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Derek Walcott, St. Lucian Poet and Nobel Laureate, Wrote Frequently About USVI

The passing of poet Derek Walcott, the giant of Caribbean literature who died Friday at the age of 87, is being mourned by writers and readers across the region.
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St. Croix Boat Parade Group Helping with Centennial Fireworks

The V.I. government canceled plans for Transfer Day Centennial fireworks, but the St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade organization has stepped up to help make them happen.
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Farmers on Government Land Required to Have Insurance

The many farmers leasing farmland from the V.I. government must purchase liability insurance, which is available, Agriculture Commissioner Carlos Robles said this week.
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Afternoon on the Green: Going Beyond the Food

UVI's Afternoon on the Green on St. Thomas gave crowds of residents the chance Sunday to “go beyond the food” and learn more about the college’s programs, initiatives and students.
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@School: Language Teacher Aims to Open the World to Students

Language teacher Monika Emeran is going places and she’s taking some of her students with her. In the last five years there have been trips to Italy, France and Greece.
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Analysis: What to Watch for as Congress Debates Health Care Law

If it passes, in anything like its current form, What does the proposed American Health Care Act mean for the Virgin Islands? It's useful to look at the major changes and speculate on the impact those could have on the VI if applied to us.
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Three Danish Ships to Pay Call on V.I.

Three ships from Denmark, including the tall ship Danmark, will call on the U.S. Virgin Islands to mark the centennial of the transfer of the territory from Danish to U.S control.
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Canceled SAT Tests in the USVI Back On for June

Students in the U.S. Virgin Islands may now take the SAT test in June, after the College Board reversed an earlier decision to cancel the test, according to Delegate Stacey Plaskett's office.
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UVI to Hold Turtle Tagging Science Saturday Event

The University of the Virgin Islands presents information on its latest turtle research and turtle tagging operations on March 25
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Zero Tolerance Basketball Club Gears Up to Defend Championship Title

Next week, the Zero Tolerance Basketball Club of St. Thomas will be heading back to Turks and Caicos to defend its Caribbean championship title.
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