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Territorial Hospital Board Updates COVID Procedures for Luis Hospital

Rebuilding efforts at Gov. Juan Luis Hospital, and new COVID-19 and other procedures, were the focus of a meeting of the V.I. Government Hospital and Health Facilities Corporation Territorial Board Wednesday evening. 

The V.I. Government Pension Collapse: Pt.1-How Bad Is it and How Did We Get Here?

Few in the U.S. Virgin Islands are unaware that the V.I. Government Employees' Retirement System is losing money and that there is a proposal to cut some benefits very sharply in 2021. The situation, all acknowledge, is dire.

Mysterious Ticket to 1956 Civil Rights Rally Should Return to St. Croix, Finder Says

Lou Zettler, who found a ticket to a major 1956 New York civil rights rally on St. Croix nearly forty years ago, thinks the ticket should be exhibited at Government House in Christiansted.

Climate Change: Mother Nature Drops Hints of What’s to Come

One day, back in January or February, Gregory Guannel was on St. Croix when he got a stark reminder of why his work is important.

Unemployment Insurance Claims in the Territory Hit Record High

Unemployment in the territory is like an “invisible hurricane,” creating unprecedented amounts of unemployment benefits insurance claims in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Labor Commissioner Gary Molloy said.

Record Setting Hurricane Season Ends with No Major Damage to V.I.

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which ended on Monday, was a record-setter in many ways and caused extensive problems for the U.S. mainland, but took things relatively easy on the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Donating Locally for Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that, since its inception in 2012, takes place on the first Tuesday after the American holiday of Thanksgiving.

V.I. Native Carmen Samuel-Hodge Wins Award for Work in Health Care

Carmen Samuel-Hodge was recently announced as the winner of the inaugural Faculty Award for Excellence in Health Equity Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health.

Local Mother of Three Launches Online CBD/Hemp Retail Shop

Jessica LaPlace is raising three children, working full time and studying for a business degree at the University of the Virgin Islands, and if that's not enough, the St. Thomas native recently added the title of entrepreneur to the list.

Andy Stillman Leaves Legacy of Community Involvement on STJ

In these days of social distancing and canceled events of all sorts, we may not notice when a familiar face is no longer around. Such is the case with Andrew R. Stillman, a 25-year resident of St. John who died on Sept. 2.





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