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April 23rd, 2014
Four bands granted waiver for St Thomas BVI night

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Contrary to reports in some sections of the media Director of the BVI Tourist Board Ms Sharon Flax-Mars has confirmed with Virgin Islands News Online that the Virgin Islands (VI) waiver has been granted for four bands to performed at the St Thomas Carnival BVI Night this Sunday April 27, 2014.

September 16th, 2013
Horse Assoc. Presidents count successes in Triple Tiara 1st leg

ST. THOMAS USVI – President of the St Thomas/St John Horse Owners’ Association Mr Wystan Benjamin expressed that races were very competitive during the first leg of the Triple Tiara Crown held at the Clinton E. Phipps racetrack in St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands yesterday, September 15, 2013.

August 1st, 2013
UPDATE: VIslander Earl Skelton freed from US prison

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Earl Skelton, a Virgin Islander who was arrested with three others for allegedly operating a complex cocaine and crack ring on St. Thomas and St. John in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) in 2011, has been set free.

July 2nd, 2013
Let's build bridges & tear down walls – Hon. Moses-Scatliffe

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Speaker of the House of Assembly Honourable Ingrid Moses-Scatliffe has called for the “breaking down of walls” that exist between the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) and the United States Virgin Islands (USVI).

April 29th, 2013
Much colour & gyration at Carnival 2013 in St Thomas, USVI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was a kaleidoscope of colours in St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands on Saturday April 27, 2013 when the Carnival 2013 Adult Parade was held along Main Street.

April 21st, 2013
“Ooh, aye!’ It’s Carnival time again in St. Thomas, USVI!

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- One of the most anticipated events on the St. Thomas, USVI’s calendar of activities; the Virgin Islands Carnival is here again, this year under the theme “A Tropical Scene for Carnival 2013”.

March 14th, 2013
UPDATE: Broken Home Out! 4 Tortola horses in for Sunday’s races!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – This news site has been reliably informed that Broken Home will no longer be participating in the final leg of the Virgin Islands Triple Crown Challenge in St Thomas, USVI, on Sunday March 17, 2013.

January 15th, 2013
Sen. Alvin Williams Jr.: 'I Engaged in ... Racketeering as a Senator'

By St Thomas Source

St Thomas, USVI - St. Thomas Sen. Alvin Williams asked the court to let him plead guilty to one federal racketeering charge from a nine-count indictment Monday, the same day his term of office as a V.I. Legislature expired with the swearing in of the 30th Legislature.

January 15th, 2013
15 Senators Sworn In during public ceremony in USVI

By Erik Ackerson,

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI -(St. Thomas source) With prayer, cultural music and pledges to improve the territory’s economic future, the 30th Legislature began its work on Monday January 14, 2013. Before a crowd made up of family, friends and the Virgin Islands government leadership, 15 senators rose to take the oath of office in Emancipation Garden as it was administered by V.I. Supreme Court Chief Justice Rhys S. Hodge.

January 11th, 2013
UPDATE: “I am an advocate for excellence”- Moleto A. Smith Jr.

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas , USVI - Shortly after publicly making his intentions to run for the office of Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands in the upcoming 2014 Elections as a Democratic Party Candidate, Moleto A. Smith Jr. is challenging leaders and potential Government office holders to abandon the standard that primarily emphasizes political longevity and patronage and adopt a standard that focuses on a comprehensive test that reflects the requirements of being a good steward.



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