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VIEDA Governing Board Decision Meeting Slated for Jan. 30

The V.I. Economic Development Authority (VIEDA), along with its subsidiary the Economic Development Commission (EDC), will convene a Governing Board…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Nolan Wins First Bike Federation Race of the Year

Cyclist Eddie Nolan posted the fastest time in the Virgin Islands Cycling Federation's first race of the year, the Season Prologue, cutting four seconds off last year's top time in doing so.

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2015-01-25 20:03:32
Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish and concentrate on your goal. Do one thing at a time, without scattering your energies.

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2015-01-25 12:59:10
Diase-Coffelt: Mapp Was Treating DOJ as 'Own Private Law Firm’

Fighting the “war against corruption” being waged within the V.I. Department of Justice takes the right “weapons and tools” but former V.I. Attorney General designee Soraya Diase-Coffelt said at a news conference Friday that directives and staffing appointments coming from Government House took away her ability to lead.

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2015-01-23 22:08:08
Deaths — St. Croix
Omar Royer Dies at 27

 

Omar “Scoobz” Royer died on April 21 in Orlando, Florida. He was 27 years old.
          He is survived by his mother, Laurel Royer; father, Irving Royer; brother, Kitwana Royer; sister, Diahann Royer; grandmothers: Emilien Royer and Renie Romain; grandfather,Olga Romain; fiancée, Krystal Henderson; aunts: Edilia Lawrence, Irma Lewis, Hetty Francis and Flora Royer; uncles: Avon and Phenice Royer, and Steve Hyacinth; uncles- and aunts-in-law: Michael Lawrence, Lambert Lewis, Maxwell Francis, Eugene Royer, Romoulda Hyacinth and Carmen Royer;  and godparents: Norma Joseph, Marion Stanley and Anthony Lawrencin.
He is also survived by cousins: Malley, Tanya, Josh, Marcelle, Eddie, Chricel, Simone, Maxim, Marie-Louise, Jumani, John, Alison, Elsa, Tessa, Krishna, Kamala, Yasena, Theresa, Aaron, Myron, Karen, Pearson, Merita, Giselle, Serge Powell and family, the Bethel family (Dom), the Hyacinth family (Dom), Norma Joseph and family, Claire Gilbert and family (Dom), Reynold Nelson and family (Dom), Maurille Nelson (London), Joan Baptiste and family (London), Martha Charles and family (London), Robertine Gilbert and family, Isaline LeBlanc and family (Guadeloupe), Petroline Bertrand and family, Samia Carbon and family (St, Maarten); niece, Dominique Royer; and nephew, Kaden Royer.
Other survivors include friends: Glenn, Pavelle, Reggie, Kevin, Marelle, Myia, Rayne, the staff of Orange County in Orlando, Fla., Nikki, Chung Wai, Weiner and Joel; family friends: Linda Burton and family, Joanna Desir and family, Doris Burton and family, Adele Gilbert and family, Violet Woodley, Magdalene Joseph and family, Cecil George and family, Rosmund Caesar and family, the  Dominica United Cultural Group, faculty and staff at the Evelyn M. Williams School, Marion Stanley and family, Cynthia and Elie Morvan, Kelvin and Marianna Felix, Madonna Abraham and family, Ferdinand Barrie, Aron Baron and family, Margery Henry and family, Jean and Chris Riviere, Careel Shillingford and family, Vernie Jackson and family; and other family and friends too numerous to mention.
          There will be a viewing held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

 

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