ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU: This 1977 film starring Burt Lancaster, Barbara Carrera and Michael York was made at St. Croix’s Davis Bay and the movie was released as a major motion picture. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The USVI Film Office’s slogan is: “Imagine the unimaginable.” It seems like St. Thomas, St.
CHRISTMAS HORROR: Jerry Jones Is Dead … But Still Talking On The Radio: A Digital Review of the Best Analog Christmas Songs … And Why Bill Cosby’s Rape Confessions Won’t Be Given To The National Enquirer
THE GHOSTS OF CHRISTMASES PAST HAUNT OUR REPORTER WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS RETURN A REPORTER’S CALL VIEW FROM THE HURRICANE BATTERED VIRGIN ISLANDS By JOHN McCARTHY VIRGIN ISLANDS FREE PRESS CHRISTIANSTED — I’ve been surprised at how much I’ve enjoyed the Christmas music on a local radio station this season. That’s not
CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission announces that it will hold a Special Commission Meeting on Friday December 29, 2017 beginning at 11:00 a.m. The Commission will consider approving casino employee licenses, casino employee work permits, petitions for temporary casino employee licensure, casino service entity exemptions, casino service
SAILING NEWS: Skippers Sail Caribbean Season’s Opening Regatta For Chance To Win Their Weight In Rum At Barbados Sailing Week
BRIDGETOWN — The Caribbean race season’s opening regatta is now to be known as Barbados Sailing Week, which replaces its former title – the Mount Gay Round Barbados Series. Organized by Barbados Cruising Club in association with Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc, and Mount Gay, Barbados Sailing Week 2018, which runs
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp cordially invites families in the territory to his annual Children’s Holiday Parties. “Season’s Greetings!” Mapp said. The festivities will be held at D.C. Canegata Ballpark on St. Croix on Wednesday, December 20; at Franklin Powell Park on St. John on Thursday, December 21; and at Emancipation
If WAPA Is Turning Your Power Off This Christmas, Why Not Have Some Black Cake To Go Along With The ‘Black’ Christmas?
ST. GEORGE’S — Susan Adolphus James has one vivid memory of childhood Christmases on the island of Beaulieu, Grenada: black cake. “Christmas don’t feel like Christmas if you don’t have a piece of black cake,” says James, who moved to the U.S. mainland as a teen. The rich, molasses-spiced cake
EDEN PRARIE, Minn. — St. Croix’s Linval Joseph knows that the Minnesota Vikings have a trip to Lambeau Field this weekend and he wants their best players on the field at all times, including recently-healed quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers returned from his absence due to a broken collarbone in
NEW YORK — The Yankees started the offseason with a lineup that featured Aaron Judge (52 HR, .627 SLG), Gary Sanchez (33 HR, .531 SLG), Didi Gregorius (25 HR, .478 SLG) and Greg Bird. (9 HR, .422 SLG in 48 games). There were already a lot of dingers on this team. They then acquired Giancarlo Stanton (59
IT’S A DOG’S LIFE: Country Superstar Kenny Chesney Rescues 250 Animals From The Virgin Islands After Hurricane Irma
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
Lead Singer Kyle ‘Kylo’ Sylvester Identified As Member of Stylee Band Aboard Ill-Fated Beechcraft Baron 58 Aircraft That Crashed on St. Croix
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