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The Black Gaze: Part II of a Conversations on Danish Colonialism, Race and the...

Trinidadian-American writer Lesley-Ann Brown continues her discussion with St. Croix artist La Vaughn Belle and reflects on her experiences in Danish society.

Yacht from Hull Bay Secured to Prevent Oil Spill

Keeping the fuel from the 82-foot pleasure craft Nord Fjord, which began sinking off St. Thomas earlier in December, from polluting the ocean is now a major concern facing the U.S. Coast Guard.

St. John Light Sculpture Celebrates the Holidays

This year, the first night of Hanukkah happens to fall on Christmas Eve, and St. John artist George Hollander decided to make his annual holiday light sculpture reflect both traditions.

Books to Come Alive at St. Croix’s Children’s Parade

Students will bring literacy, culture and creativity to St. Croix’s Children’s Parade with the debut of giant puppets that depict the characters of books from the Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge.

WAPA Board Denies Solar Project Extension; OKs Hedging

WAPA’s governing board denied a request from St. Croix Solar and St. Croix Solar II to extend their deadline at its meeting Thursday. The board also extended a hedge fund strategy through 2019.

V.I. International Financial Companies’ Tax Breaks Tightened

A new law approved by the Senate on Wednesday aims to increase transparency, speed up application processing, increase fees and tighten regulation of bank-like "international financial entities."

Holiday Donations – Nonprofits Hope for Community Support

St. Croix’s nonprofit charities thrive on donations and a lackluster economy has strained many of their resources. No gift is too small as the following list demonstrates.

Crime Stoppers Puts Dent in Crime in 2016

The anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, helped officials put a dent in crime and rewarded people who supplied information to help solve cases while protecting their identity.

VIPA Director Carlton Dowe Fired

Despite its director's major accomplishments, the V.I. Port Authority board issued walking papers Wednesday to Carlton Dowe, terminating his contract without cause.

Senate Eliminates Customs Duties; Approves New EMS Surcharge

The Senate voted to eliminate V.I. customs duties, to increase the Emergency Medical Service surcharge on phone calls and approved a slew of other legislation Tuesday and Wednesday.

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