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UVI Board Approves Loan for School of Medicine Endowment

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees authorized President David Hall to execute a loan to create an endowment for the UVI School of Medicine, during a special meeting May 4.

UVI Student Entrepreneurs Awarded $60,000 in 13D Competition

Three student entrepreneurs from the University of the Virgin Islands were awarded $60,000 during the 4th Annual 13D Entrepreneurship Competition on April 24 at...

Esmond Boys Still in Critical Condition after Pesticide Poisoning

The two Delaware boys sickened in March remain hospitalized and in critical condition after the St. Thomas pesticide company Terminix fumigated a St. John condo unit where the boys' family was staying.

CAHS Students Face Competition at National Science Bowl

Five promising math and science-focused CAHS students entered into the fray of the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, competing head-to-head against the top high schools in the country.

Disability Rights Center Says JFL Making ‘Significant Progress’

After meeting with Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital executives recently, disability rights advocates said they were "very pleased" with "significant progress" in mental health care at the St. Croix hospital.

First Timers Win Men’s and Women’s Ironman Titles

First-time competitors won both the men's and women's divisions in the 27th Captain Morgan Ironman 70.3 Triathlon Sunday in a race that saw close battles among both the leading men and women.

Not For Profit: Reef Jam Mixes Fun and Education

Reef Jam may seem like a big beach party for many, but it's all about education for local youngsters. Organizers of the homegrown event are getting ready to stage the eighth annual Reef Jam May 24.

Adult Parade Brings Carnival 2015 to a Satisfying, Colorful Conclusion

Majorettes, calypsonians, Carnival royalty, pan bands, single entry floats and troupes in full pageantry delighted revelers Saturday for the 63rd annual St. Thomas Carnival Adult Parade.

Two VING Soldiers Arrested

Two Virgin Islands National Guard soldiers were arrested Thursday after a federal grand jury indicted them on charges of wire fraud, theft of government money, and making false statements to the government, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced Friday.

Young Pirate Sails the High Seas Thanks to Make-A-Wish USVI

The flag of 7-year-old pirate Albrect "Alby" Gaby was unfurled above the waters of Charlotte Amalie harbor Thursday as he, his family and a team from Make-A-Wish sailed away for a day of swashbuckling.





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