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A medley of yellow near Crown Bay. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

A medley of yellow near Crown Bay. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)


Local News

Sen. Wayne James Corruption Trial Likely July 16 or Later

Both the prosecution and defense in the criminal case against former Sen. Wayne James on federal corruption charges filed a joint motion Monday asking the trial be postponed to July 16 or later.
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So-called Flamboyant looper, within the family Lepidoptera Noctvidae. (Photo provided by Dr. Amy J. Dreves, new pest management specialist at UVI Extension Service)

Flamboyant Caterpillar Ravaging Island Trees

The Virgin Islands' usually vibrant flamboyant, or Royal Poinciana, is not wearing the normal flaming flowers of orange, yellow and red. The trees are brown and leafless due to an infestation of a small, brownish caterpillar.
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Turtles have a temporary home in what was the shark pool at Coral World. (Submitted photo)

Coral World Coming Back from Hurricane Damage

Hurricanes Irma and Maria were decidedly hostile to Coral World Marine Park, causing an estimated $2 million in physical damage, but the park is working its way back.
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Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum (File photo)

Education Commissioner: Come Home, School Will Be Open

Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum encouraged students living on the mainland and their parents to “come home” for the next school year, promising schools will be 'fully open' by September.
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Editorial / Blogs

Frank Schneiger

Part 2 – Black Histories Month

We all know – or think we know – what we mean by 'black history.' But the black population of the U.S. is not monolithic, and as immigration continues, the differences become more pronounced.
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Virtue of the Week: Forgiveness

Being forgiving is giving someone another chance after they have done something wrong. Everyone makes mistakes. Instead or revenge, make amends.
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UVI Is Rising

UVI President David Hall, writes about a new film, “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities.” The documentary is set to be screened, Monday, Feb. 19, on both UVI campuses to coincide with the national broadcast premiere
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Frank Schneiger

Three Simple Words: Black – History – Month

So let's step back and ask a basic question: What is the purpose of Black History Month? The three words should help us define that purpose.
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Featured Video

Despite the crippling impact of two hurricanes just months ago, St. Croix rose up to celebrate the Crucian Christmas Festival Parade on Jan. 6, 2018. The Children's Parade and Adult Parade were combined into one event, and many participants dressed in safety vests and hard hats as a tribute to the many responders who helped the U.S. Virgin Islands recover from the storms.