Gov. Kenneth Mapp is scheduled to welcome a team of national experts who will meet Wednesday and Thursday with local leaders in an effort to address anticipated effects of global warming in the region.
A special election to fill the vacant V.I. Senate seat has been set for April 8, nomination packages have been put together and on Monday, the St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections called for any registered voter interested in running.
For the leaders of the civil rights movement in the 1960s, television delivered a gift from heaven: Eugene 'Bull' Connor, the police commissioner of Birmingham, Alabama, the cruelest person in the cruelest city.
The U.S. Virgin Islands has filed a lawsuit against Terminix over the company's use of methyl bromide in the territory, which has already led to a $10 million settlement in a federal civil action in March 2016.
Most married couples say they could not work together, let alone open four successful restaurants in 20 years. But most couples are not Frank and Katherine Pugliese, whose latest popular eatery is Un Amore on the outskirts of Christiansted.
Senator-elect Kevin Rodriquez again called for the Legislature to seat him, saying that Judge Curtis Gomez didn’t specifically address issues relating to his eligibility to run for office and that the Legislature, in not swearing Rodriquez in, violated Constitutional due process laws.
J. Edgar Hoover was never elected to any office, yet, for decades, he wielded as much power as any person in the United States. And for most of his life, he wielded that power against blacks both prominent and common.
One of the most popular events in the region – the Agriculture and Food Fair of the U.S. Virgin Islands or simply Agrifest – opens its doors next Saturday on St. Croix at 9 a.m. to thousands of residents and visitors from around the Caribbean.
The board of Island Green Living Association, a non-profit on St. John focused on environmental issues, has voted unanimously in support of demanding a thorough cleanup of environmental contamination at the shuttered resort at Caneel Bay and plans to sue to try to make it happen. One member plans to sue over the matter. #visource#usvi#News... See MoreSee Less
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