V.I. Natives Theron Thomas and Masai Harris Recognized for Two Separate Grammy-Winning Projects During 65th Awards on Sunday

Janeka Simon | February 06, 2023 2

The USVI has two new reasons to radiate island pride, as two homegrown musicians receive recognition...

Excellent Police Work Leads to Arrest of Armed Man Who Attempted to Rob Elderly Woman at Her Home

Nisha Charles | February 06, 2023 16

ST. THOMAS — A man accused of trying to rob an elderly woman appeared in court to face theft and w...

Young Virgin Islands Track Stars Have Another Winning Weekend, Set New Records

Staff Consortium | February 06, 2023 8

It was another fantastic weekend for young Virgin Islands athletes in their collegiate careers with first place finishes at track meets for Michelle S...

Threat of Direct British Rule Over BVI to be Lifted Only If Reforms are Implemented, Says U.K. Minister for Overseas Territories

Beverly Telesford | February 05, 2023 6

Not-so-deeply buried in the pleasant diplomatic language employed by Lord Zac Goldsmith, UK Minister for Overseas Territories, during his three-day vi...

WAPA Continues to Erode Purchasing Power of Virgin Islanders as Estimated Billing Continues Two Years After Promise of 'Accuracy and Timeliness'

Janeka Simon | February 04, 2023 50

The Water and Power Authority (WAPA) has, for years, been struggling to provide its customers with accurate bills for the electricity they consume. I...

Men Wanted in Connection With Homicides of Stacie Schjang and Arnold Jarvis Arrested in Georgia, Await Extradition

Ernice Gilbert | February 04, 2023 13

The V.I. Police Department announced Friday night that two men wanted on murder charges in connection with the homicide deaths of 46-year-old Stacie ...

JP Morgan Pushes Back Against USVI, Says Territory Lavished Epstein With Lucrative Privileges Even as a Sex Offender

Janeka Simon | February 03, 2023 16

JP Morgan Chase, the banking behemoth currently being sued by the USVI, has responded by calling the territory's case "legally meritless." Through ...

St. Croix Undergoing 'Steady Tourism Development' as Airport Project Opens Up 'Opportunity Galore'

Janeka Simon | February 03, 2023 15

While the public-private partnership sought to develop the two major airports in the USVI are expected to spur economic development across the territo...

Community Center

U.S., Norwegian Sailors Rescued By Coast Guard off Puerto Rico Coast After Their Sailboat's Mast Snaps

Staff Consortium | February 06, 2023 2

Two boaters whose 30-foot sailboat lost its mast w...

WAPA Urging Motorists to Avoid Centerline Road Near Ag Fair Grounds on Sunday as it Performs Undergrounding Work

Staff Consortium | February 03, 2023 6

The V.I. Water and Power Authority has announced a...

Dept. of Health Public Notice: Demolition of Charles Harwood Complex in Richmond, St. Croix

Staff Consortium | February 01, 2023

The Department of Health announces that pursuant t...

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

St. Croix Undergoing 'Steady Tourism Development' as Airport Project Opens Up 'Opportunity Galore'

Janeka Simon | February 03, 2023 15

While The Public-private Partnership Sought To Develop The Two Major Airports In The Usvi Are Expected To Spur Economic Development Across The Territory, From Officials’ Remarks During Wednesday’s Industry Forum It Was Obvious That Much Excitement And Anticipation Surrounded The Prospects For Development On St. Croix Willard John, Chair Of The Virgin Islands Port Authority, Said It Plainly During His Remarks At The Forum - “st. Croix Is The Future Of Development In The Usvi”. Governor Albert Bryan Jr. Agreed. “st. Croix Airport Has The Most Potential,” He Said.  Local Officials See St. Croix As A Key Factor In The Wider Territorial Development…

USVI Airport Modernization Project Leaps Forward as Global Players Descend on Territory For Industry Forum, Facility Tours

Janeka Simon | February 02, 2023 20

Wednesday's Gathering Of Over 60 Professionals From The Aviation, Construction And Finance Sectors At The Cyril E. King Airport On St. Thomas Was Hailed As A Success By Officials From The Virgin Islands Port Authority (vipa), The Department Of Tourism, And By Governor Albert Bryan Jr. Himself.  The Industry Forum Was A Key Step In The Move Towards A Public-private Partnership That Would Allow For The Development Of Both The Cyril E. King Facility And St. Croix’s Henry Rohlsen Airport. The Plan, According To Larry Belinsky, Managing Director Of Frasca & Associates Llc, Who Is Consulting On The Project, Is To Have One Operator Lease The Terminals…

$400,000 in Grant Funding Coming to USVI Organizations With Aim of Increasing Affordable Housing

Elesha George | January 30, 2023

Five Organizations In The U.s. Virgin Islands Will Benefit From A $400,000 Grant That Was Sourced By Enterprise Community Partners From The Federal Home Loan Bank Of New York (fhlbny). Beginning In March, Enterprise Will Launch A Program To Provide Between $60,000-$100,000 In Technical Assistance Funding For The Yet-to-be Selected Organizations, With The Expectation That These Entities Will Use The Techniques They’ve Learned To Increase The Number Of Affordable Homes Constructed Within The Territory. Enterprise Will Supplement The Funding To Provide The Chosen Organizations With Curriculum-based Training And Networking Programs. Jelani Newton,…

Entertainment

Sunset Jazz Returning to Frederiksted in Two Months With 'World Class Act,' Says Governor Bryan

Janeka Simon | January 28, 2023 18

Sunset Jazz Is Coming Back To Frederiksted. The Return…

Jazz Stars Perform on St. Croix to Raise Funds for Music Programs at Local Schools

Staff Consortium | January 16, 2023 1

The First Jazz At The Castle Event, Hosted At The…

Kamal Russell is Shutting Down Town Tonight With a Surfeit of Entertainment. You Don't Want to Miss It.

Staff Consortium | December 17, 2022 1

Downtown Shutdown, The Annual Christiansted Entertainment…