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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Carnival Cruise Line Performers Encourage Students at Music Workshop Aboard Ship

In an effort to support its port-of-call communities, Carnival Cruise Line partnered with the V.I. Department of Education to facilitate a day-long workshop for local students to hone their musical skills.

Winston A. Wesselhoft Dies at 62

Winston A. Wesselhoft, affectionately known as “Tina” or “Firefly,” died on Nov. 10.
Commissioner of Agriculture Carlos Robles testifies at a Senate hearing in August.

DOA to Temporarily Suspend Land Preparation Services

The reasons for the suspension are to address the backlog of applications that resulted from the inability to prepare land for several months due to the saturated soil conditions and to facilitate preparation for the 2019 annual Agriculture and Food Fair.

Jean Ramsey Dies

Jean Ramsey died on Nov. 24.

UVI Students Take Top Honors at National Biomedical Research Conference

Students from 700 universities presented 2,100 posters. While more than one best poster award was awarded in each category, UVI’s performance was notable given its size relative to other higher education institutions in attendance.
The CDC says the high risk of diabetes and obesity U.S. children face can be mitigated by more availability of fresh, local produce like these local fruits and vegetables (Gerard Sperry photo)

Applications Available for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in Elementary Schools

All public elementary schools in the St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix districts are encouraged to apply.

UVI Bulletin Board for November and December

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Kean Students Create Ornaments to Adorn National Christmas Tree in D.C.

The students envisioned “Christmas with a Caribbean Flare” as they highlighted local and global expressions of Virgin Islands culture with their designs.

Central High Teen Wins World Pool Championship

Mahkeal Parris, 16 years old, is a confident young man but not arrogant – despite being named the best nine-ball pool player in the world in his age group.

AeroMD Adds Advanced Medevac Aircraft to St. Croix-Based Fleet

U.S. Virgin Islands-based AeroMD has officially put a Cessna Citation Bravo jet into service as its primary medevac aircraft. The upgraded plane is a prime addition to the AeroMD fleet in conjunction with aviation partner Bohlke International Airways.





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