From Pushing Carts at Kmart To Flying With United Airlines: Pilot Sheldon Martin Lands Flight 1529 at Cyril E. Airport

Ernice Gilbert | November 30, 2022 8

When United Airlines Pilot Sheldon Martin deboarded the aircraft that he had just piloted to the Cyril E. King Airport along with Captain Jeffery Gib...

V.I. Dept. of Justice Announces $105 Million Settlement With Epstein Estate - The Largest in USVI History

Staff Consortium | November 30, 2022 14

V.I. Attorney General Denise George announced Wednesday that the V.I. Dept. of Justice has settled with the Jeffrey Epstein Estate for $105 million ...

Mother in ICU, 4-Month Child Dead After Being Found in Marina; VIPD Investigating

Ernice Gilbert | November 30, 2022 5

ST. THOMAS — The V.I. Police Department on Wednesday morning confirmed the death of a 4-month-old infant in St. Thomas Tuesday night, while the chil...

WAPA Finds Solution to Prevent Rotating Blackouts But Warns of Reduction in Reliability

Ernice Gilbert | November 29, 2022 29

The V.I. Water and Power Authority announced late Tuesday that it has successful arranged a shipment of diesel enabling normal power production at the...

Adam O Partners With Dept. of Tourism For Full-Length Concert 'The Garden', Featuring Artists From Around the Caribbean

Staff Consortium | November 29, 2022 1

International Soca artist and Virgin Islander, Adam O in partnership with the V.I. Dept. of Tourism's Division of Festivals will be headlining his fir...

Security at One of the USVI's Busiest Cruise Ship Ports Inadequate as Potential Hires Reject Wage Level

Ernice Gilbert | November 29, 2022 17

The West Indian Company Limited (WICO) Dock in St. Thomas, historically the busiest port for cruise ship tourism in the U.S. Virgin Islands, is curren...

Community Center

Local Office of Veterans Affairs Announces Day Sail in St. Thomas Aboard Kon Tiki, With Entertainment From Spectrum Band

Staff Consortium | November 26, 2022

The Office of Veterans Affairs has announced that ...

Sponsored: Black Friday Sale at Noah's Electronics on St. Croix. See Deals Inside.

Staff Consortium | November 23, 2022

Noah's Electronics is having tons of Black Friday ...

Today is Deadline to Apply for Black Caucus Foundation's 2023 Spring Internship, Plaskett Says

Staff Consortium | November 23, 2022

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett is encouragin...

Experience the USVI

USVI Delegation is First to Woo Danish Travelers Back to United States Since Covid…

Staff Consortium | October 25, 2021 12

The U.S. Virgin Islands had the first delegation to personally welcome Danish travelers back to the ...

As America Reopens to Tourists, USVI Takes Marketing Push to Italy

Staff Consortium | October 12, 2021 27

As the United States prepares to welcome European ...

Territory's Tourism Success in Covid Era Credited to Public-Private Partnerships,…

Staff Consortium | September 19, 2021 5

The U.S. Virgin Islands credits its ability to survive and thrive during the worldwide Covid-19 cris...

Big Moves: Dept. of Tourism Brings a Taste of Carnival to One of America's Largest Festivals in Well-Executed Marketing Strategy

Ernice Gilbert | September 07, 2021 12

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania — The V.i. Department Of…

USVI Ports HUB

Dowe at it Again: VIPA Cuts Ribbon on Gordon A. Finch Molasses Pier, Freeing Up…

Elesha George | June 26, 2022 38

The Gordon A. Finch Molasses Pier Cargo Facility had its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony a...

The Queen Mary II Makes Unscheduled Voyage to St. Thomas at Crown Bay

Staff Consortium | April 02, 2022 14

The Queen Mary II will make an unscheduled visit t...

Virgin Islands Welcomes Wonder of the Seas, World's Largest Cruise Ship to Territory…

Kyle Murphy | March 23, 2022 15

Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas, the largest cruise ship in the world, docked for the first tim...

