St. Croix News
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — JetBlue is teaming up with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to help Caribbean vacationers avoid contributing to the illicit trade of threatened and endangered species. The five-year customer education and awareness campaign will feature a series of videos played at every seat on the airline’s flights
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Timberwolves GM Milt Newton and his wife, Shalaun, hosted six children from the Virgin Islands this past week as part of the next phase of their Emerald Gems Foundation dedicated to giving back to children from Milt Newton’s homeland. They selected six high school juniors from St. Thomas
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said Friday that all of the beaches tested safe for swimming and fishing. DPNR said it determined that after its Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program evaluated water quality at 33 popular swimming beaches throughout the Territory by sampling for
Prison Director Says He Is Running A State-Of-The-Art Facility Despite Arrests Of Four Rogue Employees
BOC’s Director Rick Mullgrav FREDERIKSTED — Bureau of Corrections Director Rick Mullgrav said advances and improvements continue to be made at the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility to ensure the security, safety and success of the correctional facilities in the Virgin Islands. The majority of the issues facing
Four St. Croix Prison Guards Face One Year In Prison For Allegedly Supplying Inmates With Drugs And Phones
ARRESTED: Waheeda Ali FREDERIKSTED – Four prison guards on St. Croix were arrested Thursday after the U.S. Department of Justice filed criminal charges against them alleging that they had supplied criminals in the prison with contraband such as mobile phones and illegal drugs. Waheeda Ali, 32, Abdul Robinson, 38, Patrick
CHRISTIANSTED – The gas station the farthest East on St. Croix has the lowest price for gasoline on island for the second week in a row, according to the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs. Ziggy’s Island Market LLC at 5088 Estate Solitude has regular gasoline priced at $2.499 per
Would You Like To Go To A Doctor With A Medical Degree From UVI? Take Two Aspirin and Call Us In Six Years!
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday to commemorate the start of the construction of the University’s medical facilities. Virgin Islands leaders, UVI administrators, faculty, staff and the medical community attended the Medical School Classroom Building groundbreaking on March 2, on the St.
WASHINGTON – A dozen new Zika cases are raising worries that the virus may be more easily contracted through unprotected sex than originally believed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday that they’re investigating 12 cases where the women’s only known exposure to the Zika virus was through
DONALD TRUMP SAYS RUBIO HAS BIG EARS MARCO RUBIO SAYS TRUMP HAS SMALL HANDS THE SUPER VIEW FROM THE VIRGIN ISLANDS By JOHN McCARTHY/Virgin Islands Free Press Like it or not, Trump is the new Reagan. The Reagan who increased the number of federal employees, fired the air traffic controllers
FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is asking the public to re-examine the events that led to two people being murdered earlier this year. If anyone has any information about the two murders, one that happened earlier this year and one from 2013, please contact the VIPD or Crimestoppers.