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Labor to Provide Rapid Response Services to Sugar Bay Resort & Spa Laid Off Workers

Labor Commissioner Catherine Hendry Esq. invites all recently laid-off employees of Sugar Bay Resort & Spa to a Rapid Response…

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UVI Joins AgDiscovery Network of Summer Programs

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has been selected to join the AgDiscovery network of educational institutions that offer a federally funded, residential summer program.

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2016-02-10 04:26:06
UVI Student Gets Name for V.I. Cove Approved

The body of water just south of the Cyril E. King International Airport has a new name: Hawksbill Cove. In 1992, the airport underwent a massive construction process, which extended the runway from 4,200 feet to 7,000 feet, stretching into the Caribbean Sea. The result was an artificial cove that had no name – until now.

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2016-02-10 04:17:47
Virtue of the Week: Idealism

When you have ideals, you really care about what is right and meaningful in life. You follow your beliefs. You don’t just accept things the way they are. You make a difference. 

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2016-02-07 16:03:50
Commentary - Open forum — St. Thomas
We Are Not Just WAPA Customers, We Are Shareholders

Senator at Large Craig Barshinger, chairman of the Energy and Environmental Protection Committee of the 30th Legislature, believes that there are options for how to deal with the WAPA problem, and he also believes the problem can be solved.

Read entire articleAug 7 2014 - 1:58am
Reparations Plan Needs Changes

Michael A. Dingwall believes that the ten-point reparations plan is seriously flawed. He critiques each point.

Read entire articleAug 6 2014 - 2:29pm
Energy Matters

Andrew A. Prins writes about preparing the Virgin Islands for its future electricity needs, pointing out that "...per capita energy consumption in recent years has run as much as eight times higher than the U.S. average."

Read entire articleAug 5 2014 - 7:55pm
Three Cheers for the Stars and Stripes Poker Run

David A. Bornn Esq., president of Downtown Revitalization Inc., thanks those who made the first Stars and Stripes Poker Run (a boating race event) to Downtown Charlotte Amalie a success.

Read entire articleJul 29 2014 - 11:09pm
Pistarckle Begins Summer Camp on July 28

Pistarckle Theater’s Nikki Emerich informs the public that its summer camp will begin on July 28 and end on Aug. 22.

Read entire articleJul 24 2014 - 5:16pm
The V.I. Can Shoot for the Moon

Kelly Gloger, a managing partner of Solar Delivered, says Virgin Islanders and their political leaders need to make a commitment to becoming a user of 100 percent renewable fuel as quickly as possible.

Read entire articleJul 23 2014 - 9:31am
New Partner, Same Old Plan?

Kelly Gloger urges the Virgin Islands to expand its vision and “speed up the territory’s time table for transitioning to a fossil-fuel-free energy future.”

Read entire articleJul 8 2014 - 5:51pm
Internet Companies Win on Taxes, V.I. Loses

Verdel L. Petersen writes about the history of the Malone Amendment and the lost tax revenue it has engendered at the expense of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleJun 22 2014 - 2:27pm
Creating a Nearly 100% Renewable Energy Plan

Kelly Gloger points out the ways that electric power can be created in the near future, only a small portion of V.I. energy will come from fossil fuels, and costs will drop.

Read entire articleJun 18 2014 - 2:49am
Gallantry Is for Gentlemen of Distinction

Clement “Cain” Magras celebrates the idea of the gentlemen, and he hopes that gallantry and politeness, among other virtues, are still alive in the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleJun 13 2014 - 7:17pm