April 24, 2017 4:03 am Last modified: 12:44 am

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Alvaro Pilar talks about changes coming to telecommunications in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Viya Aims to Take Advantage of Changes in Telecom Industry

Alvaro Pilar, head of Viya, said the company formed by the combining of Innovative and Choice is keeping up with changes in the industry that will result in faster internet speeds, more cable channels and a new focus on customer service.
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St. John Resort Listed as a Top Honeymoon Destination

St. John is often touted as a great vacation destination, and it has happened again. The Canadian travel site Flight Network rated a Cruz Bay Resort one of the 22 best honeymoon destinations under $3,500 (Canadian) in the world.
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On St. Croix, Earth Day marchers celebrate the annual even with a parade through Frederiksted. (Susan Ellis photo)

V.I. Commemorates Earth Day

Earth Day activities were held on St. Croix and St. Thomas Saturday, commemorating the remembrance and advocating for action to counteract the damage being done to the planet and its vulnerable inhabitants.
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WAPA Releases Schedule of Customer Service Hours for Carnival Week

The following is the schedule of operating hours for the customer services offices of WAPA on April 26, April 27, April 28 and May 1.
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Labor Begins 2017 Summer Youth Employment and Training Program

Young people are strongly encouraged to submit their applications for summer experiences by June 16.
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Island Vibes Summer Camp for Sports and Adventure Seeking Donations

Island Vibes Summer Camp is an overnight sports and adventure camp that will be held at the University of the Virgin Islands from June 25-July 8.
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Homicides 2017

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2017 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.
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Senators Seek Legal Counsel’s Opinion On Special Election

Three minority senators out of the St. Thomas-St John District on Thursday requested a legislative legal opinion to determine what action the Legislature should take if the Board of Elections does not certify the results of the 2017 Special Election.
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A St. Croix EMS crew practices with the new aambulance and patient cart. (Photos provided by the V.I. Department of Health)

Five New Ambulances Arrive in USVI

The Department of Health has five new ambulances going into service Friday, helping to fill a long-standing urgent shortage of emergency vehicles and bringing state-of-the-art equipment into use to respond quickly when Virgin Islanders need emergency medical assistance.
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Sorority to Hold ‘AKA Day at the Capitol’ at V.I. Legislature on St. Thomas, St. Croix

“AKA Day at the Capitol” is an initiative that allows the sorority members and lawmakers to participate in a dialogue about important platform issues.
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