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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Women's Coalition Holds Take Back the Night Silent March and Rally

On Thursday more than 100 people continued the tradition, marching while holding candles in silence from the Frederiksted fish market to the Eliza McBean clock tower in Buddhoe Park. 

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CCC Extends Licenses, Grants Work Permits

The V.I. Casino Control Commission on Friday extended for one year the license of Divi Carina Bay Casino and extended for six months VIGL Operations’ temporary operating certificate.

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Off-Island Profile: Jabari Blash on St. Thomas after MLB Season

Major League baseball player Jabari Blash has come a long way from the days when he was picking mangoes and genips by the side of the road in Bordeaux on St. Thomas.

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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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