I am old enough to remember the first, wildly hopeful Earth Day, April 22, 1970. I was 20 years old. I also remember the release of Rachel Carson’s seachanging book “Silent Spring” – which inspired not only the first Earth Day but also the founding of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Understanding and educating Virgin Islanders about the rapidly growing hemp industry will lead to entrepreneurship and profits for local business people, Barbara LaRonde believes. 'I want to make sure that local people don’t get shut out of the business,’ LaRonde said.
The federal magistrate for the District of St. Thomas-St. John ordered officials of the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Service Monday to produce in court a Syrian youth who showed up at a St. Thomas police station a few weeks ago, seeking asylum.
For some Health Department staff, life is a never-ending battle against bacterial, fungal and viral invaders and the diseases they bear, from those causing short-term discomfort to some that are life-altering or fatal.
In the early hours of Easter, Ivanna Eudora Kean student S’Ence Watley was crowned the 2019 VI Carnival Queen. Watley competed alongside three other young women: Kimorah-Lin Blackett, Cha-Niesha Rhymer and Shelaya Mathurin.