St. Croix News
SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Spurs are winning easily, resting their stars and giving big minutes to role players. In almost every way, it’s been their best start to a season. Tim Duncan scored a season-high 18 points and the Spurs had eight other players in double figures, rolling
The Three Kings Day holiday (feist of the Epiphany for the more religious amongst us) traditionally marks the end of the Christmas season in the Virgin Islands. And especially in St. Croix, just as with Three Kings Day, there is a Spanish flare to what people drink at the holidays.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Slate online magazine has singled out the U.S. Virgin Islands for its “horrifying” treatment of the mentally ill. Slate says that “25 percent of the prison population” in the territory is comprised of people who are mentally ill. An NPR report from 2007 noted that “the U.S.
St. Croix’s Digby Stridiron at work CHRISTIANSTED – Black Enterprise magazine says that chef Digby Stridiron is “making St. Croix the culinary destination of the Caribbean.” In a feature story posted today, Black Enterprise noted that Stridiron has served as the personal chef to celebrities like Vivica A.
Board Chairman Troy de Chabert-Schuster CHRISTIANSTED – For the first time in more than four years the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center is free of the threat of decertification by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The news came January 1 and those in attendance
Health Commissioner Juan Figueroa-Serville CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Department of Health says that it is closely monitoring the first documented case of the Zika virus reported in neighboring Puerto Rico. Acting Health Commissioner Juan Figueroa-Serville said the person affected in San Juan is a person with no known travel
BEAST MODE: Marshawn Lynch expected to play EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – The 2015-2016 NFL football season is over for Vikings starting nose tackle Linval Joseph. Not because of a nagging foot injury that has forced him to miss three out of the last four games. But because Minnesota plays the
RETURN TO FORM: St. Croix’s Tim Duncan MILWAUKEE – The San Antonio Spurs changed things up but kept on rolling with a 123-98 win over Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night. St. Croix’s Tim Duncan delivered 14 points (7-12 FG, 0-1 FT), 10 rebounds, four assists, two steals, and one block
$800M DEAL DONE: Gov. Kenneth Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Government House says that people can start looking forward to receiving their income tax refunds as early as this week as a result of the closing of the ratified operating agreement between the Virgin Islands government and Limetree Bay Terminals LLC.
CHRISTIANSTED – Police responded to reports of gunfire and fights at the Aqua Lounge Night Club in Estate Castle Coakley about 3 a.m. Sunday. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched police to the nightclub after receiving reports of fights inside and outside the Aqua Lounge and guns being fired. When