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VI Locally Grown
VI Locally Grown

VI Locally Grown

VI Locally Grown is a platform that connects customers directly with farmers and artisans who grow and make local food and crafts. Each Sunday, farmers and artisans post their produce and items for sale via the website. The online market is open starting Sunday morning through 7:00 pm... Read More »

Sejah Farm, St. Croix
Sejah Farm

Sejah Farm

Sejah Farm was established in 1998, and is owned and operated by Dale and Yvette Browne. They are founders of the Virgin Islands Farmers Cooperative, Inc., which was organized for the resurgence of the Virgin Islands Agricultural industry. Dale and Yvette were awarded the 2006 Livestock Farmers... Read More »

Ridge to Reef Farm, St. Croix
Ridge to Reef Farm

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 week season. Memberships for Winter Season, start in January and are available until they sell out. They have... Read More »

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

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
La Reine Farmer’s Market

La Reine Farmer’s Market

  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 (old Fish Market), St. Croix Farm Stand Hours:  Saturday: 6:00 am –... Read More »

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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... Read More »

Jamaican Singer Jack Radics Kicking Off His 2017 Tour

Jamaican Singer Jack Radics Kicking Off His 2017 &...

ATLANTA, Jan. 17, 2017 / PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Platinum selling Jamaican recording artist Jack Radics will take his Watershed... Read More »

PROOF by Claudetter “CP Peters | Flow 2016 Party ...

2016 Carnival in Antigua, the Flow Party Monarch

Contestant:  Claudetter "CP Peters One of the most exciting events of the 2016 Carnival in Antigua, the Flow Party Monarch was held at the... Read More »

Smooth Sailing by Menace | Flow 2016 Party Monarch

2016 Carnival in Antigua, the Flow Party Monarch

Contestant: Menace  One of the most exciting events of the 2016 Carnival in Antigua, the Flow Party Monarch was held at the Antigua Recreation... Read More »

Can’t Explain by Tian Winter | Flow 2016 Party Mo...

Contestant: Tian Winter  One of the most exciting events of the 2016 Carnival in Antigua, the Flow Party Monarch was held at the Antigua Recreation... Read More »

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St. John Festival 2017

FESTIVAL & CULTURAL ORGANIZATION OF ST. JOHN, INC. PRESENTS St. John Festival 2017 Schedule of Events Festival Village Honoree: Robert O’Connor, Jr. Festival Food Fair Honoree:... Read More »

Author Michael U. Anthony

Hmmm…Food For Thought: A Year of Devotion an...

Author Michael U. Anthony spent ten years sharing his gifts of faith and teaching through radio ministry. Now, he’s collected his inspired... Read More »


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

Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal

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

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 can... Read More »


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

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Failure Can Be Comfortable

Columnists and convention speakers like to tell us about radio's dysfunction. They're not entirely wrong of course. Before we can improve anything we first need to isolate the shortfall,... Read More »

Richard Doumeng and Colleagues Recognized at Tommy...

  Managing Director of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort Richard Doumeng and eight exceptional individuals employed in the tourism industry were... Read More »

Dealing With People Who Intimidate During A Negotiation

When was the last time that you met a bully? I'd be willing that there is a good chance that you were in a negotiation when this happened. For some odd... Read More »

WSTA 1340 AM Radio Schedule – Coast to Coast AM w...

"Culture to the Extreme - V.I. Carnival 2015. WSTA CARNIVAL ADVERTISING PACKAGES

BROADCAST SCHEDULE June 27, 2015 through July 3, 2015 10p-2a, PACIFIC, Monday-Friday   Monday, June 29, 2015 LIVE with George... Read More »

Steve Harvey Gets “Man of the Year” Award

Steve Harvey gets “Man of the Year” Award

Jun 5, 2015 – BRE Magazine’s, CEO, Sydney Miller presents Steve Harvey with BRE’s “Man of the Year” Award alongside... Read More »

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Love Jones – The Musical

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

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

2016 BVI Emancipation Festival

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

Benefits of Honey and Cinnamon

Benefits of Honey and Cinnamon

By Laurel Abell  |   Submitted On July 27, 2016 Whether consuming it, using it as a topical treatment, or... Read More »

Anita Antoinette Named Musical Ambassador for Celebrati...

Anita Antoinette Named Musical Ambassador for Celebration of June National Caribbean American Heritage Month 2016

The Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS), the nation’s leading Caribbean American advocacy and development organization, is pleased to announce... Read More »

Save the Date! Downtown St. Thomas Art on the Town R...

