St. Thomas News
CHRISTIANSTED — Curacao finished its domination of the seven-team Caribbean regional tournament Saturday with a 5-0 win over St. Thomas at Canegata Ballpark to earn a berth in the Little League World Series. The Pariba League team from Willemstad outscored its opponents 61-1 in six tournament games. It defeated St.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The journey that ended in tragedy began July 9 in Sint Maarten, a Caribbean island whose control is shared by France and the Netherlands. On board were 19 people including 15 Cubans, one Colombian, one Dominican and two residents of St. Maarten. They were headed to St.
Marketing Director Canika John CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Department of Tourism is encouraging Virgin Islanders living outside the Territory to come back home to reunite with their loved ones. Newly appointed Director of Marketing Canika John announced the 2016-2017 Family Reunion promotion, which includes a number of booking
CLEVELAND — The Virgin Islands was ranked fifth in the nation at bragging about how good our state is. In a piece called: “Which State Did the Best Job Bragging at the RNC? Slate’s Definitive Ranking,” the online magazine only liked four speeches better than State GOP Chairman John Canegata’s.
Mahogany Road near Springfield Quarry CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A concerned citizen out walking their dog on Mahogany Road noticed a strong odor and when they followed the scent discovered a badly decomposed body in an area covered with brush, according to Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) spokesman Glen Dratte. The
MAPP: PUBLIC SAFETY FIRST LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp has been named to the National Governor’s Association’s Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee this week, the association said. Meanwhile, Gov. Asa Hutchinson was appointed chairman of the National Governors Association’s Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee
STACEY PLASKETT WITH HUSBAND JONATHAN BUCKLEY SMALL WASHINGTON — A sex tape featuring Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett and her husband was briefly posted online by hackers before being removed, the former federal prosecutor said today. A topless photo of freshman Rep. Plaskett (D-VI) was also circulating online,
HILLAREN FREDERICK CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hillaren Frederick, the president of the Virgin Islands soccer organization and one of three candidates for the presidency of the Caribbean Football Union is considering stepping aside to allow incumbent Gordon Derrick a free pass. The Antiguan is facing a strong challenge from
Lionel Roberts Stadium on St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two people gave statements to police at the hospital that they had been injured by gunfire when bullets struck the vehicle they were driving near Lionel Roberts Stadium late on Wednesday night. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said it went
ARRESTED: Marty Glover on St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The owner of the Boogie Woogie Bar told police that his St. Thomas business had been burglarized in Estate Nadir. The 911 Emergency Call Center received the report of the burglary about 11 a.m. on Friday, according to the Virgin Islands