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Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Death in Family Fuels Assistant Health Commissioner’s Impassioned Plea

Speaking about the loss of two family members to COVID-19, Assistant Health Commissioner Nicole Syms pleaded with residents to draw on their sense of “empathy and compassion” by wearing masks and social distancing to control the spread of the virus.

Senate Extends USVI’s State of Emergency

The Legislature on Monday approved Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.'s request to extend the COVID-19 state of emergency through October, during a special session.

Sea Turtle Research Project Spotlighted by Science Saturday

While baby sea turtles must fend for themselves once they hatch and venture into the ocean, a group of scientists is keeping a close eye on their teenage counterparts in Brewers Bay on St. Thomas.

Legislators Attempt to Combat Tire Disposal Dilemma

The U.S. Virgin Islands has struggled with tire disposal for over a decade, with countless reports of discarded tires showing up in mangroves, tucked into lush island vegetation and piled high in back streets.
Sunday afternoon satellite photo shows Invest 95-L to the right, as it makes its way west towards the Caribbean. (NOAA satellite photo)

Invest 95-L Shows Potential for Tropical Development

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a tropical wave a few hundred miles south-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands continue to show signs of organization, the National Hurricane Center reported in its 2 p.m. Sunday update.

Discussion Begins on When the Statues Fall in the V.I.

The removal of Confederate, colonialist, imperialist and enslaver monuments all over the world in recent months has sparked a conversation about the power of monuments and memories in the Virgin Islands.

Wilma Marsh-Monsanto Remembered as Tireless Advocate for Native Land Rights

Tributes and remembrances are being offered at the passing of Wilma Marsh-Monsanto, 78, who died on Tuesday, Aug. 4, after a brief illness.

Committee Moves to Increase Fines for Price Gouging

A V.I. Senate committee on Friday unanimously forwarded a bill that would make raising prices on goods or services during a state of emergency a misdemeanor that could result in a fine between $1,000 and $5,000 per infraction.
Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte defends his department's budget before the Senate Finance Committee Thursday. (Photo from USVI Legislature)

Imposter Department of Tourism Page Spreading False Claims

On Thursday, a Facebook post from an account posing as the USVI Department of Tourism spread misinformation on social media and confused residents of the territory. 

Governor’s Judicial Nominees Bring Decades of Experience to the Bench

Attorney Tejo and attorney Andrews are both natives of St. Croix and have successfully prosecuted a number of high-profile criminal cases for the U.S. District Court of the Virgin Islands.

This Week’s Senate Calendar for Aug. 10-14

DLCA Notifies Public of Methanol Hand Sanitizer Recall

NEXT Hand Sanitizer is one of the products that is being recalled and is currently sold in the Virgin Islands.

Street Level VI, G-Clef Academy Are Taking Applications for Scholarships

Music education scholarships are open to St. Thomas youth (ages 3 to 17) and adults (ages 30 and up). The following scholarships will be awarded based on each island.

DLCA Notifies Public of Methanol Hand Sanitizer Recall

NEXT Hand Sanitizer is one of the products that is being recalled and is currently sold in the Virgin Islands.

Governor’s Judicial Nominees Bring Decades of Experience to the Bench

Attorney Tejo and attorney Andrews are both natives of St. Croix and have successfully prosecuted a number of high-profile criminal cases for the U.S. District Court of the Virgin Islands.

This Week’s Senate Calendar for Aug. 10-14

Office of Management and Budget Reorganizes

STX Foundation Joins 450 U.S. Philanthropies in Unprecedented Letter: Don’t Cut Census Short

On Aug. 5, St. Croix Foundation for Community Development joined approximately 450 philanthropic organizations in an unprecedented letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Census Bureau calling for a retraction of cutting the census short. A full press release facilitated by Gary Bass of the Bauman Foundation is as follows.

Op-Ed: A Cold Wind Is Blowing From The North

St. Croix Dolphins Swim Team Alumni Host Clinic at Dolphins Pool

These alumni role models were all members of the Dolphins Swim Team and USVI National Swim Team and have competed at various international and elite levels.

St. Thomas Swim Association Adjusts to New Normal

WAPA SERIES

Melee and Missed Opportunities: A Short History of WAPA Part I

As a bevy of Monday morning quarterbacks continue to amuse themselves on social media, radio talk shows and with letters to the editor bashing our Water and Power Authority, the Source would like to add a history lesson to the mix.

The Power Players: A Short History of WAPA Part II

Fact and Reality Check: A Short History of WAPA Part III

After Alpine: A Short History of WAPA Part IV

St. Croix Dolphins Swim Team Alumni Host Clinic at Dolphins Pool

These alumni role models were all members of the Dolphins Swim Team and USVI National Swim Team and have competed at various international and elite levels.

Tasco Martin Dies at 31

Tasco Martin died on Sunday, July 19. He was 31 years old.

Jean Doumergue Larsen Dies at 83

Ruth E. Challenger Sealey Dies at 95

Hilda Adinah Laudat Dies at 85

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