to Receive $497,000, Schneider $170,000 And WAPA More Than $800,000 In Latest Funding From U.S. Dept. Of Interior

Doug Domenech, U.S. Department of the Interior assistant secretary for Insular and International Affairs,...

By Staff / July 19, 2018

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DHS Senior Citizens Division Employees Take Job Action In Protest Of 'Unbearable' Working Conditions

ST. CROIX -- Department of Human Services employees on St. Croix working in the Division of Senior Citizens...

By Ernice / July 19, 2018


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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Most Beaches Safe This Weekend, D.P.N.R. Says

Most of the territory's beaches are good for swimming and fishing this weekend, with only Coki Point and Water Bay in St. Thomas not safe, the Department of Planning...

By Staff / July 21, 2018

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Operating Room At Juan Luis Hospital Reopens After Being Closed For Several Days

ST. CROIX -- The Juan F. Luis Hospital's operating room is operational once more after being partially closed for 6 days after the O.R.'s two 300-ton chillers malfunctioned...

By Staff / July 19, 2018


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Division Of Personnel's 2018 Health And Wellness Expo Being Held This Week

The Division of Personnel is hosting its health and wellness expo this week territory-wide, with the first event taking place today on St. Croix and Friday on St. Thomas,...

By Staff / July 17, 2018

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As Violent Crime Escalates, U.S. Attorney's Office And FBI Announce Territorial Law Enforcement Training In Support Of Project Safe Neighborhoods

United States Attorney Gretchen Shappert and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Douglas A. Leff announced on Monday an upcoming interview and interrogation...

By Staff / July 17, 2018


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Most Beaches Territory-Wide Are Safe For Swimming And Fishing This Weekend, According To D.P.N.R.

Most of the territory's beaches are safe for swimming and fishing this weekend, with two being marked as unsafe and six not tested, according to the Department of Planning...

By Staff / July 14, 2018

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Potter Encouraging Property Owners To Submit Post Hurricane Form By July 28

Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter on Friday urged property owners who sustained hurricane damage and are submitting the “Request for Post Hurricane Irma &...

By Staff / July 13, 2018


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Artists For 'I AM QUEEN MARY' Monument Launch VI Artist Talk Tour And Open Forum

St. Croix artist La Vaughn Belle and Danish artist Jeannette Ehlers will lead a series of talks and open forums on all three islands to discuss their groundbreaking...

By Staff / July 13, 2018

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Early Voting Postponed Again; Election System Blames Late Funding

Originally scheduled for July 10, then moved to July 14, early voting for the August 4 primary election will now start on July 18 and end on July 25, giving residents...

By Staff / July 12, 2018



USVI Ambassadors
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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



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VI Royal Festival And Wellness Conference Starts Today On St. Croix

Virgin Islands roots reggae musicians, artists, and wellness professionals will gather in St. Croix this weekend July 21-23 at the “Virgin Islands Royal Fest and Wellness...

By Staff / July 20, 2018

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USVI Soca Artist Rudy Live Releases New Music Video 'Push It'

Virgin Islands Soca Diva Rudy Live is in the midst of a whirlwind year following the success of her latest single “Push It”, which released in April. On Monday,...

By Staff / July 18, 2018


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Spectrum Band, 2018 Road March Winner, Will Perform At Media Convention In Detroit

U.S. Virgin Islands' Carnival road march winners Spectrum Band has been confirmed as the official house band for the upcoming National Association of Black Journalists...

By Staff / July 13, 2018

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2nd Annual Wet Fete Event On St. Croix Being Held In Memory Of Kylo Promises More Fun, Water

ST. CROIX -- It was a sight to behold in December 2016, when TGOD Entertaiment, (Teamwork, Goals, Opportunities, Determined), made up of members of the then-Stylee...

By Ernice / July 10, 2018


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Watch: Children And Adults Dig In During Mango Eating Competition

The main attraction for many at the annual Mango Melee event at the Botanical Garden on St. Croix is the mango eating competition, which has always been a fierce...

By Staff / July 9, 2018

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Watch: St. Croix Barbers' 2nd Annual 'BarberQ' Customer Appreciation Event Draws Large Turnout

ST. CROIX -- It started as an idea of one of the owners of Karibbean Kuts, a well-known barbershop located across from the Brass Key Home Store in Peter's Rest....

By Staff / July 8, 2018



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First Day Of Early Voting Is Successful With 336 Ballots Cast, Election System Says

After being delayed multiple times, early voting began on Wednesday and, according to Election System Supervisor Caroline Fawkes, the process was successful, with...

By Ernice / July 19, 2018

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Watch: Vialet Gives 6-Minute History Lesson On Economic Impact Of Oil Refining On St. Croix

Senator Kurt Vialet, a stalwart advocate for progress on St. Croix on Friday spoke of the great economic...

By Staff / July 21, 2018

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Most Beaches Safe This Weekend, D.P.N.R. Says

Most of the territory's beaches are good for swimming and fishing this weekend, with only Coki Point...

By Staff / July 21, 2018

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Watch: Senator Brian Smith Passionately Endorses Oil Refining On St. Croix

"Glory days are here again!" Watch as Senator Brian Smith passionately endorses oil refining on St. Croix.

By Staff / July 21, 2018


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With The Revival Of St. Croix's Economy At Stake, Senators Press Limetree Bay, Mapp Officials At Daylong Hearing On Oil Refining Restart Deal

ST. CROIX -- “Glory days are here again! Glory days are here again, guys," Senator Brian Smith proclaimed...

By Ernice / July 21, 2018

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St. Croix Man Sentenced To 19 Months For Firearms Possession Associated With Planned Robbery

ST. CROIX -- District Court Judge Wilma Lewis on Thursday sentenced Maurice Doyle, age 27, of St. Croix,...

By Staff / July 20, 2018

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USVI Hurricane Recovery And Resilience Task Force Issues Report With 2018 Recommendations

The U.S. Virgin Islands Hurricane Recovery and Resilience Task Force on Friday released its initial 280-page...

By Staff / July 20, 2018