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Bill Establishing USVI's Official Madras Design Approved In Rules Committee; Senators Green-light Board…

Staff Consortium | March 11, 2020

The Senate Committee on Rules and Judiciary approved four nominations to government boards and commissions, and OK’d several bills this week, including a measure that establishes the official madras of the U.S. Virgin Islands. The madras measure, sponsored by Senators Myron Jackson, Alicia Barnes and Javan James, describes the official madras design of the USVI to be the following: "A lightweight woven fabric plaid in pattern of yellow, red, argent, (white) pink, azure (blue), turquoise, and vert (green). The weave may be vertical, horizontal, vertical and horizontal, or diagonal, and each madras for ceremonial territorial use may have the letters “V” and “I” embroidered into the fabric in the color azure (blue), and the letters may not be less than one and one half inch in diameter.” See bill here.  The committee, chaired by Sen. Janelle…

Madras Fashion Show on Saturday Intends to Reignite…

Staff Consortium | March 06, 2020

ST. CROIX — For March, during Virgin Islands History Month, the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts…

James-Sponsored Bill Creates Annual Agricultural Conference…

Staff Consortium | February 26, 2020

Lawmakers voted favorably on Tuesday for Bill No. 33-0249 - An Act amending Virgin Islands Code by mandating…

Watch: Antigua and Barbuda Rep Talks About Her Experience…

Staff Consortium | February 18, 2020

The government of Antigua and Barbuda has been participating in the St. Croix Agriculture and Food Fair…

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