8:25 am - Thursday October 2, 2014
Decision 2014

Join us in St. Thomas on October 14th, 15th and 16th for The Decision 2014 ...

Join us in St. Thomas on October 14th, 15th and 16thfor The Decision 2014 Candidates Forum, with questions, discussions and opinions from USVI Senatorial Candidates, Candidates for Delegate to Congress, Candidates for Lieutenant Governor and Gubernatorial Candidates. Watch,... Read More »

Second National Organization Supports Virgin Islanders' Right to Vote in Presidential Elections

Second National Organization Supports Virgin Islanders’ Right to Vote...

Sen. Malone says V.I. must take advantage of favorable conditions for progress Defending the rights of Virgin Islanders  before the NSCL Executive Committee CHARLOTTE AMALIE, ST. THOMAS – As a result of Senate President Shawn-Michael Malone's passionate defense of the right... Read More »

Upcoming Events

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Spencer’s Theater of Illusion – 03/07/2015 @ 7:00 pm – 03/08/2015 @ ...

For over a decade Spencer’s Theater of Illusion has been mesmerizing and mystifying audiences with mind-bending illusions. An amazing stage presence and unbelievable tricks have propelled Spencer to become one of the premiere illusionists, ranked among some of... Read More »

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Kirk Franklin: A Gospel Explosion – 02/07/2015 @ 8:00 pm

An American gospel musician, choir director, and author who for the past 2 decades has bridged the gap between gospel and other musical genres. With nine Grammy Awards and 39 Stellar Awards, Kirk Franklin is undoubtedly a gospel and contemporary music powerhouse. He... Read More »

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Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds – 01/17/2015 @ 8:00 pm

A ten-time Grammy winner, Edmonds’ impeccably crafted explorations of love, romance and relationships has propelled the evolution of contemporary pop music throughout the world. As a writer, producer and singer, “Babyface” has earned more than 125... Read More »

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An Evening with Natalie Cole – 11/01/2014 @ 8:00 pm

Natalie Cole rose to musical success in the mid-1970s as an R&B artist with the hits “This Will Be,” “Inseparable,” and “Our Love.” In the 1990s, she re-recorded standards by her father, the incomparable Nat King Cole.... Read More »

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FINISH THE FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER: Breast Cancer Walk

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the American Cancer Society invite the St. Thomas/St. John community to join in the fight against breast cancer by registering for the upcoming Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) 3 – Mile walk on Sunday,... Read More »

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Tessanne Chin/ Pressure – 10/18/2014 @ 8:00 pm

Two of the Caribbean’s hottest artists kick off the season. Jamaican singing sensation Tessanne Chin took America and the world by storm when she triumphed over dozens of contestants to be crowned winner of NBC’s mega-hit singing competition “The... Read More »

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St. Maarten Hosts FCCA Conference & Trade Show – 10/06/14 – 10/...

EXPERIENCE THE FCCA'S CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW IN ST. MAARTEN Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association's (FCCA) annual keynote event, the Conference & Trade Show, has a 20-year history of increasing cruise tourism's impact for its host destinations by... Read More »

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VIRGIN ISLANDS NIGHT OUT

Join us at the 27th Annual VIRGIN ISLANDS NIGHT OUT! September 26th – 29th, 2014. Sponsored by The Law Enforcement Planning Commisssion, Inter-Island Parent Coalition for Change, Inc., the Virgin Islands Night Out Committee and the Virgin Islands... Read More »

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September Events Calendar for Donna Christensen & Basil Ottley

Events Calendar for Donna Christensen & Basil Ottley, September 17 – 21,... Read More »

10

Jahman’s Earthday Bash / Jump For Joy Album Release Party

​ Jahman's Earthday Bash / Jump For Joy Album Release Party Return to... Read More »

11

San Juan VA Regional Office Town Hall Meeting

San Juan VA Regional Office Town Hall... Read More »

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2014 I AM BEAUTIFUL CARIBBEAN Natural Hair Care, Health and Wellness Workshop &#...

