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Ky-Mani Marley

​Son of Reggae Legion Bob Marley, Kymani Marley – Live May 20th, Reichhold Center for the Performing Arts BRIEF BIO Ky-Mani was born in Falmouth, Jamaica, but at the age of nine, he relocated to the inner-city of Miami . During his youth, Ky-Mani was unaware of... Read More »

Author Michael U. Anthony

Hmmm…Food For Thought: A Year of Devotion and Sustenance

Author Michael U. Anthony spent ten years sharing his gifts of faith and teaching through radio ministry. Now, he’s collected his inspired reflections into Hmmm…Food for Thought: A Year of Devotion and Sustenance. With your Bible by your side, dig in to Anthony’s fresh... Read More »

4/24/207 Facebook Post: Peter Ottley; Tony Rosario with Rashidi Clenance and 3 others at St Thomas Virgin Islands

Carnival Experience | Peter Ottley | WSTA 1340 AM Radio, Lucky 13

Apr-24-2017 Facebook Post: Jose Tony Rosario with Rashidi Clenance and 3 others at St Thomas Virgin Islands Tonight I saw Peter Ottley (Lucky 13) walking down main street and I was confused. I asked him why he wasn't working in the village as I've seen him doing for... Read More »

2017 St. Thomas Carnival Announcements

"A Centennial Commemoration for Our 65 Carnival Celebration!" For more information about V.I. Carnival 2017, contact the Carnival Committee's office at 340-776-3112 or visit www.vicarnival.com VI Carnival 2017 Schedule Join us April 1 – April 29 for VI... Read More »

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2017 VI Carnival

2017 Virgin Islands Carnival

"A Centennial Commemoration for Our 65 Carnival Celebration!" It’s time again for the Virgin Islands […]

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ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL SUN UP!

FIVE GREAT REASONS TO BE AT #SUNUP Sunup is not just a fete it's an experience. […]

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CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION: Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir

University of the Virgin Islands #2 John Brewers Bay, St. Thomas, VI 00802 Virgin Islands, U.S. “Among the finest in Europe, the […]

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Son of Reggae Legion Bob Marley, Kymani Marley May 20th

Reggae Music Perpetuates Royalty, Resonates World-Wide Recognition,  And Represents The Pioneer Of A Cultural And Social […]

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Jamaican Singer Jack Radics Kicking Off His 2017 Tour

Jamaican Singer Jack Radics Kicking Off His 2017 ‘Watershed...

ATLANTA, Jan. 17, 2017 / PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Platinum selling Jamaican recording artist Jack Radics will take his Watershed Tour to South Florida for four performances only... Read More »

2016 Carnival in Antigua, the Flow Party Monarch

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Smooth Sailing by Menace | Flow 2016 Party Monarch

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Love Jones – The Musical

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A Stage Adaptation of One of the Greatest Urban Films of All Time Starring: Musiq Soulchild, Chrisette Michele, Marsha Ambrosius, MC Lyte, Dave Hollister... Read More »

Restaurants

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GOVERNOR MAPP’S 2017 STATE OF THE TERRITORY ADDRESS

LIVE STREAMING  –  JANUARY 30, 2017 32nd Legislature of the US Virgin Islands Governor Mapp to deliver the State of the Territory Address,tonight at January 30, 2017,... Read More »

Austin "Babe" Monsanto Marine Terminal, St. Thomas, US Virgin isIands

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The Austin "Babe" Monsanto Marine Terminal, located in Crown Bay, is one of two cruise ship ports in St. Thomas. It has two docks, which... Read More »

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  LIVE WEB CAM FOOTAGE!   WSTA Crown Bay – St. Thomas Web Cam Courtesy of Melvin Foy Cruise Ship View From... Read More »

2016 BVI Emancipation Festival

Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE 2016 BVI Emancipation Festival

PRESS RELEASE | 29 JULY 2016 – 3:27PM Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE 2016 BVI Emancipation Festival 29th July,... Read More »

Benefits of Honey and Cinnamon

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Spoken Word Poetry

Ernestine Johnson Performs ‘The Average Black Girl’ o...

