The territory’s safety net for insurance claims rests with its ability to borrow millions of dollars in the face of economic disaster.
The U.S. Department of Justice filed suit against the V.I. government for its failure to live up to the terms of consent decrees between the VIWMA, the V.I. government and the federal EPA.
The main course of this week’s Crucian Fusion Culinary Excursion is Saturday’s gourmet food and drinks competition and tasting at Whim Plantation Museum, but events are also planned midweek.
With the 2015 hurricane season officially over, Colorado State University sent out its annual how-we-did press release comparing its predictions for the season to what actually happened.
Therese Donarski, temporary shelter coordinator at the Animal Welfare Center and director of Humane Learning Center, said the shelter desperately needs volunteers.
Six men were injured in three separate shooting incidents that took place over the Thanksgiving weekend, according to the V.I. Police Department.
V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency reported mudslides with rocks in the middle of the road in Altona and debris from flooding in Bovoni and flooding along the waterfront in Charlotte Amalie. On St. Croix, WAPA reported an electrical outage to a portion of Feeder 6A as tree limbs fell on power lines.
The territory has made notable strides in the last year to suppress HIV in infected patients and prevent it from potentially progressing to AIDS, but there are still major roadblocks to ending its transmission.
In keeping with a 32 years old tradition, residents and visitors commemorated the 1733 insurrection on St. John by enslaved Africans with a historic tour around the island on Friday.
St. Thomas retail stores that spoke to the Source on Friday reported a positive start to the holiday shopping season, saying Black Friday’s massive price slashing drew large crowds.