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View of the solar eclipse in the Virgin Islands. (Bill Creque photo)

View of the solar eclipse in the Virgin Islands. (Bill Creque photo)


Local News

Mapp Proposing Retiree Health Insurance Cuts

Gov. Kenneth Mapp sent a bill to the Senate this week changing the formula for premiums for active and retired government employees.
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PFA Updates Figures on Limetree, Lonesome Dove

Senators on the Committee of Finance seemed more interested in how agreements with Limetree Bay Terminals, Lonesome Dove Petroleum Company and Diageo USVI were working than in budget figures.
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People line up on the UVI soccer field Monday for a glimpse of what, in the territory, was a 90 percent eclipse of the sun.

Science Nerds-for-a-Day Converge on UVI Eclipse Event

Eclipse watchers on St. Thomas turned the University of the Virgin Islands soccer field into a place of wonder on Monday afternoon, as they gathered with students, and UVI scientists to share information about the event.
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Canadian scholar Abdullah Hakim Quick addresses a crowd of about 200 people at the University of the Virgin Islands on the Golden Age of Islam and historic evidence of cross Atlantic migration in the 14th century.

Scholar Traces Islam’s Caribbean Roots in UVI Lecture

The historic roots of the Islamic Caribbean community were explored in a lecture given at the University of the Virgin Islands, the first in a three-part series hosted by the UVI Center for Spirituality and Professionalism.
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Editorial / Blogs

Frank Schneiger

V.I. Crisis: No Matter Where You Start, Answer Must Come from Inside

There is a way in which outsiders can play a useful role. They can point out things that seem different, out of the ordinary. These are things that local people are so accustomed to that they seem normal.
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Virtue of the Week: Detachment

Detachment is experiencing your feelings without allowing your feelings to control you. Instead of just reacting, with detachment you are free to choose how you will act.
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Virtue of the Week: Cleanliness

Cleanliness means more than washing often, keeping your body clean and wearing clean clothes. It is putting into your body and your mind only the things that keep you healthy. It is cleaning up mistakes and making a fresh start.
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Virtue of the Week: Modesty

Modesty is having self-respect. When you value yourself with quiet pride, you accept praise with humility and gratitude. Modesty is being comfortable with yourself and setting healthy boundaries about your body and privacy. You are practicing modesty
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