CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Point Pleasant Resort has just announced that the resort will be having its grand re-opening on December 17 of this year, with hurricane repairs completed and a sparkling new property to show for it. The resort also will be under new management headed by Jahmed Mills, the
“Vase with Flowers on Table” painting by Matthew Perry CHRISTIANSTED — Visual artwork of students from the University of the Virgin Islands Caribbean Art1 class, will be on display at an exhibit under the instruction of Professor Danica M. David, at 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15,
Attendees gathered in one of the most beautiful places on Earth. (Photo credit: Jose Espinal) NASSAU — Hundreds of tourism officials recently headed to the Atlantis Resort on the Bahamas Paradise Island for the annual State of Tourism Industry Conference 2018. The theme of “Rejuvenate, Recreate, Reconnect” set for this event
ATHLETIC SUPPORTER: Gov. Kenneth Mapp (left) stands next to Nels Hawkinson on Thursday. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The popular basketball festival, Paradise Jam, returns to the Virgin Islands next month. Governor Kenneth Mapp met with Executive Director of the Basketball Travelers, Nels Hawkinson on Thursday to discuss the tournament schedule for
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Rules and Judiciary, chaired by Sen. Novelle Francis, held a meeting at the Capitol Building to vote and approve the nominations of Sheldon Turnbull and Laura Palminteri, DVM to serve as a member on the Virgin Islands Racing Commission for the St.
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp and Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter hit the sand and surf on Sunday to enjoy the 34th Annual Chili Cook Off hosted by the Texas Society of the Virgin Islands on St. Thomas. Although John Brewers Beach was filled with over 50 teams from organizations, businesses
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp expressed his condolences today to the family, friends and many fans of acclaimed singer and civil rights activist, Aretha Franklin. Franklin, who passed away early Wednesday, was known internationally as the Queen of Soul and had 40 Grammy nominations during her more than six
CHRISTIANSTED — The CEO of WTJX-Channel 12 has written to the Board of Elections chairman asking him to assign workers to a registration drive it wants to sponsor with an online blog site. “The Virgin Islands Public Broadcasting System (WTJX) and the Virgin Islands Consortium are partnering to present a
BARRANQUILLA — Kyron McMaster led a record-filled evening on the third day of athletics on Tuesday at the 23rd Central American and Caribbean Games in Colombia, where the host country and Jamaica each won two gold medals. British Virgin Islands’ McMaster, the third fastest man in the world this year,
LIMIN’ IN BELIZE: St. Croix’s own Tim Duncan took his girlfriend and three children on a vacation to Belize last week. BELMOPAN — Perhaps trying to get the feel of the Caribbean climate without the harsh glare of recognition, St. Croix’s own Tim Duncan was spotted in Belize last week.