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Fort Christian, built in 1617 300 years before the Danish transfer to the United States is ready to receive this week after years of delays.  (W. Bostwick photo)

Fort Christian, built in 1617 300 years before the Danish transfer to the United States is ready to receive this week after years of delays. (W. Bostwick photo)


Local News

Jury Convicts Saldana of Wife’s Murder

Former police captain Enrique Saldana was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections Friday night, minutes after a jury found him guilty of killing his wife almost three years ago, according to the V.I. Department of Justice.
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Adonte Yearwood (Submitted photo)

V.I. Teen Headed to George Washington University with Sites on Career in Justice

With the attention he’s been getting this week, no one could blame Adonte Yearwood if he were a bit distracted, but the 17-year-old V.I. native is solidly focused on the future. This fall he enters George Washington University on an all-expense paid
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Schneider Performs Territory’s First Cleft Palate Repair

A team of clinicians at Schneider Regional Medical Center, led by Dr. Eric J. Stelnicki, has performed the first ever cleft palate repair in the Virgin Islands, the hospital announced Friday.
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Lawrence Griffith

Former Police Chief and Deputy Police Commissioner Lawrence Griffith remembered as ‘Cop’s Cop’

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday for former Police Chief Lawrence A. Griffith, Sr. The services will be preceded by a public viewing at the VIPD Richard N. Callwood Command on Friday evening.
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Editorial / Blogs

Build to the Future, Not the Past

Filippo Cassinelli warns that if the Virgin Islands wants to save the most important part of its economy, it must change course and build a dock for mega cruise ships. (this is the 5th and last in a series)
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The Facts

Filippo Cassinelli believes that the reason St. Maarten is getting more cruise ship arrivals than St. Thomas is a lack of new berthing capacity, among other things. (This is Op-ed No. 3 in his series)
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VI Killing the Golden Goose

Filippo Cassinelli addresses the valid concerns that were raised by others to his first editorial about cruise ship tourism in the Virgin Islands. (This is Op-ed No. 2 in a series of five)
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St. Maarten Is Eating Our Lunch

Filippo Cassinelli points out that St. Maarten is beating the V.I. when it comes to expenditures by cruise ship passengers. He enumerates ways that will ensure St. Thomas’s future success and prosperity. (This is the 4th in a five part series.)
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Featured Video

The United Jazz Foundation, in collaboration with the V.I. Department of Education and Jazz at Lincoln Center, hosted a workshop Monday at Ulla F. Muller Elementary with members of its V.I. Youth Ensemble.