A trio of iconic moko jumbies was recently planted on St. Thomas in Yacht Haven Grande. "A gift from my creator for a gift to the people of the V.I. and visitors alike," explains sculptor Edney L. Freeman.
For those who have been waiting – there’s only a few days left to go before the launch of the Caribbean Mystics Podcast, a locally-based paranormal show that, on a deeper level, has given its founders a modern way of repurposing traditional stories that have been passed down within their families for generations.
This year’s crop of finalists was more experienced in their writing, which made the competition tougher than it was in its inaugural year. It was also special because it marks the first year a non-English speaker won or even placed in any contest Arawak Media has hosted.
Shaun A. Pennington is the publisher emerita of the V.I. Source. As an antidote to the crushing events on the planet Earth, in particular of the last two years, Pennington turned to poetry to soothe her soul.
Since 1999 the Virgin Islands Source – the only online newspaper of general circulation in the U.S. Virgin Islands – has been providing the community with reliable, accurate and balanced local journalism.