Local business owners called on government for increased access to the fuel supply and investment in a skilled labor force Thursday during a town hall meeting at the University of the Virgin Islands.
Patricia T. Morris is a power player in the field of women’s rights and gender equality. She is also a modern-day V.I. culture bearer who helps to instill rich traditions to a new generation on the mainland.
Saying the immediate situation has settled, Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter issued an order terminating the state of emergency he declared Saturday on St. Croix in the wake of multiple serious shootings Sep. 4.
Fires that broke out at the Anguilla landfill on Wednesday are under control and the transfer station will reopen Friday, according to the V.I. Waste Management Authority.
Folks near the airport on St. Thomas may have spotted an Eastern Airlines jet parked on the runway Wednesday. The chartered aircraft was picking up passengers stranded aboard the Carnival Liberty.
Anguilla Landfill is closed after a series of fires, Wed., Sep. 9., starting in the morning, afternoon, and night, according to the V.I. Waste Management Authority.
The St. Croix District Board of Elections voted Wednesday to boycott the upcoming Joint Board of Elections meeting on St. Thomas in protest of what St. Croix members describe as unfair treatment.
After spending their Caribbean cruise at the WICO dock, passengers stuck aboard the Carnival Liberty since a Monday engine room fire are now being flown home from St. Thomas.
People on St. Croix have seen some major improvements, growth and development at the Women's Coalition of St. Croix but the nonprofit agency that serves crime victims is still struggling financially.
For the past several years, much of the UVI's Research and Technology Park budget has been going to pay off a multimillion dollar arbitration award to one of its clients receiving tax breaks.