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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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Virtue of the Week: Gentleness

Gentleness is acting and speaking in a way which is considerate and kind to others. Gentleness is moving wisely, touching softly, holding carefully, speaking quietly and thinking kindly. 

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2016-09-25 11:26:18
UVI Chooses 2016 White House Initiative HBCU All-Star

The University of the Virgin Islands has announced that the student ambassador for the 2016 White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Joásh T. Liburd will represent UVI as one of 73 students from across 63 HBCUs in the United States.

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2016-09-24 20:24:38
Beach Advisory for September 19-23

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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2016-09-24 15:52:50
Deaths — St. Croix
Domingo A. Erarte Dies at 54

 

Domingo A. Erarte, also known as "Mingo," of Williams Delight died on Dec. 1 at his residence. He was 54 years old.
     He is survived by his daughters: Elsie Erarte and Elizabeth "Lizbeth" Erarte; sons: Domingo A. Erarte Jr. (Macho), Anthony "Tony" Erarte and Erickson Erarte; grandchildren: Oliver G. Tejada, Tomas, Raynaldo and Kaylee Corcino, Di' Moniq, De' Janiq and Domingo III Erarte, Mariabell, Anthony and Tahnyris Erarte, and Patrick Llamar Pryce; daughters-in-law: Alika Bratwaite and Xiomara Williams; son-in-law, Tomas Corcino; sisters: Ana Felipe, Joaquina Hernandez, Guadalupe Javier, Carmen Guilamo, Bridgette Nunez, Elsa Erarte, Josefina, Melba and Yesenia Espinal; and brothers: Beny Martinez, Miguel, Alfredo and Jose Luis Espinal.
He is also survived by nieces: Marilenne Martinez, Johanna Felipe, Yucilenny Martinez, Daly Guilamo, Yamileth Martinez and Maguel Espinal; nephews: Christian Javier, Alex Felipe, William Hernandez, Nelson Javier, Amauris Hernandez, Moises Martinez, Nestor Nunez, Jonathan Javier, Randy Guilamo, Mario Martinez and Miguel Espinal; brothers-in-law: Diogenes Felipe, Nestor Nunez, Nelson Javier, Juan Hernandez and Rhadames Guilamo; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
     There will be a viewing held at 10 a.m. and a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

 

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