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In this 2017 photo, three-time world boxing champion Julian 'The Hawk' Jackson of the USVI holds aloft a replica of his first world-title belt he had just been presented.

Julian Jackson Elected to Boxing Hall of Fame

Three-time world boxing champion Julian "The Hawk" Jackson reacted with characteristic humility this weekend when he was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame.
From left, Senators-elect Kenneth Gittens, Donna Frett Gregory and Alicia Barnes stand up to be introduced at Monday’s conference.

Senators-Elect, Staff Begin First Day of Senate Academy

The Virgin Islands Legislature on Monday hosted a crash course on the workings of the Senate in an effort to help neophyte senators and their staff hit the ground running when the 33rd Legislature gets sworn in.
Governor-elect Albert Bryan Jr. receives a briefing on the hurricane recovery effort at the FEMA Joint Field Office in St. Croix on Dec. 8. (Photo from the office of Governor-elect Albert Bryan)

Bryan Goes To Washington

Governor-elect Albert Bryan Jr. will visit Washington, D.C. this week to meet with Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, along with Congressional leaders and Trump Administration officials.
From left, Clayton Pollock, Jessica Stuczynski and Natalie Monnier spoke about Buck Island turtle research at a public talk Thursday in Christiansted.

Researchers Outline Buck Island Turtle Research

The Buck Island National Monument off the waters of St. Croix has been the site for research for 30-plus years for biologists, educators and interns, and on Thursday three of the current researchers shared some of that history with an audience in Christiansted.

Yashira Rhymer-Stuart Breaks V.I. National Record in High Jump

Yashira Rhymer-Stuart broke the V.I. National Record in the high jump for first place at the Indianapolis Winter Break Meet with a leap of 1.76m.
Mr. Snowman and the snowflakes wowed onlookers at the 2018 Christmas Boat Parade. (Anne Salafia photo)

Christiansted Harbor Sparkles with Holiday Spirit

Thousands flocked to the Christiansted Boardwalk Saturday evening for the renewal of one of St. Croix's signature holiday events.

U.S.V.I. Economic Development Authority Features Video in New York’s Times Square

The 15-second video is running in Times Square at the corner of 1500 Broadway and West 43rd Street from October through December.
This breeding peregrine falcon was found wounded by a pellet gun on St. Croix. (Photo provided by SCAWC)

Migrating Falcon is Latest Pellet Gun Victim

The most recent animal to fall victim to a pellet gun on St. Croix is a peregrine falcon found late Tuesday night in the middle of a road in La Grande Princess.
Clayton Laurent Jr. gets the upper hand on his opponent Friday night in Puerto Rico. Laurent won the bout against Kenny Cruz Carasquillo by majority decision and maintains his undefeated record. (Kyle Murphy photo)

Friday Night Win Puts Laurent at 3-0

It was less than two weeks ago that V.I. heavyweight boxer Clayton Laurent, Jr. received word of a potential fight in Puerto Rico. Wednesday, the 28-year old boarded a plane and prayed that he would be returning home to celebrate his third professional win.

Man Killed in ‘Targeted’ Daylight Shooting

A 26-year-old St. Croix man was killed Saturday in a daylight shooting at a crowded shopping area in what the V.I. Police called a...





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