Virgin Islands VOICES: 15-year-old Liliana Martinez helps her STJ community after storms

A new segment here on CBS USVI- Virgin Islands Voices, highlighting the incredible people of the islands. In our first story, USVI Correspondent Kellie Meyer shares the story of a young woman, going to lengths to help her St. John community.   For Liliana Martinez, St. John is home. So when Hurricane Irma hit last fall and […]

Rep. Plaskett leads Congressional delegation on recovery tour

US Virgin Islands Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett (D-At Large) helped lead a Democratic group of her colleagues, including House Minority Leader and Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), on a tour of St. Thomas and St. John. They visited Myrah Keating Health Center, Caneel Bay, Schneider Regional Medical Center and the WAPA Harley Power […]

Back to School Rebuild Series: Gifft Hill School on the path to recovery

Just 10 months ago this playground and surrounding school looked very different. “They were cemented into the ground and just completely blew off,” Terry Bertolino with Gifft Hill School said. Terry Bertolino calls herself the the sole member of the building and grounds committee. As she shows us around at Gifft Hill School lower campus. Just last year […]