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Ten Percent of the V.I. Has Received One Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Local health providers are focused on distributing all of the 2,270 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine sent to the territory each week.

Coral Bay Seeks to Honor Memory of ‘King of Thankspiggin’ Ken Yolman

COVID-19 has affected lives in countless ways, including the way we mourn. In July 2020, when Coral Bay resident Ken Yolman died of cancer off island, no memorial service was held.

Black History: Sugar and Slavery are Inseparable

This is the final installment of a 4-part serialization of the first chapter of a book being written by Shaun A. Pennington about the historical and modern-day consequences of sugar that have plagued Virgin Islanders and Americans for 400 years.

Black History: How Slaves Lived and Died

This is part 3 of a 4-part serialization of the first chapter of a book being written by Shaun A. Pennington about the historical and modern-day consequences of sugar that have plagued Virgin Islanders and Americans for 400 years.

St. John’s Dee Wells Wins Key to the City of Worcester

If you want to be good at something, you have to become obsessed with it. That was a lesson DeJongh “Dee” Wells learned from his grandmother, Ellen Pickering, and he has never regretted taking it to heart.

Black History: The Plantation Next Door

This is part 2 of a 4-part serialization of the first chapter of a book being written by Shaun A. Pennington about the historical and modern-day consequences of sugar that have plagued Virgin Islanders and Americans for 400 years.

St. Thomas Reeling From the Shock of Losing Revered Community Members

While awaiting official confirmation of the four local people who died tragically on Monday in a helicopter crash near Botany Bay, St. Thomaians were subdued and sorrowfully sharing memories of and experiences they had with the individuals they lost.

Black History: Sugar Slavery in the Virgin Islands

This is part 1 of a 4-part serialization of the first chapter of a book being written by Shaun A. Pennington about the historical and modern-day consequences of sugar that have plagued Virgin Islanders and Americans for 400 years.
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4 Known Dead, Little Else Released on Helicopter Crash

A helicopter crash in the Botany Bay area Monday afternoon took four lives, the V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency confirmed, but little else had been released about the incident as of Monday evening.
The beach at Hotel on the Cay was empty Sunday morning. (Source photo by Linda Morland)

Tourism Association President Upbeat as Resort Investments Kick In

Lisa Hamilton, president of the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association, says it is time to be optimistic. Lemonade is being made from lemons, she said.

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