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“Vase with Flowers on Table” painting by Matthew Perry CHRISTIANSTED — Visual artwork of students from the University of the Virgin Islands Caribbean Art1 class, will be on display at an exhibit under the instruction of Professor Danica M. David, at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Eastern Caribbean Center of the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will conduct the 2018 Virgin Islands Community Survey (VICS) during the months of November and December 2018. This scientific survey of a sample of households is a follow-up to the one conducted in 2016.  The

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FUTURE GOVERNOR AND FIRST LADY? UVI’s VI TECH Stack Says Albert Bryan Jr. (pictured here with Yolanda Bryan his wife) will get the most votes in tomorrow’s elections. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands says it interviewed 800 people, of those interviewed, 86 percent said that they

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DONE DEAL: AFT President Rosa Soto-Thomas stands next to Gov. Kenneth Mapp (middle) and Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter on Friday. CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp has approved a two-year contract that will give teachers long-awaited step increases following an almost nine-year wait. The agreement was reached between the St. Croix

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has called the 32ndLegislature into Special Session on October 26th to consider his proposal to provide free college tuition to Virgin Islanders. Mapp said he submitted the free tuition plan to the Legislature five weeks ago. “The President of the University has indicated that any further

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ATHLETIC SUPPORTER: Gov. Kenneth Mapp (left) stands next to Nels Hawkinson on Thursday. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The popular basketball festival, Paradise Jam, returns to the Virgin Islands next month. Governor Kenneth Mapp met with Executive Director of the Basketball Travelers, Nels Hawkinson on Thursday to discuss the tournament schedule for

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge, A.J. Collazo and U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said that an upcoming prescription take-back event is scheduled for October 27th on St. Croix and St. Thomas. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — October is National Arts & Humanities Month (NAHM)—a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. This year, the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts will celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month by hosting a children’s book reading event and family fun day on October

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands government said that it plans to return to the negotiating table with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) this week and remains committed to raising salaries for union members and government employees across the board. Governor Kenneth Mapp spoke at a news conference on

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Free College Tuition Proposal Supported by Two Gubernatorial Candidates is Ill-timed Given V.I. Government’s Huge Outstanding Debt and Our Crumbling Infrastructure COMMENTARY BY: SORAYA DIASE COFFELT Two gubernatorial candidates have expressed publicly their support for legislation to give free tuition to every high school graduate in the U.S. Virgin Islands

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