The Young African Leaders Initiative is Set to Expand from a $100 MillionĀ Investment

By Kyra Edwards (STX-February 4, 2023) The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is set to receive an investment of more than $100 million, says Vice President Kamala Harris at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in December 2022. The YALI was launched in 2010 and is the United States’ primary project to support the next generation of …

The Significance of Carnival and Festival in the Virgin Islands

By Gimel Pinto (STT-January 4,  2022) Many people outside of the Caribbean see the enthusiasm that carnivals and festivals provide. Still, the natural origins of Caribbean carnivals and festivals lie in the colonization and religious conversion that took place when European explorers made their way to the region. Today, it is a celebration and occasion …