JOIN US COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND IN THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS 2014 I AM BEAUTIFUL CARIBBEAN Natural Hair Care, Health and Wellness Workshop & Exposition! St. Thomas and St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Miss Naturalista is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual I AM... Read More »

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2014 BVI Food Fete

The 2014 BVI Food Fete! This November, join us again as we highlight the exquisite flavors of British Virgin Islands cuisine during our popular BVI Restaurant Week and our second annual Anegada Lobster Festival, where succulent Spiny lobster is served a number of... Read More »

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Spectrum Band Featuring Pressure

New Tune by the Spectrum Band Featuring Pressure

The Spectrum Band is happy to present its OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO for "Home" (Remix) featuring "The Fox" and "Pressure"  Nuff respect and love to Digitak... Read More »

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Interview With Female Entertainer SPICE

By Caribbean E-Magazine "Su Dushi" [DUSHI (doo-she) means sweetheart in our local DUTCH CARIBBEAN tongue, papiamento/u] invaded my... Read More »

Jah Vinci Debuts Album – Ghetto Born

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By Caribbean E-Magazine “Ghetto Born”, the socially critical and exceptional debut album, by the internationally acclaimed Dancehall/Reggae... Read More »

Who’s Keimo and What’s Keimo Therapy?

Keimo Therapy

Keimo Therapy, a multi-versed/ multi-talented producer, songwriter, artist and entrepreneur, has a unique and very distinguishing style of music, which he... Read More »

Machel Montano

Machel Montano & Peter Ottley, Interview after St. John Festival Performance (July 2014)

July 7, 2014 – Caribbean Cuttie: The King of Soca Machel Montano is seen here  being interviewed by our very own Peter Ottley. He’s the CEO... Read More »

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Global economic and fiscal crisis still affecting Barbados develo...

By Caribbean360 Source: Global economic and fiscal crisis still affecting Barbados development –... Read More »

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Commentary: What has The Bahamas done post economi...

The financial and economic crisis of 2008 seems much of an afterthought since first impact. But also, now that the USA, at least, is coming slowly... Read More »

Suriname challenges double standards of world powers

NEW YORK, USA — In his address to the 69th United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Suriname’s minister of foreign affairs, Winston Lackin,... Read More »

Farmers warned deadly virus could damage Jamaica pig in...

By Caribbean360 Source: Farmers warned deadly virus could damage Jamaica pig... Read More »

Sharks “taught” to eat poisonous lionfish on Cuban reef...

By Caribbean360 Source: Sharks “taught” to eat poisonous lionfish on Cuban... Read More »

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Corrections transfers 78 inmates to mainland prisons

By By JOY BLACKBURN (Daily News Staff) ST. CROIX – Some 78 inmates housed at Golden Grove prison were transferred stateside on Tuesday, in a move that Corrections Bureau officials hope will... Read More »

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Subway files complaint against WAPA for denying so...

By By Jenny Kane (Daily News Staff) ST. THOMAS – Subway is battling the V.I. Water and Power Authority to get started on producing its own... Read More »

PSC lowers electric LEAC; bills to drop by average of $...

By By Jenny Kane (Daily News Staff) ST. THOMAS – Residential electric bills are expected to decrease by a monthly average of more than $9 starting in... Read More »

HOVENSA continues to hold gas prices steady at truck-lo...

By Daily News Staff) ST. CROIX – For the fourth week in a row, HOVENSA did not change the wholesale price of gasoline at its truck racks today. HOVENSA... Read More »

HOVENSA continues to hold gas prices steady at truck-lo...

By Daily News Staff) ST. CROIX – For the fourth week in a row, HOVENSA did not change the wholesale price of gasoline at its truck racks today. HOVENSA... Read More »

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The British Virgin Islands’ First Ever BVI Food Fete Kicks Off Th...

