Christopher Colombus is credited with “discovering” St. Thomas during his second voyage to the New World in 1493. He apparently was not impressed, as he didn’t stay long, instead sailing on to Puerto Rico. The island was left unguarded by the Spanish and soon its sheltered bays were called on … Read More
Cruise ship passengers will be in awe when they dock in St. Thomas, one of the most beautiful cruise ship ports in the Caribbean. St. John does not have a cruise ship dock however a few ships do stop there. There is also a cruise ship dock in Frederiksted, St. … Read More
Home owners are feeling better in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
In that haven of luxury residential properties St. John, the average home sales price fell slightly in 2014 – but only by 1.5%, to approximately US$1.04 million, according to Islandia Real Estate. This is a drop – but it is a … Read More
U.S. Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Esther Kia’aina recently approved nearly $850,000 in grants to help with improvements to the St. Thomas East End Medical Center, provide at-risk youth with apprenticeship opportunities, strengthen V.I. Water and Power Authority capacity, and underwrite a survey, according to the Interior Department.