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Now part of Silver Airways, Seaborne still connects the islands of the Caribbean. (Photo submitted by Silver Airways)

Silver Airways Enters Codeshare Partnership with Delta

On Wednesday, the company that a year ago purchased Seaborne Airlines, announced a codeshare partnership with Delta Airlines, creating easier travel from the U.S. mainland to the Caribbean.

Supreme Court Case Breathes New Life Into Equal Citizenship Movement for Territories

Tuesday’s oral arguments in a Supreme Court case challenging the constitutionality of Puerto Rico’s financial oversight board could impact the treatment of future cases involving U.S. territories.
Aerial view of the Sugar Apple Bed and Breakfast. (Photo by Blake Gardner)

Pink Fancy Hotel Reopens as Sugar Apple Bed and Breakfast

The Pink Fancy Hotel, located a few blocks from downtown Christiansted, first opened its doors in 1948 but has been closed for about a decade. But recently the property has been given a facelift and new life – reopening as the Sugar Apple Bed and Breakfast.
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)

V.I. and Puerto Rico to Celebrate 55 Years of Unity, Culture, and Friendship

Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Friendship Committee 2019 has scheduled activities in the spirit of unity, culture and friendship at venues across St. Croix.

Dorian Just Grazes St. Croix

While St. Thomas and St. John bore the brunt Wednesday of the expanding of Tropical Storm Dorian into a hurricane, St. Croix sustained a light dust-up and was reminded how quickly nature can change.
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.
Environmental Program Manager Benjamin Keularts with DPNR discusses leaching fields and distances at which septic tanks need to be away from water sources. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee)

Septic Systems Raise Environmental Concerns on Islands

More than half of septic systems in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands have substantial problems and are significant sources of nonpoint pollutants, according to Carlos Velazquez a wastewater technician for RCAP Solutions in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

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