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DLCA Warns Consumers of Free Government Money Scams

Consumers are reminded to continue to be on the alert for scams circulating throughout the territory. Currently, there have been…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Plaskett Invites Public to Ceremonial Swearing-In, Service of Blessing

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett invites the public to a ceremonial swearing-in and reception set to begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 2, at the District Courthouse in Estate Golden Rock, St. Croix.

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2015-01-30 15:21:19
Source Manager's Journal: Climate Change and the Future

Will the Congress, now under reactionary control, fund something to address a problem that some key members say does not exist?

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2015-01-30 08:33:50
The Bookworm: 'Magician’s Lie' Leaves You Feeling Sawed in Two

I’m still reeling from the possibilities myself, because author Greer Macallister’s conjured up the kind of novel that pulls readers in, shakes us up and leaves us feeling sawed in two.

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2015-01-29 23:50:38
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Elections System of the Virgin Islands 2014 Elections Calendar

This is the 2014 Primary and General Election calendar.

Read entire articleMay 8 2014 - 9:25am
DLCA Warns Consumers of Free Government Money Scams

Consumers are reminded to continue to be on the alert for scams circulating throughout the territory. Currently, there have been reports of customers receiving fraudulent phone calls from individuals claiming to represent local communications companies.

Read entire articleJan 31 2015 - 1:26am
V.I. Sends Tennis Team to Play in Junior Davis Cup Tournament

The Virgin Islands Tennis Association (VITA) has selected a team of three boys -- Tomas Del Olmo, 15, of St. John; Alec Kuipers, 13, of St. Croix; Russell Armstrong, 13, of St. Croix -- to represent the U.S.V.I. in the prestigious Junior Davis Cup tennis tournament, to be held the first week of February in El Salvador.

Read entire articleJan 31 2015 - 1:18am
USVI Soccer Association Gears Up for 2015 Club Championship

The USVI Soccer Association’s 2015 club championship will take place Feb. 7 and 8 at the Lionel Roberts Stadium on St. Thomas. The Big Four will showcase Helenites Soccer Club and Rovers Soccer Club from the St. Croix district as well as Raymix Soccer Club and Haitian Victory Soccer Club from St. Thomas.

Read entire articleJan 31 2015 - 1:06am
Government Attempts to Foreclose on Hovensa Refinery

Making good on promises made during a press conference earlier this month to foreclose on the Hovensa property, Gov. Kenneth Mapp this week filed a six-page action in V.I. Superior Court to begin the process, which includes the appointment of a receiver that the refinery would have to pay for.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 10:33pm
Former V.I. Resident Sentenced to 25 Years for Financial Fraud

Former St. Thomas financier Daniel Spitzer was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in federal prison for cheating 455 investors of $105 million.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 10:08pm
V.I. Gas Prices Stay High While Everywhere Else Falls

V.I. retail gasoline prices continue to hold steady at double the U.S. average and $1.50 more per gallon than neighboring Puerto Rico, despite months of declining prices around the world, according to the latest survey from the V.I. Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 8:28pm
Survey to Determine What Visitors Know About Chikungunya

While most Virgin Islands residents know a lot about chikungunya, the V.I. National Park in conjunction with the Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control want to learn more about what visitors to the park and St. John know about it.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 7:28pm
DOL Plans Workforce Development Expo

The Department of Labor will host a Workforce Development Expo. In recognition of the number of persons who continue to seek sustainable employment in the community, it is continuing its efforts to assist job seekers to prepare themselves to return to the workforce.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 4:51pm
DLCA: Stores Must Honor Sticker Prices

The V.I. Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs is warning businesses they must honor posted sale prices after the agency received formal complaints that some retailers are leaving sale price stickers on, but telling customers the sale is over, according to DLCA.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 4:37pm