Downtown Revitalization, Inc.

    (A US Virgin Islands Non-Profit Corporation) PO... Read More »

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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

What are low calorie sweeteners? Are they safe to use? Today’s nutrition tip concludes the diabetes awareness series with this confusing... Read More »

Collard Greens The Caribbean Way With Chris De La Rosa

Chris De La Rosa of CaribbeanPot.com shares his recipe for making collard greens, with Caribbean flavors. This tasty way of cooking vegetarian collard greens... Read More »

Peas & Rice Jamaican Style

Chris De La Rosa

Recipe for making tasty Jamaican style rice and peas or peas and rice as it's also known as in Jamaica. Rice and peas is truly one of the more delicious... Read More »

Cooking With Chef Winston: Johnny Cake!

Cooking with Chef Winston in the US Virgin Islands

Chef Winston's recipe for his childhood favorite from the Virgin Islands: Johnny Cake! Published on September 26, 2013 Want to know more... Read More »

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Face to Face with Addie Ottley

Face to Face With Addie Ottley.

Face to Face is a weekly interactive program that focuses on the events that affect the Virgin Islands community. Enjoy candid conversations about news, politics and arts and entertainment every... Read More »

Personal Financial Matters


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

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Buddha Sushi, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Buddha Sushi – St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

BUDDHA SUSHI ST. THOMAS VIRGIN ISLANDS WEBSITE: www.buddhasushivi.com PHONE: 340-714-FISH 340-714-3474 LOCATION: Located on... Read More »

Starfish Market

Starfish Market is St. John’s largest grocery supermarket. They carry thousands of food items including a full deli and meat department,... Read More »

Victors New Hideout

Victors New Hideout. This photo of Victor's New Hideout is courtesy of TripAdvisor

Restaurant and Catering Services Visit Victor's New Hideout for authentic Caribbean and American foods. Try the Lobster Montserrat, chunks of lobster... Read More »

Ocean 362 Restaurant

Ocean 362 Restaurant

Gallows Point Resort St. John opened Ocean 362 Restaurant in November 2013 with acclaimed Chef Ramesh Pillai. The restaurant brings contemporary American... Read More »

Barbecue and Food Safety

barbecue safety

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) estimates that each year outside cooking grills cause more than 6,000 fires, over five fatalities, more than 170... Read More »

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Hasbro to hold first-ever convention for company’s brands

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – From G.I. Joe to My Little Pony, toy maker Hasbro says it’s holding the first-ever convention to bring all of its brands together. The Pawtucket, Rhode... Read More »

Ariana Grande says she’s ‘broken’...

The US singer expresses her sorrow after an explosion kills 19 people after a concert in Manchester. Source: Ariana Grande says she’s... Read More »

Liselotte Neumann wins rain-shortened Legends Tour even...

LAKE GENEVA, Wis. (AP) – Liselotte Neumann shot a 4-under 68 on Sunday for a one-stroke victory over Juli Inkster in the Legends Tour’s... Read More »

Music festivals: Here’s one way to stay dry

Urban music festivals are on the rise, and some of them boast line-ups to rival the big hitters. Source: Music festivals: Here’s one way to stay... Read More »

‘Alien Covenant’ expansion of ‘Promet...

By Eric Althoff ANALYSIS/OPINION Well, at least it’s not as bad as “Prometheus.” A decidedly low bar, but I like to say something nice... Read More »

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Farmers' Markets

GLG Plants & Produce Stand, St. Croix

GLG Plants & Produce Stand

GLG features a weekly, seasonal variety of produce and plants that are grown using organic methods. Location: Southgate Corner (East End) across from Cheese Burgers, St. Croix Farm... Read More »

ARTfarm LLC, St. Croix


Seasonal, organic and sustainably grown produce.  Local artists Luca & Christina Gasperi run ARTfarm, a small local vegetable farm and art... Read More »

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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 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 »

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Why Organ Donation Is Important and What Kind of Organs Can You D...

