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Woman Grazed by Gunfire

A 21-year-old woman was grazed by gunfire during a shooting late Friday night near the Alvin McBean Ball Park,…

Audio Galleries

Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 

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MOVIES

Now Playing: “Sinister 2” and “No Escape”

The following movies are now playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

UVI Board Approves Borrowing $30 Million for Med School

Meeting in executive session Saturday, the UVI Board of Trustees approved a resolution authorizing UVI President David Hall to secure $30 million loan establish an endowment for the UVI School of Medicine.

Scam Alert: Beware of Callers Claiming Your Computer’s Been Hacked

At 6 a.m. Saturday morning (perfect time to call Americans and get them in a fog) I received a call from someone claiming my windows account had been hacked. It hadn't.  But you should read…

Mapp Urges Virgin Islanders To Support Relief Efforts In Dominica

Gov. Kenneth Mapp is urging Virgin Islanders to support relief efforts now underway to assist victims in Dominica.

Man Arrested on Rape Charge

Andres Carmona Ortiz, 52, of Estate Bovoni, was arrested and charged with second-degree rape in connection with an incident involving a 13 year-old boy.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
We Will Rise Together or Fall Apart

With a serious drought upon us, it might be time to consider the precarious equilibrium of life on earth.

 

 

SOURCE PICKS

Cruise Ship Schedule for August 1-31 (Revised)

Ships calling on St. Thomas dock at the West Indian Co. Dock in Havensight, unless otherwise indicated by AMNS (Austin…

Never Say Never Leads First Day in Marlin Tournament

The right place at the right time paid off for the sports fishermen aboard Never Say Never, who were…

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Rod Harley

Some people try to distance themselves from their pasts, rather than face them, embrace them, but mental health and…

Man Charged with Bulk Cash Smuggling

Kevin Greaves, 43, made his initial appearance Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in a…

Two Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Hugo Ogando, 37, and Mario De Los Santos, 39, pleaded guilty Wednesday in District Court on St. Thomas to…

Dr. Flood Departs; Hospital Promises Continued Cardiac Care

Schneider Regional Medical Center officials promised the community that cardiology service will continue to be offered at the…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

WAPA Expects Full Power Restoration Sunday

Power on St. Croix was expected to be about 90 percent restored by the end of Saturday and fully restored sometime Sunday, WAPA Executive Director Hugo Hodge Jr. said during a press conference Saturday.

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ON ST. JOHN

Health Beat: 'Time is Brain' When it Comes to Strokes

If you or someone in your vicinity is having a stroke or even appears to be having a stroke, don’t delay, St. John Rescue training officer Bob Malacarne said. Get them to the hospital as quickly as possible.…

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