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VIEDA Holds Public Hearing, Governing Board Decision Meeting

The V.I. Economic Development Authority will hold a hearing for the Economic Development Commission (EDC) at 9 a.m. on Friday,…

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V.I. Little League Team Defeats Cayman Islands and Puerto Rico in the Bahamas

The Virgin Islands Major Little League team defeated Cayman Islands on Saturday and Puerto Rico on Sunday in the 2014 Latin American Regional Major Little League tournament in Freeport, Bahamas.

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2014-07-22 00:02:01
UVI Names Nanyamka Farrelly Public Relations Director

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Nanyamka A. Farrelly as its new director of public relations. Farrelly, who has served in this role in an interim capacity for the past two years, is charged with leading the university’s internal and external communications for all traditional and electronic media.

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2014-07-21 20:44:09
Tourism Presents Budget

The Department of Tourism came before the Senate Finance Committee on Friday to defend its 2015 General Fund budget request of $2.61 million.

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2014-07-19 01:48:22
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Undercurrents: Board of Education Gets Tough, Gets Results

Collections efforts by the Board of Education are improving big time. More college loan recipients are actually repaying the loans and scholarship recipients are being reminded of commitments to work in the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleJul 21 2014 - 11:41pm
Tourism Seeks Candidates for Fall New York Internship

The V.I. Tourism Department wants applicants for its fall 2014 internship in New York City. The internship provides one young Virgin Islander the opportunity to develop skills in marketing communications.

Read entire articleJul 21 2014 - 11:33pm
Hurricane Season Heats Up with Tropical Depression 2

Tropical Depression 2 got a number at the 5 p.m. update Monday, but meteorologist Odalys Martinez at the National Weather Service in San Juan had good news.

Read entire articleJul 21 2014 - 11:23pm
@ Work: Seaside Market and Deli

Mike Yusuf, owner and operator of the new Seaside Market and Deli, is a third generation merchant. His grandfather was a shop owner in Palestine, and a big smile crosses his face when his father is mentioned.

Read entire articleJul 21 2014 - 12:17am
Krew De Croix Hot Sauce Competition Heats Up

The contestants were as diverse as the different ingredients in their sauces in the annual Krew De Croix hot sauce competition Saturday. The contest was held in a cool spot in Christiansted in the Comanche Hotel garden.

Read entire articleJul 19 2014 - 11:04pm
Youth Development Group's Shared Database to Drive Collaboration

A conglomerate of civic organizations looking at ways to bolster support systems for the territory's youth on Friday focused on creating a clearing house of information to pinpoint critical needs.

Read entire articleJul 19 2014 - 2:10am
Mandela Day Celebrated by PAL Summer Campers

Summer campers from the Police Athletic League entertained shoppers during a celebration of Mandela International Day – Nelson Mandela’s birthday – at Sunshine Mall on Friday.

Read entire articleJul 19 2014 - 2:06am
DPNR Commissioner Alicia Barnes Resigns

Alicia Barnes, who served as commissioner of the Planning and Natural Resources Department since January 2011, resigned her post on Tuesday but will remain on the job until Aug. 1.

Read entire articleJul 19 2014 - 1:55am
JFL Over the Cliff

JFL Hospital cannot pay vendors or utilities, is facing criminal sanctions for not paying employees' taxes, has already used its full year's budget and cannot make next payroll, officials said during budget hearings.

Read entire articleJul 19 2014 - 1:50am
Tourism Presents Budget

The Department of Tourism came before the Senate Finance Committee on Friday to defend its 2015 General Fund budget request of $2.61 million.

Read entire articleJul 19 2014 - 1:48am