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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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.
 

 

MOVIES

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

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

LOCAL NEWS

Faith Matters: Thursday in Black Calls Attention to Domestic Violence

Locals can help bring awareness to domestic violence with a simple gestureshowing their concern by wearing black on Thursdays and taking part in the World Council of Churches Thursdays in Black campaign.

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.

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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…

Pescador Wins Marlin Tournament with Last-Minute Catch

A last minute catch landed Pescador the Top Boat prize in the 43rd annual USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament…

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…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Hodge: Power Back on to Most of St. Croix

After three days of repair work, only pockets of affected customers remain, either due to damaged weather heads or because the ground is still too soggy to replace power poles, WAPA CEO Hugo Hodge says.

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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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