WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Defense admitted under questioning from Congress this week that it accidentally sent live anthrax spores to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The previous week, the Pentagon owned up that some 192 labs worldwide were affected, including all 50 states, the District of
Puma Ptah of St. Thomas ROCHESTER, New Hampshire — Between worldwide reggae fests in Italy and Jamaica, is a festival tomorrow August 1 at The Governor’s Inn, where eight reggae bands will entertain with more than 10 hours of music, accompanied by arts and craft vendors, Jamaican grill pits and
Juan “Pretty” McCullum WASHINGTON — The Hill online non-partisan political newspaper has chosen Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett’s general counsel as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the District of Columbia for 2015. Juan McCullum, 32, of Pearl, Mississippi was listed as No. 5 on the list compiled
Sea View Nursing Home in Bolongo CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has officially terminated the provider agreement with Sea View Nursing Home in Bolongo to participate in the Medicare program, according to the CMS public affairs office for Region II in New York.
MIAMI – Hillary Clinton will use today, her first day of public appearances in Florida as a presidential candidate, to declare her allegiance to President Barack Obama’s Cuba policy in the hometown of Republican rivals who oppose it, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio. In a speech at Florida International University,
INDIANAPOLIS – It was roughly a year ago when Paul George suffered one of the more gruesome injuries you’ll ever see, breaking his right leg during a Team USA scrimmage in Las Vegas and immediately sending the Indiana Pacers into a tailspin. Before the injury, the Pacers were listed at 14-to-1
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – For the fourth time this month, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 7:26 p.m. last night and registered 3.4 in magnitude
CHRISTIANSTED – The Buccaneer Hotel in St. Croix and the website POPSUGAR are teaming up to give some lucky person the chance to getaway to the Caribbean for free. POPSUGAR is based in San Francisco, California and The Buccaneer is in Estate Shoys. Here’s what it says at the website POPSUGAR:
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The first ever same-sex couple has tied the knot in the Virgin Islands after spending over four decades together. Rick Weinstein, 68, and Tom Eggleston, 73, decided that they could not wait any longer to finally get married following the landmark Supreme Court ruling earlier this month.
Beverly Nicholson-Doty CRUZ BAY – The nearly one million readers of Travel + Leisure magazine have ranked St. John as one of the world’s best islands. St. John came in fourth with a rating of 83.37 in the category “Caribbean, Bermuda and Bahamas Islands” in the magazine’s World’s Best