The average murder victim in the USVI is a 27-year-old man found dead in the street with multiple gunshot wounds. A Source study shows revenge killings drive the territory's troubling murder count.
Vice President Joe Biden will lead a new initiative to reverse the downward spiral that three Central American countries have fallen into. The situation is curiously similar to the Virgin Islands.
Marvin L. Pickering, EA, PHR, director designee of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), and Dr. Stephen Reames, dean of the School of Business of the University of the Virgin Islands, have announced the continued partnership that allows accounting students at UVI to provide a great community service to taxpayers
Beautiful a women’s outreach ministry of Restoration Inc. will present the “Free to Be Me” Women’s Conference 2015 from Feb. 19-21 on St. Croix.
A special meeting of the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13, in Room 303 of the Administration and Conference Center on St. Thomas and in Room A-204, in the Great House on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.
Three young Virgin Islands tennis players are making a strong showing at the Junior Davis Cup (JDC) in El Salvador this week. Tomas Del Olmo, 15, of St. John has proven himself to be the anchor of the team, earning his number one slot. Alec Kuipers, 13, and Russell Armstrong, 14, of St. Croix are proving to be up-and-coming younger players.
During the week of Feb. 8-14, the Virgin Islands Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) will celebrate National FBLA-PBL Week. FBLA-PBL is the largest and oldest business student organization in the world committed to preparing students for careers in business and business-related fields.
Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter will be out of the territory from Feb. 6-9 to attend the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) conference.
The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) will be installing speed bumps along designated areas within the Cyril E. King Airport, beginning on Monday, Feb. 9.
On the second day of the Virgin Islands Cardiac Symposium, there were presentations about cardiovascular disease in the territory along with other heart related topics.