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Governor Proclaims Leave for Most Government Employees to Celebrate 2014 Carnival

Governor John P. de Jongh, Jr. has signed a proclamation that provides leave for government employees during the upcoming Carnival…

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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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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Swings into USVI Happy Meals

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is teaming up with McDonald’s to bring the on-screen excitement to Happy Meals. The newest of the Spider-Man movies follows the continuing adventures of Peter Parker, also known as Spider-Man, as he squares off against the powerful Electro.
Starting Friday, April 25, customers at any McDonald’s restaurant in the Virgin Islands can order the new Amazing Spider-Man 2 Happy Meal featuring themed toys.
 

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2014-04-24 12:53:09
The Bookworm: 'Postcards from Cookie'

“Postcards from Cookie” has a bit of a Peeping-Tom element: this is a very personal story of adoption and love. You’re going to want to read this book.

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2014-04-24 10:35:36
Cruzan Organix Farm Wins Top Prize in 2014 13D Competition

UVI student Allison De Gazon was beaming Wednesday when her business idea, Cruzan Organix Farm, won the $30,000 top prize at the final judging ofthe  2014 13D Entrepreneurship Competition.

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2014-04-24 01:02:33
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The Bookworm: 'Sister Betty Says I Do'

If you’re looking for an easy, entertaining novel just for fun, 'Sister Betty Says I Do' will probably do.

Read entire articleSep 26 2013 - 1:45am
The Bookworm: The Latest from Terry McMillan

If you’re looking for a little escape this weekend or confirmation that your life isn’t so bad after all, then here’s the novel you want: “Who Asked You?” by best-selling author Terry McMillian.

Read entire articleSep 19 2013 - 12:50am
The Bookworm: 'Five Days at Memorial'

Could you do something wrongly right? That’s what allegedly happens in “Five Days at Memorial” by Sheri Fink. One of our country’s worst disasters may have led to one of medicine’s most questionable acts.

Read entire articleSep 11 2013 - 12:37am
The Bookworm: Discovering Addiction's High Price

You think you know the price of drugs and addiction? In the new book “High Price” by Dr. Carl Hart, you’ll be surprised at recent revelations.

Read entire articleSep 4 2013 - 11:01pm
The Bookworm: Read the Book about 'The Speech'

Sometimes a small decision that seems insignificant turns out to be the best thing that can happen. And in the new book “The Speech” by Gary Younge, you’ll see how an off-the-cuff choice created a legacy.

Read entire articleAug 29 2013 - 1:10am
The Bookworm: A Woman's Difficult Journey in 'Gloria'

Gloria came to realize that the only way she and her sister would manage was to sell themselves to men. She resisted but was told it was “the only way yu going mek yuself a life that is your own…”

Read entire articleAug 22 2013 - 1:16am
St. Croix Independent Filmmaker Struggles to Bring First Film to Larger Audience

Local filmmaker Ramon Richardson’s movie, “Dangers of the Tongue,” took three years to write, direct and produce with a budget of $300,000. The film was shot entirely on location in St. Croix.

Read entire articleAug 16 2013 - 1:01am
The Bookworm: The Men that Inspired 'The Butler'

Born some five decades after the end of slavery, Allen grew up working in a white family’s kitchen, where he learned the fine arts of table-setting and dish-washing, which served him well.

Read entire articleAug 14 2013 - 11:48pm
The Bookworm: Discovering the Family Secrets

You know the story of how your parents fell in love, but there are a lot of things you don’t know about them. In “A Family Affair” by ReShonda Tate Billingsley, finding out could be a painful thing.

Read entire articleAug 2 2013 - 2:22am
The Bookworm: 'Sister in Search of Justice'

In “Sister: An African American Life in Search of Justice” by Sylvia Bell White & Jody LePage, you’ll read about one woman’s journey from Louisiana to Wisconsin and into history.

Read entire articleJul 24 2013 - 11:59pm