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Biden’s Love Affair with V.I. has Officials Looking for Roses

Local Democratic leaders expect big dividends for the Virgin Islands under the incoming presidential administration of Joe Biden. They’ve been cultivating good relations with the president for years.

Small Clinic Takes Lead in STJ’s COVID Vaccination Effort

Island Health & Wellness Center, which opened in 2017, has taken on the task of providing COVID-19 vaccinations to the estimated 5,000 residents of St. John.

V.I. Guard Members Arrive in Washington D.C. for Inauguration

Members of the Virgin Islands National Guard arrived in the Washington, D.C., area Saturday to support federal and district authorities leading up to the 59th presidential inauguration, which will take place on Wednesday.

WICO Board: V.I. Might Not See a Cruise Ship this Year

The U.S. Virgin Islands has not seen a cruise ship since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and might not see another this year, the West Indian Company Ltd. board was told at its Friday meeting.

Two VIPD Officers Charged in Miami Drug Smuggling Case

Two Virgin Islands Police officers – Teshawn Adams and Shakim Mike – were among a group of men charged in connection with an alleged drug smuggling scheme that investigators said began on St. Thomas.

Magens Bay Board Grapples with Onslaught of Charter Yachts

As more and more charter yachts seek harbor in Magens Bay during the COVID-19 pandemic that has prevented them from traveling to neighboring Caribbean destinations, the authority that governs the beach park is facing new headaches.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Some Basic Questions and Answers

The COVID-19 pandemic has now been with us for a year and is currently surging out of control. During the past year, we have learned a lot, and the virus has continued to mutate, requiring us to continue learning.

Free COVID-19 Testing for STJ Residents Continues on Wednesdays

The V.I. Department of Health will conduct free COVID-19 tests for St. John residents on Wednesday afternoons starting Jan. 13.

STJ School of the Arts Announces Online Art Auction, Concert Series

For artists in the Virgin Islands and around the world, The COVID-19 pandemic has robbed artists and performers of their audiences and the chance to earn a livelihood. The St. John School of the Arts is finding ways to adapt to the limitations.

Op-Ed: Journalism, Along with Democracy, Is Under Siege

As I sat glued to live coverage of Wednesday’s outrageous acts of insurrection in Washington, D.C., I saw one chilling moment during which a journalist was being held by police, an image that will be a recurring nightmare until the day I die.

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