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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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Perception vs Reality – You Decide
Clarence Payne, writing about violence and murder, says that what is happening in the Virgin Islands is a grim reality.

 

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2016-06-27 12:36:48
Do Something, Anything, About the Violence

We cannot afford to throw up our hands, point the finger somewhere else or blame the parents. If we keep our heads buried in the sandy beaches of our supposed paradise, the rising tide of apathy, fear and frustration will drown us. 

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2016-06-26 22:27:58
Virtue of the Week: Creativity

Creativity is the power of imagination. It is discovering your own special talents. Dare to see things in new ways to solve problems. With your creativity, you can bring something new into the world.

 

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2016-06-26 21:22:38
Deaths — St. Croix
Lisa Marie Galiber, 1960-2011

      It is with great sadness that the Galiber family announces the passing of Lisa Marie Galiber.  Lisa died in California on Monday at the age of 50.

           A native of St. Croix, Lisa was born to Dr. Andre Galiber and Edith Rose Lewis Galiber on Dec. 16, 1960. She was raised on St. Croix, graduated from St. Dunstan’s School in 1978 and later from Purdue University with honors in 1981.
           She is survived by her mother, Edith Rose Lewis Galiber; her children: Isla Rose and Che Forgeron; her ex-husband and best friend, Mark Forgeron; her siblings: Dr. Andre Galiber Jr., Dr. Angelo Galiber, Cecile deJongh, Dr. Dante Galiber and Marcel Galiber; 16 nieces and nephews as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.
Funeral arrangements for Lisa Marie Galiber have been announced by her family.  On Tuesday, June 7, viewing of the body takes place at Rice Mortuary in Torrance, California, from 9 a.m.–11 a.m. followed by the funeral mass at John Fisher Church at 1 p.m.
            Some of her ashes will be interred at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, California on Friday, June 10.
A memorial service will be held at Holy Cross Catholic Church on St. Croix on Thursday, June 30, beginning with tributes at 10 a.m. and a mass at 11 a.m. 
Interment of her ashes will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Christiansted Cemetery.
            In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be sent to the two places where Lisa worked, helped others and sought comfort:
Clear Blue Skies, Inc., Post Office Box 778, St. Thomas 00804   contact: www.cbsvi.org 
or 10,000 Helpers of St. Croix Inc., 301 Hospital Street, Frederiksted, St. Croix, VI 00850  contact: 719-2828 or            

 

 

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