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Opinion: The American Experience Is Incomplete Without its Neighbor

In a month of polarized politics and the Trump administration’s assault on increasing diversity in this nation, Caribbean American Heritage month serves as perfect counterpoint example to support the doctrine of Americanism.

Virtue of the Week: Creativity

Creativity is the power of imagination. It is discovering your own special talents. Dare to see things in new ways to solve problems.

This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

Administration Prioritizes V.I. Road Projects; Contract Signed for Melvin Evans Highway Repairs

After completion of the assessment, DPW, with the assistance of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, concluded it will cost $1.2 billion to complete the modernization of all of the territory’s roads.

Averil George Named Acting Labor Commissioner; Catherine Hendry to Serve at VIPA

Governor Kenneth E. Mapp has named Averil E. George acting commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Labor, effective Monday, June 25.

Beach Advisory for June 18-22

The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing

2018 Summer Camps for St. Croix Youth

This is a list of summer camps and programs for young people on St. Croix.
Funding announced from HUD Tuesday will help the territory repair public facilities like the Tutu Hi-Rise Apartments, condemned after severe damage in last fall's storms. (Bill Kossler photo)

Opinion: Facing Reality – Poverty and Inequality

Warren Smith, the head of the Caribbean Development Bank recently said "For centuries, the struggle of the Caribbean has been about survival in trying times." For visitors, taken by the overwhelming beauty of the region, this is often a difficult message to grasp.
Enthusiastic opponents of discrimination and supporters of equality and dignity for everyone lined the Pride Parade route in Frederiksted Saturday. (Photo provided by Johanna Bermùdez-Ruiz and Cane Bay Films)

Opinion: Pride Marchers Showed Love in Face of Protesters’ Hate

My youngest child, Lex, identifies as “non-binary.” This means Lex does not conform to the stereotypes of masculine or feminine, but is somewhere in...

DPNR to Host Adventure at Your Library Summer Camp

The Adventure at Your Library Summer Camp is designed to foster a great appreciation for libraries in children, while offering them an unforgettable experience in nature and their community.

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National Weather Service, San Juan: for Saturday expect widely scattered showers and thunderstorms.
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