FREDERIKSTED — The UVI Research and Technology Park (RTPark) of the U.S. Virgin Islands said Friday that it has value and contributes to the territory. The RT Park building on the University of the Virgin Islands St. Croix campus was largely destroyed by Hurricane Maria. The report, titled “The Value
BIG FAT LIAR! McCollum Says She Moved School’s Generator To Keep It From Being Stolen … Senator Says: Resign!
FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix Senator is calling for the immediate resignation of Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum over her alleged “misuse of government equipment.” Sen. Novelle Francis Jr. (D-St. Croix) said that he wrote to Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Monday asking him to urge McCollum to resign over her “abuse
QUALITY UNKNOWN: An area of beachfront St. Croix that used to be sampled, Princess Condo Row in Golden Rock. (PHOTO COURTESY: DPNR) CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has been testing the water at “designated beaches” weekly on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix since
FREDERIKSTED ― Governor Kenneth Mapp reiterated his call for the University of the Virgin Islands Class of 2018 to consider helping with the territory’s recovery effort. During his remarks at the Albert Sheen Campus Friday on St. Croix, he reminded the graduates that there are presently numerous job opportunities with
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp congratulated the 2018 graduates of the University of the Virgin Islands at the 54th commencement ceremony on Thursday. Families, friends and well-wishers packed the UVI Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas to witness the occasion. Mapp encouraged the graduates to consider applying for government and
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) has received $13.1 million in new federal assistance from the United States Department of Education (USDOE) under the Immediate Aid to Restart School Operations program. Governor Kenneth Mapp learned of the grant award during a phone call this week with U.S.
CHRISTIANSTED — Timed to be heard on radio just before Mother’s Day arrived, gubernatorial candidate Warren Mosler is questioning how Gov. Kenneth Mapp can claim to honor our “mothers and fathers” while at the same time stealing “their retirement funds.” In the radio spot No. 9 heard on WJKC Communications
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 24th Annual Virgin Islands High School Appellate Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the Virgin Islands Bar Association, was held on May 1 – 3, 2018. Six schools participated in the competition this year, with a total of twelve teams. The participating schools from St. Croix were:
FOUND GUILTY: YAIRA COTTO FLORES SAN JUAN — A federal jury in Puerto Rico has found a teacher guilty of transporting a 14-year-old male student to a motel with the intent to have sex. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Friday that Yaira Cotto Flores was the student’s English teacher at
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The entire community is invited to attend the 24th Annual Virgin Islands High School Appellate Moot Court Competition, hosted by the Virgin Islands Bar Association which will be held as follows: May 1, 2018, Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas at 10:00 a.m. May 2,