St. Croix

St. Croix

 

(in Spanish, Santa Cruz), an island in the West Indies, the largest of the Virgin Islands. A possession of the USA. Area, 207 sq km. Population, 31,900 (1970), primarily Negro. St. Croix is composed of limestones. Elevations on the island reach 354 m. Industry is represented by the manufacture of clocks and watches. There are sugarcane and laurel plantations on the island. Tourism is important. The main city on St. Croix is Christiansted.

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In Donawerth, a free and imperial city of the circle of Suabia, the Abbe de St. Croix enjoyed certain immunities which had been reserved to him.
St. Croix Hospice is in its 10th year of providing exceptional care to patients and their families throughout the Midwest.
The state of Wisconsin may be stuck with a $27 million tab to cover cost overruns on the St. Croix Crossing project and that's just part of a settlement that could be eventually twice that much or more, according to sources familiar with the project.
The state of Wisconsin may be stuck with a $27 million tab to settle its share of cost overruns on the St. Croix Crossing project and that's just part of a settlement that could be eventually twice that much or more, according to sources familiar with the project.
Virgin Island of St. Croix reduced its curfew in order to allow for recovery efforts to continue more efficiently.
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker recently cut the ribbon on the long-awaited St. Croix Crossing project.
St. Croix has not had a mainland-based lender since First Bank Puerto Rico purchased Citibank and JP Morgan Chase operations in the early 2000s.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-January 13, 2016-ArcLight Capital, Freepoint Commodities close acquisition of St. Croix refinery assets
Thomas and St. Croix airports or to and from San Juan, Puerto Rico from both islands.
Developer Golden Resorts is planning a resort on St. Croix, that would include 400 rooms, along with a convention centre, casino, restaurants, a spa and an 18-hole golf course, reports Caribbean Journal.(Oct.
St. Croix Collections is showcasing the luxurious vicuna sweaters at select retailers throughout the United States and Art Imig's of Kohler is among the very few to offer this rare garment by special order for the Fall 2014 season.
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