Poker run growing in St. Thomas

Poker and race boats, sounds like a pretty good Sunday in St. Thomas.  The 6thAnnual USVI Stars and Stripes Poker Run hit the waters and was the biggest turnout yet.  We caught up with the creator of the race at the awards show Sunday.  “We saw a need for events like these. We realized that […]

Grilling cheese for a cure

Hot off the grill it’s a lunch time favorite.  “The sandwiches have been delicious!”  Grilled cheese was on the menu at a St. Thomas fundraiser Saturday and not just one type but 10 different options from local restaurants and businesses.  “We’re all here for Ella. I know Shaine and his family. They’re wonderful people and […]

The USVI’s sex trafficking problem

Cacki Barrett has been helping victims of sex trafficking in the U.S. Virgin Islands for the past five years.  She said the problem is unlike anything she’s ever seen.  “Our shores are so accessible. You know, all’s you need is put somebody in a little dingy, run them up onto shore out, the boat they […]

VI Dept. of Labor to review cases for people receiving disaster unemployment assistance

Commissioner Gary Molloy has issued a notice to the public regarding the review of individual case files for claimants who may have received an overpayment of Unemployment Insurance Benefits.   An overpayment occurs when a recipient (claimant) of unemployment insurance benefits receives benefit payment for which he/she is not entitled.   Pursuant to Title 24, Chapter 12 […]