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Temporary Office Closures of VI SHIP/Medicare Scheduled

There will be a temporary office closure of the VI SHIP/Medicare St. Croix and St. Thomas offices from July 6…

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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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U.S. Marshals Put St. Croix Man on Most Wanted List

The U.S. Marshals Service has J’Wa Charlery, 19, of St. Croix to its "15 Most Wanted Fugitives" list as a suspect in a murder that took place in November in Richmond, Va.

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2015-07-03 00:30:04
Wanda Rivas, 47, Missing Woman on St. Croix

St. Croix police request the community’s assistance in locating Wanda Rivas, 47, who reported missing by her family and last seen May 18 near The Ice Cream Shoppe in Sunny Isle.

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2015-07-03 00:08:19
The Bookworm: 'Twisted' Gets Pretty Tangled

Students of culture and people-watching readers will enjoy this book, I think, as will anyone who’s pondered a change of pace. Be aware, though, that it may take perseverance.

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2015-07-02 00:01:52
Commentary — St. Croix
The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
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Are We Really Invested In Tourism?

Our wavering commitment to tourism has exposed us to risks and vulnerabilities, especially put in perspective of the Great Recession, the loss of EDC beneficiaries and the closing of HOVENSA.

Read entire articleJul 1 2015 - 10:56pm
Thoughts on an Extraordinary Week; Do We Dare Hope?

Former Delegate to Congress Donna M. Christensen is feeling hopeful about the future due to recent events in the United States.

Read entire articleJun 30 2015 - 10:08pm
Virtue of the Week: Creativity

Creativity is the power of imagination. It is discovering your own special talents. Dare to see things in new ways to solve problems. With your creativity, you can bring something new into the world.

Read entire articleJun 28 2015 - 10:50pm
Sen. James – Pass the Marriage Equality Law NOW

Does Neville James WANT the territory to be sued? Does he want to drag the U.S. Virgin Islands into a lawsuit it cannot win? We ask, because that's what his statement Friday suggests.

Read entire articleJun 28 2015 - 1:07am
Plaskett Weighs In on Supreme Court’s ACA Decision

Delegate Stacey Plaskett says almost a third of USVI residents live below the federal poverty line, with nearly a quarter of the general population lacking health insurance of any kind.

Read entire articleJun 25 2015 - 9:47pm
Virtue of the Week: Generosity

Generosity is giving and sharing. You share freely, not with the idea of receiving something in return. You find ways to give others happiness, and give just for the joy of giving.

Read entire articleJun 15 2015 - 3:22am
The V.I. Needs to Trade With the World

Adrian C.R. Gillem alerts Virgin Islanders to the importance of the present focus of Congress on the Trade Bill and its parts: TPA, TPP and TTIP. He explains what these are and questions why the territory’s politicians have done so little to help the V.I. by working for this bill’s passage.

Read entire articleJun 12 2015 - 6:48pm
Welcome Home Governor Mapp; You Are Not Homeless

Cecil R. Benjamin lists the many places in the territory that are deemed residences for the governor. Some require repair, but all are available.

Read entire articleJun 9 2015 - 11:30pm
Inside Forces Are What Rule

Bob White shares some of the “little thoughts” he has written down in his journal.

Read entire articleJun 8 2015 - 10:40am