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Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing or Possession of Queen Conch to Begin June 1

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries reminds the public of the upcoming seasonal prohibition of fishing for queen conch…

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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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V.I. Joins Efforts to Sue Takata Corp, Honda for Faulty Airbag Recall

An enforcement action filed this week by the V.I. government against Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. and Honda Motor Co. is seeking restitution linked to the companies’ faulty airbags.

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2016-05-26 23:59:54
National Park Should Clarify Policy on Using Red Hook NPS Dock, Judge Says

A U.S. magistrate judge partially sided with a local boat captain in a case Wednesday, saying the National Park Service has not properly notified the public on restrictions on using its Red Hook dock.

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2016-05-26 23:56:02
Unemployment Insurance: Businesses Need to Ask for Audit

The former commissioner of the Department of Labor urges V.I. business owners to request audits of their Unemployment Insurance accounts. 

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2016-05-26 15:48:17
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
St. Croix Deserves Its Fair Share

Bob White is serious about the lack of funding St. Croix gets for its medical center compared to what the St. Thomas medical center gets.

Read entire articleOct 8 2014 - 1:35pm
For the Love of Dolphins, Don’t Do It

Amy Wright strongly disagrees with Ocean World’s plans to build a Dolphin Habitat.

Read entire articleSep 24 2014 - 7:52pm
Bringing Dolphins to St. Thomas Makes Sense

Lee Kellar, general curator at Coral World Ocean Park, defends the building of a dolphin habitat at the park. She explains that the dolphins Coral World will care for will be the offspring of dolphins born in human care and could not survive in the wild.

Read entire articleSep 24 2014 - 12:49pm
Our Hospital Is Not Failing Us, the Government Is

Bob White is angry about the recent Centers for Medicaid and Medicare (CMS) report on the problems at Juan F. Luis Medical Center.

Read entire articleSep 23 2014 - 5:59pm
Climate Change Is Here, But Are We Listening?

Kelly Gloger of Solar Delivered! says the Virgin Islands’ new governor and Senate will have to move quickly to develop an energy plan that reflects the urgent reality of climate change in the world. Time is running out.

Read entire articleSep 23 2014 - 12:17am
Citizen Offers a Plan to Improve the Territory

Norm Gledhill offers a way to restructure the Senate in the Virgin Islands in order to improve government and save money.

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 6:52pm
We Mourn the Loss of a Great Man

Sen. Clifford F. Graham acknowledges the passing of a son of the Virgin Islands, Ambassador Terence Alphonso Todman.

Read entire articleAug 15 2014 - 7:46pm
UVI Mourns the Loss of Ambassador Terence Todman

On behalf of the University of the Virgin Islands community, Dr. David Hall extols the many successes of Ambassador Terence Todman, who recently died.

Read entire articleAug 14 2014 - 9:19pm
Sen. Jackson Mourns Loss of First Black Career Ambassador

Sen. Myron D. Jackson offers condolences to the family of Ambassador Terence A. Todman, as he remembers a man of many talents, many accomplishments and great wisdom.

Read entire articleAug 14 2014 - 4:19pm
DeJongh Saddened by Death of Ambassador Terence A. Todman

Gov. John P. deJongh Jr. gives order to fly flags at half-staff in honor of career diplomat Ambassador Terence A. Todman, a Virgin Islands native, who served the United States for over 40 years.

Read entire articleAug 14 2014 - 2:59pm