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3,469 Virgin Islanders Brave Long Lines To Vote Early On Saturday; Today Is The Last Day To Vote Early Before Runoff

District Court Orders Halt To Collection Of Excise Tax In U.S. Virgin Islands

Watch Now: Ernice Gilbert Interviews Governor Kenneth Mapp

Limetree Bay and BP Reach Agreement On Oil Refinery Restart On St. Croix

At New Location, Taste Of St. Croix Maintains Success, Turnout

Paradise Jam Basketball Tournament Tips Off Friday At UVI

Stateside Hurricane Recovery Worker Shot Dead On St. Croix During Robbery At East End Bar

Controversy Brews Over More Than $100K Lump-Sum Paid To G.E.R.S. By P.F.A. For Employee

Judge Grants Restraining Order Halting Voter Registration Ahead Of Runoff Election; Arturo Watlington 'Not Above Law'

Attorney General Files Suit Seeking Temporary Restraining Order Against Auturo Watlington For Allowing Voter Registration Ahead Of Runoff

Watch: Second Largest Cargo Plane In The World Delivers Payload To St. Croix

Weather System To Bring Heavy Rainfall To USVI, National Hurricane Center Warns

Video Scenes From Veterans Day Parade 2018 On St. Croix

USVI In Path Of New Weather System; Tropical Cyclone Development Possible By Midweek

A Response To The Bryan-Roach Campaign's Statement On Debate Pullout

Albert Bryan's Team Decides Against One-On-One Debate With Mapp

Spirit Airlines Starts Thrice Weekly Flights Between Orlando And St. Thomas

Torrential Rainfall Leads To Flooding Territory-Wide

These Are The New Senators Elected On Tuesday

Democrats Win Super Majority In Senate, With Women Leading The Charge




 

 
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Adlah Donastorg And Stacey Plaskett Have Endorsed Albert Bryan For Governor

Adlah Donastorg has endorsed Albert Bryan for governor, so too has Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett,...

By Staff / November 18, 2018

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Watch: Scenes From Early Voting Ahead Of Runoff Election

A hotly contested election between Governor Kenneth Mapp and candidate for Governor Albert Bryan is being...

By Staff / November 18, 2018

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3,469 Virgin Islanders Brave Long Lines To Vote Early On Saturday; Today Is The Last Day To Vote Early Before Runoff

Virgin Islanders in St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John braved long lines at the territory's Election...

By Ernice / November 18, 2018


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A 63-Year-Old Man Drove To Sunny Isle To Meet Minor Boy For Sex. He Was Arrested By Feds In Sting Operation.

ST. CROIX -- United States Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert announced on Friday that Carlyle Ham, 63, of St. Croix,...

By Staff / November 17, 2018

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Territory Foregoes $40 Million Loan From Limetree Bay As Company Invests Additional $400 Million In Refinery

The territory was to receive $70 million upon closing of the oil refining deal between British Petroleum...

By Ernice / November 17, 2018

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District Court Orders Halt To Collection Of Excise Tax In U.S. Virgin Islands

District Court Judge Curtis Gomez on Thursday ordered the Government of the Virgin Islands to cease its collection...

By Ernice / November 17, 2018


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Watch Now: Ernice Gilbert Interviews Governor Kenneth Mapp

By Staff / November 17, 2018

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Tuesday Announced As Legal Holiday For Runoff Election

Tuesday, November 20, will be a legal holiday across the territory as voters head to the polls again...

By Staff / November 16, 2018

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UVI Students Capture First Place In National HP Competition

Five University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) students won the 2nd Annual HP HBCU Business Challenge competition...

By Staff / November 16, 2018


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Kerra Samuel Named 2019 USVI State Teacher Of The Year

Kerra Samuel, intermediate computer lab teacher at Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School and recently named...

By Staff / November 16, 2018

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Limetree Bay and BP Reach Agreement On Oil Refinery Restart On St. Croix

British Petroleum, the multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England, has reached...

By Ernice / November 16, 2018

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Federal Jury Convicts B.O.C. Inmate Of Contraband Possession; Two Other Inmates Plead Guilty

ST. THOMAS -- United States Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert announced Thursday that a Federal jury handed...

By Staff / November 16, 2018


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Senator Alicia Hansen Endorses Bryan, Adding Momentum To The Campaign

ST. CROIX -- Senator Alicia Hansen on Thursday night endorsed Albert Bryan and Tregenza Roach for Governor...

By Ernice / November 16, 2018

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At New Location, Taste Of St. Croix Maintains Success, Turnout

ST. CROIX -- After being held at the Divi Carina Bay Hotel for most of its years, Taste of St. Croix...

By Staff / November 16, 2018

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Island-Wide Blackout Affects St. Croix, WAPA Says

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority announced on Thursday night that a major electrical service...

By Staff / November 15, 2018


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Island-Wide Blackout Affects St. Croix, WAPA Says

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority announced on Thursday night that a major electrical service interruption has affected the island of St. Croix. WAPA...

