It was a violent Friday on St. Thomas as domestic violence and shooting crimes were reported in various parts of the island, including a drive-by shooting that occurred in Estate Contant, leaving two critically wounded, VIPD Public Information Officer Kevin Jackson has announced.
The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is putting local retailers on notice of its intent to begin publishing a ‘blacklist’ containing the names of businesses engaging in unscrupulous practices so consumers would be able to make better informed decisions when shopping for goods...
The Caribbean Writer is now accepting submissions for its 30th Anniversary edition, and included in this year’s list of awards is a new annual prize being sponsored by VI Consortium in the amount of $500 for the ‘The Gilbert Literary Prize.’
On Thursday at around 8:20 p.m., 911 emergency received a call of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle on the North Side Road near the Agape Faith Medical Center on St. Croix, VIPD public information officer, Kevin Jackson has announced.
President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2016 budget allocates hundreds of millions of dollars to the territory, including $211 million in rum cover over payments and $103 million in annual appropriations for various programs.
Governor Kenneth Mapp has sent two additional nominees to the Senate for approval, and said he would like them to receive, along with those already sent, a “prompt and favorable confirmation process, thus allowing us to meet mandates and better serve the people of the Virgin Islands.”
Juan F. Luis Hospital (JFL) officials, at a press briefing Tuesday at the Cardiac Center on St. Croix, revealed the breakdown of costs making up the hospital’s almost $11 million tab to correct its deficiencies and non-compliance as part of the Systems Improvement Agreement (SIA) entered into...