The explosion of legalized sports betting in the United States has caught the attention of Puerto Rico’s government. The 2018 U.S. Supreme Court 6-3 decision to overturn the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act enables all U.S. states to legalize sports betting, including online wagering. Previously, Puerto Rico Gov.
CHRISTIANSTED — In a time of coronavirus, there are only so many things you can do tucked away safely inside the confines of your home alone … or is there? Some folks in the U.S. Virgin Islands are getting creative when it comes to how they stave off boredom inside
CANE BAY — A St. Croix resident who was arrested on assault charges Sunday is a well-known politician from the state of New Hampshire, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Gary Bruce Dodds, 55, of Estate La Vallee, was arrested Tuesday night after he allegedly assaulted a woman and
Viya’s Telephone Lines Don’t Always Work, But They Are Betting Your Big Screen TV Will With Expanded Options
CHRISTIANSTED — Virgin Islanders will have expanded options for TV entertainment in the form of “Viya TV+.” Video user experience specialist Mirada has launched its Iris multiscreen in the Caribbean with Viya. It will deliver linear and on-demand content to internet connected media players, iOS, Android devices and web clients.
Whether You Want To Be The Next Rashawn Ross or Yo-Yo Ma … G-Clef Music Academy Is The Place To Start
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — So you want to be the next Rashawn Ross. Ross is a native of St. Thomas who is in the rock n’ roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Dave Matthews Band. He went to grade school and high school in the U.S. Virgin Islands and
MIAMI — The Miami Marlins, one of the most under-the-radar teams in sports, have been in the news lately. Sort of. A network TV news anchor referred to them this week as the Miami Dolphins. She later apologized and corrected herself, saying they were actually the Florida Marlins. The next
Puerto Rican-Owned Movie Theaters In The U.S. Virgin Islands Shut Down Due To ‘Lack Of Blockbuster Movies’
CHRISTIANSTED — The only movie theaters in the U.S. Virgin Islands — owned wholly by the same Puerto Rican company that currently owns the Sunny Isle Shopping Center in St. Croix — has decided that the show cannot go on any longer in the territory. Officially called “Sunny Isle Developers” the Puerto
CHRISTIANSTED — The next episode of Recovery in Focus will give viewers an update on recreational facilities throughout the territory. The episode’s guests include: Daryl Griffith, Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority executive director, Calvert White, commissioner of the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation, and Nereida Washington, director of campus operations
Two million people visit the Virgin Islands every year and the islands thrive on tourism. Many people opt for package tours, or a beach holiday, but if you really want to experience the diverse landscapes and communities on the island, then a road trip is the way to go. You
Guess who came to the Garden to be? None other than Shelly Jacobs of ABC Landscaping! Police Captain Sandra Colbourne and Sgt. Milton Petersen and myself had an outdoor meeting recently on St. Thomas. Shelly and Albion “Chico” George of the UVI Cooperative Extension, each longtime friends, came out to