New species of baleen whale discovered in the Gulf of Mexico

Ads Charlotte Amalie 𑁋 In 2019, a deceased 38-foot baleen whale washed ashore near the Florida everglades. Now, researchers believe the individual may be a member of a previously unidentified species of large whale. The brand new species, known as Rice’s whale (Balaenoptera ricei), adds another element of mystery to Earth’s oceans, which covers more … Read more

Plaskett says Trump declined to testify because his impeachment trial wasn’t “wild” enough

Ads As House impeachment managers narrowed their sights on President Donald Trump’s legal defense’s vulnerable areas, the Senate voted to allow witnesses today. The impeachment argued that Trump’s January 6 rally, which happened just before a violent mob of Trump loyalists, breached the Capitol Building as lawmakers and former Vice President Pence worked to certify … Read more

Capturing the Beauty of the Virgin Islands Through Nature with Kayden Richards

Ads Kayden Richards is a nature photographer who loves to capture unique and beautiful images of nature in the Caribbean and the world. He uses his website to bring this imagery in unique variants. This includes screensavers, metal prints, landscape imagery, etc.  A St. Johnian native with an eye for the unique. He is passionate … Read more

Editorial: Disenfranchisement On Display — U.S. Virgin Islands

Ads Submitted February 9, 2021: by Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett. Plaskett represents the at-large congressional district in the U.S. Virgin Islands and is an impeachment manager in the second impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump. A version of this editorial was first published by The Hill. This past week, we have inaugurated the 46th President and the 49th Vice President … Read more

USVI issues $9.5 million in stimulus payments, creates hotline to address a spike in calls

Ads Charlotte Amalie 𑁋 The Bureau of Internal Revenue announced a new hotline that would allow eligible residents in the U.S. Virgin Islands to request updates about the next round of stimulus checks. The agency said its director, Joel A. Lee, moved to have the hotline created after an influx of calls flooded tax-related phone … Read more

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