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All Eyes Are on St. Thomas for Carnival VI; Official Events Calendar Unveiled

Staff Consortium | February 14, 2020

Plans for Carnival Virgin Islands in St. Thomas in April and May are now well advanced, the Dept. of Tourism, Division of Festivals has announced. The festival division made known Thursday that the 68th anniversary of the St. Thomas spectacular, whose slogan is 'All Eyes on We for 2020', will be a celebration of the territory's culture, cuisine, history, music, and people. This year marks the first time the event, which runs from April 4 to May 3, 2020, is being managed and produced by the Division of Festivals, which has added new events to the calendar. Meanwhile, the VI Carnival Committee plans on taking the government to court over trademark rights for "VI Carnival" and "St. Thomas Carnival", even as the Division of Festivals has changed the name around to "Carnival VI". It remains to be seen how the pending court battle will unfold,…

BMV Brings Vehicle Registration Into 21st Century:…

Robert Moore | January 31, 2020

Starting today, automobile owners can skip the interminable wait at the Virgin islands Bureau of Motor…

All Victims of Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant…

Staff Consortium | January 26, 2020

NBA legend Kobe Bryant died on Sunday during a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, a source has…

Invisible People: Territory's Homeless Population…

Robert Moore | January 17, 2020

They are often unseen, living in the shadows of daily life. But we know they are there: the homeless…

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V.I. Loses Latest Round in Excise Tax Legal Battle

Robert Moore | December 16, 2019

The Government of the Virgin Islands and Bureau of Internal Revenue lost another round in the high-stakes federal lawsuit over the constitutionality of the territory’s excise tax.  U.S. District C...

Melinda Charles Receives Eagle Rising Award

Staff Consortium | December 09, 2019

  Chief Warrant Officer 2 Melinda Charles on Saturday received the Eagle Rising Award for her leadership and dedication contributed to Virgin Islands National Guard Association, the V.I. National Gu...

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