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Students Complete Summer Training Programs in Agricultural Science

Six Virgin Islands students recently completed comprehensive training programs in agricultural science at Alcorn State University (ASU) in Loran, Mississippi,…

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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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V.I. GDP Shrank In 2013, Economy Still in Recession

The territory's economy shrank in 2013, indicating the territory remains mired in recession, with gross domestic product decreasing 5.4 percent to $3.79 billion last year, according to data released Tuesday.

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2014-08-20 00:44:30
Burger King, Save-A-Lot, Coming to St. Croix

A Burger King and a Save-A-Lot Grocery are coming soon to Island Crossings Shopping Center, the St. Croix's newest shopping center and home to Home Depot home improvement warehouse store.

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2014-08-20 00:21:27
WVGN Radio Sold

Local radio station WVGN 107.3 FM, home to NPR, has been sold. Former owners say more local programming needs to be integrated.

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2014-08-20 00:02:19
Commentary — St. Croix
The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Read entire articleAug 31 2011 - 8:18pm
Storage is a Key Piece to Make Renewable Energy Work in the V.I.

There are different types and scales of energy storage and we need two major types to maximize penetration of non-baseload renewable energy resources –such as wind and solar – into St. Croix and St. Thomas/St. John grids.

Read entire articleAug 18 2014 - 12:30am
Movie Hype Recalls Words of Wisdom

The hoopla for the latest 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie reminds a dad of some wise words for life imparted by a 10-year-old.

Read entire articleAug 18 2014 - 12:01am
Virtue of the Week: Cleanliness

Cleanliness means washing often, keeping your body clean and wearing clean clothes. It is staying free from harmful drugs. It is cleaning up mistakes and making a fresh start.

Read entire articleAug 17 2014 - 10:09pm
UVI Mourns the Loss of Ambassador Terence Todman

On behalf of the University of the Virgin Islands community, Dr. David Hall extols the many successes of Ambassador Terence Todman, who recently died.

Read entire articleAug 14 2014 - 9:19pm
Sen. Jackson Mourns Loss of First Black Career Ambassador

Sen. Myron D. Jackson offers condolences to the family of Ambassador Terence A. Todman, as he remembers a man of many talents, many accomplishments and great wisdom.

Read entire articleAug 14 2014 - 4:19pm
DeJongh Saddened by Death of Ambassador Terence A. Todman

Gov. John P. deJongh Jr. gives order to fly flags at half-staff in honor of career diplomat Ambassador Terence A. Todman, a Virgin Islands native, who served the United States for over 40 years.

Read entire articleAug 14 2014 - 2:59pm
Lt. Gov. Francis Extends Condolences on Passing of Ambassador Terence Todman

Lt. Gov. Gregory R. Francis praises the inspiration of Ambassador Terence Todman’s service to the nation.

Read entire articleAug 14 2014 - 2:51pm
Sen. Gittens Saddened by Loss of a V.I. Icon

Sen. Kenneth Gittens gives condolences on the death of Ambassador Terrence Todman.

Read entire articleAug 14 2014 - 2:47pm
Guest Editorial: There's Lots We Can Do to Enhance Tourism

Entrepreneurs sometimes ask about the types of goods and services they can provide to cruise visitors – either because they already have an idea or because they are searching for an idea that is economically viable.

Read entire articleAug 13 2014 - 12:41pm