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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.

 
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V.I. Entertainers Are Touring Denmark

The Ten Sleepless Knights Production, under the directorship of Eugene Doc Petersen, has taken “A Virgin Islands Cultural Expose` and Extravaganza” on tour to Copenhagen, Denmark.

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2016-08-24 12:21:21
The Future: A 'Back Door' Warning

In his new book economist John Kenneth Galbraith writes that Greece could become like "a Caribbean dependency of the United States. Its professional population will continue to leave, and its working classes will also either emigrate or sink into destitution"

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2016-08-24 11:04:40
CFVI’s Anderson Family Fund Announces Availability of Teacher Grants

The Anderson Family Fund at the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is once again offering teacher grants for the 2016-2017 school year. This will be the 15th consecutive year that the Anderson family is offering funding to educators in the territory.

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2016-08-23 18:04:02
Deaths — St. Croix
Charles Vincent Jeffers Dies at 64

Charles Vincent Jeffers
Charles Vincent Jeffers

Charles Vincent Jeffers of Bellevue died on Nov. 6, at his residence. He was 64 years old.

He is survived by his brothers: George, Orville and Kelvin Jeffers, and Samuel, Alford, Evanston, Eugene, Owen and Anthony Seabrooks; sisters: Patricia, Justina, Sharmaine and Jennifer Jeffers; children: Nicky, Rohan, Elizabeth, Jessica and Sean Jeffers; and grandchild: Dominic Jeffers. He is also survived by nieces: Josetta, Maurine, Jackie, Lorie and Ursula Jeffers; nephews: Malford and Justin Jeffers, Chrone Flemming, and Jamie, Morris, Ian, Ron and Marvin Jeffers; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Special thanks go to Paula Lynch, Iva Parree, Euletta Iansle, Sydney Sadio, the staff at Sterling Optical, Helena Strker-Phipps and family, Jessica Rawlins, Dr. Assefa, John Milnes, the Parry family on St. Thomas, Judith and family, and Vincent.
A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov.14, at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Christiansted. Cremation will follow.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
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