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MAP Now Includes Coverage for Breast, Cervical Cancer

The Virgin Islands Government recently received approval to offer coverage for breast and cervical cancer treatment to uninsured women from…

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World's Top Anglers Expected for 42nd Blue Marlin Tournament

The best sports fishermen in the world, plus hundreds of blue marlin aficionados, are headed to St. Thomas this August for the 42nd USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament.

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2014-07-28 00:05:18
Virtue of the Week: Moderation

Moderation is creating a healthy balance in your life between work and play, rest and exercise. You use your self-discipline to take charge of your life and your time.

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2014-07-26 20:52:11
V.I. Falls to Puerto Rico in Finals

The V.I. Major Little League team lost to Puerto Rico, 14-3, in the championship game of the 2014 Latin American Regional Major Little League tournament in Freeport, Bahamas.

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2014-07-25 23:32:44
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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
Legislature Approves Medical Marijuana Ballot Question

During session Monday, the V.I. Legislature passed legislation to ask voters on this year's general election ballot if they want the Legislature to make medical marijuana legal in the territory.

Read entire articleJul 29 2014 - 1:24am
Credit Card Fraud Cases Continue Across Territory; VIPD Urges Victims to File Reports

Despite a number of debit card and credit card frauds committed on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix residents recently, as well as to visitors to the territory, police reports do not reflect the alarming trend.

Read entire articleJul 28 2014 - 11:43pm
Undercurrents: The Almighty Consent Decree Holds Feet to the Fire

Every week or so there’s another account updating the public about the progress of the territory’s compliance with one or another “consent decree.” Some of these have been in effect for decades.

Read entire articleJul 28 2014 - 11:39pm
Candidate Complain Signs Have Been Vandalized

With primary candidates grumbling that their political signs have been tampered with and vandalized, the V.I. Police Department Monday warned the public Monday that such activity is a crime.

Read entire articleJul 28 2014 - 11:38pm
MAP Now Includes Coverage for Breast, Cervical Cancer

The Virgin Islands Government recently received approval to offer coverage for breast and cervical cancer treatment to uninsured women from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) through an amendment to the Medicaid State Plan.

Read entire articleJul 28 2014 - 11:32pm
Malone for Congress Campaign Accuses Plaskett of 'Skewing the Truth'

The onslaught of negative and dishonest ads and other frivolous claims from the Plaskett for Congress campaign may have crossed ethical, and possibly legal, lines, according to Sen. Malone's assistant campaign manager.

Read entire articleJul 28 2014 - 11:23pm
Stacey Plaskett Demands Sen. Malone Release Audit

Democratic Candidate for Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett corrects St. Croix Avis statement on release of personal tax returns and repeats a demand for Senate President Shawn Malone to release a legislative audit and create ethics laws.

Read entire articleJul 28 2014 - 11:18pm
OMB Phones Are Down

The Office of Management and Budget on St. Thomas is currently experiencing technical difficulties with its telephone system.

Read entire articleJul 28 2014 - 3:46pm
World's Top Anglers Expected for 42nd Blue Marlin Tournament

The best sports fishermen in the world, plus hundreds of blue marlin aficionados, are headed to St. Thomas this August for the 42nd USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament.

Read entire articleJul 28 2014 - 12:05am