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Zika Educational Session Held for Tourism Industry

Partners from the territory’s tourism industry learned about keeping visitors safe and informed amidst the ongoing Zika virus outbreak during a seminar at UVI on St. Thomas on Thursday.

The Bookworm: ‘A Boy Called Christmas’

If your child is in need of something to get into the holiday mood, then here’s a great early-Christmas gift. “A Boy Called Christmas” is a book they’ll never leave.

DutchTeam Wins Carlos Aguilar Match Race

Olympic match racing star Renée Groeneveld and her Dutch team won the Carlos Aguilar Match Race in the waters off St. Thomas, their first-ever Women's International Match Racing Series event.

Lieutenant Governor Visits Stateside Prisons Housing V.I. Inmates

Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter and Bureau of Corrections Director Rick Mullgrav last week visited the Saguaro Correctional Facility in Arizona, which houses 63 inmates from the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Salvation Army Kicks Off Territory’s Annual Red Kettle Fundraising Campaign

To promote the Christmas season as a time of giving, Gov. Kenneth Mapp kicked off the Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Fundraising Campaign with a short speech Tuesday on St. Thomas.

Virtue of the Week: Tolerance

Being tolerant is accepting differences. You don't expect others to think, look, speak or act just like you. You are free of prejudice, knowing that all people have feelings, needs, hopes and dreams.

Source Manager’s Journal: The Hospital Crisis Revisited, Asking ‘Why’

Why does JFL Hospital exist? Why do V.I. public agencies perform more poorly than their peers elsewhere? In this specific case, why is JFL faced with the rare threat of CMS decertification?

Georgia Man Sentenced to 3 Months for Marijuana Smuggling

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Bert Donadelle Jr., 26, of Georgia to three months in prison and three years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Senate Approves VIGL Racetrack Slots Plan

Senators early Thursday voted to approve changes to V.I. casino laws to let VIGL Operations run and set up slot machine parlors at both the St. Thomas and St. Croix horse tracks.

St. Croix Hospital Decertified Again

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued a notice of termination to the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital on St. Croix as a result of a recent site visit, according to Government House.

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