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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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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
Ruth B. Joseph Dies at 87

 

Ruth B. Joseph of Prospect Avenue, N.Y., died on Dec. 17, at the Lincoln Hospital. She was 87 years old.
She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn E. Christian; granddaughters: Jacqueline, Shermaine and Kalia Fawkes; grandsons: Dave, Curneal, Ray and Craig Fawkes; 12 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great grandchildren; nieces: Antonette Joseph and Fern McAlphin; nephews: Michael, Rudy and Francis Joseph; special cousin, Maude Roberts; god brother, David Benjamin; god sister, Marlene Henderson; god daughter, Barbara Vanterpool; adopted son, Mirle Gillead; special friends: Karen Bruce, Claudette McIntosh, Bojo Wells, Katie Medina and Ulita Jacobs; cousins: Cornelius, Arnold and Messer families; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held at 9 a.m. and a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, at the Friedensberg Moravian Church. Interment will follow at the Frederiksted Cemetery.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

 

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