  U.S. Media Contact Caitlin Teahan M... Read More »

Buddha Sushi, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Buddha Sushi – St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

BUDDHA SUSHI ST. THOMAS VIRGIN... Read More »

Spoken Word Poetry
Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Passed Away Quietly in Her Home

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 Statement from Dr. Maya Angelou’s Family: Dr. Maya Angelou passed quietly in her home before 8:00 a.m. EST, May 28, 2014. Her family is extremely grateful that her... Read More »

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THE MOVEMENT – A Spoken Word Poetry Film

Shot March – April 2013, "The Movement" is a short documentary about spoken word poetry, as an underground culture. The... Read More »

Spoken Word Poetry THE MALE EGO

Video Directed by Kareem Edouard, WGH Films. The second piece in Urbintel's series of live "poetical explorations". Featuring Akil Dasan,... Read More »

CNN Profile on MK Asante – Part 1

MK Asante

MK Asante is a bestselling author, award-winning filmmaker, hip-hop artist, and professor who CNN calls “a master storyteller and major... Read More »

Fashion & Beauty
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Hottest Makeup Trends for 2014

By Ezra Rogers 2013 revolved around having a bold, daring lip color. There were red lips, ombre lips, deep ruby lips and it's not surprising if you even saw black lips now and again.... Read More »

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Dream Guidance: How to Remember More of Your Dream...

"If you could remember and understand more of your nightly dreams, you would be more likely to avoid a bad marriage choice, recognize when... Read More »

Island Style
Virgin Islands Short Story Writing Contest

Virgin Islands Short Story Writing Contest

 St. Croix, VI ———– Cultural Conquest Association Inc. (CCA) is an organization composed of a group of young professionals eager to make a difference in this... Read More »

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African & African-Caribbean Design Diaspora: ...

LONDON (July 23, 2014) – The African & African-Caribbean Design Diaspora (AACDD) Bargehouse Festival celebrating its... Read More »

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Low-Calorie Sweetener Facts

What are low calorie sweeteners? Are they safe to use? Today’s nutrition tip concludes the diabetes awareness series with this confusing topic. According to the American Diabetes... Read More »

2014 USVI Culinary Team - From Left USVI Hotel and Tourism Association President Lisa Hamilton, Chef Taj Siwatu, Chef Ron Duprat, Junior Chef Danika Joseph, Chef Gary Klinefelter, Chef George S...

USVI Culinary Team Brings Home Gold

Congratulations to the USVI Culinary Team which took gold overall in the 2014 Taste of the Caribbean competition at the Hyatt Regency in Miami,... Read More »

Starfish Market

Starfish Market St. John

Starfish Market is St. John’s largest grocery supermarket. They carry thousands of food items including a full deli and meat department, fresh produce... Read More »

Plaza Extra

Plaza Extra St. Croix

Largest supermarket on St. Thomas. Wide selection of products and services. Bakery & Pizza Pharmacy Fresh! Gift... Read More »

Plaza Extra

Plaza Extra St. Croix

Largest supermarket on St. Croix. Wide selection of products and services. Bakery & Pizza Pharmacy Fresh! Gift... Read More »

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AP PHOTOS: Trash pickers worry about end of dump

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Against a distant skyline of high-rise buildings, huge vultures dive over the nearly 9 tons of rubbish that arrive daily at the huge dump in Brazil’s capital as... Read More »

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Alleged Beltran Leyva cartel boss nabbed in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hector Beltran Leyva, the purported head of a feared drug gang allegedly run by his family, became the fourth brother to... Read More »

Israel’s Netanyahu tells Obama that Iran can̵...

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Barack Obama on Wednesday that he hopes the U.S. leader will make sure... Read More »

Brazil favela fire kills at least 1

SAO PAULO (AP) — A fire has raced through a slum in Brazil’s biggest city, killing at least one person and destroying about 100 homes. Source:... Read More »

Fight for growing Pentecostal vote in Brazil

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country’s tight presidential race, where abortion... Read More »

Entertainment

LeBron James bringing his story to TV series

By TOM WITHERS CLEVELAND (AP) – LeBron James is hoping to motivate kids by telling his own inspiring story. The NBA superstar is co-producing a half-hour TV series called... Read More »

McAfee names Kimmel its ‘most dangerous cele...

LOS ANGELES (AP) – If you’re about to Google Jimmy Kimmel, beware. Computer security company McAfee says the talk show host is the most... Read More »

Morgan: ‘Can’t believe’ Wal-Mart blam...

