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ATLANTA — A St. Thomas native will be sentenced by a federal judge today after his conviction on a racketeering charge in a case where authorities said the Georgia cop turned his true loyalties over to a vicious street gang. Vancito Gumbs, 28, of Charlotte Amalie, who moved to Stone

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services (DHS) and the University of the Virgin Islands’ Caribbean Exploratory Research Center (UVI CERC) announced that they are winding down the federally funded, one-year project “Road to Success.” The early child care and education program will end with a series of virtual

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands Communication Department students have founded the University of the Virgin Islands Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ) student chapter, becoming the first student and only NABJ affiliate chapter in the Caribbean.  At its annual October meeting, the executive board of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) made a unanimous decision to officially

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FREDERIKSTED — Thirteen Virgin Islanders are ready for careers in the hospitality industry as graduates of the Diageo USVI Learning Skills for Life Program. Six St. Thomas students and seven on St. Croix completed the course and graduated recently. Diageo USVI, in conjunction with UVI CELL, offered the free five-week

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — You don’t have to stay up all night waiting for the results of Tuesday’s elections. We’ve got them all for you right here, unofficially of course, according to a new University of the Virgin Islands poll. In the USVI senatorial elections, seven candidates will be elected in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Mu Eta Chapter — Chi Eta Phi Sorority donated “much needed” personal protective equipment (PPE) to nursing students attending the University of the Virgin Islands’ School of Nursing. Some 70 masks were delivered to the UVI School of Nursing Building on the St. Thomas Campus Friday.

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FREDERIKSTED — Police detectives arrested a man on St. Croix who they said “stalked and chased his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint” in the presence of others last year. Chrishawn Harley, 30, of St. Croix, has been charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Harley was arrested in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — University of the Virgin Islands senior, Raven Phillips was crowned the 40th Miss UVI at the Miss UVI Ambassadorial Presentation and Coronation on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at John Brewers Bay, on St. Thomas. The coronation dubbed “Our HBCU in Paradise” is a replacement for the annually held Miss

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Water hazards are something to watch out for on a golf course. But in academics, a water hazard is a place to be explored, not avoided. Because in academia, the whole world is your oyster. So it is only fitting that local scholars made a breakthough discovery

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WASHINGTON — In the much-anticipated release of its 2021 edition, U.S. News & World Report published its Best Colleges report ranking the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) number seven among the top U.S. public schools in the category of Regional Colleges in the southern region. Among all southern Regional Colleges, UVI ranked 36 and received a ranking of 36 on the Social Mobility measure.  “We are very pleased

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