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Human Services to Celebrate Older American Month With Parades

The V.I. Department of Human Services (DHS) will celebrate Older American Month, also known as Senior Citizen’s Month, with parades…

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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.
 

 
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UVI to Award Nearly 300 Degrees at 2016 Commencement Ceremonies

The University of the Virgin Islands will award nearly 300 degrees at the 52nd annual Commencement Ceremonies on May 12 and 13, on the St. Thomas Campus and the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, respectively.

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2016-05-05 07:55:31
The Bookworm: Who's Watching the House?

This book had me stuck to my sofa. It’s lively, informative, oh-so-fun to read, and a must-have for anyone with real estate. If that sounds like your kinda book, then “A Burglar’s Guide” will be a steal.

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2016-05-03 22:18:53
Undercurrents: Sea View Nursing Home and Residents Get Another Reprieve

Attorneys for Sea View Nursing Home and for the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have asked the District Court to put a hold on a pending suit, saying they expect to resolve differences by May 18. 

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2016-05-03 01:35:53
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The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
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Virtue of the Week: Integrity

Integrity is living by your highest values. It is being honest and sincere. Integrity helps you listen to your conscience, to do the right thing and to tell the truth. You act with integrity when your words and actions match.

 

Read entire articleMay 1 2016 - 7:00pm
Rewriting the Virgin Islands

Ivan Butcher gives his impressions of the recent Virgin Islands Literary Festival and Book Fair, and he plans a literary project.

Read entire articleApr 29 2016 - 3:15pm
The Eradication and Prevention of Sexual Violence Are Possible

Khnuma Simmonds-Esannason writes about the seeds of sexism, heterosexism, colorism, ageism, nativism and all the other ‘isms’ that lead people to perpetuate oppression and sexual violence.

Read entire articleApr 28 2016 - 2:59am
Democratic Party Supports Local AFT Unions

In the name of “social and economic justice and fairness,” the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands is backing the American Federation of Teachers, who are asking the GVI for salary increases.

Read entire articleApr 28 2016 - 1:15am
Virtue of the Week: Integrity

Integrity is living by your highest values. Integrity helps you listen to your conscience, to do the right thing and to tell the truth. You act with integrity when your words and actions match. Integrity gives you self-respect and a peaceful heart. 

Read entire articleApr 24 2016 - 9:50pm
Government Needs to Honor Teachers' Contract

 Stanford Joines questions Governor Mapp’s portrayal of teachers as bullies because they want a long overdue pay raise.

Read entire articleApr 22 2016 - 1:20pm
Jevon Williams Gives Perspective of Contentious GOP Meeting

Jevon Williams gives a first hand account of the GOP Territorial Committee's meeting on Saturday, explaining what he sees as some misconceptions in the published accounts of the confusion.

Read entire articleApr 20 2016 - 1:19pm
It Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Debra Benjamin explains the issues and remedies concerning sexual violence. Women's Coalition of St. Croix is fighting for an end to this pervasive problem.

Read entire articleApr 18 2016 - 11:56pm
Virtue of the Week: Truthfulness

 Truthfulness is being honest in your words and actions. You don’t tell lies even to defend yourself. Don’t listen to gossip or prejudice. See the truth for yourself.

Read entire articleApr 17 2016 - 8:34pm