By DAVID PORTER NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Tracy Morgan said Tuesday that he “can’t believe” Wal-Mart’s assertion that he and others... Read More »

The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store

By The Associated Press iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending September 29, 2014: Top Songs 1All About That Bass, Meghan Trainor ... Read More »

At 69, satirist keeps South Africa laughing

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA JOHANNESBURG (AP) – The cross-dressing South African satirist says he doesn’t tell jokes and can’t remember... Read More »

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ELECTION SYSTEM OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS

JOINT BOARDS OF ELECTIONS BOARD MEETING NOTICE

PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 2, 2014: Joint Boards of Elections Board Meeting Notice Please be advised that the Joint Boards of Elections will be... Read More »

BOARD OF ELECTIONS MEETING

THE JOINT BOARD WILL HAVE A SPECIAL JOINT BOARD ME...

PUBLIC NOTICE/MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE JOINT BOARD WILL HAVE A SPECIAL JOINT BOARD MEETING ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 &... Read More »

UNOFFICIAL PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

BOARD OF ELECTIONS MEETING

PUBLIC NOTICE/MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2014   FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:  ... Read More »

Congressional Candidate Malone Releases Tax Returns

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE, ST. THOMAS – Congressional Candidate Shawn-Michael Malone released his tax returns to the media Friday and said all those... Read More »

Seaborne Appoints New Director of Business Development ...

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Gary Foss, President and Chief Executive Officer of Seaborne Airlines, announced the... Read More »

Sports

Cowboys’ Spillman faces sexual assault claim

By Calvin Watkins and Todd Archer Dallas Cowboys safety C.J. Spillman is being investigated in connection with an alleged sexual assault at the team’s hotel last month, according to... Read More »

Bumgarner-led Giants send Pirates packing

By Associated Press Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in... Read More »

Borussia Dortmund’s ‘Jekyl and Hyde’ ...

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By Stephan Buczko Adrian Ramos knocks in two off the bench and propels Dortmund to their second straight shutout victory in the Champions League. Two games,... Read More »

Player ratings reveal Real Madrid’s good fortune ...

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By Rob Train The ESPN FC crew take a look at Ronaldo’s scoring in the Champions League and how they think Group B will shake out. Real Madrid gained a... Read More »

LIVE Gamecast: Zenit vs. AS Monaco

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Source: LIVE Gamecast: Zenit vs. AS... Read More »

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    Good News with Alex Randall

    On Air at the Top of the News Tuesday, June 17, 2014  Good Morning Virgin Islands. This is Alex Randall and I have good news on WSTA 1340 AM Radio, brought to you... Read More »

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    Heart Disease in Women

    Awareness among women about their No. 1 killer is increasing. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women, a fact that just a few years ago, most women did not know.... Read More »

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Dunkin’ Donuts Celebrated Its First Global Coffee Day

By caribbeanriddums@gmail.com (Allison Budree-Paul) CANTON, Mass. Dunkin’ Donuts... Read More »

Travel industry veteran to receive CMEx leadership award

By Caribbean360 Source: Travel industry veteran to receive CMEx leadership... Read More »

Mystery hemorrhagic fever syndrome hits Venezuela

By Caribbean360 Source: Mystery hemorrhagic fever syndrome hits... Read More »

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Insurance fight forces Senate to end session early

By By ALDETH LEWIN (Daily News Staff) ST. THOMAS – The Senate was forced to end its session early Friday – stopping before the Fiscal Year 2015 executive budget was approved... Read More »

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Boat that sunk after being struck by Coast Guard cutter is now mi...

By By JENNY KANE (Daily News Staff) ST. THOMAS – The Sea Shepherd commercial fishing boat that sank to the sea floor on Tuesday after a U.S. Coast Guard cutter smashed into it... Read More »

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Judge pleased with progress at Golden Grove

By By JOY BLACKBURN (Daily News Staff) ST. CROIX – A federal judge on Thursday said she was pleased by signs that the V.I. Corrections Bureau is making progress in its efforts to... Read More »

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Starks inactive for Dolphins against Raiders

LONDON (AP) — Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Randy Starks is inactive for Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders at Wembley Stadium. Source: Starks inactive for Dolphins... Read More »

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At least 31 believed dead at Japanese volcano

TOKYO (AP) — Finally reaching the ash-covered summit of a still-erupting volcano in central Japan, rescue workers made a grim discovery Sunday: 31 bodies, all apparently dead, some... Read More »

Conservatives eye win in French Senate election

PARIS (AP) — France’s elections for Senate are beginning with conservatives looking to regain control of France’s upper house of parliament from President Francois... Read More »

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Chocolates & Health

Written by Rebecca Faulkner, MS, R Which chocolate is healthier, milk chocolate or dark chocolate? If your answer is dark chocolate, then you are correct. During processing,... Read More »

Does Good Cholesterol Really Exist?

