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The St. Thomas International Regatta wrapped up Sunday with a day of sparkling weather and thrilling finishes. (Photo © STIR/Dean Barnes)

The St. Thomas International Regatta wrapped up Sunday with a day of sparkling weather and thrilling finishes. (Photo © STIR/Dean Barnes)


Local News

St. John’s Centennial Events Shift Focus to Cruz Bay’s Founding

The 250th anniversary of the founding of Cruz Bay was the milestone being celebrated at a block party hosted by the V.I. Transfer Centennial Commission in Franklin Powell Park on Sunday.
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The Large Offshore Multihull Class came down to a tie-breaker. (Photo © STIR/Dean Barnes)

Regatta Wraps Up with Thrilling Finishes

Several classes were too close to call going into the final day of racing at the 44th St. Thomas International Regatta Sunday. Leads shifted back and forth throughout the three days of racing, leading to thrilling finishes.
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One Suspect Dead in McDonald’s Shoot Out Saturday Night

One suspect is dead and three others, including a minor, are in custody after a shootout with police at the McDonald’s in Sugar Estate Saturday night.
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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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Editorial / Blogs

Virtue of the Week: Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat, or steal. Being honest means that you accept yourself as who you are. When you are open and trustworth
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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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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.