Posts In Category

Technology News

At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsCaribbean NewsCommunity AffairsEntertainment NewsInternational NewsNational NewsSports NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology News

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

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsEntertainment NewsSports NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology News

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

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCaribbean NewsEnvironmental NewsPuerto Rico NewsTechnology News

SAN JUAN — The Arecibo radio telescope, the Puerto Rican observatory made even more famous for its part in the 1995 James Bond film Goldeneye, began receiving a mysterious signal May 12 during an observation of Ross 128, Business Insider Science reports. The so-called red dwarf star appeared to be the point of

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCaribbean NewsEnvironmental NewsPuerto Rico NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology News

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Don has formed in the Caribbean Sea, the National Hurricane Center reported Monday evening. Tropical storm watches and warnings have been posted for several Caribbean islands, including Barbados, Grenada and St. Lucia. Heavy rains and flash flooding are possible on some of the islands. As of 8

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsConsumer NewsHealth NewsPuerto Rico NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For the second time in a six days, dangerous lighting fixtures sold exclusively at Home Depot have been recalled, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Panama-based Lumicentro Internacional recalled about 10,500 Hampton Bay 3-Light and Home Decorators Collection 4-Light Crystal Chandeliers because the 50-watt halogen lights

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsEducation NewsGovernment House NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology NewsTerritorial AffairsU.S. Department of Justice

GUEST OP-ED PIECE By Soraya Diase Coffelt Candidate for Governor On June 30, 2017, the V.I. Inspector General issued a 76 page written report with scathing findings entitled Audit of the Department of Education’s Inventory Controls Over the School Lunch Program. Among these findings was that $920,000 had been spent

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsEnvironmental NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTechnology News

STORMY WEATHER: The skies threatened on St. Croix for two days but never produced much moisture. Here is a picture from taken on Miracle Mile in Estate Golden Rock on Tuesday. CHRISTIANSTED — If you thought that the skies above St. Croix looked a little more gray than normal on

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsEntertainment NewsSt. Croix NewsTechnology NewsTerritorial Affairs

FREDERIKSTED — No, no, no and a bottle of rum! Rum peddling pirate Captain Morgan is forcing a rival to walk the plank — successfully winning a lawsuit against a suspiciously similar buccaneer-branded booze called Admiral Nelson for trademark infringement. Canada’s federal court ruled June 12 that consumers could easily

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCaribbean NewsEnvironmental NewsTechnology News

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Bret is expected to weaken as it moves across the region today while a second, larger system rolling across the Gulf of Mexico appears to be intensifying. As of 8 a.m. today Bret was located about 20 miles east of Margarita Island, a popular tourist resort

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsCaribbean NewsPuerto Rico NewsTechnology NewsTerritorial Affairs

SAN JUAN — The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee that oversees Puerto Rico on Thursday said the bankrupt island’s federal oversight board was dragging its feet on approving a $9 billion power utility restructuring. Utah Republican Rob Bishop, who chairs the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources, said the

Read More