VI Source

St. John
St. Thomas
St. Croix
 

GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Pending Retirees to Receive First Annuity Payments

A $1 million advance on the $2.1 million employees’ prior periods missing contributions has been received from the Government of…

Video Galleries

Audio Galleries

Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
Currently:Click for Saint Croix, Virgin Islands Forecast
New York Times

De Blasio and Developer Are Close, but Not on Lower-Cost Housing

March 5, 2015 - 4:03pm
Rob Speyer’s company is rushing to qualify for a tax break on a big residential complex in Queens without a key part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s agenda: affordable units.

Björk, a One-of-a-Kind Artist, Proves Elusive at MoMA

March 5, 2015 - 4:03pm
The music videos of this Icelandic musician are the heart of the MoMA retrospective, compared to which everything else seems slightly undeveloped.

Christie Administration Praises Exxon Deal

March 5, 2015 - 3:49pm
The New Jersey governor’s office, heavily criticized for accepting a settlement for environmental damages that was called too low, released details of the deal for the first time Thursday.






Mars Had an Ocean, Scientists Say, Pointing to New Data

March 5, 2015 - 3:04pm
If confirmed, the findings would lend new weight to the view that ancient Mars had everything needed for life to emerge.

Astronomers Watch a Supernova and See Reruns

March 5, 2015 - 3:02pm
Astronomers have been watching the same star explode over and over again, thanks to a trick of Einsteinian optics, which may help them better understand mysteries like dark matter.






Last Ebola Patient in Liberia Discharged From Treatment Center

March 5, 2015 - 2:21pm
Beatrice Yardolo lost two sons and a daughter to the disease, but she gave thanks to God as she returned home to the rest of her family.






South Korea Says Attacker of U.S. Envoy Acted Alone

March 5, 2015 - 1:56pm
The police described the man who attacked Mark Lippert in South Korea as a fringe political activist with a history of violence.






Paris Fashion Week: Carven Starts Anew

March 5, 2015 - 1:52pm
It was a new start Thursday morning for Carven under Adrien Caillaudaud and Alexis Martial, and their look is the epitome of easy-to-swallow, gamine cute.






Jawbone Fossil Fills a Gap in Early Human Evolution

March 5, 2015 - 1:28pm
The 2.8-million-year-old mandible of a Homo habilis predates by at least 400,000 years any previously known Homo fossils.






E.C.B. to Begin Bond-Buying Program on Monday

March 5, 2015 - 1:13pm
The European Central Bank also left its benchmark interest rate at 0.05 percent and revised its forecast for growth this year to 1.5 percent.






Parents of Michael Brown Announce Civil Lawsuit in Death

March 5, 2015 - 1:01pm
Lawyers for the parents of Mr. Brown, who was fatally shot in Ferguson, Mo., said the city of Ferguson and former Officer Darren Wilson would be named in the wrongful death lawsuit.

Latest News: Clinton Emails, South Korea Attack, ‘Bloody Sunday’

March 5, 2015 - 12:51pm
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.






T Magazine: The Unknown Notebooks of Jean-Michel Basquiat

March 5, 2015 - 12:00pm
The personal writings and sketches of the late artist are expressions of 1980s downtown New York, and, perhaps, of his truest vision.

Doctor’s Mishap Sheds Light on Ebola Vaccine’s Effects

March 5, 2015 - 12:00pm
After he jabbed himself with a needle last year in an Ebola ward in Sierra Leone, Dr. Lewis Rubinson became the first person to receive an experimental vaccine.

Jeb Bush to Visit an Iowa Where Fatigue With His Family Has Set In

March 5, 2015 - 11:27am
The former Florida governor’s stands on immigration and education do not sit well with party members, some of whom say they are tired of the Bush name.

City Room: New York Today: Morning Storm

March 5, 2015 - 10:30am
Thursday: Up to half a foot of snow, plummeting temperatures, and new Muslim holidays for city schools.






First Draft: Today in Politics

March 5, 2015 - 10:24am
Senate Democrats are increasingly alarmed about the fate of Loretta E. Lynch, with no announced plans for floor consideration of her nomination as attorney general and just the bare minimum number of Republicans necessary for confirmation expressing support for her.

Libya Declares 11 Oil Fields Closed After ISIS Attacks

March 5, 2015 - 9:25am
The National Oil Corporation blamed authorities in the Libyan-capital of Tripoli, set up by Islamist-backed militias, for failing to protect the oil fields from suspected Islamic State militants.






Iranian Special Operatives Free Diplomat Abducted in Yemen

March 5, 2015 - 9:19am
Iran said Thursday that a team of special operatives has freed an Iranian diplomat abducted more than 19 months ago in Yemen, a rare acknowledgement by Tehran of an intel operation carried out on foreign soil.






Ringling Brothers to Eliminate Elephant Acts by 2018

March 5, 2015 - 9:16am
Growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision, said the parent company of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.