Sen. Sarauw talks inspiration behind Mocko Jumbi troupe “Culture Shock”

Akil Jacobs USVI NEWS REPORTER: Good Afternoon, I am Akil Jacobs with CBS USVI, I’m here with Senator Sarauw, Senator Sarauw how are you doing? I had a few quick questions about your Mocko Jumbi troupe, it’s called culture shock and what was the inspiration behind it?  Sen. Sarauw: One is the restoration of culture, […]

Road to the Road: Meet Infernos Troupe

Carnival week is just around the corner and some events are already beginning. So just what goes into making those parade troupe routines come together? USVI Correspondent Kellie Meyer is jumping right in to find out how.  She spoke with Darryl Donovan Sr. CEO and President of the Infernos Carnival Troupe. The interview is below, […]

Kellie in the Caribbean: St. John charming cottage getaway gets international attention

Imagine having this, all to yourself.  “They do day trips, they go boating, and they love coming home and watching the sunset. The sunsets are beautiful,” Teri Gibney, owner of Gibney Beach Villas said in an interview with CBS USVI.  Teri Gibney is the owner of Gibney Beach Villas. The land has been in her family for […]

Hoops for hope wins big

Hoops for hope winning big. The weekend basketball game is working to get kids involved in basketball. The 20thAnnual Sun Stroke VI Hoop Classic was a fundraiser to restart the Hood Hoops Inter-Neighborhood Youth Basketball League. The event brought out five-time NBA champion and St. Croix native Tim Duncan along with other local players that […]

Israeli Ambassador makes historic visit, donates to local organization

22-year-old Deandra Wheatley started at a carpentry school in St. Thomas. After a field trip with My Brothers Workshop, a non profit on Island, she learned to use her skills to give back. “Building bridge, stairs, tables,” Wheatley added. Now she is helping with their next project rebuilding Little Blossom Daycare in Smith Bay. Jenny […]