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Bike Collides With Caravan In St. Thomas, Leaving Man Dead; Senator Blasts Public Works For Failing To Install Traffic Lights

ST. THOMAS -- A man died in St. Thomas during a bike accident on the Weymounth Rhymer Highway in the vicinity...

By Ernice / August 26, 2019

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Advisories For USVI Could Be Issued Today As 'Compact Dorian' Strengthens A Little; VITEMA Expresses Preparedness

Tropical storm warnings are in effect for St. Lucia, Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and watches...

By Ernice / August 26, 2019

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Man Shot To Death Inside His Home In Teenage Son's Presence

ST. CROIX -- A man living in the All for the Better community -- which is near Tipperary on the East...

By Staff / August 26, 2019


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Building Presence In Caribbean, MasterCard Announces New Country Manager For USVI, PR

MasterCard said in a recent release that it's strengthening its foothold in the Caribbean and expanding...

By Staff / August 25, 2019

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WAPA, Gov. Bryan, Office Of Disaster Recovery And VIHFA To Announce New Power Generation Units For St. Thomas And Future Impact On Power Bills

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, Governor Albert Bryan, the Office of Disaster Recovery...

By Ernice / August 25, 2019

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Tropical Storm Dorian Takes Aim At Caribbean; Hurricane Watches May Be Issued By Sunday

A fast-developing system in the Atlantic grew into a disturbance, then a depression and into a named...

By Staff / August 24, 2019


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Two Shot, 1 Dead On Seventh Day Street In St. Thomas Near Church; Parishioners Not Injured

ST. THOMAS -- A man and a 15-year-old minor were shot on Seventh Day Street in St. Thomas this morning,...

By Staff / August 24, 2019

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Shamari Haynes Relinquishes Role At Simply Sophisticated And Savage Festival Troupes; Organization's New Lead Is Wendy Aurelien

ST. CROIX -- Simply Sophisticated Fun Troupe, the territory's largest carnival troupe and Savage Festival...

By Ernice / August 24, 2019

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As Of Oct. 1, 2020, You Won't Be Able To Use Your Driver's License To Fly If It's Not Real ID Compliant

After delaying the implementation of the Real ID Act to allow some states and U.S. territories, including...

By Ernice / August 24, 2019


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Loitering Bill And Nominations Move Ahead In Rules And Judiciary Committee

A controversial bill cracking down on loitering in public places for illicit reasons passed another...

By Robert / August 24, 2019

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Fast-Developing Storm Headed Towards Caribbean

A system that was projected to see further development in the coming days has accelerated and is expected...

By Staff / August 23, 2019

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Tropical Shipping & Saltchuk Donate $10,000 To Queen Louise Home For Children

ST. CROIX -- Vice President of Tropical Shipping Hispanola & USVI, Maria del Mar Rodríguez, and Manager...

By Staff / August 23, 2019


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UVI NSE Student Receives Community Engagement Award at ASU

University of the Virgin Islands Student Selena Cuffy has been selected by the National Student Exchange...

By Staff / August 23, 2019

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VI United’s 'Caribbean Cultural Fest 2019' To Celebrate 20 Years of Calypso & Soca In New York City Sept. 1

Dance, fete, eat, enjoy… is a fitting mantra for Caribbean Cultural Fest. 2019 presented by Virgin...

By Staff / August 23, 2019

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Watch | Home Depot Honors National Guardsmen, Donates 1,000 Backpacks To Children

Home Depot on Thursday held its 9th annual Celebration of Service on St. Croix, where VI National...

By Staff / August 23, 2019


 
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Dept. of Labor Encouraging Eligible Applicants to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance Before August 30 Deadline

If you lost your job as a direct result of Hurricanes Irma or Maria and remain unemployed, you have...

By Staff / August 22, 2019

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DLCA Issued Warnings and Citations To Vendor's Plaza Merchants, But Doors Are Open For Constructive Vendor Input

Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) enforcement agents have issued warnings and citations...

By Staff / August 21, 2019

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WAPA Says It's Working With Facebook To Remove Bogus Page Disseminating Wrong Information

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority is advising the public to disregard all postings appearing...

By Staff / August 20, 2019


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UVI Marine Researchers Need Your Help Mapping Spread Of New Coral Disease Around St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS -- This year a new coral disease emerged on the reefs of St. Thomas, and researchers at the University...

By Robert / August 19, 2019

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Orientation For St. Croix Public Schools Announced

The Dept. of Education on Friday announced mandatory orientations for the 2019-2020 school year. School...

By Staff / August 16, 2019

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Dept. of Education Announces 2019-2020 School Orientation Schedules For St. Thomas-St. John District Schools

The Virgin Islands Department of Education announced the orientation schedules for the following: Charlotte...

By Staff / August 15, 2019


 
 
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VI United’s 'Caribbean Cultural Fest 2019' To Celebrate 20 Years of Calypso & Soca In New York City Sept. 1

Dance, fete, eat, enjoy… is a fitting mantra for Caribbean Cultural Fest. 2019 presented by Virgin...

By Staff / August 23, 2019

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Watch | USVI Ambassador, Luis Perez

Hailing from the island of St. Croix, Luis Perez has been the eye behind the lens of many of your...

By Staff / January 16, 2019

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USVI Ambassadors | TK Petersen

TK Petersen, a 27-year-old Virgin Islander from St. Croix living in Atlanta, Georgia, is the co-founder...

By Staff / December 12, 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