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viNGN: October Is Women’s Empowerment Month

In honor of October’s being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) has declared it to…

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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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Opinions Differ on Whether Sargassum Causes Health Issues

Although a BVI environmentalist warned recently that swallowing large doses of water where sargassum seaweed is present could be fatal, other experts don’t agree.

2015-10-06 00:02:33
Julius Jackson Eyes No. 1 Spot with Tuesday Fight

Now ranked No. 5 in his weight class, Julius “the Chef” Jackson (19-0) will be a contender for No. 1 if he wins his bout Tuesday against Mexico’s Jose Uzcategui.

2015-10-05 23:32:50
Virtue of the Week: Responsibility

 Being responsible means others can trust you to do things with excellence. You accept accountability for your actions. When you make a mistake, you offer amends instead of excuses.

2015-10-04 22:08:08
Arts/Entertainment — St. Thomas
The Bookworm: Be Prepared with a Tissue for 'The Promise'

With a real historical event as her background, the author spins a story of two women who are more alike than they’d ever admit. Just be prepared with a tissue; because “The Promise” isn’t all that can be broken.

Read entire articleJun 12 2014 - 1:19am
The Bookworm: 'Success Secrets of Black Millionaires'

Tired of nothing but dust in your wallet? Sick of paying with pennies? Then crack open 'The Wealth Choice' just about anywhere and get ready for real change.

Read entire articleJun 5 2014 - 12:16am
The Bookworm: 'Sugar' Goes Beyond the Dates and Facts of History

Your children have already learned something about the Civil War, but what do they know about what happened afterward? “Sugar” is a story that goes beyond the dates and facts of history.

Read entire articleMay 29 2014 - 12:41am
The Bookworm: '1954' and the Baseball Generation

In the lightning-fast manner of a sportscaster, author Bill Madden tells a story that goes beyond Jackie Robinson’s history-making 1947 debut, but readers will learn why 1954 was so important to the game.

Read entire articleMay 22 2014 - 12:39am
Essays by Some Winners of the Laws of Life Contest

Virgin Islands public high school students offered words of wisdom learned from their life experiences when the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands hosted the 14th Laws of Life Essay Contest awards. Here are some of the essays that won.

Read entire articleMay 21 2014 - 12:28am
The Bookworm: A Daring Side of Walter Mosley

Debbie Dare is no Easy Rawlins and she’s not. There are hints of both of Mosley’s most famous characters, but this book is much more explicit than his past few novels.

Read entire articleMay 15 2014 - 12:00am
Aubrey Artworks Presents “Love, Abundance and Gratitude” Exhibit

The Virgin Islands Council of the Arts (VICA) invites the public to view “Love, Abundance and Gratitude,” presented by Aubrey Artworks from 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 16, at the Francois Building.

Read entire articleMay 13 2014 - 4:18pm
The Bookworm: 'The Way I See It' Might Serve You Well

Overall, this isn’t a bad book, but it should be approached with caution and openness. Know that, and “Black and White: The Way I See It” might serve you well.

Read entire articleMay 6 2014 - 10:43pm
Book Review: Murder Mystery Spotlights St. John

Author Wilson Roberts captures the quirkiness of life on St. John in his latest novel, set on the island he's called home half the year since the 1980s.


Read entire articleMay 4 2014 - 1:03am
The Bookworm: 'Love, Peace and Soul' from 'Soul Train'

Get out your bell-bottoms and your best dancin’ shoes, have a good Internet connection, and get ready. For you, “The Hippest Trip in America” is a book you’ll want to bust out and find.

Read entire articleMay 1 2014 - 1:02am