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CRUZ BAY –– Kenny Chesney is the bard of island life. In the world he conjures through song, it’s always summertime. Beachside bars welcome shirtless, shoeless customers.  You And Tequila are all one needs for a tropical idyll. And paradise grows even sweeter When The Sun Goes Down. For some 17 years

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FREDERIKSTED — Kyle “Kylo” Sylvester, the lead singer for the soca group Kylo & Stylee Band, was among the five passengers who died aboard the Beechcraft Baron 58 aircraft that crashed Thursday night, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said catastrophic engine failure brought

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CHRISTIANSTED — The familiar brick red sails of the Schooner Roseway are back in St. Croix. For the twelfth consecutive season, Roseway has returned to Christiansted, where the tall ship will harbor in Gallows Bay through March. World Ocean School, the non-profit organization that operates Roseway, is currently working with

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BEAUTIFUL THOMIAN FAMILY: The family of Patrick Deery on St. Thomas. This wholesome family was brought into an unfortunate Facebook controversy with the sleazy, drunken Gov. Kenneth Mapp. COAKLEY BAY — The St. Thomas woman Gov. Kenneth Mapp claimed to be sleeping with in a drunken Facebook post this weekend

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SPURS LEGEND: From left, Eddie, From left, Eddie, Marilyn ,15, and Erica, and Max Martinez , 8, look at Nik Soup’s mural dedicated to The Spurs at Franky Diablo’s on Saturday, March, 4, 2017. SAN ANTONIO – Hulu opened it’s new San Antonio Viewer Experience Operations headquarters this week, complete with

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CHRISTIANSTED — The owners of Caravelle Hotels & Casino said today that it acquired the 44-room King Christian Hotel and the 36-room Company House Hotel. Each of the two hotels are located in this historic waterfront town of St. Croix. “The company’s purchase of The King Christian and Company House

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  FLORENCE — The University of the Virgin Islands’ men’s basketball team remained winless after getting smacked down by North Alabama 92-58 on Tuesday night in Alabama. Jonathan Harley scored 13 points, Jake Fay added 11 points and Justin Syphoe had 10 points for the Buccaneers (0-10), who trailed by

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Near the end of last month, Gov. Kenneth Mapp told former St. Croix Republican Party chairman Herb Schoenbohm to “go f___ himself” in a social media dispute over what bottled water to drink here. On Sunday, Mapp again made the territory wonder what alcoholic remedies he’s been

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NASSAU — The Virgin Islands’ men’s national basketball team got its first win in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifier tournament, besting the Bahamas 93-85 last night in the Sir Kendall Isaacs Gymnasium. The 51st ranked team in FIBA rankings were world beaters in the FIBA AmeriCup Championships

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GOOD PUBLICITY: Esonica Veira of St. Thomas was one of the 92 contestants who competed in Las Vegas. LAS VEGAS — Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. Nel-Peters beat out first runner-up Miss Colombia Laura González and second runner-up Miss Jamaica Davina Bennett for the crown Sunday night in Nevada. Nel-Peters,

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