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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Deepwater Horizon,” “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” and “Masterminds”

The following movies are now playing at Sunny Isle Theaters on St. Croix.

LOCAL NEWS

No Explanation for Sea View Abduction

It is anything but clear what caused the Human Services Commissioner-designee to abruptly move 10 of the clients at Sea View Nursing home to the Queen Louise Home for the Aged and SRMC.

Fredrick Douglass Movement Comes to St. Croix

The Fredrick Douglass Republican is not a party but a movement, according to founder KCarl Smith. Smith is on St. Croix this week to bring the message of the movement to the Virgin Islands.

Fraud Experts Advise Seniors

Ponzi and pyramid schemes, Publishers Clearing House, mystery shopper and home repair scams have all been perpetrated on Virgin Islanders, and were the subjects of a fraud watch forum Thursday.

Territories to Receive $126 Million-Plus for Zika fight

Congress budgeted $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus in legislation approved Wednesday to fund the government through December, with more than $126 million allocated to the territories.

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Delegate Stacey Plaskett on Clinton Email Investigation

 

EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Elie Wiesel Had a Message for the Virgin Islands

Upon learning of the death of Holocaust survivor, Auschwitz witness and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, I felt compelled to pass along my experience…

SOURCE PICKS

Territories to Receive $126 Million-Plus for Zika fight

Congress budgeted $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus in legislation approved Wednesday to fund the government through December, with…

Homeschoolers Want Legislative Remedy

The U.S. Virgin Islands Homeschoolers (USVIH) are asking the public to help them by contacting the V.I. Legislature and telling…

Matthew Becomes Hurricane; NWS Warns of Rip Currents

Matthew became the fifth hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season Thursday afternoon and though the storm has already passed…

R.City Receives USVI’s First ‘Key To The City’

The St. Thomas brothers who as R.City have gained fame as singers, songwriters and producers in the international music world,…

Beware of Fake WAPA Officials
Reports are circulating of people impersonating V.I. Water and Power officials to gain access to homes in the guise of…
Source Manager’s Journal: The Mental Health Crisis

There is a need for a "de-otherization" process, to embrace the notion that the affected…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

Modernization at Cinnamon Bay Campground a Priority for New Concessioner

The concessions operator selected to take over management of commercial services at Cinnamon Bay and Trunk Bay on Oct. 1 plans to bring at Cinnamon Bay campground "into the 21st century.”

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ON ST. THOMAS

Sea View Residents Moved After Feds Express ‘Grave Concern’ Over Care

A federal demand to move Sea View Nursing Home residents due to “health and safety concerns” was taken seriously this week by Human Services officials, who have so far relocated 10 of the residents.

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