Our body is made up of many organs that perform very specific functions. These organs are systems of cells and tissues that are assigned specific tasks like respiration, digestion etc. The... Read More »

Estate Planning


Societal changes over the past 50 years have resulted in dramatically different definitions of family.  The average marriage now lasts only 7... Read More »

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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 »

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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 »

TOP 10 New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

New Years resolutions image

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... 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 get... Read More »

Prince Rogers Nelson, Dead at 57

Prince Rogers Nelson

  Post By D. A. Collins-Nears April 21, 2016: What a lost. Prince Rogers Nelson, June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016, was arguably one... Read More »

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Health & Wellness

Fabian Is Not A Marley - DNA Don't Lie

Fabian Is Not A Marley

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 the man who calls himself Fabian... Read More »

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

Acne can be stopped. ATLANTA, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Most acne, pimples, blackheads and whiteheads are caused by... Read More »

Healer Allan Haynes

 Allan Haynes followed in the footsteps of his grandfather in St. Thomas and became a healer. Haynes was never officially taught by his family,... Read More »

Make Life Bigger Than Yes Versus No

Many people want you to stop saying "Yes" to everything. It's overloading your life, sapping your energy, and keeping you from doing the... Read More »

Holiday Eating Survival Guide

Written by Rebecca Faulkner, MS, RD A few weeks ago, we celebrated Thanksgiving. Now, Christmas is right around the corner. While celebrating, it is... Read More »

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St. Thomas Horse Racing, U.S. Virgin Islands. WSTA 1340 AM Radio and Live Streaming on www.focusvi.com


  Listen LiveVideo StreamingRacing ScheduleHosts & Sponsors Listen Live To WSTA RADIO 1340... Read More »

Become a Sponsor of USVI Horse Races

Become a Sponsor of USVI Horse Races

THEY’RE OFF & RUNNING Dear Horse Race Sponsor:   PEO Productions presents Live Radio and Video Streaming of Virgin... Read More »

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Island Style

Jabari “Jahman” Carrington

Artist:  Jabari "Jahman" Carrington Genre:  Reggae Hometown:  St. Thomas, VI Record Label:  Splatter House Records   One of the most prominent... Read More »


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

Ernestine Johnson Performs ‘The Average Black Gir...

Ernestine Johnson is a compelling actress, performance poet and event host. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Ernestine, or  EJ... Read More »

Online Music Marketing Strategies: How Helping Others C...

Online Music Marketing Strategies: How Helping Others Can Help You

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... Read More »

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Latest News

International Day of the Girl

October 11 – International Day of the Girl TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — With the October 11 observance of the International Day of the Girl Child, Canadian researcher Caril... Read More »

2016 Carnival in Antigua, the Flow Party Monarch

ID ( Stamp Your Name) by Ricardo Drue | Flow 2016 ...

Contestant:  Ricardo Drue One of the most exciting events of the 2016 Carnival in Antigua, the Flow Party Monarch was held at the Antigua... Read More »

My Brother’s Workshop Celebrates New Training Fields wi...

May 5, 2016: My Brother’s Workshop is holding an open house and ribbon cutting on May 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at their location next to Tutu... Read More »

Four Things that Kill Your Chances for Music Career Suc...

What do you believe is the number one thing that musicians are doing to ruin their chances at succeeding in the music industry? Is it: not practicing their... Read More »

Passing of Andre Romanus Ottley

Andre Ottley

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

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Excavations at Affad 23. Image: M. Osypińska


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 »

Relationships: Why Do Some People Attract People W...

While some people will only know what it feels like to be with someone who can love them, there are going to be other people who only know what it... Read More »

Antiqua & Barbuda

Antiqua & Barbuda - View from Shirley Heights of English Harbour

The beach is just the beginning Antigua & Barbuda have an amazing 365 strands of sand, giving visitors a different choice for every day of the... Read More »

OPEN LETTER: Human and land rights violation against th...

To: Honorable Janice Schakowsky and Members of Congress The Garifuna Nation, which is comprised of about thirty Garifuna organizations from the countries... Read More »

Human Papilloma Virus

Block this cervical-cancer causing virus More than half of all sexually active people get a genital infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) at some... Read More »

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Congratulations on your much deserved honor of Teacher of the Year.

Karen Scarbriel Teacher of the Year

Congratulations on your much deserved honor of Teacher of the Year. We are so very proud of you. You have been a beacon of inspiration, knowledge, education and hope to so many children, teachers... Read More »

Virgin Islands Short Story Writing Contest

Virgin Islands Short Story Writing Contest

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

Who’s Keimo and What’s Keimo Therapy?

Keimo Therapy

Keimo Therapy, a multi-versed/ multi-talented producer, songwriter, artist and entrepreneur, has a unique and very distinguishing style of music, which he... Read More »

Machel Montano

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

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... Read More »

Health and Health Care in the U.S. Virgin Islands: Chal...

Abstract This research was designed to discover how residents of the United States Virgin Islands think about their health, health... Read More »

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Trump has denied 'collusion' with Russia. But is that t...

