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viNGN: October Is Women’s Empowerment Month

In honor of October’s being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) has declared it to…

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.



Coming Thursday: “Pan”

The following movies are now playing at Sunny Isle Theaters on St. Croix.


V.I. Lottery Wants to Keep More of Its Revenues

The V.I. Lottery is on track to just break even this year, thanks to slot machine-like "video lottery terminals," on St. Thomas, but it wants to keep more gambling revenues for its own operations.

Dr. Ricketts Leaves JFL Hospital Board

After leading the Gov. Juan Luis Hospital board through several life-threatening crises for three years, Dr. Anthony Ricketts resigned last week to devote more time to his 15-year-old pediatric practice.

Hewlett Packard Training Brings Up Questions of Virtual Security

Local IT managers had a chance to explore whether the cloud storage technology offered by companies such as Hewlett Packard and Intel Corp. is really right for the territory at an expo Tuesday.

Basic Facts Disputed in PSC-Mandated WAPA Audit

Basic facts are in dispute in an audit performed by Vantage Energy Consulting at the insistence of the Public Services Commission, according to officials testifying to a Senate committee Monday.

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The V.I. Answer Desk

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

We Will Rise Together or Fall Apart

With a serious drought upon us, it might be time to consider the precarious equilibrium of life on earth.




Julius ‘The Chef’ Jackson Pushing Forward Despite Loss to Uzcategui

A second-round TKO by Mexico’s Jose Uzcategui came as a shock to V.I. residents that gathered around their televisions Tuesday…

The Bookworm: Shaq Reaches Back

Retired basketball great and author Shaquille O’Neal reaches back into his own childhood to create this tale, which is something…

Opinions Differ on Whether Sargassum Causes Health Issues

Although a BVI environmentalist warned recently that swallowing large doses of water where sargassum seaweed is present could be fatal,…

Julius Jackson Eyes No. 1 Spot with Tuesday Fight

Now ranked No. 5 in his weight class, Julius “the Chef” Jackson (19-0) will be a contender for No. 1…

Williams Delight Man Jailed After Fleeting, Firing at Officers

Kishawn Lopez, 27, of Estate William’s Delight was arrested at 9:34 p.m. Sunday after an incident in which police said…

Red Cross Prepares Over 100 Families for Home Fires

The American Red Cross (ARC) of the Virgin Islands and its partners installed smoke alarms and delivered preparedness education to…



Health Beat: Amy Raymond Helps in Dominica

 When Dominica needed assistance to recover from its Tropical Storm Erika-related flooding, St. John Rescue President Amy Raymond was among the group of Virgin Islands emergency responders that went to help.

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Health Beat: Vet Tech Treats Residents and Visitors at Coral World

 In her eight years as a veterinarian technician at Coral World Marine Park, Erica Palmer has treated almost every kind of animal that swims or flies by the island of St. Thomas, as well as a bevy of land-based inhabitant

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