Written by Rebecca Faulkner, MS, R HDL > Good LDL > Bad Is there such a thing as good cholesterol and bad cholesterol? Does Good Cholesterol Really... Read More »

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Inner Balance Colon & Hydrotherapy Center

Greetings and Happy Summer! Summer is a time for relaxation, vacation and travel for most. Hope everyone is enjoying this fun time of the year and drinking lots of... Read More »

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Lt. Governor Francis Meets with USAA to Discuss Expansion of Insurance Products Offered in...

Lieutenant Governor Gregory R. Francis, who serves as the territory’s Commissioner of Insurance, announced today that he has reached out to USAA after receiving numerous inquiries... Read More »

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70,000 YEAR-OLD AFRICAN SETTLEMENT UNEARTHED

Article created on Sunday, July 20, 2014 During ongoing excavations in northern Sudan, Polish archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology in Poznań, have... Read More »

Relationships: Why Do Some People Attract People Who Can’t ...

While some people will only know what it feels like to be with someone who can love them, there are going to be other people who only know what it feels like to be with someone who... Read More »

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ECLAC Predicts Latin America and the Caribbean will Grow by 2.7% ...

Latin American and Caribbean countries will grow an average of 2.7% in 2014 due to limited dynamism of the region's principal economies, according to new projections from... Read More »

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Harbaugh: ‘Bunch of crap’ 49ers want him out

By Paul Gutierrez Jim Harbaugh had a succinct reaction to Deion Sanders’ report on the league-owned NFL Network that his San Francisco 49ers players want him gone. Source: Harbaugh:... Read More »

Pacquiao says Mayweather ‘should fear God’

By ESPN.com news services A wellspring of outside-the-ring sparring between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao reached a crescendo Monday with Pacquiao citing Bible verse while... Read More »

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LIVE: CSKA Moscow vs. Bayern Munich

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Romney Williams Age 77 of Hill Street, St. Croix, Died on September 17, 2014

Romney  Williams of Hill Street, St. Croix, died on September 17, 2014. He was 77 years old. Mr. Williams is survived by his former wife, Bernadine Williams; daughters: Ionie... Read More »

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SENATOR MALONE MOURNS THE PASSING OF MR. ANGEL CORNEIRO

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, Virgin Islands (August 27, 2014) – The territory lost one of its premier sportsmen with the death of Mr. Angel Corneiro, said Senate President Shawn Michael Malone... Read More »

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Music icon James “Jamesie” Brewster Dies

We are said to announce the passing of Quelbe music icon James “Jamesie” Brewster. Brewster has performed throughout the region and the world – making multiple... Read More »

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Sejah Farm, St. Croix

Sejah Farm

Sejah Farm was established in 1998, and is owned and operated by Dale and Yvette Browne. They are founders of the Virgin Islands Farmers Cooperative, Inc., which was organized for the... Read More »

Ridge to Reef Farm, St. Croix

Ridge to Reef Farm

The Community Supported Agriculture (CSA ) program is an innovative per-season weekly buy-in share system, in which consumers receive a box of organic produce each week during each 12... Read More »

RA’s Sonrise & Daughter Stand Farm, St. Croix

RA’s Sonrise & Daughter Stand Farm

Location: Corner of Rte 72 & Rte 69 (by Annaly Farm) Farm Stand Hours: Telephone: (340) 332-0039 Produce can also be purchased... Read More »

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Barbecue and Food Safety

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) estimates that each year outside cooking grills cause more than 6,000 fires, over five fatalities, more than 170 injuries, and $35 million in property... Read More »

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The Focus VI Financial Section is Coming Soon! Financial news and personal financial advice on retirement planning, college saving, taxes, mortgages, autos, real estate, investing and... Read More »