If there’s a single word at the center of the FBI investigation into the Russian connection to the 2016 US election, it might be “collusion.” It means secret or illegal cooperation,... Read More »

Pilots’ Union Tells LIAT to Change Course or It Wi...

By Caribbean360 The post Pilots’ Union Tells LIAT to Change Course or It Will Experience Turbulence appeared first on Caribbean360. Source:... Read More »

Philadelphia Union continue to win as keepers have an i...

By Arch Bell From Gerso’s hat trick to Miguel Almiron’s magic night, relive all the goals from the 12th week of MLS action. Week 12 of the 2017... Read More »

Transfer Talk: United and City will battle for Neymar

By ESPN staff Manchester’s clubs will duel for Barcelona superstar Neymar, the Express reports. Manchester United and Manchester City will battle to... Read More »

Could you last a whole gig without using your phone?

Chris Rock is the latest celebrity to ban smartphones altogether at his upcoming UK shows. Source: Could you last a whole gig without using your... Read More »

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Natalie Cole

Unforgettable Natalie Cole

It is with heavy hearts that we bring to you all the news of our Mother and sister's passing. Natalie fought a fierce, courageous battle, dying how she lived… with dignity, strength and... Read More »

Romney Williams Age 77 of Hill Street, St. Croix, ...

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

Music icon James “Jamesie” Brewster Dies

Jamesie - The Original Dansih Polkalypso Orchestra www.polcalypso.dk1181 × 1184

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

Maya Angelou Passed Away Quietly in Her Home

Maya Angelou

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 28, 2014.... Read More »

Ruby Dee, Actress and Civil Rights Activist Dies at 91

Ruby Dee

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... Read More »

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Elegant Hotels in Expansion Mode

By Caribbean360 The post Elegant Hotels in Expansion Mode appeared first on Caribbean360. Source: Elegant Hotels in Expansion... Read More »

Carnival Announces First-Time Jacksonville-Bermuda...

By Caribbean360 The post Carnival Announces First-Time Jacksonville-Bermuda Cruises appeared first on Caribbean360. Source: Carnival Announces... Read More »

Let Prisoners Vote, Guyana Advised

By Caribbean360 The post Let Prisoners Vote, Guyana Advised appeared first on Caribbean360. Source: Let Prisoners Vote, Guyana... Read More »

Barbados Signs New Air Transport Agreement With Canada

By Caribbean360 The post Barbados Signs New Air Transport Agreement With Canada appeared first on Caribbean360. Source: Barbados Signs New Air Transport... Read More »

Two Caribbean Resorts Featured in Conde Nast Best Beach...

By Caribbean360 The post Two Caribbean Resorts Featured in Conde Nast Best Beach Holidays for Families appeared first on Caribbean360. Source: Two Caribbean... Read More »

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Spoken Word Poetry

Addie P. Abbott

THE MOVEMENT – A Spoken Word Poetry Film

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

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Jardim wants to keep Monaco squad together

After winning Ligue 1 and reaching the Champions League semifinals, Leonardo Jardim wants his Monaco squad to stay intact. Source: Jardim wants to keep Monaco squad... Read More »

Toluca strikes late to salvage first-leg draw with...

By Tom Marshall Chivas players celebrate after Rodolfo Pizarro’s goal against Toluca in the Clausura playoffs. Toluca drew 1-1 with Chivas on... Read More »

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Weather Conditions in Charlotte Amalie U.S. Virgin... Read More »



North South Net, Inc. (NSN), an international custom publishing company, just announced it has entered into a partnership with the U.S. Virgin... Read More »

Honey and Cinnamon for Weight Loss – Does It Work...

Cinnamon and Honey

By Laurel Abell  |   Submitted On July 27, 2016 There's always a new fad out there. If you haven't heard of the... Read More »

Pageants 2016 Contestant Information Miss St. John Festival Queen 2016 Contestant #1:    Cedaysia Fahie   ... Read More »

Be Careful What You Call an Older Applicant

By Mary Greenwood Calling an older applicant a derogatory name can be age discrimination and grounds for a complaint or... Read More »

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Will North Korea bring the US and ASEAN together?, Chibok girls f...

“Diplomatic relations between the US and countries in this region have often been hampered by different standards and interpretations of political integrity…,” states an editorial.... Read More »

Trump's first trip: Can he offer leadership o...

For national security adviser H.R. McMaster, President Trump’s first overseas trip is about proclaiming the return of America’s global... Read More »