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Stories about US Virgin Islands

Restarting Caribbean economies under threat of COVID-19

As a major source of foreign exchange and employment for most of the region, safely opening up borders to overseas visitors has become ever more pressing.

Hurricane Dorian ambles through the Caribbean, but The Bahamas may still feel its wrath

Hurricane Dorian may well not yet have shown what it is capable of.

Post-Earthquake Tsunami Scare in the Caribbean Region Highlights a Shaky Range of Preparedness

"I want to know, now what? How will these alerts be communicated to the citizenry that's not on Social Media? This is quite sobering I tell you."

The Caribbean Comes Together After Hurricane Irma

"We need to see and hear and interact with each other much much more. That's the message Irma has brought to me".

PHOTOS: Humans of the Caribbean

Slices of life in the Caribbean brought to you by a group of regional photographers who, like many across the globe, were inspired by the Humans of New York project.

Station's Rights to Sochi Games Leave Caribbean Viewers in the Dark

Six regional teams are competing in this year's Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Caribbean fans would love to cheer them on - but cable providers are blocking the feed.

Caribbean: Valentine's Day is for Bloggers

Think you know what love is all about? A few regional bloggers use Valentine's Day as an opportunity to figure it out…

Caribbean: Escape from Tropical Storm Isaac

Caribbean netizens have their eye on Tropical Storm Isaac, the ninth such weather system for the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. Isaac has been steadily moving up the Leeward Islands, and...

London Olympics: Ambush Marketers Be Warned!

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) has taken stringent measures to try to ensure no ‘ambush marketing’ tactics are used during the London 2012 Olympics. A common...

Caribbean: Thank You, Dr. King

Today, the United States marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day - a floating holiday which celebrates the birthday of the late civil right leader. The occasion resonates with Caribbean bloggers,...

U.S.V.I.: Water Woes Cause Anger

“It’s gotten graphic there – waste that’s piling up in toilets that cannot be flushed; people crawling around in cisterns trying to retrieve a bucket of water to meet a...

U.S.Virgin Islands: High Electricity Rates

News of St. John reports that “the high cost of electricity on [the island] generated a protest demonstration in Cruz Bay.”

U.S. Virgin Islands: Shaken Up

“After several near-misses by tropical storms, the island has now escaped trouble from new earthquakes”: News of St. John has the details.

U.S. Virgin Islands: Where's the Improvement?

News of St. John says it just “doesn't seem right…that budget allocations to the St. John Capital Improvement Fund never seem to be earmarked to help improve St. John's streets,...

U.S. Virgin Islands: Here Comes the Sun Again

“That was one large storm but it didn't really live up to the forecasts thank goodness”: live de life is glad to see the back of Tropical Storm Maria, saying:...

U.S. Virgin Islands: Tropical Storm Maria Loses Strength

U.S. Virgin Islands bloggers report that Tropical Storm Maria, the center of which was projected to pass over St. John early Sunday morning, thankfully lost momentum.

U.S. Virgin Islands: Expecting Tropical Storm Maria

News of St. John says that the center of Tropical Storm Maria is expected to pass over the island at 2 p.m. today, adding: “The Governor has declared a State...

U.S. Virgin Islands: Storm Warning

The region has its eye on another tropical storm; News of St. John reports.

U.S. Virgin Islands: Possible Storm

As the National Hurricane Center predicts that another tropical storm could pass over the Virgin Islands this weekend, News of St. John says: “It's that time of year.”

U.S.V.I.: The Power of Film

“Is there any artistic medium that raises more ugly questions of representation and power than film?” In the context of this, A Nation or Nobody blogs about film and neo-colonialism.

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