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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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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
Nature Conservancy and Restaurants Encourage Reef Responsibility

The Nature Conservancy has enlisted several St. Croix restaurants to promote healthy reefs and the commercial fishing industry by serving certain locally harvested fish at certain times of the year.

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2014-04-24 00:54:49
Cancryn Teachers Protest School Calendar

About a dozen teachers protested outside Addelita Cancryn Junior High School on St. Thomas on Wednesday in the second day of objecting to the restructuring of the school calendar.

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2014-04-24 00:44:04
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Owner of Biggest St. Croix Radio Station Charged with Tax Evasion

 Police have arrested Jonathan Cohen, sole owner of JKC Communications Clara Communications and Radio 95, for failure to file and pay corporate and individual income taxes for several years, the V.I. Department of Justice and IRB announced Wednesday.

Read entire articleApr 23 2014 - 11:47pm
Legislature Celebrates Ursula ‘Aunt Sula’ Krigger's 112th Birthday

Longtime St. Thomas educator Ursula "Aunt Sula" Krigger, 112, was honored Wednesday with a ceremony at the V.I. Legislature that spotlighted Krigger's accomplishments and contributions.

Read entire articleApr 24 2014 - 1:25am
Database Tells Stories of Thousands of Forgotten Crucians

Information on births, deaths, marriages, jobs and lives of hundreds of thousands of St. Croix's residents during the Danish period is becoming available online, thanks to the St. Croix Population Database.

Read entire articleApr 24 2014 - 1:16am
Tourism Partners with ‘The Wendy Williams Show’

The Tourism Department has partnered with “The Wendy Williams Show” for a Hot Tropics Giveaway, and Thursday's show will feature the Caribbean Ritual Dancers performing to Solijah's new Carnival song.

Read entire articleApr 24 2014 - 1:10am
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.

Read entire articleApr 24 2014 - 1:02am
Nature Conservancy and Restaurants Encourage Reef Responsibility

The Nature Conservancy has enlisted several St. Croix restaurants to promote healthy reefs and the commercial fishing industry by serving certain locally harvested fish at certain times of the year.

Read entire articleApr 24 2014 - 12:54am
Cancryn Teachers Protest School Calendar

About a dozen teachers protested outside Addelita Cancryn Junior High School on St. Thomas on Wednesday in the second day of objecting to the restructuring of the school calendar.

Read entire articleApr 24 2014 - 12:44am
WAPA Enters Consent Decree with EPA

Under a consent decree announced Wednesday, WAPA will come into compliance with air pollution control requirements included in the Clean Air Act at its Estate Richmond Generating Facility on St. Croix.

Read entire articleApr 24 2014 - 12:41am
EPA Honors Three from Virgin Islands with Environmental Quality Awards

Three groups from the Virgin Islands were named Wednesday as the U.S. Environmental Agency’s Environmental Quality Award recipients.

Read entire articleApr 24 2014 - 12:39am
Amateur Boxers Get $10K to Boost Program

Auven Therapeutics made good on a promise to boost the USVI Amateur Boxing Federation program with another $10,000 contribution, funds ABF officials said will go a long way to sustain the program.

Read entire articleApr 24 2014 - 12:34am