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Federal Agents Charge Man with Transporting Firearms

Federal agents Monday arrested Manuel Benel Cuadrado at the Cyril E. King Airport, charging him with transporting firearms into…

 
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DeJongh Meets with Feds on VINGN

Gov. John deJongh Jr. met with NOAA and national telecommunications officials on Friday after they completed a five-day site review of federally funded V.I. broadband projects.

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2014-04-15 00:06:39
St. Thomas Sweeps Sun Stroke All Star Hoop Classic

St. Thomas and St. Croix's top high school ballers went head to head Saturday at the 16th annual Sun Stroke All Star Hoop Classic. The St. Thomas boys and girls teams both were victorious.

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2014-04-14 23:27:42
Virtue of the Week: Trustworthiness

Trustworthiness is being worthy of trust. People can count on you to do your best, to keep your word, and to follow through on your commitments. You do what you say you will do.

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2014-04-14 00:25:32
Commentary - Editorial — St. Thomas
Who Will Hold Them Accountable

Isn’t anyone in the V.I. government embarrassed that we are cited repeatedly for being unable to run our own affairs?

Read entire articleMar 25 2006 - 7:08am
Stopping Corruption Is Everybody's Job

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime has declared Friday, Dec. 9, International Anti-Corruption Day. It should be a time for Virgin Islanders to consider how the corruption has damaged our community.

Read entire articleDec 8 2005 - 3:39pm
What About a French Woman?

We are pleased that the Commission on the Status of Women has begun recognizing women in our community who have made valuable contributions to civic life. However, we are perplexed that the commission did not include at least one woman from the island's French community.

Read entire articleDec 2 2005 - 5:25pm
Racetrack Clean-Up Shows Clearly What's Important to Our Officials

Who says our government officials don't have a sense of urgency? Just look at the speed with which they're cleaning up the mess at the Clinton Phipps racetrack.

Read entire articleNov 29 2005 - 5:52pm
Want What You Have

Thanksgiving Day is a good time to practice wanting what you have.

Read entire articleNov 24 2005 - 11:49am
How Did Our Watchdogs Miss the Shipwreck that Was About to Happen

How did our delegate, local senators, and governor and lieutenant governor, with their high-priced Washington lobbyist, all miss the shipwreck headed right for the heart of the U.S.V.I. boating industry?

Read entire articleNov 4 2005 - 1:28pm
This Is a Time for Calm Heads

We are shocked and distressed at the news of a brutal attack on a St. John woman. All energies – including those of federal agencies – should be focused on finding the perpetrators. Meanwhile we call upon all public officials to walk a road of sanity and equanimity during this time of confusion and fear.

Read entire articleAug 31 2005 - 8:57am
Health Department, Housing Authority Failing to Respond to Dengue Outbreak

The Health Department and the V.I. Housing Authority's response to the dengue outbreak is wholly inadequate.

Read entire articleAug 1 2005 - 10:52am
Two Communities Weep For Their Lost Children

How many more children are we willing to lose to violence, fear and apathy rather than to get involved with their upbringing?

Read entire articleJun 16 2005 - 10:32pm
Big Problems with the League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters is undermining its position as the champion of transparency in government by having as its president a person who defends closed door policies in her government agency clients.

Read entire articleMar 23 2005 - 3:21pm