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Four women and one man stranded by strong currents during a Saturday kayaking expedition were plucked from the rocks near Caret Point on St. Thomas by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter.
Meeting in special session on Tuesday the V.I. Senate did not approve a newly revamped version of Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.'s securitization proposal, instead, sending it to the Finance Committee for further consideration.
Confusion swept through the Legislature on Thursday during a special session at which senators were called to vote on changes to a debt refinancing bill that aims to rescue a fiscally crumbling pension system. By an 8-6 margin, the newly amended legislation narrowly passed.
The crew of a U.S. Coast Guard Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement rescued a kayaker in distress west of Perseverance Bay in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands on Sunday evening.
The governor’s proposed bill that aims to bail out the Government Employees' Retirement System was passed by the Legislature at a Friday special session, the culmination of Thursday’s Finance Committee hearing that moved into special session before being recessed.
The Senate Finance Committee on Thursday narrowly advanced Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.'s bill that aims to bail out the Government Employees' Retirement System by securitizing the territory’s Matching Fund debt.
Baby sea turtles face many obstacles to their survival, and it was no different for the 50 leatherback hatchlings that emerged from a nest on July 1 at Hull Bay beach on St. Thomas.
Some time on the night of May 2, a massive leatherback sea turtle hauled herself from the ocean onto Hull Bay beach to lay nearly six dozen eggs in what scientists say was a “very rare” event for St. Thomas.