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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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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Minor Drowns at Christiansted Birthday Party

A girl identified by the V.I. Police Department as 8-year-old Jah-Marie Dimmer drowned Saturday while attending a birthday paryt in Christiansted, the police reported. 

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2016-06-25 21:59:40
Beach Advisory for June 20-24

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-06-25 06:17:40
911 in USVI Still Lacking Spanish Speakers

Although the U.S. Virgin Islands has a substantial Spanish-speaking population and a significant minority who speak Spanish only, those who call 911 for emergency assistance may have difficulty communicating, because there is still a shortage of bilingual operators. 

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2016-06-24 01:06:57
Deaths — St. Croix
Anan Chinua Sealey Dies at 20

Oct. 26, 2007 - Anan Chinua Sealey of Croixville Apartments died on Oct. 19, at the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital. He was 20 years old.
He is survived by his mother, Bridget Walton; sister, Tiffany Lang; brothers: Shane Valmont, Rashad Valmont and Joshua Sealey; grandparents: Iver and Juanita Abramson; fiancé, Tamika Washington and adopted mother, Robin Bruce. He is also survived by adopted brother and sisters: Adam Bruce, Jovetny, Amber and Xenya Bruce; aunts: Rita Vallarde, Doreen Reivers, Elita Smith and Marie Sealey; uncles: Lamon Walton Jr. and Marc E. Abramson; mentors: Renholdt Jackson, Matthew Gaddy and the Open Doors Workers; very close friend: Shalima; and many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will be held from 10-11 a.m., on Monday, Oct. 29, at the Kingshill Cemetery Chapel, followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m., at the chapel. Interment will be at the Kingshill Cemetery.
Professional services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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