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U.S. Customs and Border Protection instituted a new electronic filing process on Oct. 13 that U.S. Virgin Islands shippers say is creating delays.
As school officials kick off the first week of virtual classes for the 2020 fall semester, some parents say they are still grappling with the “new normal.”
All around the Virgin Islands, especially on St. Thomas, the hills in summer are lit up by the brilliant glow of flamboyant trees – so bright that some people call them flame trees.
The removal of Confederate, colonialist, imperialist and enslaver monuments all over the world in recent months has sparked a conversation about the power of monuments and memories in the Virgin Islands.
There are a number of members of the caper family growing in the Virgin Islands. However they are not from the branch that produces the kind of capers that are edible – those are grown in the Mediterranean area. The native Virgin Islands capers have their own charms.
The Cassia fistula tree in my yard has finally lived up to its nickname, Golden Shower. I planted it from a seed I was given by a friend quite a few years ago, without knowing much about it.
One of the advantages of living in the USVI is being able to see how things play out on the mainland. We then can evaluate how we can adjust accordingly.
Virgin Islands and Caribbean history inspires multimedia digital artist Kirk Rojas.
In between tennis matches or discussions with his wife, Dante Galiber is known for pausing to write something down. It’s his modus operandi after a profound thought, and he’s managed to pen 458 of them in his recently published book “Quotes from the Quiver.”
How exciting to see so many American Kestrel couples courting and mating this spring. Starting in February, I started seeing them along the road pairing up on power lines and the tops of dead trees.