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The Drummers of the Macislyn Bamboula Dance Company and Odomankoma Asawfo. From Left: Michael George, Shadion Brown, Keith “Keibo” Brown, Earl Demmin, and Delroy “Ital” Anthony.

Dollar Fo’ Dollar Tour Brings St. Thomas Cultural History to Life

The 13th annual Dollar Fo’ Dollar Culture and History Tour whisked attendees aboard the Kon Tiki on Sunday for a morning of remembrance, cultural education, music, and dance.

Terminix Manager Pleads Guilty to Illegally Applying Pesticide

Jose Rivera, 58, former Branch Manager of Terminix International USVI, LLC , pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of illegally applying fumigants containing methyl bromide in multiple residential locations in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Callistus Ettiene

Police Arrest ‘Armed and Dangerous’ Callistus Ettiene

Detectives from the VIPD's Criminal Investigation Bureau Monday arrested Callixtus Ettienne, aka “Cactus” – and charged him in a home invasion robbery that took place in June.
The Archers celebrate their win in the championship of the Mens Summer Flag Football League. (Photo by Francisco Jarvis)

Archers Shock Sharks to Take Home Summer League Championship

The Archers surprised everyone – except perhaps themselves – Saturday, as they upset the previously undefeated Sharks, 8-6, to win the championship of the 2018 Men’s Summer League Championship at Lionel Roberts Stadium.

Board Meetings for USVIEDA and Subsidiaries Rescheduled for Sept. 20

The V.I. Economic Development Commission (EDC) and other boards that were originally scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 6, on applications and compliance matters is rescheduled for 9 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20.
St. Croix-born jockey Euclyn “Pede” Prentice Jr. rides Toll Guard at Belterra July 7. (Photo by Ricky Plaskett)

Prentice Fell in Love with Riding on STX, Found Success on the Mainland

St. Croix-born jockey Euclyn “Pede” Prentice Jr. has been plugging away at his craft on tracks all across the U.S., racking up win after win – and it hasn't stopped yet.
District Judge Curtis Gomez USVI (File photo)

Judge Gomez at a Loss to Untangle WMA Management Mess

The ongoing disarray at the Waste Management Authority played out in a federal courtroom Thursday when the agency's latest director appeared in the courtroom, sitting quietly until the judge ordered him to the witness stand.

Two Dominicans Indicted for Illegally Reentering U.S.

A federal grand jury on Thursday returned separate indictments against Ezequiel Rivera Gomez, also known as Francisco Mejia, 44, and Luis Miguel Recio Fernandez, 29, alleging that they illegally reentered the United States after having been previously deported.

Ritter Sentenced for Firearm Charge

Dale Ritter, 53, of St. Croix, was sentenced Thursday in District Count on one federal count of possession of a firearm with obliterated serial number, and one local count of illegal use of utility equipment, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

National Campaign to Detect and Deter Human Trafficking Introduced in the V.I.

A nationwide initiative to combat human trafficking was launched Thursday in the U.S. Virgin Islands with training sessions hosted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.





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