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Local Authors to be Featured at V.I. Literary Festival, April 10-13

The fifth Virgin Islands Literary Festival and Book Fair is scheduled for April 10 through 13, with a dozen guests speakers and authors gathering for the event at the University of the Virgin Islands' campus on St. Croix.
Karen Thurland-author Tradesmen (Anne Thurland photo)

‘Tradesmen of St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands’ Book Signing Slated

Karen Thurland, local historian and author of “Tradesmen of St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands” will sign and discuss her book from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday at Undercover Books & Gifts in Gallows Bay.

District Invites Public to Social Studies Fair Slated for March 15

The V.I. Department of Education, St. Thomas-St. John District invites the public to its annual Social Studies Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 15, in Emancipation Garden.

Sunday Event on STJ Celebrates V.I. Culture

St.JanCo, "The St. John Heritage Collective," will celebrate V.I. history, culture, and identity through storytelling at an event Sunday that is open to the public.

WCSC Radio Drama on Child Sexual Abuse to Begin: ‘Silence Speaks, Secrets Revealed’

The Women’s Coalition of St. Croix’s (WCSC) new 26-episode radio serial and talk shows will premiere on 95.1 – Isle 95, Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Taste of the Caribbean: Trinidad & Tabago and Bahamas Win Top Culinary Honors

A combined team representing chefs from some of the Caribbean destinations that were impacted by last September's hurricanes also competed. The team, which included members from Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands, won the Tony Mack Spirit of the Competition award.

St. John Brewers Opens New, Expanded Tap Room, Brewery, Restaurant

The reopening comes after a three-year-long renovation process following a devastating fire, further delayed due to hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Legislature Invites Public to African Liberation Day Flag-Raising Ceremony Friday, May 25

The program, which is abbreviated this year due to the impacts of hurricanes Irma and Maria and the recovery efforts, will include cultural presentations and a ceremonial flag raising outdoors to recognize African Liberation Day and African Heritage Week.
FEMA will be in the territory 'for the long haul,' repairing the damage wrought on the islands by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

United Nations ECLAC Releases Online Documentary on Impacts of Irma and Maria Across Caribbean

Featuring unique content, on-site interviews and on-the-ground footage shot in the immediate aftermath of the disasters, “Irma & Maria” takes an insider’s look at the consequences of the disasters on peoples’ lives.

Crucian Award-Winning Filmmaker Bermúdez-Ruiz to Screen Short Drama, ‘Solene’

It tells the story of an actress who is returning to her Caribbean home on a quest to rekindle her past love with a stand-up paddle female athlete. The film was shot entirely on location on St. Croix.

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