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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Gov. Mapp Signs Proclamation Providing Administrative Leave for Carnival Celebrations

The U.S. Virgin Islands will be celebrating the 63rd anniversary of Carnival. The theme for this year is “Culture…

Audio Galleries

Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Paul Blart Mall Cop 2”

The following movies will be playing at Sunny Isle Theater on St. Croix.

LOCAL NEWS

DeJongh Pays More than $200,000 for Security Measures at His Home

Former Gov. John deJongh Jr. announced Saturday that he had paid to the Government of the Virgin Islands the sum of $202,831.60 for the security measures that remain at his home after he…

First African Caribbean Conference Draws Happy Crowd

The first African Caribbean Conference attracted a happy mix of cruise ship passengers interspersed with local residents, many in colorful African garments, to learn more about the diaspora and Western African music.…

Innovative Cable License Up For Review

The Public Services Commission is seeking comment on Innovative's cable television franchises on St. Croix and St. Thomas/St. John, which are up for review and renewal.

WTJX Premieres Documentary about Virgin Islanders in the 2013 Kentucky Derby

Despite competition from the opening of St. Thomas's Carnival Village on Friday night, a small but enthusiastic crowd of sports fans turned out for the premiere of WTJX's documentary "The Dream: The Road…

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Instant Karma Gonna Get ‘Cha

For several years I have routinely been turning to a little book called, “Instant Karma” by Barbara Ann Kiffer.
 

SOURCE PICKS

Source Manager's Journal: What’s the Matter With….?

If you wrote a book titled What’s the Matter With the Virgin Islands?, Chapter One could be “All Benefits are…

EPA Announces V.I. Environmental Champion Awards

As it does every year in conjunction with Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the winners of…

Personnel Announces Results of GESC Health Insurance Board Election

The V.I. Division of Personnel, has announced the winners of the recent GESC Health Insurance Board for employee and retiree…

Watch Dogs Must be Independent

Why did a Senate panel hold in committee a bill that would provide greater autonomy and a guaranteed budget to…

Cuban Diary: Fountain Valley Killer LaBeet Alive and Well in Cuba

Ishmael Ali LaBeet, one of five men convicted of murder in St. Croix's 1972 "Fountain Valley Massacre," has made…

Senate Considering Increasing Tobacco Tax

The V.I. cigarette tax may see an increase by 10 percent, raising about half a million dollars in new revenue…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

Noise Concern Raised at Rezoning Hearing

David Caseau told Wednesday's Planning and Natural Resources Department zoning hearing he had a few concerns about a proposed convenience store in Glucksberg – 'Hours, alcohol and traffic.'

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ON ST. THOMAS

Earth Day Celebration Brings Together Antilles Student Body

Earth Day celebrations Wednesday at Antilles School brought together everyone from toddlers to the senior class, who have rallied around a two month long eco-project, planting and distributing more than 800 tropical plant seedlings to students and…

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