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Mr. Corneiro (center), his daughter, Rochelle, and Sen. Malone at the 2014 Carnival race named in his honor

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 upon being advised of his sudden passing on Tuesday after a brief illness. Mr. Corneiro was perhaps best... 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 »

VI VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE

ST. CROIX LISTING OF CANDIDATES FOR PRIMARY AND GENERAL ELECTION – 20...

ELECTION SYSTEM OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS - PUBLIC AND PARTY OFFICES IN ST. CROIX Click Image Below to view St. Croix candidates list. FINAL (STX) – Listing of St. Croix Candidates (Election 2014) 8 26 14 ST. CROIX LISTING OF CANDIDATES FOR PRIMARY AND GENERAL ELECTION... Read More »

Reggae Competition Show & Dancehall Got Talent & Premieres In New York

Reggae Competition Show & Dancehall Got Talent & Premieres In New...

By Caribbean E-Magazine Although reggae has been part of mainstream thanks to such legends as icon Bob Marley, dancehall has slowly and stealthily made its impact. From Grammy winners Shabba Ranks and Shaggy, dancehall has gradually seeped and is making its voice be heard as more than a... Read More »

Politics

Caribbean Elections Will Be Won Or Lost With Social Media, Says Media Strat...

MONTSERRAT/UK (July 7, 2014) -  Two digital media strategists believe that how Caribbean political parties use social media in the coming years will impact their chances at the polls come Election Day. Nerissa Golden of Goldenmedia and Ursula Barzey of Moxee... Read More »

Upcoming Events

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Worship In Paradise” William McDowell” I Give Myself Away Tour

Saturday September 6, 2014, 7:00PM until,,at the BCB Auditorium, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Hosted by Pastor George Phillips, featuring the St. Thomas/St. John Seventh Day Choir, St. Thomas Assembly Praise Dancers, Psalmist Kishma Raymo and Salvation... Read More »

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VIRGIN ISLANDS NICE PEACE CONCERT

Buss Pipe Records Red Lion Sound presents Virgin Islands Nice Peace Concert 2014, at the At Austin ”Babe” Monsanto Crown Bay Center, Saturday August 30th 12pm to 1am. Performances by: Pressure , Peter Morgan , Planet VI , Jah Man , Rudy , Volume... 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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2014-2015 Season at the St.Thomas/St.John Chamber of Commerce Business After Hou...

You are cordially invited! Reichhold Center for the Arts BUSINESS AFTER HOURS RECEPTION Join us as we launch our 2014-2015 Season at the St.Thomas/St.John Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours... Read More »

Artist Introductions
Keimo Therapy

Who’s Keimo and What’s 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 calls Southern Caribbean. Keimo is... Read More »

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

Machel Montano

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

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Patrick Hoyos: In tourism, Barbados is left at the starting gate ...

By Caribbean360 Source: Patrick Hoyos: In tourism, Barbados is left at the starting gate for first half of... Read More »

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Commentary: Imprecise timetable for Cuban currency...

The Cuban government’s timetable for conversion from two currencies to one is inexact, but not of marginal importance. Since the government... Read More »

Puerto Rico man sentenced to 40 years in prison for sex...

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A former disc jockey for high school parties was sentenced to serve 40 years in prison on Thursday in the District of Puerto Rico... Read More »

Embattled court official barred from leaving St Vincent...

By Caribbean360 Source: Embattled court official barred from leaving St Vincent on one-way... Read More »

Caribbean tourist arrivals up for first half of 2014

By Caribbean360 Source: Caribbean tourist arrivals up for first half of... Read More »

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VIPD head detective charged with making false report against fell...

By By JENNY KANE (Daily News Staff) ST. THOMAS – The V.I. Police Department’s chief of detectives has been charged with falsifying evidence and making a false report. Milton Petersen... Read More »

Senate wants legal counsel to decide Hansen’...

By By FIONA STOKES (Daily News Staff) ST. CROIX – Instead of taking steps to remove Sen. Alicia Hansen from the Senate in the wake of the... Read More »

St. Croix fitness group collects uniforms for students ...

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By By FIONA STOKES (Daily News Staff) ST. CROIX – What started out as a suggestion during an informal meeting of the fitness group Team Believe It a... Read More »

V.I. government sells nearly $50M in bonds to buoy hosp...

By BY ALDETH LEWIN (Daily News Staff) ST. THOMAS – The V.I. government sold $49.6 million Gross Receipts Tax bonds this week, keeping the hospitals... Read More »

Mother of murder victim faces assault charges after fig...

By By JENNY KANE (Daily News Staff) ST. THOMAS – The mother of a young man who was shot and killed a month ago appeared in court on Wednesday facing... Read More »

Restaurants
Buddha Sushi, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Buddha Sushi – St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

BUDDHA SUSHI ST. THOMAS VIRGIN ISLANDS WEBSITE: www.buddhasushivi.com PHONE: 340-714-FISH 340-714-3474 LOCATION: Located on... Read More »

Victors New Hideout. This photo of Victor's New Hideout is courtesy of TripAdvisor

Victors New Hideout

Restaurant and Catering Services Visit Victor's New Hideout for authentic Caribbean and American foods. Try the Lobster Montserrat, chunks... 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 »

Addie P. Abbott

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 »

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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 »

World

China manufacturing growth slowed in August

China’s manufacturing growth decelerated in August due to weaker global demand and a slowdown in domestic investment, two surveys showed Monday. HSBC Corp.’s purchasing managers index... Read More »

Top Asian News at 4:00 a.m. GMT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers who were surrounded and came under fire by Syrian rebels in the... Read More »

All Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and coming under fire by Syrian... Read More »

Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international... Read More »

