The Port Authority will receive $2.3 million in federal funding to construct an aircraft rescue and firefighting building at the airport on St. Croix, according to Delegate Stacey E. Plaskett.
A bill to amend the Virgin Islands Code to allow for the cultivation of industrial hemp cleared the Legislature's Economic Development, Agriculture and Planning Committee on Thursday.
N’Kosi Parris, an inmate at the Golden Grove Adult Corrections Facility, sustained puncture wounds to his lower back and is currently hospitalized after a stabbing on Thursday afternoon.
The author subtly includes business advice for entrepreneurs in nearly each chapter. That serves to entertain and inform readers, while steadily encouraging entrepreneurship.
Mariam Batista, the 15-year-old, runaway from St. Thomas was found Wednesday by police on St. Croix, according to the VIPD, which on Tuesday requested public help in locating the girl.
Several local charities have been cut off from federal funding and their representatives say they don’t exactly know why. Problems go back years, following reports of discrepancies with LEPC grants.
As we take time this month to observe the importance of tourism on the U.S. Virgin Islands economy, we at the West Indian Company, Ltd. remain mindful of the impact the cruise industry has on the overall tourism product, especially the highly coveted overnight guest sector.
Whoever said that big girls don’t cry needs to know that that’s not true: as in the new book “Welcome to My Breakdown” by Benilde Little, sometimes crying is only the beginning.
It was Robert Southey who said, “Curses are like chickens. They always come home to roost.” Our curse, in this case of publicized police killings of black men, is the reality and persistent stain of racism.
Shevron Percival, 25, pleaded guilty Thursday in District Court on St. Croix to one count of possession of prison contraband. In 2012, Percival admitted, he was found with a cell phone inside the prison.