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Acting AG: Government Attorney Ignored Order to Withdraw Cohen Plea Deal

A government attorney ignored orders to withdraw a plea deal allowing St. Croix radio station owner Jonathan Cohen to skirt 20 out of the 21 pending charges of tax evasion, according to the attorney general.

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2015-05-22 01:05:24
St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections Unhappy with Closed Door Conference

During a meeting Thursday, the St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections passed a motion not to pay for expenses to attend a two-day conference on election reform called by Sen. Kenneth Gittens.

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2015-05-22 01:01:07
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Melanie Moses

Those who are exemplify the phrase “actions speak louder than words” in their work – both professionally and personally – prove to be great assets to others. Melanie Moses is such a person.

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2015-05-22 00:30:29
News - Local sports — St. Thomas
Free Girls’ Basketball Clinic Set for May 23, 24 at CAHS Gym

In an effort to provide more opportunities for girls to learn and improve their skills in basketball, there will be a free clinic held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 23 and Sunday, May 24, at the Charlotte Amalie High School gymnasium.

Read entire articleMay 22 2015 - 4:57pm
Track StarJones-Ferrette to Compete at Ponce Grand Prix in PR

The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) announced today that V.I. National Track and Field Team member Laverne Jones-Ferrette will compete this weekend in the Ponce Grand Prix Track and Field Meet in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Read entire articleMay 20 2015 - 7:14am
USVI Soccer to Participate in CONCACAF’s First Women’s Day

The USVI Soccer Association has announced its upcoming CONCACAF sponsored Women’s Football Day to be held on Saturday, May 23, at the UVI Soccer Field on St. Thomas. This is a part of a Caribbean-wide initiative led by CONCACAF, which focuses on the further development of women’s soccer in the Caribbean.

Read entire articleMay 18 2015 - 11:46pm
Beach-to-Beach Power Swim Slated for Sunday, May 24

Registration for the Friends of VI National Park’s largest-ever Beach-to-Beach Power Swim is still open. Registration fees are $65 for adults and $30 for those under 18.

Read entire articleMay 15 2015 - 4:42pm
Registration Deadline for International Optimist Regatta Clinic, Team Race Is May 15

The International Optimist Regatta (IOR), one of the first and largest regattas in the Caribbean to promote youth sailing, plus kick-off Sea Star Clinic and Sea Star Team Race, will take place June 15 to 21.

Read entire articleMay 13 2015 - 1:22am
VITFF Team Members Seek Qualification Marks for Major Championships

The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) has announced that national team members are getting their start in the outdoor season after the traditional relay meets offered the last tune-up before testing their fitness level in their specific disciplines.

Read entire articleMay 9 2015 - 1:25pm
Laban Top Angler, 'Backlash' Top Boat at VIGFC’s Dolphin Derby

The catch of a 30-pound dolphin fish (mahi-mahi) earned St. Thomas angler Gilbert Laban the Top Angler award and a $1,000 cash prize at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s (VIGFC) 20th Annual Dolphin Derby that was held on May 3.

Read entire articleMay 5 2015 - 3:05am
Carnival Mile Is Highlight of Last Day of Celebrations

Saturday’s Carnival Mile resulted in a field of enthusiastic runners and walkers, and it produced very good times in all seven age groups. The race saw the return of young and old regulars as well as breakthroughs by runners whose development has been witnessed in race results over recent years.

Read entire articleMay 4 2015 - 12:32am
V.I. National Team Competes at Penn Relays for First Time; Lovett Wins Hurdles Event

For the first time, the Virgin Islands National Track and Field 4 x 100m men’s relay team, which includes: Eddie Lovett, Leon Hunt, David Walters, Tabarie Henry and Brian Slater, competed in the historic Penn Relays this past weekend (April 25-26), and out of 25 teams, it finished 4th in the Olympic Development event.

Read entire articleMay 2 2015 - 1:43am
Aggregate Knockout Soccer Tournament Announces Champions

The USVI Soccer Association held the final game of the Aggregate Knockout Tournament at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 26, at Schjang Field.

Read entire articleApr 27 2015 - 9:27pm