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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Marina at Yacht Haven Grande said today that it will serve as the official venue for the 2017 U.S.V.I. Charter Yacht Show in St. Thomas. Hosted by the Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association (VIPCA) from November 11 – 14, the show will feature at least 50 yachts available for charter

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DENVER — On the occasions that John Collins has visited family from his mother’s side in St. Croix, it has always been easy to identify the region’s most beloved sports hero. “As soon as you come out of the airport, there’s a flag of Tim Duncan,” Collins, a 6-foot-10 power

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — All games for the Virgin Islands Paradise Jam will stream online at FloHoops.com. The announcement includes official tipoff times for all 16 games of the men’s and women’s tournaments at the 18th annual Paradise Jam, set for Nov. 17-25, at the University of the Virgin Islands. FloHoops

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TOP DOGS: St. Croix native Linval Joseph (left) poses with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton as part of a tourism promotional event for the 10,000 lakes state in the midwest United States. MINNEAPOLIS — Like most Minnesotans, Linval Joseph spent his Saturday morning fishing one of that state’s 10,000 lakes. But unlike

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STERN LOOK: In pleading guilty, Charles Banks IV, 49, of Atlanta, admitted to a judge that he bamboozled Tim Duncan into guaranteeing a $6 million loan used as part of an investment in a sports-merchandise company, Gameday Entertainment LLC that Banks was chairman of. In total Banks allegedly stole $13.5 million from the

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GOOD CAUSE: The St. Croix community turned out in force to support Crime Stoppers USVI and the Virgin Islands Police Department for their annual benefit. This year it was held at a local golf course. Laurie Dutton (left) of Crime Stoppers USVI stands next to St. Croix Deputy Police Chief

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CARACAS – The 2018 Caribbean Series baseball tournament, originally slated to be held in Venezuela, has been relocated to Mexico, the Caribbean Professional Baseball Confederation said, amid a wave of violent protests in that South American country. The confederation did not specify why the tournament, which brings together the champions of

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NOT WELCOME HERE! Three men associated with the vessel Singularis and guests of Yacht Haven Grande were asked to leave the marina this week after flying the Confederate flag on the dinghy tied to the larger yacht. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A dinghy that flew the Confederate flag next to the

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FRIENDLY FENCING: Nzingha Prescod, U.S. Olympic fencer WILL NOT be at the event this summer. But one day your son or daughter might be just as successful as she is at fencing. Prescod was the first African-American woman to win an individual medal at the Senior World Championships. Daryl Homer

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SAFETY-FIRST BOATING TECHNIQUES: The Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association is the only nonprofit charter association in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Members include day and term-charter vessels, crew, charter companies, and anyone else joined by mutual consent for the common purposes of promoting, protecting and furthering the capabilities of charter yachts and the

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