Ernestine Johnson is a compelling actress, performance poet and event host. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Ernestine, or  EJ as some call her started acting at ten... Read More »

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou Passed Away Quietly in Her Home

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 Statement from Dr. Maya Angelou’s Family: Dr. Maya Angelou passed quietly in her home before 8:00 a.m. EST, May... Read More »

THE MOVEMENT – A Spoken Word Poetry Film

Addie P. Abbott

Shot March – April 2013, "The Movement" is a short documentary about spoken word poetry, as an underground culture. The documentary is... Read More »

Spoken Word Poetry THE MALE EGO

Video Directed by Kareem Edouard, WGH Films. The second piece in Urbintel's series of live "poetical explorations". Featuring Akil Dasan,... Read More »

Fashion & Beauty
Louis Vuitton Perfumes - Mexico

Louis Vuitton Perfumes – A Fragrance Legacy

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Louis Vuitton House is getting ready to explore a new territory: that of perfumes. Though unprecedented and firmly anchored... Read More »

Capricorn

Capricorn and Essential Oils

Capricorn, 10th sign of the zodiac falls approximately between December 22- January 20. Symbolized by the Goat, Capricorn is a Cardinal Earth... Read More »

Island Style
UWI Research Days Targets Regularising ECG Tests for Student-Athletes

UWI Research Days Targets Regularising ECG Tests for Student-Athl...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KINGSTON, Jamaica: In light of recent cardiac mishaps with young Jamaican student-athletes, the University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona’s Research Days 2017... Read More »

black seed oil

Black Seed Oil, The Ultimate Fountain of Youth

Good sleep is vital for our health and happiness. We automatically look and feel at our best, are more productive in our everyday tasks and... Read More »

Jabari “Jahman” Carrington

Artist:  Jabari "Jahman" Carrington Genre:  Reggae Hometown:  St. Thomas, VI Record Label:  Splatter House... Read More »

THE ORIGINS OF J’OUVERT

J'ouvert is a large street party during Carnival in the eastern Caribbean region. J'ouvert is a contraction of... Read More »

Byron Bash

Byron Bash- #Which #Team #Run #It?

Music from Byron Bash. Byron Bash is a Soca/Reggae Artist from the US Virgin Islands. For more music and information contact (340) 998-6206 or... Read More »

Health
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Resolution: the act or process of resolving: as a: the act of analyzing a complex notion into simpler ones, b: the act of answering: solving, and c: the act of determining. The new year is upon... Read More »

Inner Balance Colon & Hydrotherapy Center

Inner Balance Colon & Hydrotherapy Center

Greetings All and Happy New Year! Inner Balance will be open for service on the weekend, Friday Feb 17th-Monday Feb 20th, if you would like to... Read More »

Prince Rogers Nelson, Dead at 57

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Fabian Is Not A Marley

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DNA TESTS PROVIDE THE TRUTH OF THE MATTER LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — A series of DNA tests prove definitively that... Read More »

Human Parasites Cause Acne, Pimples, Blackheads & ...

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Cuisine
Chilean Beef Stew Recipe (one pot meal)

Cazuela de Vaca (Beef and Pumpkin Stew)

Chile has a distinctive cuisine, one in which the influences of Europe and indigenous traditions are both prominent.  Chile is known for its fantastic seafood, grilled meats, stews and... Read More »

Low-Calorie Sweetener Facts

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Starfish Market

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Collard Greens The Caribbean Way With Chris De La Rosa

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Entertainment

Ex-reality TV star arrested in Phoenix for car theft, drugs

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Sports

Why clubs shouldn’t overspend on Lazio winger Keita Balde

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OAS Companies ask for Judicial Recovery

The group will sell assets to pay off debts and capitalize on their core business, heavy construction SAO PAULO, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — OAS Group has filed this... Read More »

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Passing of Andre Romanus Ottley

We announce the passing of Andre Romanus Ottley who died on November 3, 2014. Andre is survived by his: Children:  Anthony Ottley and Andrea Ottley... Read More »

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Entertainment news round-up: 16 – 22 April

A look back at some of the top stories over the past seven days. Source: Entertainment news round-up: 16 – 22... Read More »

