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Veterans Affairs to Host Workshops on Home Loans

The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs will host a Home Loan Workshop July 6-9 on St. Croix and St.…

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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
Mapp: Stateside Travel Could Bring in More Transportation, Safety and Environment Funds

Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Tuesday that the first step for the V.I. government to bring in more money for transportation, safety and local environmental efforts is to streamline its procurement system.

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2015-07-01 00:07:03
News - Local sports — St. Thomas
V.I. Golf Team to Compete at World University Games in South Korea

The head golf coach William Watkins of Johnson C. Smith University in North Carolina has been invited by the Virgin Islands University Sports Federation to serve as golf coach of the V.I. delegation that will be traveling to Gwangju, South Korea, for the World University Games.

Read entire articleJul 1 2015 - 1:23pm
USVI Boxing to Host Evening of Amateur Boxing July 11

USVI Boxing in collaboration with Yacht Haven Grande and the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation will host an evening of amateur boxing on Saturday, July 11.

Read entire articleJun 29 2015 - 12:28pm
STAR Hosts Olympic Day Event on St. Thomas

Both St. Croix and St. Thomas featured Olympic Day races this past weekend sponsored by the Virgin Islands Olympic Committee (VIOC), which covered entry fees on both islands. The St. Thomas event took place on Sunday afternoon, June 21, on a two-mile course on the Veterans’ Drive Waterfront.

Read entire articleJun 23 2015 - 2:37pm
VITFF Names Athletes Seeking to Qualify to Compete in Major Championships

According to a press release from the Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF), V.I. national track and field athletes of all ages have eagerly sought and are still seeking qualification marks enabling them to compete in up to 10 major regional and international track and field championships in the current year.

Read entire articleJun 22 2015 - 6:03pm
Annual Love City Triathlon, Aquathon and SUPathon Set for September 6

Grab your bike, lace up those running shoes and start training for the 16th Annual Love City Triathlon at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6.

Read entire articleJun 18 2015 - 8:33pm
Akeel Morris Gets Called Up to the Major Leagues

From once pitching the Charlotte Amalie High School Chickenhawks to the local IAA championships to getting the call up this week to the New York Mets, Akeel Morris is living the dream.

Read entire articleJun 15 2015 - 11:43pm
Nia Jack Wins Gold at Pan Am Youth Championships; Griffin Wins Silver and Bronze

The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) announced on Monday that V.I. National Track and Field Team member Nia Jack won the gold medal in the 100m at the Pan American Championships in Colombia this past weekend with a personal record of 11.86.

Read entire articleJun 3 2015 - 6:20am
VITFF Team Looking for 4 X 100 Meter Relay Record at Penn Relays

One of the defining elements of a nation’s national track and field team is the status of its relay squads. Perhaps the most famous relay competition in the history of the sport is the annual Penn Relays coming up this weekend in Philadelphia.

Read entire articleApr 22 2015 - 3:28am
Northside Sportfishing Club to Host Annual Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament July 12

The 27th Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament – the inshore fishing tournament that offers the best prizes and attracts more participants that any other of its kind in the U.S. Virgin Islands – will take place on July 12.

Read entire articleApr 3 2015 - 9:10am
Team V.I. Finishes 6 of 16 in ITF World Junior Tennis Competition

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) pre-qualifying World Junior Tennis Competition finished on Saturday, March 21, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The team, consisting of Alec Kuipers, Russell Armstrong and Nayan Bansal from St. Croix, finished within the main draw in 6th place overall.

Read entire articleMar 25 2015 - 7:37pm