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Call for USVI Applicants for DOT’s Summer 2015 Internship Program in New York

April 13, 2015 | No Comments

The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism (DOT) is seeking applicants for its summer 2015 internship in New York City. Co-sponsored with the DOT’s U.S.-based public relations agency of record, Development Counsellors International (DCI), the…


PICS: #Selma50 Celebrations and Reflections

April 11, 2015 | No Comments

Selma Alabama in 1963 only had 1% of eligible blacks registered to vote.   Blacks were harassed, deterred, given ridiculous tests and the list of obstacles for blacks to get registered went on and on.  As…

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd R) is greeted by Jamaica's Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller (C) as he arrives aboard Air Force One at Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica April 8, 2015. Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

VIDEO: President Obama Arrives in Jamaica – Visits Bob Marley Museum

April 09, 2015 | No Comments

President Barack Obama arrived in Jamaica on Wednesday to attend a Caribbean summit seeking to reassert U.S. leadership in the region at time when oil-producing Venezuela’s economic clout may be receding. As the first U.S.…

This April 6, 2005 file photo shows a coral reef and fish on a snorkeling trail off Buck Island near St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. U.S. scientists on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 completed a nearly two-week mission to explore waters around the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of a 12-year project to map the Caribbean sea floor and help protect its reefs. (AP Photo/Brent Hoffman, File) (The Associated Press)

Scientists Map Caribbean Seafloor as Part of 12-year Project

April 09, 2015 | No Comments

U.S. scientists on Tuesday completed a nearly two-week mission to explore waters around the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of a 12-year project to map the Caribbean seafloor and help protect its reefs. A team…

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EPA Investigating Pesticide Poisoning of Family at Caribbean Resort

April 09, 2015 | No Comments

An odorless pesticide sprayed at a Caribbean resort has left three members of a Delaware family hospitalized for weeks after they became seriously ill during their Virgin Islands vacation, and federal officials said Tuesday that…


NYU’s Organization of Black Women and Women On The Move Welcome Estelle, Jessica White

April 01, 2015 | No Comments

(New York, NY) March 27, 2015 – New York University’s Organization of Black Women and Women On The Move hosted its 9th Annual panel in honor of Women’s month to celebrate pioneering women on Wednesday,…

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Broadway Tale Of Nevis-Born, American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton Is A Hit

March 26, 2015 | No Comments

From Off-Broadway to the big lights of Broadway itself – the story of the rise from humble beginnings in Nevis to the founding father of the United States is earning rave reviews and bringing back…


Robert de Niro Plans to Restore Luxury Barbuda Beach Resort Once Favored by Princess Diana

March 26, 2015 | No Comments

The pristine Caribbean beach where Diana, Princess of Wales once played in the sand with infant princes William and Harry receives few visitors these days. Located on Barbuda, thirty miles north of its much better…

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Sidney Poitier to Guest Star on ‘The Cinemas’

March 19, 2015 | No Comments

  Sir Sidney Poitier, a Hollywood icon and legend joins Travolta Cooper for the second installment of the series The Cinemas which currently airs on Tempo TV throughout the Caribbean region, Cable 12 in The…

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Pharrell Williams To Be Honored With The CFDA Fashion Icon Award

March 19, 2015 | No Comments

Pharrell Williams will be honored with the Fashion Icon Award at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards in collaboration with Swarovski on June 1st at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. The Fashion Icon Award is given…

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