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Governor’s Thanksgiving Day Message

Gov. Mapp’s Thanksgiving Day message is to focus on the blessings we all have even in the midst of so…

Audio Galleries

Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.



Now Playing: “The Good Dinosaur,” “Woodlawn” and “Victor Frankenstein”

The following movies are now playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.


Sep. 11 Attacks Prompted Feds To Pocket V.I. Customs Duties

For decades, the federal government collected customs duties and port fees on behalf of the territory, charging dearly for the privilege.

Mapp to PFA Board: Expect a Hovensa Agreement Next Week

Gov. Kenneth Mapp postponed pursuing a $500 million debt restructure proposal at a PFA meeting Wednesday, saying the territory will next week have an operating agreement for the Hovensa refinery.

WAPA Plans to Upgrade Streetlights to LED

The territory’s streetlights will be upgraded to energy efficient LED lights if a contract being negotiated between WAPA and energy company Petra Systems Inc. is approved by the utility’s board.

Setting the Table for Local Produce

Agriculture Commissioner Carlos Robles laid out an ambitious plan for Virgin Islands produce while meeting with farmers at UVI both Tuesday and Wednesday.

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The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

Gratitude as a Verb

Thirty years ago when I first heard the adage “gratitude is an action word,” I was bewildered.


Governor’s Thanksgiving Day Message

Gov. Mapp’s Thanksgiving Day message is to focus on the blessings we all have even in the midst of so…

‘The Gruffalo’ to Play at UVI Little Theatre Thanksgiving Weekend

“The Gruffalo,” directed by Pamela New, is a 'fun-tastic' show by UVI's Little Theatre students. It's a family friendly show…

V.I. Veterans of the Vietnam War Documentary to Be Shown Dec. 1-3

V.I. American Legion District 10 will present a locally-made documentary on Virgin Islanders who served in the Vietnam War. “Proudly…

Mapp Approves One, Denies Two EDA Tax Benefit Applications

Gov. Kenneth Mapp approved the application of Spectrum Engineering Inc., a St. Croix-based engineering and construction firm, for Economic Development…

Direct Deposit Glitch Delays V.I. Government Holiday Pay

Some V.I. government employees who get their checks by direct deposit will not get their pay before the holiday, as…

Mapp Grants Friday Leave to Nonessential Executive Branch Employees

In an announcement Wednesday from Government House, Gov. Kenneth Mapp granted administrative leave on Friday "to all nonessential employees of…



Christmas Carnival Starts Early at Grigg Home Saturday

St. Croix's month-long Christmas Carnival festivities start Saturday with a "mini-carnival" at the Herbert Grigg Home for the Aged with a parade, food, fashion, soca, steel-pan and more.

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Shooting Victim Won't Talk to Police

A 34-year-old man was treated for a gunshot wound Wednesday morning, but refused to cooperate with police in explaining the circumstances of the assault.

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