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Crude Prosperity: Hess Oil on St. Croix (Part Six)

This historical six-part series explores three moments in the past century – VI Corp, Harvey Aluminum, and Hess Oil – where frustration with the given situation boiled over into radical change.
Artist's conception of the COVID-19 virus. (Shutterstock image)

105-Year-Old Woman is Territory’s 29th COVID-Related Death

The USVI Department of Health on Saturday confirmed that a 105-year-old woman from St. Thomas was the territory's 29th death related to COVID-19. The woman's name was not released.

Local Photographer and Model Duo Highlight New USVI Madras Fabric in Latest Photoshoot

Brian Everett Francis, along with his project partner, Camelia Febres, included the new USVI Madras in their latest photoshoot hoping to bring more exposure and attention to the fabric

Senators Express Concerns with ‘Combine In A Bubble’ Sport Initiative

Witnesses testifying at a hearing Friday touted the success of the “Student-Athlete Combine in a Bubble” program before the a Senate panel, but the lawmakers expressed concern about several aspects of the project.

Report Confirms Caneel Bay Contamination, Calls for Additional Study

A National Park Service report presented during an online public meeting Thursday night has revealed the presence of hazardous contaminants in several locations at Caneel Bay Resort.

Bryan Proposes Using Federal Excise Tax to Pay Back Salaries

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. sent down legislation this week to earmark some of the federal excise tax dollars Congress gives to the territory each year to repay government workers who had temporary 8 percent pay cuts for two years.

Trial Shows Bacteria Swat Down Dengue Virus in Mosquitos

Efforts to control the spread of dengue have long centered on its vector – mosquitos, but the latest approach goes well beyond ... and it appears to work.

Plaskett, Fellow Reps, Call for End to Discrimination Against Territories

Stacey Plaskett planned to meet with White House officials on Tuesday afternoon to discuss the Justice Department’s continued defense of statutes that deny U.S. citizens of overseas territories equal access to federal programs.

Alien Invader – or Native Species?

I was thrilled when my friend Cheryl sent me a photo of something unusual that had landed on her front step. What could it be?

Training Workshops Scheduled for Volunteers for Sea Turtle Program on STJ

As the start of hurricane season, the month of June fills some people with dread. But for volunteers in the Virgin Islands National Park’s Sea Turtle Program





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