At least 2 miners rescued alive in Nicaragua collapse

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Rescuers in Nicaragua started pulling out miners who had been trapped deep underground for more than 24 hours after a cave-in at an unlicensed gold mine, state... Read More »

Entertainment

College student writes children’s book

By CINDY LANGE-KUBICK LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – On the first page of the children’s book, a girl named Lottie wakes up screaming. AHHH! Strands of long hair cover her pillow, and she... Read More »

Spanish fashion designer Pertegaz dies at 96

MADRID (AP) – Manuel Pertegaz, one of Spain’s most admired fashion designers who dressed Audrey Hepburn, Jacqueline Kennedy and Ava... Read More »

Reynolda House exhibit takes note of chairs

By LYNN FELDER WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) – They are all around us, and, at some point, somebody somewhere designed the chair that you’re sitting... Read More »

Yiddish Book Center hosts ‘outsider art’ ex...

By STEVE PFARRER AMHERST, Mass. (AP) – The French call it “art brut,” which translates as “raw art” or “rough... Read More »

Owen Wilson in Venice with ‘She’s Funny Tha...

By JILL LAWLESS VENICE, Italy (AP) – Movies – they don’t make ‘em like they used to. Well, Peter Bogdanovich does. The director,... Read More »

Business
BOARD OF ELECTIONS MEETING

UNOFFICIAL PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

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

Shawn-Michael Malone

Congressional Candidate Malone Releases Tax Return...

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

Seaborne Appoints New Director of Business Development ...

Seaborne

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

Gubernatorial Candidate Soraya Diase Coffelt Announces ...

U.S. Virgin Islands Gubernatorial candidate Soraya Diase Coffelt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: DEANNA BLYDEN July 9, 2014 (340) 776-7772  St. Thomas, Virgin Islands – Today, U.S. Virgin Islands... Read More »

Malone Campaign Files Complaint with FEC and the Justic...

Shawn-Michael Malone

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, ST. THOMAS – The Malone for Congress Campaign has filed an official complaint with the Federal Election Commission and the United... Read More »

Sports

Kahne holds off Kenseth to claim Atlanta win

By Associated Press Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead on the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at... Read More »

Ferrer 1st top-10 men’s seed to fall at Open

By ESPN.com news services Fourth-seeded David Ferrer became the first top-10 seed to fall in the men’s draw of the U.S. Open, losing to... Read More »

Winston, No. 1 FSU dodge Okla. St in opener

By Associated Press Winston, FSU hold off Oklahoma St 37-31 in opener Source: Winston, No. 1 FSU dodge Okla. St in... Read More »

Sims stays in as No. 2 Alabama tops WVU

By Associated Press Blake Sims was good enough to finish his first start at quarterback for Alabama as the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia... Read More »

Source: Spurs, Clips join race to sign Allen

By Marc Stein The San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers are the latest elite teams to join the race to sign Ray Allen, ESPN.com has learned. Source:... 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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Commentary: Chavistas debate economic and institutional reform in Venezuela

The Bolivarian project in Venezuela has warded off the latest counter revolutionary offensive and is now engaged in a profound debate over the next phase of the revolution. Though the smoke... Read More »

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JAMPRO leading regional delegation to China business summit

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) will be leading a regional delegation from the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA) and local... Read More »

Jamaica agriculture minister dies suddenly at Florida airport

By Caribbean360 Source: Jamaica agriculture minister dies suddenly at Florida... Read More »

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V.I. Housing Authority breaks ground on new senior living facility in Sugar Estate

By By ALDETH LEWIN (Daily News Staff) ST. THOMAS – The V.I. Housing Authority held a ground-breaking ceremony Wednesday at the site of the public senior living facility in Sugar... Read More »

PSC OKs hiking waste water usage fees by 120 percent

By By JENNY KANE (Daily News Staff) ST. THOMAS – The Public Services Commission has okayed the Waste Management Authority’s request to more than double an annual $50 fee... Read More »

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St. Croix woman celebrates 108th birthday

By By FIONA STOKES (Daily News Staff) ST. CROIX – There is an old saying that goes, “hard work never killed anybody,” but at 108 years old, Zephrine Antonia Thomas has... Read More »

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A brother seeks answers in ‘The Look of Silence’

VENICE, Italy (AP) — What is it like to look into the eyes of the men who killed your brother and went unpunished? Source: A brother seeks answers in ‘The Look of... Read More »

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4 years later, Venus Williams in US Open 3rd round

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-time champion Venus Williams is back in the third round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010, a year before she announced she had been diagnosed with an... Read More »

Citing Ebola, Air France suspends flights

PARIS (AP) — France on Wednesday recommended that its citizens leave the African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia because of the outbreak of Ebola there, and Air France... 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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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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NBC News says Chelsea Clinton quits as reporter

By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK (AP) – Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and imminent birth... Read More »

Daughter: Joan Rivers ‘resting comfortably’

By JAKE PEARSON NEW YORK (AP) – Joan Rivers was hospitalized Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor’s office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital... Read More »

Adrian Peterson ‘would love to retire as a Viking’

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Vikings running back Adrian Peterson reiterated on Thursday that he hopes to remain in Minnesota until he retires, responding to a report... 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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Alberto Bruno-Vega, Former WAPA Executive Dies

June 19, 2014 – With sadness, we report the passing of Alberto Bruno-Vega , who is the executive director of the water and power authority from 1989 to 1995 and again from 2002... Read More »

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Ruby Dee, Actress and Civil Rights Activist Dies at 91

National Public Radio Ruby Dee, an actress and civil rights activist who built a career on stage and screen at a time when African-Americans had few such opportunities, has died at age... 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 »