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USVI Mourns Cultural Icon Lena Schulterbrandt

The U.S. Virgin Islands is mourning the loss of Lena Schulterbrandt, one of its cultural icons, who has been long recognized as a champion of the tradition and heritage on her home island of St. Croix.

Culture Committee OKs Holiday Honoring V.I. Flag

May 17 will become Virgin Islands Flag Day if a bill approved Tuesday by members of the Senate Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation and Aging becomes law.

St. Croix Remembers: The Fireburn Rebellion of 1878

The United Caribbean Association hosted its annual commemoration of the “1878 Fyah Bun” rebellion Tuesday evening at its headquarters in downtown Frederiksted.
Near Fort Frederik, where Danish police and military personnel retreated during the 1878 Fireburn rebellion, Angela Golden Bryan sits down to talk about her fictional screenplay inspired by the revolt. (Source photo by Wyndi Ambrose)

‘Fireburn Screenplay’ Shares STX History with the World

What started as a talking point for a Toastmasters presentation is now a screenplay that hopes to share the fight for human rights during St. Croix’s 1878 Fireburn with an international audience.
Alvin 'Alli' Paul performs in a parade.

Senators Honor Entertainers and Politicians

The Committee on Rules and Judiciary moved ahead with honors for Robert O’Connor Jr., Alvin “Alli” Paul, and Tishelle Knight and forwarded to the full Senate the nomination of Dr. Brian Bacot to the Board of Medical Examiners-District of St. Thomas/St. John and Rupert Ross as director of the BIT.
The Underground Night Club, on St. Thomas. (Source photo by Judi Shimel)

Sex Trafficking in the V.I. Part 2 – Recent Case Puts...

The public face of sex trafficking in the Virgin Islands showed up on Brookman Road in early August as federal agents closed in on a nightclub operator suspected of harboring migrants to work as prostitutes.
John Turner rests outside his shop, Freedom City Tattoo at 21 Strand Street, Frederiksted. (Source photo by Denise Lenhardt-Benoit)

Freedom City Tattoo – Getting Inked in Frederiksted

To meet the growing demand for tattoos among the millennial generation in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Freedom City Tattoo opened its doors in downtown Frederiksted.
In 2013, the V.I.-Puerto Rico Friendship parade swirls colorfully down the streets of CHristiansted on the way to the Canegata Ballpark. (File photo)

Territory Watches as Neighboring Puerto Rico Simmers, Celebrates

With the national spotlight once again trained on their nearest U.S. neighbor, Virgin Islands residents have been watching the political unrest in Puerto Rico with considerable interest.
Marijuana leaves (Yahoo photo)

Bryan Nominates 4 to Seats on Cannabis Advisory Board

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has nominated four people to take seats on the Virgin Islands Cannabis Advisory Board, which is charged with creating the regulations and policies governing the medical marijuana industry in the territory.
Sen. Dwayne DeGraff (D-STT) speaks at Friday's session. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, V.I. Legislature)

Senators Looking for Who to Blame for Horse Racing Halt

Horse racing in the Virgin Islands is not starting up soon. As a matter of fact, the starting gate for the St. Thomas racetrack isn't even in the territory. And senators from the Committee on Youth, Sports, Parks and Recreation don’t know who to blame.

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