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Family’s Lawsuit May Stall Coral Bay Marina Project

The development of a marina project slated for Coral Bay, St. John has become even more complex as a result of a lawsuit filed in Superior Court by three children of Minerva Marsh Vasquez and Eglah Marsh Clendenin.
Princess Cruise ship in Crown Bay (Photo by Semele A.C. George)

Cruise Ships Might Be Cleared to Enter U.S. Ports by Midsummer

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which stopped all U.S. cruise stops in March 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic picked up and swept through cruise ships, is aiming for a "midsummer" resumption of cruise stops.

STJ Recovery Choir Virtual Quelbe and Reggae Concert to Feature Local Artists

The music can be heard by anyone who has a computer or a smart phone when the St. John Recovery Choir presents a virtual Quelbe and Reggae Revival Concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 24.
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J&J COVID Vaccine Paused For Very Rare, Possibly Unrelated Blood Clots

The Centers for Disease Control and Federal Drug Administration recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday out of an abundance of caution, due to a very small number of blood clots that may or may not be connected to the vaccine.

Hazy Skies Over V.I. Are Sahara Dust, Not Volcano

While Virgin Islanders saw some hazy skies on Tuesday, it was from Sahara dust, not the continuing major eruption of La Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent, almost 400 miles southeast of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Profile of U.S. Territories Boosted Under Biden Administration

The White House has named Gretchen Sierra Zorita, from the territorial rights advocacy group Equally American, as the administration's point person for U.S. territories. Zorita will be deputy director for Puerto Rico and the territories.
Local Muslim men come together as one to prayat Masjid Nur. (Source photo by Nour Z. Suid)

Op Ed: The Fasting of Ramadan: A time for Muslims around the World to Heal and Cleanse their Mind, Body and Heart

I was in 1st grade when I was lucky enough to participate in the monthlong holiday of Ramadan for the first time, being able to live out a powerful tradition that I cherish with my family and friends. Since then, I have joyfully and gratefully been able to fast every year.

3 Palms ‘Bistro Bar Balcony’ Open in STT’s Marina Complex

When New Orleans restaurateur Barth Melius first visited the V.I. he never expected the territory would steal his heart. But according to Melius, that is exactly what happened.

Potential Changes to Settlement Mostly Help the Refinery

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, through the U.S. Justice Department, filed a motion to enter the first modification to a 2011 consent decree with Hovensa.

Georgia’s Sen. Raphael Warnock to Keynote UVI Commencement

Newly-elected U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock (D–Georgia) will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands' online commencement May 14, the university announced.

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