By Staff / November 15, 2018

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DPNR To Residents: Stay Away From Beaches This Weekend; Testing Will Resume Next Week

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said Thursday that due to the high volume of rainfall experienced throughout the territory this week, it anticipates...

By Staff / November 15, 2018


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CFVI Accepting Nominations For Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Award

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands announced on Wednesday that nominations are being accepted for The Euan P. McFarlane Award to recognize outstanding...

By Staff / November 15, 2018

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Residents Should Abstain From Using Beaches Territory-Wide Until Further Notice, D.P.N.R. Says

Due to the high volume of rainfall experienced in the U.S. Virgin Islands this week, as well as expected rainfall over the coming weekend, the Department of Planning...

By Staff / November 10, 2018


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VITEMA Says It's Monitoring Weather System And Floods Impacting USVI

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) said on Thursday that it's closely monitoring the tropical weather system currently impacting...

By Staff / November 8, 2018

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Update: Public Schools Territory-Wide, Government Offices Territory-Wide Closed Due To Inclement Weather

Last updated: November 11, 2018 9:09 a.m. In an update, Government House said government offices territory-wide are closed today because of inclement weather....

By Staff / November 8, 2018


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Mapp And Potter Cite Recovery Successes At Town Hall In St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS -- Speaking at a town hall meeting for residents of Anna’s Retreat, St. Thomas, a team of senior U.S. Virgin Islands government officials, led by Governor...

By Staff / November 2, 2018

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Mapp Condemns Attack On Synagogue In Pittsburgh That Left 11 Worshipers Dead

Governor Kenneth Mapp has condemned the attack on worshipers at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that took place over the weekend, Government...

By Staff / October 31, 2018



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Watch: USVI Ambassador | Keiann Corlise

Keiann Corlise's Kass Swimwear brand was number 3 on a top 6 list in a feature on Fader Magazine of top brands...

By Staff / October 25, 2018

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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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UVI Board Approves Sports And Fitness Center For St. Croix Campus

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees, during a regular meeting held on Saturday in the university's administration and conference building on the St. Thomas...

By Ernice / October 29, 2018

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Bush Cook, Chef Cook Will Keep You Coming Back For More, And More, And More

ST. CROIX -- Saturday on St. Croix was just the kind of day to take a long, island-wide drive by yourself or with friends and family, soaking in the beauty of the 82 square...

By Ernice / October 21, 2018


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VI Consortium To Livestream Donastorg-Hansen Machel Montano Concert In St. Thomas And St. Croix

Yes, Machel Montano, the King of Soca and legendary artist -- he is the biggest, by far, Soca artist in the world -- is coming to the Virgin Islands, courtesy the Donastorg-Hansen...

By Staff / October 19, 2018

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Watch: Scenes From Carnival Meets The Runway

The event, viewed as the official kickoff of the Crucian Christmas Festival season, was the fifth annual. Read full story here.

By Staff / October 14, 2018


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A Different Setting, More Performances And Beautiful Crucian Women Describe Carnival Meets The Runway 2018

ST. CROIX -- The belief goes to stay ahead of the curve, change is inevitable. "Change or get left behind" is also a popular phrase used by many to motivate those...

By Staff / October 14, 2018

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Political Candidates Make Their Presence Known During PR-VI Friendship Parade

Some gubernatorial teams, and indeed a few Senate candidates, made their presence felt during Sunday's VI-PR Friendship Parade, which was held in Christiansted from...

By Ernice / October 8, 2018



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Adlah Donastorg And Stacey Plaskett Have Endorsed Albert Bryan For Governor

Adlah Donastorg has endorsed Albert Bryan for governor, so too has Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett,...

By Staff / November 18, 2018

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Watch: Scenes From Early Voting Ahead Of Runoff Election

A hotly contested election between Governor Kenneth Mapp and candidate for Governor Albert Bryan is being...

By Staff / November 18, 2018

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3,469 Virgin Islanders Brave Long Lines To Vote Early On Saturday; Today Is The Last Day To Vote Early Before Runoff

Virgin Islanders in St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John braved long lines at the territory's Election...

By Ernice / November 18, 2018


11 Comments

A 63-Year-Old Man Drove To Sunny Isle To Meet Minor Boy For Sex. He Was Arrested By Feds In Sting Operation.

ST. CROIX -- United States Attorney Gretchen C. F. Shappert announced on Friday that Carlyle Ham, 63, of St. Croix,...

By Staff / November 17, 2018

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Territory Foregoes $40 Million Loan From Limetree Bay As Company Invests Additional $400 Million In Refinery

The territory was to receive $70 million upon closing of the oil refining deal between British Petroleum...

By Ernice / November 17, 2018

7 Comments

District Court Orders Halt To Collection Of Excise Tax In U.S. Virgin Islands

District Court Judge Curtis Gomez on Thursday ordered the Government of the Virgin Islands to cease its collection...

By Ernice / November 17, 2018