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May 27th, 2024
USVI: St Croix eyes economic growth with potential ship repair facility


FREDERIKSTED, ST Croix, USVI- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) is considering expanding its maritime capabilities with a new shipyard in the South Shore Trade Zone (SSTZ) on St Croix, according to the [US] VI Economic Development Authority, which commissioned a feasibility study conducted by First Marine International, a subsidiary of Royal HaskoningDHV.

February 18th, 2024
Premier Wheatley attends AgriFest in St Croix, USVI

ESTATE LOWER LOVE, St Croix, USVI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) was in St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on February 17, 2024, for the opening of the 52nd Annual Agriculture and Food Fair (AgriFest).

January 7th, 2024
USVI: 71st Annual J’Ouvert draws throngs to Frederiksted in Cultural Extravaganza


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The streets of Frederiksted came alive from 6:00 AM on Thursday, January 4, 2024, as thousands of revelers enjoyed J’Ouvert celebrations. The event, a staple on the Crucian Christmas Festival’s calendar, is in its 71st year, and attracts participants from the territory, region, and mainland USA.

November 28th, 2023
USVI: Major class action lawsuit filed against WAPA over contaminated water


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- A significant class action lawsuit has been filed against the [US] VI Water and Power Authority and Seven Seas Water Solutions USA LLC, alleging widespread lead and copper contamination in the drinking water supplied to residents of St Croix.

November 27th, 2023
Human remains found at Estate Jealousy on St Croix


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The USV.I. Police Department has reported the discovery of human remains at Estate Jealousy on St. Croix.

November 5th, 2023
USVI: St Croix's Arab community rallies in solidarity with Gaza


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Joining other Palestinians on the US mainland, where tens of thousands marched in Washington protesting what they described as Israel's genocide of innocent civilians in Gaza, St. Croix's Palestinian community staged their own protest action against Israel on Saturday, November 4, 2023.

November 4th, 2023
St. Croix native sentenced to over 8 years for cocaine trafficking


CHRISTIANSTED, ST Croix, USVI - U.S. Attorney for the Virgin Islands, Delia L. Smith on Friday confirmed that District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis sentenced Kareme Holst, 46, to 102 months in federal prison following a guilty plea to charges of possession with intent to distribute cocaine.

August 27th, 2023
USVI horse racing tracks: Progress on St Thomas, frustration on St Croix


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- In a Senate Committee that seemed to underscore a tale of two islands, progress and promise shone for the horse-racing industry on St Thomas, while bureaucratic delays and frustrations continued to mar the efforts on St Croix.

December 27th, 2022
President Biden & First Lady arrive on St Croix today, Dec 27, 2022


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- President Joseph R. Biden will arrive on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, with his wife, First Lady Jill T. Biden, the White House has announced.

December 25th, 2022
Congress Bill to designate St. Croix a National Heritage Area heads to Biden


FREDERIKSED, St. Croix USVI - A measure sponsored by Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett for the designation of St. Croix as a National Heritage Area (NHA), has been included in the National Heritage Area Act, which has been approved in both the House and Senate and is expected to be signed into law by US President Joe Biden.

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