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In St Croix, Celebrating “Local”

 Above: produce at the St. Croix Agriculture and Food Fair (All photos by CJ) By Alexander Britell ST CROIX — “Easy now. It’s hot.” That’s the warning from Velma Cruz, who’s been bringing her hot sauce to St Croix’s Agriculture …

Caribbean Photo of the Week: Frederiksted Pier in St Croix

 This week’s Caribbean Photo comes from CJ reader John Rains of the Starfish company. John’s took this snapshot of the Frederiksted Pier in Frederiskted on the US Virgin Island of St Croix. Do you have a great photo of the …

Rum Journal: Cruzan’s New Distiller’s Collection Rums From St Croix

 Above: The new Distiller’s Collection of aged rums from Cruzan in St Croix includes the Estate Diamond Light and Dark rums, as well as the legacy Single Barrel luxury aged rum. By Robert BurrRum Journal Special Contributor Master Distiller Gary …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands will be expanding the territory’s Medicaid programme in lieu of implementing a Health Exchange Marketplace, according to Governor John de Jongh. The move comes according to the …

 Above: St Croix CRUZAN RUM’S message is simple: Don’t Hurry. It’s a philosophy we rather like here at Rum Journal. And Cruzan’s message fits nicely with the laid-back island of St Croix where it’s been distilled since the late 18th …

 Above: Tim Duncan and his four championship banners By the Caribbean Journal staff MIAMI — For a while on Tuesday night, it seemed that Tim Duncan would finally win his fifth NBA championship. But a miraculous Ray Allen three pointer …

 SEA TURTLES are critically endangered in the Caribbean, and the threats facing them, from light pollution to the scourge of poaching, remain a major problem for the region. But thanks to a unique partnership between the Florida-based Sea Turtle Conservancy …

 Above: USVI Governor John de Jongh with Rodney F Querrard (Photo: OG USVI) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has nominated Rodney Querrard as the territory’s next Commissioner of Police. Querrard previously served …

 Above: the Falcon’s Nest villa at Peter Island Resort ON A CLEAR DAY, you can see all the way to St Croix. High above the Caribbean Sea, the Peter Island Resort’s villas offer some of the most spectacular vistas in …

 Above: the HOVENSA facility in St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff Hess Corporation announced this week that it would be pursuing the sale of its terminal network in the United States, one that will include the sale of its …

 Above: USVI Gov. John de Jongh (centre) at the ceremony (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has officially opened the just-completed Christiansted Bypass in St Croix. The $37 million project, which began …

 Above: the talks in St Croix last weekend (Photo: OG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Officials in the office of US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh recently led public discussions focusing on the issue of public safety in St …

 Above: the Buccanneer Resort in St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff The Buccaneer Resort in St Croix will debut its new Beach House on Whistle Point on Jan. 4, the resort announced. The house, which includes a two-bedroom main …

 Above: Walt “Clyde” Frazier at home in St Croix By Alexander Britell IN THE LATE 1960s and early 1970s, Walt “Clyde” Frazier was New York. His superb run as a point guard for the New York Knicks, during which he …

 Above: Haitian-American and All-Pro Jason Pierre Paul (Photo: New York Giants) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Super Bowl Champion New York Giants took on the Dallas Cowboys Tuesday night, with a number of players with Caribbean heritage represented. Leading …

 Above: Valero’s Aruba refinery By the Caribbean Journal staff Valero has notified employees at its Aruba refinery that it will be reducing operations and reorganizing the site into a refined products terminal, the company’s Aruba subsidiary announced Monday. The refinery …

 Above: St Croix By the Caribbean Journal staff St Croix Police Chief Christopher Howell addressed the public Wednesday at a press conference at the Virgin Islands Police Department Rainbow Complex. It was Howell’s first public appearance since he was shot …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Police in St Croix have arrested three persons in connection with the shooting of St Croix Police Chief Christopher Howell and Police Officer Elsworth Jones. Detectives of the Virgin Islands’ Criminal Investigation Bureau have arrested …

 

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