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St. Croix Native is First Woman of Color to be Appointed Dartmouth College's Executive Associate Athletic…

Donna Bellot | March 19, 2020

ST. CROIX — While titles like the one above are becoming more commonplace with women of color being accepted and appointed to positions long held and mostly dominated by men, something significant sets this one apart. Kristene Kelly is indeed a woman of color; however, more significantly so, she is a woman of color born and raised in U.S. Virgin Islands.  Her appointment as the first woman of color and of Caribbean descent in a position that has traditionally and vastly been held by men, and is highly likely to be celebrated — especially by women of the U.S. Virgin Islands and women of Caribbean lineage.  Born to parents Christina and Neville Brathwaite, Kelly hails from a family of educators. One of her sisters—Ginitta Richards—recently retired as the principal of the St Croix Educational Complex High School, while yet another—Andrea Brathwaite—is…

Changes Caused by Coronavirus (Updated as More Closures,…

Staff Consortium | March 14, 2020

  St. Thomas East End Medical Center Corporation Has Announced Temporary Changes to Patient Intake and…

Coronavirus: Here's How to Protect Yourself and Others

Staff Consortium | March 10, 2020

First, we are not yet aware of any confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID19) in the U.S. Virgin…

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VI Consortium's Coverage of Caribbean News Starts Today

Staff Consortium | January 14, 2020

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS — The Virgin Islands Consortium will commence its coverage of Caribbean news beginning this evening, according to publication Founder and Publisher, Ernice Gilbert. The redesigne...

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