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VIWMA Schedules Emancipation Day, July 4th Holiday Hours

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) informs residents of the hours of operations for its facilities and offices for…

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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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The Bookworm: 'Twisted' Gets Pretty Tangled

Students of culture and people-watching readers will enjoy this book, I think, as will anyone who’s pondered a change of pace. Be aware, though, that it may take perseverance.

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2015-07-02 00:01:52
Are We Really Invested In Tourism?

Our wavering commitment to tourism has exposed us to risks and vulnerabilities, especially put in perspective of the Great Recession, the loss of EDC beneficiaries and the closing of HOVENSA.

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2015-07-01 22:56:01
Summer Camps and Programs for St. Thomas and St. John Youth

Here is a list of summer camps and organized activities available for children or young people. Please send information on your camps and activities to offer parents a variety of choices. Please e-mail information to visource@gmail.com

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2015-07-01 15:26:00
News - Local news — St. Thomas
SHOTS FIRED IN EAST END RAID

Narcotics Strike Force agents reportedly shot a suspect Tuesday morning who was being pursued in connection with a raid on St. Thomas' east end.

Read entire articleMay 2 2000 - 12:52pm
SENATE VOTES TO END EXEMPT WORKER CONVERSION

Lawmakers voted Monday to make it impossible for unclassified or exempt government employees to keep their public payroll positions indefinitely by being converted to classified workers after two years on the job.

Read entire articleMay 2 2000 - 12:54am
TURNBULL FIRES HEALTH COMMISSIONER CALLENDER

Government House says Health Commissioner Wilbur Callender was relieved of his duties Monday because he was being "insubordinate."

Read entire articleMay 1 2000 - 11:09pm
DRUG TREATMENT FOR STX DOC BEFORE TRIAL STARTS

An agreement Monday between federal prosecutors and defense attorneys will send emergency room physician Dr. Armondo Zabala off-island for drug treatment before his drug trial starts.

Read entire articleMay 1 2000 - 10:11pm
MORE PUBLIC CORRUPTION CHARGES COMING

Attorney General Iver Stridiron said Monday another round of charges and prosecutions of public corruption and white collar crime can be anticipated shortly after Carnival.

Read entire articleMay 1 2000 - 7:10pm
GAMBLING, DRUGS AND SEX UNCOVERED IN RAID

Members of the V.I. Police Department, the Justice Department and the Gaming Enforcement Agency raided a St. Croix establishment at 12:30 a.m. Sunday and confiscated eight illegal video gaming machines, $2,000 to $3,000 in cash and illegal drugs.

Read entire articleMay 1 2000 - 4:52pm
PRESERVE THE CARNIVAL CULTURE, GOVERNOR URGES

In his first public address of the V.I. Carnival 2000 season, Gov. Charles W. Turnbull expressed his wishes for "friendliness, fun and glorious and sensible moderation" during the festivities. He also urged the community not to stay away from Carnival events for fear of a few troublemakers.

Read entire articleMay 1 2000 - 12:47pm
PAN SOUNDS A-PLENTY, BUT A SMALL PAYING CROWD

The crowd was sparse but the steelpan sounds soared Sunday night with 14 bands -- all but one of them youth groups -- bouncing, dancing and pumping the sky as they showed off their talent and enthusiasm at Pan-O-Rama.

Read entire articleMay 1 2000 - 12:00pm
RAID AT COKI POINT NETS DRUGS AND CASH

An undetermined amount of cash and illegal drugs was confiscated from the Coki Point area Saturday as law enforcement officers converged there and took up to 12 persons into custody.

Read entire articleApr 30 2000 - 11:01pm
DAILY NEWS SPLIT BETWEEN UNION AND NON-UNION

It's official. The Virgin Islands Daily News is a split shop. Employees in the production/operations area belong to the United Steelworkers of America, but reporters and editors do not.

Read entire articleApr 30 2000 - 10:52pm