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Golfing in the USVI: What Courses Are Open?

Choices for golfing in the U.S. Virgin Islands are not plentiful, with three playable courses. But with the sun, sand, cool breezes and emerald seas the courses have just about everything that a traveling golfer can want.

An Explosion of Capers in the USVI

There are a number of members of the caper family growing in the Virgin Islands. However they are not from the branch that produces the kind of capers that are edible – those are grown in the Mediterranean area. The native Virgin Islands capers have their own charms.

Storm’s Early Predicted Track Shows it Spinning Towards the V.I.

A broad area of low pressure a little more than 1,000 miles east of the Windward Islands is expected to develop into a tropical depression or tropical storm within the next couple of days, the National Hurricane Center predicted Monday, and the initial storm track shows it on a path towards the USVI.

TS Gonzalo Likely Bringing Rain and Wind to Southern Windwards

Tropical Storm Gonzalo is bringing an increased risk of wind and rain impacts to the southern Windward Islands this weekend, the National Hurricane Center reported, although there is "significant uncertainty" in how strong the weather system will be.

Tropical Storm Gonzalo Forms, May Be Hurricane by Thursday

A tropical wave moving across the Atlantic reached storm status Wednesday morning, and is now Tropical Storm Gonzalo, which is expected to reach hurricane strength Thursday as it moves towards the southern Windward Islands.

Ron de Lugo, First and Longest-Serving USVI Congressional Delegate, Passes

Ron de Lugo, the first and longest-serving Delegate to Congress from the Virgin Islands, died Tuesday at the age of 89.
Senate President Novelle Francis presides over the Legislature Wednesday. (V.I. Legislature photo)

Legislature Extends State of Emergency

Senate President Novelle E. Francis Jr. announced Saturday that the 33rd Legislature has opted to allow the automatic extension of the state of emergency that Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. requested on July 5.

Dec. 23: St JanCo Old-Time Masquerading

Eh listen! We masquerading dis holiday season on St. John. So, get your masks ready and join us for a cathartic evening of good ole...

USVI, Puerto Rico, on List of Most Endangered Historic Places

The U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico have been placed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation's list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic...

Sargassum Inundates Some V.I. Beaches

As a rule, living in a home that faces east in the Virgin Islands is a good thing. You get to enjoy beautiful sunrises...