St. John News
One-Man ‘V.I. Corruption Wrecking Ball’ … U.S. Atty Ronald Sharpe … Submits His Resignation To President Trump As Requested
MOST EFFECTIVE EVER? Ronald Sharpe [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Just days after the most powerful U.S. Attorney in the country — Preet Bharara of New York — defied President Donald Trump’s demand that he submit his resignation — the U.S. Attorney for the territory said that he will comply
DPNR Beach Advisory: Agency Tells Public To ‘Use Caution’ When Using Beaches Due To Storm Water Runoff
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that due to heavy rains and high surf zones this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff. DPNR advises the public to use caution when using the
MORE ‘BUSY WORK’: The Mapp-Potter Administration has appointed more commissioners, directors and attorneys general in its first two years than any other gubernatorial administration in Virgin Islands history. Many of Mapp’s appointees have quit or been fired and then need to be replaced. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three justices of
SEABORNE MERGER WITH VIEQUES: Seaborne Airlines, which already has an interline agreement with Jet Blue, now has a codeshare agreeement with Vieques Air Link (VAL) also. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN —Seaborne Airlines and Vieques Air Link, two of Puerto Rico’s leading airlines, said today it now has a distribution partnership
Boxing Event In St. Thomas To Celebrate Life of Ali … And Seeks To End Gun Violence In The Territory
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — We Grow Food, Inc. is hosting an historic event on Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Bordeaux Farmers’ Market from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Organizers said that the “event is dedicated to the youth of the Virgin Islands with a focus on reducing and ceasing gun violence especially amongst our young
Average Airfare To Top Destinations In Our Region Is Down This Winter … Can The Territory Keep Pace?
[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — The allure of the Caribbean and Mexico is undeniable for many Americans seeking a warm and sunny reprieve from another brutal winter. Fortunately, airfare to some of the most popular destinations throughout the region is down this winter, according to data from Airlines Reporting Corp.
[ad name=”HTML-68″] MIAMI — Not all reefs are created equal, a distinction that fish seem to recognize but until now scientists largely overlooked. In a study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances, researchers found that if managed properly, Caribbean reefs could support from 60 to 90 percent more sharks,
USVI Capt. Joe Brugos Photo Credits: K. Grimes [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The United States Virgin Islands Rugby Football Union (USVIRFU) is pleased to announce that they will host a Collegiate Seven’s Rugby Tournament, called “Rugby Paradise Smash,” on March 25th, 2017 at the University of the Virgin Islands
Two Beaches In St. Croix Fail Water Quality Testing: Buccaneer Hotel Beach Fails For Third Time in 35 Days
THIRD TIME IS NOT A CHARM: For the Buccaneer Hotel beach which DPNR said is not safe for swimming or fishing for the third time in about one month. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — For the third time in 35 days, the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has warned
SPRINT’S CLAUDIO HIDALGO [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN JUAN — Sprint (NYSE:S) and PR Wireless, doing business as Open Mobile, today announced an agreement to combine their businesses in Puerto Rico, together with Sprint’s business in the U.S. Virgin Islands, into a new joint venture. The joint venture between two of the