Miami Beach Bowl leaving FL after being acquired by ESPN

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dBURNZ releases ME & YOU Official Video

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Sky Movement Studio and ZigBoi Music presents the Hush Riddim

Sky Movement Studio and ZigBoi Music presents the Hush Riddim      Sky Movement Studio and ZigBoi Music presents the HUSH RIDDIM.        The... Read More »

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Dev – “My Story”

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Foods that Help Fight Colds

Written by Rebecca Faulkner, MS, R If your typical daily routine includes skipping meals, indulging in high-fat or high-sugar foods, and lots of coffee, you are setting yourself... Read More »

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Chewing Gum for Weight Control

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Online Music Marketing Strategies: How Helping Others Can Help You

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Online music marketing strategies can be tough, but sometimes, the best way to get by is by helping others. The best relationships, especially when it comes to business,... Read More »

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Dion Parson and team will be spending two weeks in St. Thomas mentoring and hosting workshops.  The first week,November 5-9 will feature former MTAM students Kai Richardson and... Read More »

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"Listen to Headlines in Focus" with Judi Shimel of CT News. Weekend news brought to you by Focusvi.com, WSTA Radio 1340 AM – Lucky 13, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin... Read More »

Virgin Islands Short Story Writing Contest

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 St. Croix, VI ———– Cultural Conquest Association Inc. (CCA) is an organization composed of a group of young professionals eager to make a difference in... Read More »

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JetBlue Expanding Services to Haiti

By Caribbean360 The post JetBlue Expanding Services to Haiti appeared first on Caribbean360. Source: JetBlue Expanding Services to... Read More »

Morneau Shepell accelerates growth in the Caribbean and South Ame...

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Machel Montano & Peter Ottley, Interview after St. John Festival Performance (July 2014)

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July 7, 2014 – Caribbean Cuttie: The King of Soca Machel Montano is seen here  being interviewed by our very own Peter Ottley. He’s the CEO of Peter Ottley Enterprises,... Read More »

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Article created on Sunday, July 20, 2014 During ongoing excavations in northern Sudan, Polish archaeologists from the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology in Poznań, have... Read More »

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O'Reilly and changing a culture of sexual harassment

When Fox News was forced to part ways with their wildly successful host Bill O’Reilly this week, many pointed out an all-too-common problem in many American businesses: a culture that... Read More »

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Romney Williams Age 77 of Hill Street, St. Croix, Died on September 17, 2014

Romney  Williams of Hill Street, St. Croix, died on September 17, 2014. He was 77 years old. Mr. Williams is survived by his former wife, Bernadine Williams; daughters: Ionie... Read More »

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We are said to announce the passing of Quelbe music icon James “Jamesie” Brewster. Brewster has performed throughout the region and the world – making multiple... Read More »

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Ruby Dee, Actress and Civil Rights Activist Dies at 91

National Public Radio Ruby Dee, an actress and civil rights activist who built a career on stage and screen at a time when African-Americans had few such opportunities, has died at age... Read More »

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Ridge to Reef Farm, St. Croix

Ridge to Reef Farm

The Community Supported Agriculture (CSA ) program is an innovative per-season weekly buy-in share system, in which consumers receive a box of organic produce each week during each 12... Read More »

RA’s Sonrise & Daughter Stand Farm, St. Croix

RA’s Sonrise & Daughter Stand Farm

Location: Corner of Rte 72 & Rte 69 (by Annaly Farm) Farm Stand Hours: Telephone: (340) 332-0039 Produce can also be purchased... Read More »

La Reine Farmer’s Market, St. Croix, Virgin Fresh Honey

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  Features a variety of vegetables, fruits, plants, prepared sauces and other goodies from farmers across the island. Location: Mid Island at the La Reine Intersection... Read More »

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The Focus VI Financial Section is Coming Soon! Financial news and personal financial advice on retirement planning, college saving, taxes, mortgages, autos, real estate, investing and... Read More »

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Heart Disease in Women

Awareness among women about their No. 1 killer is increasing. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women, a fact that just a few years ago, most women did not know.... Read More »