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Attorney General Denise George. (2019 Government House photo)

Justice Declines Comments on Epstein Evidence Deadline

Officials at the Department of Justice are apparently gathering evidence for use in pressing their civil lawsuit against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein.

New Testing Pinpoints a COVID-Positive Traveler at Airport

The launch of a new screening program at the U.S. Virgin Island’s airports discovered one COVID-positive person traveling to St. Croix, according to officials. Since Sunday, a total of 34 tests have been conducted, officials said.

Legislation Honors Four Men for Contributions to V.I.

Lawmakers forwarded three bills Monday that, if enacted into law, would commemorate four honorees for their contributions to the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Bill Would Revive Aging Commission

The U.S. Virgin Islands Commission on Aging is on the books but has never done anything, but that could change under legislation approved Monday by the Senate Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation, and Aging.

Panel Pushes for Recognition of V.I.’s Indigenous People

A bill allowing for the Virgin Islands State Historic Preservation Office to establish criteria recognizing the U.S. Virgin Islands indigenous tribes as official Indian tribes of the territory was approved in committee Monday.

Reflections of an Evolving Elder: U.N. Peace Day Might Offer a Framework to Achieve...

The purpose of this day, when it was first established in 1981, was to “strengthen the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and people.”

Photo Focus: ‘Cereusly’ Beautiful Flowers on St. Croix

The night-blooming cereus teases us as it opens in the darkened sky after nightfall – closing by dawn and wilting in the light of day. Many of these beauties grow in the wild, while other are planted in outdoor tropical gardens.

Federal Sting Operation Produces Guilty Plea in STT District Court

John Michael Burgos, the man who was apprehended in February during a foot chase through Estate Tutu has pleaded guilty to drug and weapons charges.

Fees, Tourism Top Community Concerns at Magens Bay Zoom Meeting

At their monthly meeting Friday, members of the Magens Bay Authority board fielded questions and suggestions ranging from why locals should have to pay to get into the beach to how to think out of the box.

Police Offer Reward for Estate Diamond Bank Robbery Attempt

Police credit the actions of a quick-thinking bank manager who they say alerted police to an attempted robbery of Oriental Bank on St. Croix. The V.I. Police Department is offering a reward for the capture of the suspect in the case.





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