The changing of the veterans cemetery flags, an annual Memorial Day tribute since 2001 took place on Saturday across the territory. The changing of the flags consists of volunteers installing small American Flags near graves of soldiers who have passed on.
The replacement poles, made out of fiberglass and resin, are designed to be lighter, stronger, and more wind-resistant than the old wooden utility poles. However, I wonder if much thought has been given to how these new poles affect the birds living in the Virgin Islands.
“Keep Left,” say the road signs in the Virgin Islands, reminding motorists which side of the road to drive on. It was also what Jeff Miller’s support team kept shouting to him as he swam from Virgin Gorda to St. John on Thursday.
Attorneys representing JP Morgan Chase have accused top officials in the U.S. Virgin Islands of duplicity in the actions of late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. In a legal memorandum filed in U.S. District Court, attorneys representing the bank point to what they call a longstanding quid pro quo relationship between high-ranking government officials and Epstein.
The latest filing in the U.S. Virgin Islands government’s suit against J.P. Morgan Chase over the banking giant’s role in aiding Jeffrey Epstein’s sex trafficking has named three administrations’ worth of USVI officials. It is cause for community concern.
Uller Muller Bamboula Dancers and Drummers filled the hallways of the Charlotte Amalie Legislature with blissful sounds of their rendition of the South African National Anthem during Thursday's African Liberation Day Ceremony.
The U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association’s (USVISA Senior Women and Men National teams will be in action during the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) international match windows of September, October and November 2023.
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