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Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Devon Peltier

Having just signed a deal to play internationally with team Azpietia Azkoitia ISB in Spain, St. Thomas native Devon Peltier is not your average millennial from the Virgin Islands.

Seatrade Demonstrates the Need to Refresh, Renew, and Reinvent Cruise Destinations

Last month, the West Indian Company Limited (WICO) was part of the U.S. Virgin Islands delegation, led by Gov. Kenneth Mapp, at the 2015 Cruise Shipping Miami conference, better known in the industry as Seatrade.

Virtue of the Week: Trust

Trust is having faith in someone or something. It is a positive attitude about life. You are confident that the right thing will happen without trying to control it or make it happen.

The Bookworm: Meet ‘A Penguin Named Patience’

Toddlers might be willing to sit still for this book, but I think pre-school kids and early grade-schoolers will enjoy it best. Find “A Penguin Named Patience” and get ready to open it.

V.I. Answer Desk: Why is the V.I. Government About to Have a One-Week Paid...

A reader asked if the V.I. government was shutting down, with pay, for an entire week. "Most government offices are closed in observation of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Monday." Tuesday is Transfer Day.

Virtue of the Week: Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat, or steal. When you are open and trustworthy, others can believe in you.

Source Manager’s Journal: Social Distance in a Small Place

To the outsider trying to figure things out, the Virgin Islands presents a different kind of social distance. Or different kinds plural.

Four Antilles Students to Represent V.I. in National Math Competition

Four Antilles middle school students were the top scorers at the 2015 territorial MathCounts competition held Thursday on the University of the Virgin Islands’ St. Thomas campus.

PSC Approves Power Purchase Agreements for St. Croix Solar Generation

Public Services Commission members on Thursday approved two power purchase and interconnection agreements that would put another six megawatts of solar power on St. Croix.

V.I. Lit Fest Draws Readers and Writers

At the first Virgin Islands Literacy Festival and Book Fair, internationally known authors and publishers talk passionately about topics of interest to Caribbean readers, writers and students.

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