One of Royal Caribbean's Largest Cruise Ships Makes Maiden Voyage to St. Thomas

Kyle Murphy | January 06, 2022 9

St. Thomas — Royal Caribbean’s 1,138-foot Long, 135-foot…

Business

Damaged Water Line at WICO Has Cost Company $167,000 So Far; WAPA Promises to Address Problem 'Within a Month'

Kayra Williams | November 29, 2022 4

The West Indian Company Limited, Known As Wico, Is Paying Between $12,000 To $15,000 A Month As A Result Of Water Leakage From A Damaged Pipe That Has Cost The Company $167,000 To Date, Wico Officials Revealed During A Board Meeting Monday. Wico, Which Ended The Fiscal Year With A Net Loss Of $6.2 Million Compared To $8 Million A Year Earlier, Said It Is In Negotiations With The Government Employees' Retirement System, Whose Property The Damaged Pipe Also Runs Through, To Pay Half The Cost. “we Are In Negotiations With Gers So That They Can Go Ahead And Pay Half,” Said Wico President And Ceo Anthony Ottley During Monday's Meeting. For The Past…

No Longer Starving: Local Businesses Showcase Products During 'Striving Artists Day' at Whim Museum

Staff Consortium | November 28, 2022 1

Residents And Visitors Congregated At The Estate Whim Museum On St. Croix Sunday To Enjoy The Various Aspects Of Virgin Islands Culture During Striving Artists Day. On Location Were 45 Vendors, Including Local Artists, Jewelers, Authors, And Craftspeople Showcasing Their Items.  Striving Artist Day, Formerly Known As Starving Artists Day, Is A Fundraising Event Through The St. Croix Landmarks Society. in Short, The Event Sees Local Business People With Either Hand-crafted Or Locally Made Products, Coming Together At One Location To Showcase Their Offerings. There Was No Shortage Of Talent At The Gathering, With 45 Vendors On Hand With A Myriad…

A Thanksgiving Miracle: Empty Pantry at Nonprofit Helping Victims is Filled With Goods by Elementary School Students of Joseph A. Gomez

Ernice Gilbert | November 26, 2022 2

Students In Kindergarten Through Fifth Grade, Along With Faculty And Staff Of The Joseph A. Gomez Elementary School Brought Smiles — And More Importantly, Meals — To Victims Of Crimes This Thanksgiving By Donating Over 1,200 Food Items To The Family Resource Center In St. Thomas. The Drive, Which Lasted For Two Weeks (nov. 7-18), Was Organized By Kindergarten Through 2nd Grade Counselor Kiri Catta, However It Was A School-wide Effort, Including The Families Of Students At The School. Though The Goal Was To Collect 1,000 Items, The Drive's Total Was 1,221, With Educator Merle Narcisse's Kindergarten Class Donating The Most — 185. As It Turns Out,…

U.S. Bans Sugar Imports From Dominican Republic-Based Firm on Findings of Forced Labor, Other Abuses

Janeka Simon | November 26, 2022 12

Sugar From A Major Supplier In The Dominican Republic Has Been Banned By The United States, After An Investigation Found Indications That Forced Labor Was Being Used In The Cane Fields Of The Central Romana Corporation. Investigative Journalism From U.s. Publication Mother Jones And Reveal From The Center For Investigative Reporting Published In 2021 Found That Cane Cutters In The Dominican Republic Often Lived In Dilapidated Company-supplied Housing That Lacked Electricity And Running Water. People Were Being Forced To Work, Mother Jones Reported, With “inadequate Protective Gear, Poor Medical Care, Low Pay, Chronic Debt And Intimidation By…

Entertainment

Adam O Partners With Dept. of Tourism For Full-Length Concert 'The Garden', Featuring Artists From Around the Caribbean

Staff Consortium | November 29, 2022 1

International Soca Artist And Virgin Islander, Adam…

After a Two-Year Hiatus, the St. Croix Food and Wine Experience Returns Dec. 1

Staff Consortium | October 27, 2022

The St. Croix Foundation For Community Development…

Comedians Featured on BET, HBO and MTV Head to St. Croix This Weekend

Ernice Gilbert | October 11, 2022 1

A New Organization In The Virgin Islands Named Generation…